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billy lift alternative maybe?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Frostbyte, May 22, 2011.

  1. May 22, 2011 at 3:15 PM
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    Frostbyte

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    so with the raising of the price of billys, and the fact that noone can keep them in stock, would it be worth just buying the ome 3" lift kit instead? My plan was billys on all 4, and 885's in the front, diff and carrier drop and shims with a toytec aal.... whats all your opinions? attempt to get some billys and do it, or hit up the ome lift kit?

    -Erik
     
  2. May 22, 2011 at 3:16 PM
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    crf69

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    ummm yeah
    OME wins
     
  3. May 22, 2011 at 8:15 PM
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    Will ome coils work with billys
     
  4. May 22, 2011 at 8:16 PM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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    Yes, as long as you keep the billys at zero
     
  5. May 26, 2011 at 3:38 PM
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    Well i was able to order up some billys, DSM had some in stock, so I'm committed to the billy 885 lift, which I'm excited for. 1 quick question tho, along with the shims, diff drop, and carrier drop, do i need to relocate the sway bar too? I have also heard on this forum that the carrier drop causes more problems by dropping it, anyone else heard this?
     
  6. May 26, 2011 at 3:45 PM
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    Billies, TSB
    Please let me know where you buy the additional parts from, I got the same billys from DSM.
     
  7. May 26, 2011 at 3:48 PM
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    yep, trd sport 4x4. my truck already had a leveling kit, spacers and a block in the back, i get small vibs from around 32-45 mph, so i was thinking ahead and was going to buy the drop kits too
     
  8. May 26, 2011 at 3:49 PM
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  10. May 27, 2011 at 4:52 PM
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    I have 5100's and 885's. Love it. The 5100's set at .85, but no top spacer.
     
  11. May 27, 2011 at 6:01 PM
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    i thought for this set-up you had to leave your billys set at 0 or else much damage.... how does it ride? what size tires?
     
  12. May 27, 2011 at 6:20 PM
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    King 2.5" extended travel coilovers with compression adjusters, Camburg UCA's, King 2.5" rear shocks, TRD 1st gen CAI.
    Rides smooth, but i'm 2wd so I don't have to worry about cv's and I have aftermarket UCA's so I don't have to worry about ball joints.

    My tires a 265/75/16 Hankook MT's.

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  13. May 27, 2011 at 6:30 PM
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    I had to sway bar relocate with OME shocks and springs. Just barely hit on compression.
     
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