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Whelp I got my 5100's in a few days ago and finally had the time to get them installed. My mechanic only charged me $80 to put them in then align so it was a great deal!!

I had them set on the middle setting and they are a tad bit stiffer than my stock TRD suspension, not really a bad thing. I thought the truck was kind of "bouncy" before but these 5100's cleared that right up.

So far I am happy with them and if anyone needs any stock 2010 TRD front struts, give me a shout and we can work something out.

Can't wait to get the rest done!


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The middle setting on the 5100's raised your front how much over the TRD shocks? I have a non-TRD 4x4 and was wondering if I put 5100's on the front and set at the middle setting would it be too stiff. I replaced the front stock non-TRD coils/shocks on my former Gen 1 truck with TRD coils/yellow bilstiens and it leveled my truck and a better ride. My brand new Non-TRD Tundra does not ride/handle as good as my 02 Gen 1 truck with 200k on it. I stayed away from the TRD package due to the bed bounce problem. Thanks
 

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I'm not exactly sure what it got me. I believe it was around 1.5-2 inches. It is a better ride though, a little stiffer but it was like riding on a trampoline before.....


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Trampoline..... thats exactly what it feels like. Going down the interstate where expansion joints are above road surface is like a mild bucking horse. Front end and back end doing two different things at the same time. I cant wait to upgrade these cheap Totiko (sp) throw away shocks for some quaility ones. "Oh what a feeling". Just don't want jaw jarring stiffness in this street truck. Thanks
 

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The 5100's on second setting are nice. It's not jarring at all. I am happy I did it and intend on replacing the rear with them as well after all of my lift is purchased.


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Glad you got them on and like them. Lets see some pics!! :)
 
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I guess it's because I'm trying to do it from my iPhone. I dunno. Tried that link and it wouldn't let me do anything... No flash player!


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It won't let me upload any pics no matter the size.... Oh well maybe from a computer later



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Thanks for the reassurance of the 5100's. My truck is a factory tamed street 4x4... I just want a better ride, more level look and upsize the tires a little to LT275-70-18's.
 

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Trampoline..... thats exactly what it feels like. Going down the interstate where expansion joints are above road surface is like a mild bucking horse. Front end and back end doing two different things at the same time.
I know exactly what Ur talking about, we have a section of I-40 here in the land of entrapment that used to make the truck bounce. Afterward you would feel sick like after a good rollercoaster. But now with the new OME 612 it felt like i was floating over the tops. Guess the old suspension couldn't handle it and would get in a rhythm.

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I I had the trd package stock with my truck, it was decent but they needed to be replaced so I got some 5100's. At first i was content with them but after a few days I started not likeing the ride, it was pretty rough on the roads I drive so i took em back n upgraded to kings 2.5 with a res, I lost a kidney in the process,lol, But it's well worth it in the long run

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so it just basically helps with the feel of the truck ride? im planning on installing the pro comp 4" lift on my tundra so would this affect that process at all?
 
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I know they improved my ride from bouncy to stiffer. It was improved to my taste.


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