I have 10k on my 2020 RST that was purchased new six months ago. Anyone with experience in comparison of Bilstein 5100 vs 6112 in ride quality? Eibach Stage 1 Pro-Truck Lift (2.75″ Front Lift + 1″ Rear Lift) Review For the 5th Gen 4Runner. Hey all, I'm on the fence between the Eibach Pro-Truck kit and Bilstein 5100's. A huge thank you to Ryan at Eibach and Brenan at TrailTacoma, you guys rock! Powered by Invision Community. 8k was on a Ready-Lift front under-strut spacer, last 1k on the Eibach pro kit. It certainly handles way better and floats way less, which is why I went with it. Display as a link instead, × If you are looking for a complete suspension lift kit that is budget-friendly from a reputable brand, consider the Eibach Stage 1 Pro-Truck Lift. Eibach springs are STIFF, I had them on my 2017, and the benefit is additional lift. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. I wasn't looking to do UCA's though, so did you do that out of necessity due to the full 3" of lift, or was that a precautionary choice for you? Feb 15, 2017 #1 Coming time for my 04 tahoe to get some new shocks. The newer Bilstein 6112 fare way better in terms of overall durability with their newest gen Eibach … The reason I ask: I drive mostly surface streets, some highway; and … Thanks for starting this thread, I am looking to buy one of these as well. Just talking shock adjustment, Eibach 2" lift max and Bilstein 2.5" lift max. I looked at the link you included, and while I would not need the HD rear springs or the diff drop, the kit is still just over $1000, which is about $250-300 more than the comparable Eibach or Bilstein setups...though I do like the Toytec including the coilovers assembled in front with their own top plates and urethane bushings. The change in ride quality is night and day, I can't believe how much better the truck rides, the harshness is really taken out of the front end. Just looking to level my truck and fix the complete sh*t factory damping. For Eibach Pro-Truck Struts Only: Eibach's Pro-Lift Coil Springs are only compatible with Eibach Pro-Truck Front Struts, ... 15-20 F150 RWD Bilstein 5100 Complete Shock Kit. Also, about how much lift did you end up with after everything settled in? I’ll do an in-depth review, but first I’d like to summarize a few important points. Bilstein just released the 6112 with springs . If you’re just looking for a good quality leveling coilover then the toytec is a great product. Not harsh at all, maybe just a little more controlled. Made in the USA and offering a million-mile warranty, this is a solid suspension choice. I am leaning towards this suspension for my '04 V8 4R, the only concern I have is the digressive valving of the shocks. Upload or insert images from URL. Built upon decades of offroad racing victory, the Eibach PRO-TRUCK-LIFT combines a series of Pro-Lift-Kit springs and Pro-Truck Sport shocks to create a perfectly tuned suspension system engineered for both, on and off-road performance. That truck had a 2.5-2.75" rake. But I've had the Billy setup for about 5 years and I can't tell much difference between it and the OEM setup, which is nice. Not only can you buy AMERICAN, but your getting a superior product. Ships From Manufacturer.   You cannot paste images directly. Eibach or Bilstein When choosing your new shocks, you have a big decision to make. The 6112 does use an eibach spring, but not sure if they are the same. Alldogs Offroad sells the 5100s assembled as part of the kit using their coils, which is what I put on my truck (very happy with the kit). Eibach vs. Bilstein shocks—which one shall it be? Eibach pro truck lift kit VS Bilstein VS block leveling kit. I did quite a bit of researching on TacomaWorld forums on lift kits for my Tacoma and the Bilstein 5100 seemed like the most common upgrade people were doing, but I came across the Eibach Pro-Truck Lift Kit and it seemed like a pretty good alternative to the Bilsteins. Curious if the eibach springs on 5100's set at bottom setting would ride better or worse than stock springs set at top setting on 5100's. I recently put some Bilstien 5100's on the front of my Taco at 2.5" of lift with stock coils. Description. By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use. Bilstein 6112s are a 2.6” valve body shock and the eibachs are only 2”. Bilstein does make a 5100 shock for the TB/AT4 that would be 3.1" over stock on a standard truck, I wouldn't recommend going over 2" without upgrading control arms. 3. what is the benefit of buying the new springs? New truck is a 2018 CCLB 4x4 LT which replaces a 2016 ECLB 4x4LT. Especially the 5100 is a classic for any offroad warrior…with some limitations. From buying research to owner support, join 1.5 MILLION GM Truck Enthusiasts every month who use GM-Trucks.com as a daily part of their ownership experience. While either one is an excellent choice, there are definitely things to take into consideration when making your buying decision. RSG sliders, Yakima offgrid basket, Pro-Comp wheels, SOS Streamline bumper and skids, Warn VR EVO10S winch + Ultimate Sidewinder, Bilstein 6112 + 5100 + rear lift coils, Rigid Dually SS ditch lights w/Caliraised brackets and OEM style dash switch Thread starter Tahoetim_42; Start date Feb 15, 2017; T. Tahoetim_42 New Member. The Sport shock is also available in and adjustable ride height front shock for select applications. This kit is going to compete directly with the popular Bilstein versions (5100 & 6112) and (5160 & 6112). Bilstein 5100's vs Eibach Pro-Truck ride quality, Engines / Suspension / Wheels / Tires / Audio / Accessories, Toyota 4Runner Forum - Largest 4Runner Forum, Classifieds - buy & sell (no commercial ads please), European T4R & Hilux Surf Clubs (click to view), Asia & Oceania T4R & Hilux Surf Clubs (click to view), Africa & Middle East T4R & Hilux Surf Clubs (click to view), Latin America / Carribbean T4R & Hilux Surf Clubs (click to view), TTAFCS-HA-0309 - Toytec/Bilstein coilovers for 03-09 4Runner, X-REAS delete / TRD Offroad/FJ suspension, Pioneer sound system + Audiovox backup cam. Note: Includes Pro-Truck Lift Springs and Pro-Truck Sport Shocks. Did you use the factory front and rear coil springs, and what setting are the front 5100's set at? The BILSTEIN feeling for SUVs and light trucks. Eibach's line of Pro-Truck shocks are a mono-tube gas design that work great either for on road or off-road use. Eibach Pro-Truck 2.75″ Lift Kit for 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Ford F-150 2WD. Not planning on adding any additional weight to the front of the truck via bumper/winch/etc. Along with the benefits of the Fox 2.0 over Bilstein 5100, comes a big price difference. The Eibach front strut looks almost identical to the Bilsteins, but the handling of the Eibach is So much Nicer. Both configurations yield about 2 - 2.5in lift Pure offroad shocks: Bilstein 5100 series faces Rancho’s RS9000XL or the RS7000MT series. The Eibach Pro-Truck lift kit which claims 2.75"F/1"R lift and includes shocks and springs for all 4 corners.   Pasted as rich text. Clear editor. Down the line I will probably opt to install Eibach's Pro Truck Lift Springs front and rear, and have whatever shop that does that for me, adjust the Spring Seat via the different grooves Again, these are the front and rear part numbers for 5100 series Bilstein Shocks: Bilstein 24-225434 (front) Bilstein 24-225441 (rear) The 5100's do okay but I question the valving. Thanks for the input man! Recently there is been a face off between the giant brands of shocks absorbent and this content is to decode the winner. Alldogs Offroad Complete Lift Kit w/ Bilstein 5100's for 2nd Gen Nissan Frontier Or if you don't want the whole lift kit, could buy the front shocks and coil springs separately and have them assemble. The 6112s are better suited for more off road abuse. One Yellow One Silver. Bilstein 5100 Shocks Canada - Buy Car and Truck Shocks Online Bilstein shocks are the leading manufacturer of competition-proven shock absorbers that deliver unmatched performance. Average Time To Ship Is 10-15 Business Days Free Shipping! Also wondering if the Eibach shocks are digressive like the Bilsteins. $369.00. Keep in mind that my truck weighs 8600lbs and has a winch, road armor bumper and a 1" thick skid plate attached to the axle all in the front end. I drive on a lot of dirt roads/washboard and have heard digressive shocks can be a bit harsh. 5100 has a slightly longer rod for lift/level up to 2" Check Out Water Fowler 41 and his youtube video of the Eibach system if interested. I was originally thinking of replacing my coils with some OME coils and putting the 5100's all the way down but then I did some researching and found out that OME coils would fit, but are not really engineered to preform with Bilstein shocks. The B8 5100‘s monotube design and patented digressive valving is uniquely suited to confront these demands. My stock coils are more than likely shot. Includes Pro-Truck Lift Springs and Pro-Truck Sport Shocks.   Your previous content has been restored. I went from the Bilstein 5100 to these Eibachs. Have a 2020 4Runner venture that I decided to go conservative on with just a bilstein 5100 level to start, with intentions on upgrading further down the line. Ride quality is subjective and suspension choices are tough b/c this isn’t a shirt you can return if you don’t like the fit. Just talking shock adjustment, Eibach 2" lift max and Bilstein 2.5" lift max. The BILSTEIN B8 5100 series is perfect for lifted trucks and SUVs. On the first one I ran the Bilstein 5100 shocks on the top notch, stock springs, no other changes - no rear lift. The Bottom Line Bilstein 5100's vs Eibach Pro-Truck ride quality I've read the other posts and sticky threads on all the different lift options out there, and I have narrowed it down to these two for my '06 2wd V6. The Eibach Springs can be retrofit to the Bilstein 5100’s. I just installed the Eibach pro kit this past weekend, it's comparable to the 1500's, but the kit also comes with 2" lift springs (which you can also buy separately and use with the Bilstein's). See if anyone in a local 4x4 group has the setups you’re interested in and will let you ride shotgun. FS: 3rd gen Bilstein 5100 w/ Eibach Coils & Bilstein 5125 Rears - Honolulu - $425 +S. You can post now and register later. In 20 seconds you can become part of the worlds largest and oldest community discussing General Motors, Chevrolet and GMC branded pickups, crossovers, and SUVs.   Your link has been automatically embedded. Have you had a chance to test it out in any dirt roads/washboard? Typical Fox sets are in the $500-600 / set range, while Bilstein 5100 sets come in around $300-400, a significant difference and deciding factor for most. × I’m already planning another attempt on, The Backway to Crown King, and I know it’s going to be fantastic! Silikhan Publishing Group & GM-Trucks.com ... Get out there and explore with your new Eibach Pro-Truck Stage 1 Lift System. Has anyone taken the 2.5" Eibach springs and paired them with the 5100 series bilsteins to achieve a cheaper "advanced" front lift option. Even a trip around the block will leave you better informed to decide where you want to invest. Paste as plain text instead, × Really curious to hear from people who have the Eibach lift installed about ride quality. The shocks gave me a 1.75" front lift. SO HAPPY WITH EIBACH. Due to their larger tires and heightened stance, lifted vehicles place extra demands on a shock absorber‘s damping ability. I don't know anything about the Eibach kit. Sounds like what I’m looking for. Available for Ford, Chevy, Dodge, GMC and Toyota truck applications, our PRO-TRUCK-LIFT offers up to a 2.75” lift in the front and 1” lift in the back. First, you’ll want to consider your vehicle and what your specific suspension needs […] Eibach springs are STIFF, I had them on my 2017, and the benefit is additional lift. By But am looking for a little more lift. MantanaB6, September 9, 2020 in 2019/2020 Silverado & Sierra Mods. Choose from the standard Pro-Truck or the zinc plated Pro-Truck Sport. This lift kit from Eibach raises your 4Runner to 2.75″ in the front and 1″ in the rear, lifting and leveling it out from the factory “rake”. Offroad/onroad balance: Bilstein 4600 is a direct competitor to the classic Rancho RS5000X with stock height trucks. +2.5 in +0-1 in. ADD TO CART. Is there an actual benefit with the replacement spring included in the Eibach kit? Bilstein 5100 for 0-2" lift I installed this lift kit and shared a step-by-step install a few weeks ago. 2. which gives more lift without using the top setting? Bilstein 4600 and 5100 are the same internal shock, but with a different outward appearance. I’ve praised Bilstein a lot in some of my other articles and I stand by my words. Eibach Pro Truck Sport Vs Bilstein 5100 Vs Fox 2.0. × Bilstein does make a 5100 shock for the TB/AT4 that would be 3.1" over stock on a standard truck, I wouldn't recommend going over 2" without upgrading control arms. Ride is the same between the shocks, I have Eibach on this truck, and Bilstein 5100s on my previous 2 trucks. Fullsize Truck & SUV - 2019 - 2020 - 2021 T1XX Platform, Silikhan Publishing Group & GM-Trucks.com, 1999-2013 Silverado & Sierra (GMT-800/900), Weird noises from steering and transmission slow, Breaking News - UAW and GM Reach Tentative Agreement, Costco Kicks Off Season of Values With Great GM Vehicle Deals, "Silverado Race Truck" Previews Future Silverado ZRX, New Face For 2021 Chevy Colorado Debuts On Hall Racing ZR2, Following a Hopeful Stretch UAW Now Says Strike Deal Moving Backwards. Pro Grille, TOYO Open Country AT3, 2.5” Bilstein lift Having read through countless threads on bilsteins/eibach’s/etc I’m needing some help. The BDS shocks kept the suspension and truck under very good control and could handle moderate bumps including about a 1' jump with ease. Final Thoughts. Well, both the Bilstein 5100 and Fox 2.0 are masterpieces in their perspectives. 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