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Need new coils with 5100's?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Nexxus, Sep 3, 2012.

  1. Nexxus

    Nexxus [OP] Active Member

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    Hey, sorry for the derp question, but if I were wanting to simply level my truck with the Bili 5100's, would I need new coils also, or could I just buy the shocks and set to level, with old coils? What i'm really looking for is a level ride, with maybe a 1.5-2" lift from stock. Any help is greatly appreciated.

    Thanks in advance

    T
     
  2. SWtacomaSW

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    You can use your old coils. You will need a spring compressor if you are doing it yourself, unless.... you like to live on the wild side.
     
  3. BulletToothTony

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    Do you have a trd offroad or sport or sr5? And just set them at 1.75 and you will be level with the rear...
     
  4. Nexxus

    Nexxus [OP] Active Member

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    Hey guys, thanks for the quick replies. I have the TRD offroad...
     
  5. BulletToothTony

    BulletToothTony Gold Member

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    OK your coils when compressed will be slightly stiffer, most guys dont mind it at all... If you dont like it you can either get a set of stock trd sport or sr5 coils, or either get some eibach coils...
     
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    OME 883 or Elbach lift coils should do what u need. set the 5100's at the lowest setting. I have the 883's and the ride is way smoother then when I had the 5100's and stock coils compressed.
     
  7. REDRIDER98999

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    I have the trd offroad set @ 1.75 and I don't think it is to stiff, just better control.
     
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    set at the first setting and get eibach coils and you will have a level truck that rides like a dream
     
  9. Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    x2 on the OME or Eibach coils although you can reuse your stock coils and get your lift that way.
     
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    OP, it helps to know what year, (1st gen , 2nd gen ?? )
     
  11. Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    Damn, yeah, most of the advise above is for 2nd Gens. If you have a 1st Gen, disregard.
     
  12. Nexxus

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    Yea 2nd gen . 2011 access cab.
     
  13. Nexxus

    Nexxus [OP] Active Member

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    thanks for all the tips!
     
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