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Suspension setups you regret?

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010-2024)' started by Trail Runnah, Nov 18, 2022.

  1. Nov 22, 2022 at 4:02 PM
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    totmacher

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    I got whatever was standard from Bilstein in 2018 for 4Runner.
     
  2. Nov 22, 2022 at 8:11 PM
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    Bilstein 6112/5160's. Not sure if I regret them because they do have their moments where they shine through and they get an audible "wow" out of me, mostly off-roading and at freeway speeds. But everything in between I feel every single bump and as a daily driver and road trip vehicle there are times when I've been on the road for hours and it just feels like I'm being shaken to pieces.

    I had the TRD pro suspension on a '15 tacoma and it was dreamy. If/ when I buy shocks again (and assuming I can afford/ wait for it) I'll be going with something that has linear valving.
     
  3. Nov 23, 2022 at 5:40 AM
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    Thank you for that info! That's exactly why I leaned away from Bilstein's. I've heard the same, that they're great under certain situations, but they're not the smoothest for a DD. I do 99.9% of my driving on pavement, 60 miles a day to and from work, so I think something that was jarring over every little bump would drive me crazy.
     
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  5. Nov 23, 2022 at 7:08 AM
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    Haha, I don't like driving new anything. I don't want to get spoiled by things I can't have.
     
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    I'm curious if the oem trd bilsteins 6112/5160 differ from the non trd"tuned" 6112/5160.

    Similar to the red and blue bilsteins(5100) that came on the 2007-2010 fj trail teams. Do they have "softer" valving from the normal 5100.

    s-l400-1.jpg
     
  7. Nov 24, 2022 at 5:15 AM
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    I have Toytec 1.6" front coils with 5100's. They have lost at least half their height in two years and I have no additional weight up front.
     
  8. Nov 28, 2022 at 6:50 PM
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  9. Nov 28, 2022 at 6:59 PM
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    Thanks for the info. I've heard a few bad things about toy tech stuff lately, as well as their customer service.
     

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