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level kit choices?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TOYOTA 09, Feb 15, 2010.

  1. Feb 15, 2010 at 4:46 AM
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    TOYOTA 09

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    Hello everyone! I have a 2009 with the rear spring TSB and want to level out the front. I have done a search on the matter and a lot of people are just running 5100's set at 1.75 etc etc...I currently am looking at upgrading the rear struts to OME n182 (Old Man Emu)

    http://www.toyteclifts.com/index.ph...ategory_id=64&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=72


    I was wondering what the best front option to pair with the OME n182 rears would be?

    I was thinkning about these two options:

    5100's

    or

    OME 9000's
    http://www.toyteclifts.com/index.ph...ategory_id=64&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=72

    My question is what coils should I pair with the OME 9000's to get my leveling close to factory rake. Again i have the rear tsb and from what I've been reading i need about 1.7 in of lift.

    Would pairing the OME 9000's with the eibach 1.6 lift springs work? has anyone done this? how is the ride?

    or should i just go with the 5100's? which is a better strut?
     
  2. Feb 15, 2010 at 5:37 AM
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    thanks, care to elaborate as to why?
     
  4. Feb 15, 2010 at 6:29 AM
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    I would go with OME 885's on the 9000's. I like to keep the same brand on all four corners.
     
  5. Feb 15, 2010 at 7:18 AM
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    thanks....will the eibachs with OME 9000's work? I should get about 1.6 in of lift right. I have a 4x4.
     
  6. Feb 15, 2010 at 7:20 AM
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    Yes I believe that's right. I'm doing the same thing except I'm going to use Bilstein 5100's set at 0.
     
  7. Feb 15, 2010 at 7:23 AM
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    So you think pairing the Eibach with billys is BETTER than pairing the eibachs with OME 9000's?
     
  8. Feb 15, 2010 at 7:25 AM
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    I honestly don't know. I'm going with the 5100's front and rear based on information I've read on this forum.
     
  9. Feb 15, 2010 at 7:28 AM
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    I think that the OME 9000's are a little better (better valving/ride quality, beefier) than the 5100's (based on one or two threads i've seen here)...I think a lot of people favor the 5100's for the adjustability and price. As far as which ones pair up better with th eibachs...i'm not sure. Thats why i posted. maybe someone else will chime in?
     
  10. Feb 15, 2010 at 12:39 PM
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    Anyone else?
     
  11. Feb 15, 2010 at 5:56 PM
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    sO I TAKE IT NO ONE IS RUNNING EIBACH WITH THE 9000 ome'S?
     
  12. Feb 15, 2010 at 7:01 PM
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    It's been recommended that if you're going to run OME springs, then you should stick with the OME shocks. They pair up nice. I suspect you could run other shocks and be fine, but it makes sense to stay with the OME springs and shocks together.

    I have no experience with the OME stuff, but many folks on TW use their gear, including some of the well respected members and I would confidently use OME stuff based on their recommendations.

    I was looking for a slightly shorter lift, so I went with the 1.6" Eibach springs with Bilstein 5100 shocks set at "0". In the rear are 5100's and a 1.75" Toytec add a leaf. I'm very happy with this set up.

    I do have a slight shudder/vibration at ~ 5-8 mph and again at ~ 21-25 mph. Soon I'll try and diagnos and remedy the vibes. But I'm happy all around with ride and looks.

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