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  1. 2Gen-Member Mods, Write-ups, Build Threads
    Hey guys, I'm new here and I have a question about a lift I want to do on my tundra. I have Bilstein 5100s all around the truck and they are put at the max lift height in the front. I found a set of Old Man Emu springs for the front of the truck that claim a 2.5" lift in the front (heavy duty...
  2. Lifting
    I am new to the site and this is my first post, I have searched everywhere for the answer to my question so I apologize if this post is redundant - I've literally searched for weeks. I just got my Bilstein 5100s in the mail to level the front of my 2006 Tundra DC SR5 4x4. Upon inspecting the...
  3. Gen1 Tundra Parts Classifieds - (2000-2006)
    For Sale Wheelers 1.5 inch AAL and Bilstein Shocks (F4-BE5-A014-H7) $75 Shipped or free if picked up. I bought these 10+ years ago and never installed, cleaning house and need these gone.
  4. Sequoia
    Have been reading and asking questions on other threads. Thanks to MtClimber and Expo-Tundra for their help as well as Kevin71. My apology for butting into your lift thread. I look forward to hearing how yours works out. I eventually came around to the idea of a minor lift to a 14 Sequoia SR5...
  5. Suspension, Axles, Brakes
    Well I changed over my front shocks to Bilstein 5100's yesterday on the middle notch to level the truck. I also installed the RevTek Diff Drop to compensate for that and attempted the boot mod. I put the clamps around the CV boot closest to the differential because you could turn it by hand. It...
  6. 1Gen-Sequoia
    I'll start off by saying that my first Toyota was a '78 Toyota longbed. It was rusted, slammed, nostalgic, and could have used some love. I needed to put a roof on my house and paid for it by selling a different vehicle and using the leftover money for the little truck. It got me back and forth...
  7. Gen1 Tundra Parts Classifieds - (2000-2006)
    Set of front ride-height adjustable Bilstein 5100s. Selling because I couldn't pass up an amazing deal on some coilovers. They were delivered May 29th and installed June 5th. Less than 3k miles. Absolute perfect shape. Must sell to get truck out of the shop. For verification, check my post...
  8. Suspension & Axle
    Hello All, I just traded in my 04' Sequoia and picked up a 14' Tundra SR5 Double Cab. Looking to level truck out and get a small over all lift. Planned on running 33's after the Leveling and I'll be a Mall Crawler...99% on pavement with an occasional need to drive on tame dirt ranches. Ive...
  9. 1Gen-Tundra
    So Friday I was driving down a very tame dirt road and all of a sudden it sounds like I hit a massive pot hole or bump in the road. Immediately I can tell there's something wrong with the front driver side. At first I thought I popped my tire so I slowed to a stop on the side of the road and...
  10. 1Gen-Tundra
    Hi all. I need some help. I purchased Bilstein 5100 adjustable and OME 885 coil springs to lift the front of my 2001 Tundra 4x4 TRD. My mechanic (who is certified and has installed dozens of lift kits) called with an issue. The OME coils are smaller at the top than the stock springs and the...
  11. Tires and Wheels
    Howdy folks, This is my first post (been following the forum for a year or so). I'm running a 2006 Limited Double-Cab 4x4 so I wanted to get some input from others on their tire experiences running the same or similar 1st Gen Tundra. Mine has a 2.5 leveling kit and 285 tires, but I want to take...
  12. 2Gen-Tundra
    I might be interested in upgrading to the bilstein 5100's for a little extra lift. I have a few concerns: 1) Is the rear differential spacer recommended? 2) does it effect effect towing? I was looking at the Low Range 3-1 lift but I might be able to get a deal on these. Any insight is greatly...
  13. 1Gen-Tundra
    Hey Y'all, I own a 2000 Tundra AC SR5 4x4. I am installing a 2.5" ReadyLift leveling kit on Friday, and I have a question about shocks. I know that Bilstein 5100 are the best, but on Bilstein's website, there are different types of 5100s (BTS, Ride Height Adjustable, 5100, and Steering Damper)...
  14. 1Gen-Tundra
    Upper control arm is rubbing on my new Firestone Destination M/T tires 285/70/r17 on 17x9 with -12 backspacing on moto metal wheels, plus when i'm on the highway 50 mph+, the tires wander, it almost feels like the truck is gonna tip over off the wheels when i change lanes....Should i lower the...
  15. 1Gen-Tundra
    im just wondering how easy and what are the steps to installing the Bilstein 5100 BTS coilover shocks for an 06 tundra?? also does anyone think i can run a 315/75r16 if i put these shocks at the highest lift..1.5 inches, and i have a 3 inch body lift? help plz!
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