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Old 05-02-2013, 10:03 PM   #1381
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Old 05-03-2013, 09:23 AM   #1382
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Hey I just bought a set of OME 885s with 5100s set at zero. All preassembled ready to go. Can I get away without UCA? Someone said they rub OEM UCA.
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Hey I just bought a set of OME 885s with 5100s set at zero. All preassembled ready to go. Can I get away without UCA? Someone said they rub OEM UCA.

headstrongoffroad.com has Light Racing UCAs for $375. If you need them that is...
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Old 05-04-2013, 09:54 AM   #1385
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For those of you wondering what the Dakars can handle it's a lot.
This is 126 25lb retaining wall blocks 3,150lbs (1 1/2" from bump stops). Load is not centered over axle or all the way forward in bed. The truck would have gone a lot less Bro if I had loaded it all the way forward.



This is 48 25lb retaining wall blocks 1,200lbs centered over axle (3 1/2" from bump stops). Rides is a lot better with the 1,200lbs than it was with 3,150lbs. The front was a little light with the 3,150lbs.

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Old 05-04-2013, 10:32 AM   #1386
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Hey I just bought a set of OME 885s with 5100s set at zero. All preassembled ready to go. Can I get away without UCA? Someone said they rub OEM UCA.
I am confused by your question, are you talking about the UCA hitting the coils or the tire rubbing the UCA?
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Old 05-04-2013, 10:48 AM   #1387
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I am confused by your question, are you talking about the UCA hitting the coils or the tire rubbing the UCA?
Someone said the 885 coils will rub the OEM UCA. True?
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Old 05-04-2013, 10:55 AM   #1388
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Someone said the 885 coils will rub the OEM UCA. True?
Not on a Gen 3.
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Old 05-04-2013, 11:23 AM   #1389
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For those of you wondering what the Dakars can handle it's a lot.
This is 126 25lb retaining wall blocks 3,150lbs (1 1/2" from bump stops). Load is not centered over axle or all the way forward in bed. The truck would have gone a lot less Bro if I had loaded it all the way forward.



This is 48 25lb retaining wall blocks 1,200lbs centered over axle (3 1/2" from bump stops). Rides is a lot better with the 1,200lbs than it was with 3,150lbs. The front was a little light with the 3,150lbs.

Are you not just resting on the bumps?

They are not handling the load if on the bumps. If they are off the bumps that pretty impressive.
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Old 05-04-2013, 11:28 AM   #1390
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For those of you wondering what the Dakars can handle it's a lot.
This is 126 25lb retaining wall blocks 3,150lbs (1 1/2" from bump stops). Load is not centered over axle or all the way forward in bed. The truck would have gone a lot less Bro if I had loaded it all the way forward.



This is 48 25lb retaining wall blocks 1,200lbs centered over axle (3 1/2" from bump stops). Rides is a lot better with the 1,200lbs than it was with 3,150lbs. The front was a little light with the 3,150lbs.

That's stupid
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Not on a Gen 3.
You mean 2nd gen?
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Old 05-04-2013, 11:42 AM   #1392
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Hey I just bought a set of OME 885s with 5100s set at zero. All preassembled ready to go. Can I get away without UCA? Someone said they rub OEM UCA.
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I am confused by your question, are you talking about the UCA hitting the coils or the tire rubbing the UCA?
I wasn't sure ether.
If you ment run I have 885s with stock UCAs. Castor not quite in spec but it drives fine.
If you ment rub they don't rub my coils.
Tire rub on UCAs would be a tire size/wheel BS issue.
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Old 05-04-2013, 11:44 AM   #1393
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Are you not just resting on the bumps?

They are not handling the load if on the bumps. If they are off the bumps that pretty impressive.
With 3150lbs 1 1/2" off bumps.
With 1200lbs 3 1/2" off bumps.
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Old 05-04-2013, 01:58 PM   #1394
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For those of you wondering what the Dakars can handle it's a lot.
This is 126 25lb retaining wall blocks 3,150lbs (1 1/2" from bump stops). Load is not centered over axle or all the way forward in bed. The truck would have gone a lot less Bro if I had loaded it all the way forward.

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Thanks for the real world results, but I'd rather no one found the limits like that. If you need to move this kind of weight, try to use a trailer. It's easier to load, better on the truck, and rental fees are usually low. Glad it seems to have worked out for you this time.

Aside from any other concerns, if the load had shifted, a block could easily damage your shell.
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I wasn't sure ether.
If you ment run I have 885s with stock UCAs. Castor not quite in spec but it drives fine.
If you ment rub they don't rub my coils.
Tire rub on UCAs would be a tire size/wheel BS issue.
Sorry for the confusion. Someone said te actual coil touches the UCA. Guess that was wrong.
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Old 05-04-2013, 06:29 PM   #1396
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I read the threads on the OME 883-886 springs, lift etc. What I'm wondering is this.
For a 2.7L reg cab 4wd (quite light) what height gain would be had if a gen2 (yes, Gen2, not 1) Tacoma front end stock, had an OME 880 spring put on. Bad idea? maybe .5" lift no prob? All I see different is stock is 355mm, 880's are 365mm.

I'm just curious since I debating some tire clearance/slight leveling for tires that aren't rubbing now. I'm just pondering this instead of putting the 5100's I have at .8". Fwiw I wont be doing a 1"+ lift, just kicking around some ideas.
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Lift installed yesterday. Full 3" with Dakars. Alignment tomorrow hopefully. More functional (Avid Light bar/Step Rails) and cosmetic (debadging/blacking chrome etc) to come.

Thanks for all the advice/hints! Took my friend and I a little over 11 hours.





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hey guys i got a question for ya. I just bought some 5100's and OME 885's and the wheelers 2" AAL for the rear. should i be safe and buy new bump stop or will i be okay?
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Lift installed yesterday. Full 3" with Dakars. Alignment tomorrow hopefully. More functional (Avid Light bar/Step Rails) and cosmetic (debadging/blacking chrome etc) to come.

Thanks for all the advice/hints! Took my friend and I a little over 11 hours.





Truck looks great! Nice job!
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You mean 2nd gen?
No, I'm saying that they don't rub on my Gen 3. No idea what year the truck in question is.
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