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Old 10-22-2009, 12:57 PM   #1
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Did I do something wrong???

So I just went to my local mechanic and had my new OME 885 coils mounted to the N140 shocks reusing the top rubber and plates from the old struts; he allowed me to come back in the shop and help/watch. I noticed when we had one of them assembled I laid it next to the old strut that hadn't been taken apart yet and it was exactly the same length. I kind of freaked out since I was expecting it to be at least a little longer. I haven't installed it yet but apparently the expected 3" of lift results simply from a stronger spring that settles less when the weight of the truck is applied, is this correct? Any answers before I intall would be great to ease my mind.
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Old 10-22-2009, 04:11 PM   #2
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I haven't installed it yet but apparently the expected 3" of lift results simply from a stronger spring that settles less when the weight of the truck is applied, is this correct? Any answers before I intall would be great to ease my mind.
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Old 10-22-2009, 04:16 PM   #3
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yep. Everything is the way its supposed to be.
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Old 10-22-2009, 08:41 PM   #4
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Thanks guys! Got the driver's side all done tonight and just have the reamaining TC UCA yet to install on the R side in the morning.
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