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OME 885's with 5100's???

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by tacoma4xSD, Apr 25, 2011.

  1. Apr 25, 2011 at 9:17 AM

    tacoma4xSD [OP] Member

    Sep 4, 2010
    First Name:
    San Diego
    06 Tacoma Sport with lots of body damage
    OME 3"=NitroCharger front and rear shocks, 885 front coil springs, Dakar leaf springs
    I'm running into a few questions while putting my shopping list together for my lift. I was going to go with OME 885's with 5100's but then I saw the "READ THIS" thread and was thrown off.

    "5100's (But please take note NO One recommends it to be used in conjunction with after market coils) This may result in damage of your suspension components. "

    Is it suggesting that I use my stock coils?

    With this setup am I missing any smaller parts that I need to add to me list?

    Also if I don't install an AAL in the rear would that am I robbing myself of increased performance or is that something I could do down the line?

    I understand there is probably not one right answer or there would only be a few threads on 3" lifts, but any help you could give me would be greatly appreciated.
  2. Apr 25, 2011 at 9:19 AM

    KPT sees what you did there.

    Sep 3, 2009
    09 Prerunner
    Katskin leather interior, Satoshi grille, Bilstein 5100's @ 1.75, rear leaf TSB, magnaflow exhaust, 18x9 BBS RW's, 275/65/18 Nitto TG's, black headlights, black taillights, Hella Supertones, weathertechs, EFX tri-fold tonneau, n-Fab steps
    It is saying that you should not use the Bilstein 5100's to preload aftermarket coils, thus giving you over 3" of lift.

    People use them with the Eibach coils (1.6") with no issues, but with 885's, definately keep the billys at zero .

    And if you don't install an AAL, you will be nose-high with the 885's up front.

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