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TRD Bilstein and Bilstein 5100

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by hwork50, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. Apr 14, 2009 at 10:43 PM
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    hwork50

    hwork50 [OP] Well-Known Member

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  2. Apr 15, 2009 at 1:43 AM
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    DDD

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  3. Apr 15, 2009 at 5:32 AM
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    The Toyota Bilsteins are a a fleet shock- They are about 1/2 the diameter of the 5100s. The 5100s also all for adjustable front preload. They are valved a bit better and in general a better quality of shock.

    And totally check out DSM with that link from the post above....It's worth it.
     
  4. Apr 15, 2009 at 7:38 AM
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    hwork50

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    Thanks guys. I will check it out.

    Brent
     
  5. Apr 15, 2009 at 9:07 AM
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    How is the valving different bitween the two shocks? Are the 5100's firmer or softer than the stock TRD's?
     
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