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Old 04-24-2014, 06:22 PM   #4701
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Had my lift on for almost 2 years. Curious to know how long ome shocks typically last? Normal wear and tear, nothin crazy - just wonderin? Anybody had to replace theirs after a while?
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Had my lift on for almost 2 years. Curious to know how long ome shocks typically last? Normal wear and tear, nothin crazy - just wonderin? Anybody had to replace theirs after a while?

Mine have been fine for 4 years now
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Any one got some good alignment specs for an OME 3" w/ LR ucr's? Isn't it 0* toe, 0* camber and like 2.5* caster?
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I'm at 0,0,3
Positive 3.0 degrees right? How's your ride?
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Had my lift on for almost 2 years. Curious to know how long ome shocks typically last? Normal wear and tear, nothin crazy - just wonderin? Anybody had to replace theirs after a while?
Mine lasted less than 4 years. Not really sure when they went out. But I did some horrendous things to them.
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Yeah, I need new tires......

I saw your truck at the Lynnwood Buffalo Wild Wings today!
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Old 04-25-2014, 04:31 AM   #4708
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Does this look about right:

OME Complete Suspension Kit for 05+ Toyota Tacoma
OME885X coils
OME Nitrocharger sport front struts
OME Nitrocharger sport rear shocks
OME Dakar Leaf packs
OME u-bolts
OME trim packer
OME driveshaft spacer
Bushings and sleeves for shackle side of leaf pack
Shipped to Chesterfield, VA
Total = $1260.40
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Old 04-25-2014, 04:55 AM   #4709
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Does this look about right:

OME Complete Suspension Kit for 05+ Toyota Tacoma
OME885X coils
OME Nitrocharger sport front struts
OME Nitrocharger sport rear shocks
OME Dakar Leaf packs
OME u-bolts
OME trim packer
OME driveshaft spacer
Bushings and sleeves for shackle side of leaf pack
Shipped to Chesterfield, VA
Total = $1260.40
That's a good deal, especially shipped at that price. I would look into extended rear brake lines as well. You're probably going to want UCAs at some point too. Center collar pins as we talked about in the last few posts as well are a good idea to add before install.
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Old 04-25-2014, 07:55 AM   #4710
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Nice! I was up that way for work. There was a Ford Raptor parked nearby too, I was jelly.....

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Old 04-25-2014, 11:39 AM   #4711
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Post-lift issues to be sorted:
1.) Take-off shudder: I've had TOS since day one, but it seems a little worse now with the OME lift on.
2.) Driveline vibrations, mostly from 15MPH to 35MPH when accelerating with partial throttle, or slowing down (off the throttle.) If I accelerate quickly (which increases pinion angle from torque twist/axle wrap), the vibrations are gone. Once above 30-35 MPH, the driveline is pretty smooth and vibration free

I do have the FK29 kit installed, and no axle shims. I need to get under the truck and take some driveline angle measurements to determine which way to go (larger carrier bearing drop, like StreetTaco's version) or axle shims, or both.
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Old 04-25-2014, 01:39 PM   #4712
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Hey guys just finished installing the full OME kit with Dakars and was wondering if I'm going to need a sway bar relocate kit? Sway bar looks good but won't know after driving it for a while. Also what do you think about new bump stops? need them or hold off??
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Old 04-26-2014, 05:50 AM   #4713
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Post-lift issues to be sorted:
1.) Take-off shudder: I've had TOS since day one, but it seems a little worse now with the OME lift on.
2.) Driveline vibrations, mostly from 15MPH to 35MPH when accelerating with partial throttle, or slowing down (off the throttle.) If I accelerate quickly (which increases pinion angle from torque twist/axle wrap), the vibrations are gone. Once above 30-35 MPH, the driveline is pretty smooth and vibration free

I do have the FK29 kit installed, and no axle shims. I need to get under the truck and take some driveline angle measurements to determine which way to go (larger carrier bearing drop, like StreetTaco's version) or axle shims, or both.
Are you sure the drive line vibes aren't from the front differential? Try putting it in 4x4 and see if they go away. http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd...on-thread.html
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Old 04-26-2014, 05:52 AM   #4714
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Hey guys just finished installing the full OME kit with Dakars and was wondering if I'm going to need a sway bar relocate kit? Sway bar looks good but won't know after driving it for a while. Also what do you think about new bump stops? need them or hold off??
Sway bar relocate necessity seems to be hit or miss. Some folks have issues with the coils hitting it, some don't. I installed one just in case, was cheap and easy. You don't really NEED new bumps from what I've been told. I'm still on stock.
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Old 04-26-2014, 07:13 PM   #4715
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Are you sure the drive line vibes aren't from the front differential? Try putting it in 4x4 and see if they go away. http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd...on-thread.html
Yep, first thing I checked, made no difference. You would hope that the differential bearing wasn't going out at just 22,000 miles, but Toyotas aren't built like they used to be.....
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Old 04-27-2014, 10:08 AM   #4716
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Yep, first thing I checked, made no difference. You would hope that the differential bearing wasn't going out at just 22,000 miles, but Toyotas aren't built like they used to be.....
Read through that thread.....it happens pretty quick with a lift. Be ready for it. I need to replace mine, just haven't gotten around to it yet. I'm at about 25,000, started noticing it around 24,000.
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Old 04-28-2014, 12:32 PM   #4717
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Just installed the OME kit with Dakar packs over the weekend.

What are people doing for rear shocks to maximize droop? I have the Nitrocharger Sports and these shocks fully extend out with only two inches of droop on the leaf packs....
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I am trying to replace the junk spacer/block kit the previous owner had installed. Looking into the OME kit. Front: 885 coils with Nitrocharger Sport shocks, Rear: Dakar leaf spring with Nitrocharger shocks. With that setup, will i need to buy an AAL to keep my lift i have on it now or will the Dakar's/Nitrochargers do the same thing? Also, should i just throw on new UCA's since i wil have it torn apart? I know most say you dont need them unless you go over 3", but what are the advantages of replacing them now?
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Old 04-29-2014, 08:49 PM   #4719
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Dakars will give 3" of lift on a reg cab
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Anyone know the gains up front with the 887's and 888's. Ive been thinking this way lately, someone correct me if I'm being a brotarded.
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