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Bilstein vs. OME

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by vtragweed, Jun 23, 2009.

  1. vtragweed

    vtragweed [OP] Beef Slut

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    im looking to get better shocks on all 4 corners and ive got the tsb done. dont really go off-road but i live on a 4 mile gravel driveway that gets wash board sometimes, and i drive through fields, hunting and whatever. what are most people running here?
     
  2. tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    im running billy 5100's, but honestly.....i dont think you can go wrong with either.
     
  3. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    What Will said, 'cept Im running the OME's. Some people have said the OME shocks are a little too soft....
     
  4. johnecon2001

    johnecon2001 Well-Known Member

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    I'd say the majority are running Bilstein 5100's. Most others are running coil overs.
     
  5. vtragweed

    vtragweed [OP] Beef Slut

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    wheres a good place to get either?
     
  6. tacomaman06

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    foer the billies..............thru downsouth motorsports...and they are a vendor here,and for ome.....wheelersoffroad........as well,they are a vendor here also. discounts rock!!
     
  7. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    :woot:
     
  8. vtragweed

    vtragweed [OP] Beef Slut

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    sounds good guys, thanks!
     
  9. TACOmaBELL

    TACOmaBELL Well-Known Member

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    so should i get billie 5100s both in the front and the back? do i need to put an aal in the back to? and after i get all that clear, can i put in a 2 inch suspension lift and not worry about leveling or cutting anything?
     
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