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Need help now with 5100 install!!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by BRYLONATOR, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. BRYLONATOR

    BRYLONATOR [OP] Bought Tacoma & signed up here as fast as I could!

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    SOLVED......THANKS TO SKULLY AND DREW! So I am trying to install a set of billies in the front and will be using the stock sport springs. I have everything pulled apart and am in the process of "trying" to re-assemble one spring/shock set up. Problem is that I cannot compress the spring enough to put it back together. Any ideas??? setting is only .85!
     
  2. DrewH

    DrewH Well-Known Member

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    you need a spring compressor.
     
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    Turbokanji Well-Known Member

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    +1 def need one
     
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    ToyComa92 Write your love, Then your anger.

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    You can rent one at advanced, Believe me they make it sooo easy!
     
  5. BRYLONATOR

    BRYLONATOR [OP] Bought Tacoma & signed up here as fast as I could!

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    Maybe I didn't already put that info in the original post but I have a compressor! I can't squeeze the springs anymore!
     
  6. DrewH

    DrewH Well-Known Member

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    Do you have the spring perch on upside down? Can you take a pic?
     
  7. BRYLONATOR

    BRYLONATOR [OP] Bought Tacoma & signed up here as fast as I could!

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    Hmmm...I will take a look! I know these are the new billies that come with the steel perch. It is flared. Should the flare be facing up or down?
     
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    SKULLY Well-Known Member

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    I should fit on so that it goes down over the c-clip so it cannot come out.
     
  10. BRYLONATOR

    BRYLONATOR [OP] Bought Tacoma & signed up here as fast as I could!

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    Drew....you sir are a genius! I have been trying to compress the springs for a 12" lift!!! I will go back to finishing the job and trully cannot thank you enough! Skully....thank you too for the video as it gave me a glimpse of what it was supposed to look like.
     
  11. DrewH

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    Cool man, post up some pics of her when shes all done.
     
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    SKULLY Well-Known Member

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