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I ran on those for about a week... they look pretty on the truck but if I remember correctly they felt a little on the "springy" side (maybe better for heavier setaups i.e. steel bumper, etc,). Went back to stock, then later when I did my whole suspension I ended up going with extended 5125s. Install was a snap (no fiddling with bushing sleeves, see note below) and as far as ride is concerned, the 5125s feel much better than the 5165, nice and comfy.

FYI: IIRC the 5165's from 4x4 parts require you to press-in the metal bushing sleeve yourself... and you need a hydraulic press to do it right, they don't just slide in. Not sure if the Nisstec one's have them pre-installed, like they should be.
 

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I ran on those for about a week... they look pretty on the truck but if I remember correctly they felt a little on the "springy" side (maybe better for heavier setaups i.e. steel bumper, etc,). Went back to stock, then later when I did my whole suspension I ended up going with extended 5125s. Install was a snap (no fiddling with bushing sleeves, see note below) and as far as ride is concerned, the 5125s feel much better than the 5165, nice and comfy.

FYI: IIRC the 5165's from 4x4 parts require you to press-in the metal bushing sleeve yourself... and you need a hydraulic press to do it right, they don't just slide in. Not sure if the Nisstec one's have them pre-installed, like they should be.
Did you ever get a Bilstein part number off those 5165s.
 

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Did you ever get a Bilstein part number off those 5165s.
Not really, the 4x4 Parts part# is SPACBIL5165FRTV6 but the actual part# on the boxes I didn't make a note of
 
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