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TRD Sport bilsteins, bumpy ride

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by eordonez, Jun 25, 2009.

  1. Jun 25, 2009 at 7:08 PM
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    eordonez

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    So I was wondering, whats the expected life of the Bilsteins that come with Sport package??

    I'm asking because my wife has been saying that the truck feels a lot bumpy, and I've noticed too and I'm wondering when its gonna be time to upgrade....

    Now, when its time to upgrade what do you guys recommend me to get??, i was thinking about 5100's front and back, and maybe a lil lift

    I already have 4 leaf pack on the back.... I am a dumb ass when it comes to suspension, and almost everything related to it :)

    BTW, since its a prerunner, i don't plan any major off roading, only when necessary, at least for now.....
     
  2. Jun 25, 2009 at 9:32 PM
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  3. Jun 26, 2009 at 5:26 AM
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    The 5100's ride much better then the stock trd.I had mine set at the 3rd setting..1.75". You've said maybe a little lift.The second setting is .85".With this there would be less pre-load on the spring then at 1.75".Meaning an even smother ride.
     
  4. Jun 26, 2009 at 7:58 AM
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    ok, thats good, now, with those settings i may be able to have a lil lift and the truck leveled out?
     
  5. Jun 26, 2009 at 8:05 AM
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    5100s will allow 4 height settings - stock, .85, 1.75 & 2.5. You can get the Toytec 1/4" top plate spacer to level front from left to right by using it on drvr side. Rear can be adjusted by using AAL or not depending on how much lft you go with up front. The rear 5100s are not adj & do not provide lift, just better valving.
     
  6. Jun 26, 2009 at 8:12 AM
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    Might be the perfect time for you to take advantage of the group buy:

    TacomaWorld Toytec Group Buy
     
  7. Jun 26, 2009 at 8:14 AM
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    yeah, ive seen that, but its not what I want at this point, just check my options to make the ride more comfortable and less bumpier, I dont even care about the lift so much....:)
     
  8. Jun 26, 2009 at 4:46 PM
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    Wha ... you don't care about the lift??? OMG - He's a witch! Burn him! :p

    Comfortable and less bumpy - gotcha, bro. GL with that.
     
  9. Jun 26, 2009 at 5:22 PM
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    isnt doable?? :confused:
     
  10. Jun 26, 2009 at 5:29 PM
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    Yeah, it's doable. I'd say Blistens are you're best bet. ;)
     
  11. Jun 26, 2009 at 5:34 PM
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    Yeah, Being as you have the 4 leaf pack,the second (.85)setting would return you to the factory rake.The fourth (2.5)setting would put you about dead even.
     
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