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Which would be better for ride quality....

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jmed99, May 14, 2010.

  1. May 14, 2010 at 3:12 PM
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    jmed99

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    I'm going to put the ultimate kit on an 09 TRD OR DC prerunner. I will have the front raised 3" and I want the back 1 inch higher so I'm going to put on the TSB AAL and a 1" block.

    Would 5100s or 5125s be best for ride quality on the rear (still going to use 5100s on the front)? I don't do any offroading.

    Thanks for your help! :D
     
  2. May 14, 2010 at 3:14 PM
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    5100s will work just fine. The 5125 are just 5100 series type shocks with longer strokes and they are not vehicle specific I don't think..
     
  3. May 14, 2010 at 3:16 PM
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    right but does the extra 1" block make it such that the 5125s would have a better ride quality since they have a longer stroke?
     
  4. May 14, 2010 at 3:18 PM
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    510s would be better. I have them in the front and back and i have a 2 inch AAL.
     
  5. May 14, 2010 at 3:22 PM
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    If you don't offroad or only do so lightly- You are not going to reach full stoke on the 5100s with just that little bit of lift...and if you aren't pushing out to full stroke you aren't going to gain any benefit from the longer strokes I don't think...
     
  6. May 14, 2010 at 3:27 PM
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    But I'm doing an AAL and a 1" block. Are the 5100s still optimum for ride quality?
     
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