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Putting bilstein 5100s on with 20"s

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 08tacoma4door, Feb 8, 2011.

  1. Feb 8, 2011 at 2:11 PM
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    08tacoma4door

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    I am finally leveling my truck putting the 5100s on this weekend i am leaning toward the 1.75 and yes i have the rear tsb also after i do the install i have 275/55/20 nitto terra grapplers that will be put on my 20'' toyota tss rims. Is there anything els i need to go with the 5100s to install them and .85 setting or 1.75?

    Thanks i just want everything to go smoothly this weekend.
     
  2. Feb 8, 2011 at 2:16 PM
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    lynyrd3

    lynyrd3 Strength ,Determination ,Merciless,Forever

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    Do not forget to have a alignment done . My bilsteins are set at 1.75 with the TSB and I had to add a 1 1/2 AAL to raise up the rear .:rolleyes:
     
  3. Feb 8, 2011 at 2:17 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    I think you need a spring compressor but that should be it for the install.:cool:
     
  4. Feb 8, 2011 at 2:20 PM
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    08tacoma4door

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    Getting the alignment when they put my tires on and my buddy has a spring compressor. so lynyrd you would recommend the .85 setting.
     
  5. Feb 8, 2011 at 2:28 PM
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    lynyrd3

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    That is correct, unless you want more lift .It is very easy to install the AAL. I had no issues with Vibrations or alignment .
     
  6. Feb 8, 2011 at 2:36 PM
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    Andy2010

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    It should be level at 1.75 with the rear TSB. Mine is.
     
  7. Feb 8, 2011 at 2:42 PM
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    Blackshirts

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    It all depends on your truck. I did 1.75 with no rear TSB and im level
     
  8. Feb 8, 2011 at 3:24 PM
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    lynyrd3

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    I guess it depends on your truck . They are all a little different >:burnrubber:
     
  9. Feb 8, 2011 at 4:00 PM
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    trd09

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    2.5 with tsb and i'm level. nose high with 500# in the bed though
     
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