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Tricky question on shocks!

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by MotoXXX, Nov 1, 2009.

  1. Nov 1, 2009 at 8:51 PM
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    MotoXXX

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    OK, I have a 02 Pre-Runner dbl cab TRD. I put Firestone ride rite air bags in the rear (I haul 2 dirt bikes with gear) with new KYB Mono-Max shocks, I now want to replace the old front shocks with new ones, I was thinking of getting the bilstein 5100s in the front to level it out? Will this this work to level it? Or should I just get a set of matching front KYB shocks and leveling blocks?
     
  2. Nov 1, 2009 at 8:59 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    i'd get the 5100s
     
  3. Nov 1, 2009 at 9:17 PM
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    You can ajust the lift hight with the 5100s correct? I dont want it over lifted because I cant lift the rear with air bags on it.
     
  4. Nov 1, 2009 at 10:40 PM
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    you can lift the front with 5100's, up to 2.5" of lift
     
  5. Nov 1, 2009 at 10:42 PM
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    Yup the lift amounts you can set are:
    0 (stock)
    .85"
    1.75" ?? i think
    2.5"
     
  6. Nov 2, 2009 at 12:01 AM
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    yep, dgerms got it. Although, ive seen some new adds for the 5100s that state they can be set up to 2.75" inches now.
     
  7. Nov 2, 2009 at 12:14 AM
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    yea me too i even saw 3.25" but i think they are talking about a 5100 on a different truck, they just showed a tacoma.
     
  8. Nov 2, 2009 at 6:30 AM
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  9. Nov 2, 2009 at 7:09 AM
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    those are the right ones, and from the right guy to. he also has a website and tell him you are with tacoma world you will get a discount.
     
  10. Nov 2, 2009 at 7:34 PM
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    What would the correct setting be to level the front out on the stock susppension? .85?
     
  11. Nov 2, 2009 at 10:24 PM
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    i don't know on a 1st gen but it should be .85 or 1.75. on the second gen it is 1.75 without tsb
     
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