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What setup is this?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by GoDeacsWFU23, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:03 AM
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    GoDeacsWFU23

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    Was driving down the highway and saw a truck at a local Toyota dealer for sale. I stopped and took some pictures of the suspension and was wondering if you all knew what set-up it was. I know it has the Bilstein 5100's but I don't know what the rest of it is.

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  2. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:06 AM
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    97yota4wd

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    caged, camburg long travel, 50t leafpack (soon to be installed) light rack over cab, 5pt harnesses etc
    billie 5100 front and rear

    edit: im a jackass. the end:)
     
  3. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:08 AM
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    joneill03

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    I thought those were the DSM UCAs. Maybe I'm wrong.
     
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    is it stock springs in the front?
     
  5. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:08 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    5100's all on fours
    I think those are DSM UCA's and a wheeler's 3 leaf progressive pack.
     
  6. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:10 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    I can't tell. The stock and OME look similar. If there was no pre-load on the spring, then I'd say the were OME.
     
  7. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:10 AM
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    im wrong edited my post lol. i thought built rights were boxed.
     
  8. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:13 AM
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    what do you mean by preload?
     
  9. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:16 AM
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    Looks like the taco lean spacer............and it's in the wrong spot?
     
  10. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:17 AM
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    thats what i was wondering.....i didnt know if it was part of the spring
     
  11. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:18 AM
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    It's the adjustable part of the Billies. You move up the lower spring perch to create lift (and a stiffer ride) by preloading the springs.
     
  12. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:18 AM
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    Surely, you jest
     
  13. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:18 AM
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    do you think the picture actually got switched around? you know how sometimes they get backwards??
     
  14. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:20 AM
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    And it looks like 2 spacers stacked on each other?
     
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    No, looks right to me. All the letters are proper.
     
  16. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:22 AM
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    Yeah, that's not good.
     
  17. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:22 AM
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    maybe theres spacers on both sides to gain a full 3 inches?
     
  18. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:24 AM
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    No, no it's not lol. After looking at it some more there are definitely 2 spacers stacked on top of each other. Well at least he got some of the suspension components right.
     
  19. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:37 AM
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    So I take it this is not a good set-up?
     
  20. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:40 AM
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    If he didn't stack the spacers then it wouldn't be a bad setup. If you want something similar to what this guy has, check out my build thread. I was very happy with it and handled well on and off road.
     
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