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Old 10-17-2013, 11:43 AM   #481
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Is there any way possible someone that has a DC v6 running 880's and 881's and wheelers 5 leaf springs can post settled measurements from hub to fender flare. I really just want a new suspension with minimal lift but close to level. Thanks in advance
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Picked up my OME kit with Dakars and 881s today. May try to get it on Sunday/Monday but will probably end up waiting a couple of weeks.
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Got a question. First I want to say I bought my first toyota yesterday. 2001 Tacoma DC 4x4 Limited 166,000 miles. It has bilstein 5100's front and rear with 880 ome springs in front on lowest setting. Rear has aal only. I want to lift front more . My question is how to do that. From what I understand you have to remove the coil over from truck, compress coil spring, then move clip. Correct???
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Old 10-19-2013, 04:32 PM   #484
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Got a question. First I want to say I bought my first toyota yesterday. 2001 Tacoma DC 4x4 Limited 166,000 miles. It has bilstein 5100's front and rear with 880 ome springs in front on lowest setting. Rear has aal only. I want to lift front more . My question is how to do that. From what I understand you have to remove the coil over from truck, compress coil spring, then move clip. Correct???
Yes that is correct, you can move the coil seat up to the 1 1/4" setting but ride will probaly suffer or swithch to 881 coils. But you can do this also http://youtu.be/vkVLBOnAifc
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Good video!!! I would probably go with 882's and leave on stock setting. Would this be close to the same ride height but with better ride quality? I've done alot of suspension lifts on Chevy and jeeps not a lot of coil over stuff. Thanks for all the help!
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Old 10-19-2013, 09:11 PM   #486
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Good video!!! I would probably go with 882's and leave on stock setting. Would this be close to the same ride height but with better ride quality? I've done alot of suspension lifts on Chevy and jeeps not a lot of coil over stuff. Thanks for all the help!
881's will hive about 2" of lift give or take a little. Im not sure what the 882's will give but they are for heavier front ends with bumpers and winches. Wheelers off road gives all of the info on them on their website.
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Yea the rear is 2 1/2 inches higher than front. So I was shooting for atleast 2 in
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So I just got finished installing my 5100 w/881 @ 0" and Dakars in the rear. After a ride down the road my truck is measuring 37 1/4" in the front and 40" in the rear.

Is this normal? Do the Dakars settle more? Have other people experienced the same rake?

I do need to add back my camper shell and rack which is about 200lbs and I do think this will help a little. I did think this setup would be more level.

Also this rides sooooo much better then 235K stock leafs and springs.

Any expertise would be appreciated.
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They will probably settle more. What size tires are you running? Stock, or something bigger? With my 32" tires I'm at 39" up front and 38.5" rear. This is with the ome shocks and 881 coils. I'm also a double cab prerunner and a 4 cylinder. This could account for my higher front end.
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I do need to add back my camper shell and rack which is about 200lbs and I do think this will help a little. I did think this setup would be more level.
Put the camper back on, the springs will settle a good bit.
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They will probably settle more. What size tires are you running? Stock, or something bigger? With my 32" tires I'm at 39" up front and 38.5" rear. This is with the ome shocks and 881 coils. I'm also a double cab prerunner and a 4 cylinder. This could account for my higher front end.

I am running 31x10.5 KM2. I am going to get it aligned and put the shell back on it and see how it settles. I'll measure it after a few trips to the hills.

You know when you have an idea in your head and it does not turn out like you thought it would. That is kinda where I am with this but I think I just freaked out after installing it. LOL
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It will settle a lot with the shell on it. Don't worry.
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Old 10-31-2013, 07:19 PM   #493
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Pardon the crap photos, once I get her back from the shop for alignment and a few other little things, I'll post better pics... This is the full ome package served up by wheelers. I also added a diff drop (glad I did) and subbed ome 882's instead of 881 or 883. Not sure this was the best idea, and perhaps I should have heeded their advice and gone with 883.

Got vibes around 45... Very worried about the cost of fixing this.

After the front:

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After rear - note the bro lean... Not stoked about that:
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Is it a really bad vibe? I get one as well from 40-45 but it's very faint.
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When you say the full OME kit, can you explain what parts are on there exactly in addition to the 882's?
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The plan is to add front weight, yes. May not be for some time but workin on it. Others ran this stock, and i took their recommendation( boxrocket comes to mind). Very happy with the ride quality.

Ome kit from wheelers has the coils, all 4 corner shocks, Dakar springs, u bolts, exhaust extension, brake extension... You can see the full list on their site

Vibes are bad enough that I really wanna fix it! I have a strategy on this, and mechanic is gonna weigh in his opinion too.
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The plan is to add front weight, yes. May not be for some time but workin on it. Others ran this stock, and i took their recommendation( boxrocket comes to mind). Very happy with the ride quality.

Ome kit from wheelers has the coils, all 4 corner shocks, Dakar springs, u bolts, exhaust extension, brake extension... You can see the full list on their site

Vibes are bad enough that I really wanna fix it! I have a strategy on this, and mechanic is gonna weigh in his opinion too.
the reason i asked is that rear shouldnt be that low. you should have gained a couple inches but it looks like nothing. how much weight is in the bed?

for comparison, this is 883's on the N91S shocks up front, and only a 2" AAL end 5100s in the rear and about 600-800 lbs in the bed of gear



all with absolutely no vibes and no diff drop.
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They may settle in after a couple days.

As already mentioned, they were designed for an armored front end.

If you are trying to get level, may want to look into the AAL for the Dakars (especially being loaded up with the camper shell.)
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Johnboy, can you take a picture of the rear leaf pack, something seems way off.
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