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Rear Bilsteins installed wrong?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Nick_Taco, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. Jun 7, 2010 at 4:45 PM
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    Nick_Taco

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    Eibach springs, Bilstein 5100s all around, Toytec AAL, LR UCA's, Better Built tool box, bed mat, Line-X, Husky floor liners, Wet Okole seat covers, Cobra 75 CB radio, aFe Pro Dry S, Optima Red Top, deck plate mod, grey wire mod, rear diff breather extention, Beefed carrier bearing drop, 285/75/16 Goodyear Duratracs, 16x8 Wheelers Type B black
    I took my 1st gen tacoma to my local shop to have them install my front and rear bilsteins

    well i drove by and one rear shock is mounted boot up and the other is boot down :eek:

    should i go back tomorrow and have them put them both one way? which way is the right way? :confused:
     
  2. Jun 7, 2010 at 4:47 PM
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    747

    747 function > form

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    Sounds suspect...but I have no idea. Bump for an educated response.
     
  3. Jun 7, 2010 at 4:48 PM
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    Canister needs to be up with boot down. If still unsure, the words on the sticker should be positioned so that you don't have to be standing on your head to read them.
     
  4. Jun 7, 2010 at 4:53 PM
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    Nick_Taco

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    okay thank you for your help

    and thank you for shipping my shocks to me with tons of great communication and a friendly staff! :D
     
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