The 5100's do okay but I question the valving. I have not noticed any degradation in ride quality with the Eibachs at all.   Your previous content has been restored. Especially the 5100 is a classic for any offroad warrior…with some limitations. MantanaB6, September 9, 2020 in 2019/2020 Silverado & Sierra Mods. 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. 8k was on a Ready-Lift front under-strut spacer, last 1k on the Eibach pro kit. By The Eibach Pro-Truck lift kit which claims 2.75"F/1"R lift and includes shocks and springs for all 4 corners. Due to their larger tires and heightened stance, lifted vehicles place extra demands on a shock absorber‘s damping ability. Concerned that the stiffer spring will have a negative affect on ride vs. just replacing the dampers. Eibach's line of Pro-Truck shocks are a mono-tube gas design that work great either for on road or off-road use. The Sport shock is also available in and adjustable ride height front shock for select applications. My stock coils are more than likely shot. 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. Sounds like what I’m looking for. Anyone with experience in comparison of Bilstein 5100 vs 6112 in ride quality? Eibach or Bilstein When choosing your new shocks, you have a big decision to make. 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. Offroad/onroad balance: Bilstein 4600 is a direct competitor to the classic Rancho RS5000X with stock height trucks. Eibach vs. Bilstein shocks—which one shall it be? Clear editor. Eibach Pro-Truck 2.75″ Lift Kit for 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Ford F-150 2WD. Bilstein 4600 and 5100 are the same internal shock, but with a different outward appearance. Along with the benefits of the Fox 2.0 over Bilstein 5100, comes a big price difference. 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. Bilstein 5100 and Rancho RS7000MT are very similar, both of these monotube shocks are going to ride nearly identical; Rancho RS5000X is the newly improved RS5000, now a gas charged unit, while an upgrade over their previous product, doesn't match the consistent ride quality of a monotube shock. Thanks for starting this thread, I am looking to buy one of these as well. The reason I ask: I drive mostly surface streets, some highway; and … I have 10k on my 2020 RST that was purchased new six months ago. I’ll do an in-depth review, but first I’d like to summarize a few important points. 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. 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. Average Time To Ship Is 10-15 Business Days Free Shipping! 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. 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. I went from the Bilstein 5100 to these Eibachs. This kit is going to compete directly with the popular Bilstein versions (5100 & 6112) and (5160 & 6112). New truck is a 2018 CCLB 4x4 LT which replaces a 2016 ECLB 4x4LT. Bilstein just released the 6112 with springs . I’m already planning another attempt on, The Backway to Crown King, and I know it’s going to be fantastic! By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use. First, you’ll want to consider your vehicle and what your specific suspension needs […] 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? Description. 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) 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. The 6112 does use an eibach spring, but not sure if they are the same. × × 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. Choose from the standard Pro-Truck or the zinc plated Pro-Truck Sport. Just talking shock adjustment, Eibach 2" lift max and Bilstein 2.5" lift max. 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. 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. Eibach Stage 1 Pro-Truck Lift (2.75″ Front Lift + 1″ Rear Lift) Review For the 5th Gen 4Runner. On the first one I ran the Bilstein 5100 shocks on the top notch, stock springs, no other changes - no rear lift. It certainly handles way better and floats way less, which is why I went with it. I already have the 5100's with stock springs on middle setting. Has anyone taken the 2.5" Eibach springs and paired them with the 5100 series bilsteins to achieve a cheaper "advanced" front lift option. Eibach pro truck lift kit VS Bilstein VS block leveling kit. 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. 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”. Hey all, I'm on the fence between the Eibach Pro-Truck kit and Bilstein 5100's. Not harsh at all, maybe just a little more controlled. 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I drive on a lot of dirt roads/washboard and have heard digressive shocks can be a bit harsh. The BDS shocks kept the suspension and truck under very good control and could handle moderate bumps including about a 1' jump with ease. Just looking to level my truck and fix the complete sh*t factory damping. I am leaning towards this suspension for my '04 V8 4R, the only concern I have is the digressive valving of the shocks. ... Get out there and explore with your new Eibach Pro-Truck Stage 1 Lift System. I installed this lift kit and shared a step-by-step install a few weeks ago. Powered by Invision Community. Also wondering if the Eibach shocks are digressive like the Bilsteins. 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. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. 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. Upload or insert images from URL. 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). Well, both the Bilstein 5100 and Fox 2.0 are masterpieces in their perspectives. That truck had a 2.5-2.75" rake. See if anyone in a local 4x4 group has the setups you’re interested in and will let you ride shotgun. The B8 5100‘s monotube design and patented digressive valving is uniquely suited to confront these demands. Includes Pro-Truck Lift Springs and Pro-Truck Sport Shocks. 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. You can post now and register later. 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. Really curious to hear from people who have the Eibach lift installed about ride quality. The BILSTEIN B8 5100 series is perfect for lifted trucks and SUVs. Silikhan Publishing Group & GM-Trucks.com The BILSTEIN feeling for SUVs and light trucks. ADD TO CART. I’ve praised Bilstein a lot in some of my other articles and I stand by my words. +2.5 in +0-1 in. 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. The newer Bilstein 6112 fare way better in terms of overall durability with their newest gen Eibach … Made in the USA and offering a million-mile warranty, this is a solid suspension choice. Thanks for the input man! Not planning on adding any additional weight to the front of the truck via bumper/winch/etc. The shocks gave me a 1.75" front lift. 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. Just talking shock adjustment, Eibach 2" lift max and Bilstein 2.5" lift max. Even a trip around the block will leave you better informed to decide where you want to invest. 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. Display as a link instead, × Final Thoughts.   Your link has been automatically embedded. Ride is the same between the shocks, I have Eibach on this truck, and Bilstein 5100s on my previous 2 trucks. Thread starter Tahoetim_42; Start date Feb 15, 2017; T. Tahoetim_42 New Member. Note: Includes Pro-Truck Lift Springs and Pro-Truck Sport Shocks. But for an extended comparison, we may put the Fox 2.0 a step higher than the Bilstein 5100 model. Bilstein 6112s are a 2.6” valve body shock and the eibachs are only 2”. 2. which gives more lift without using the top setting? The Eibach front strut looks almost identical to the Bilsteins, but the handling of the Eibach is So much Nicer. 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. 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. But am looking for a little more lift. The Eibach Springs can be retrofit to the Bilstein 5100’s. While either one is an excellent choice, there are definitely things to take into consideration when making your buying decision. Eibach springs are STIFF, I had them on my 2017, and the benefit is additional lift. $369.00. The Bottom Line FS: 3rd gen Bilstein 5100 w/ Eibach Coils & Bilstein 5125 Rears - Honolulu - $425 +S. 3. what is the benefit of buying the new springs? Pure offroad shocks: Bilstein 5100 series faces Rancho’s RS9000XL or the RS7000MT series. I don't know anything about the Eibach kit. Eibach Pro Truck Sport Vs Bilstein 5100 Vs Fox 2.0. Recently there is been a face off between the giant brands of shocks absorbent and this content is to decode the winner. Not only can you buy AMERICAN, but your getting a superior product. Paste as plain text instead, × 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). 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.   Pasted as rich text. 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 Both configurations yield about 2 - 2.5in lift Eibach springs are STIFF, I had them on my 2017, and the benefit is additional lift. I recently put some Bilstien 5100's on the front of my Taco at 2.5" of lift with stock coils. Their larger tires and heightened stance, lifted vehicles place extra demands on lot... 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