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Lift Options

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Justin626, Aug 18, 2008.

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Decisions, decisions!

  1. Toytec OME3-05-AL

    42.9%
  2. 5100 Bilstein's

    39.7%
  3. Other (add comment please)

    17.5%
  1. Aug 18, 2008 at 10:05 AM
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    Justin626

    Justin626 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I thought I had figured this all out a while back but I guess not. I originally came to the conclusion to get the Toytec OME3-05-AL, but now I am hereing alot about the 5100 Bilstein's. I found it a little hard to believe initially that you could achieve lift from just adding different shocks, but whatever. They both come out to around $300. I would like to everyone's input on both of these options, or other options within the same ballpark ($$$).:help:
     
  2. Aug 18, 2008 at 3:19 PM
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    Justin626

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    :boink: Help me out here. bump

    I'd like to hear your opinions.
     
  3. Aug 18, 2008 at 3:22 PM
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    beastlytaco

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    yeah go with the bilsteins. itll help with overall ride and depending on whether you go off roading it will add a little in clearance.
     
  4. Aug 19, 2008 at 5:32 AM
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    4x4x4trd

    4x4x4trd My other ride weighs 200 tons

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    I went with the 5100's for ride quality and to level the truck after the TSB for the rear springs.

    I don't do any real extreme off roading other than getting to hunting locations and some time in the mountains on established forest roads. No rock crawling type stuff.

    I like the way the truck rides. I might add that set on the front to the .85" setting got a full 1" of lift. Lift seems to be approximate and everyone seems to get different results.
     
  5. Aug 19, 2008 at 4:15 PM
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    chris4x4

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    OME ftw!!! :D
     
  6. Aug 19, 2008 at 5:12 PM
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    Justin626

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    Thanks for the comments. No, I never pulled the trigger. Got a little destracted after returning from deployment. It's still at the top of the list, just keep buying other shit instead.
     
  7. May 28, 2009 at 10:39 AM
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    TacoTycoon

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    Knew that was coming....:D
     
  8. May 28, 2009 at 10:52 AM
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    the most expensive option as u usually get what u pay for
     
  9. Jul 21, 2009 at 2:36 PM
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    In that case, I could make a couple of suggestions. :eek:
     
  10. Jul 23, 2009 at 11:59 PM
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    x3!!
     
  11. Jul 24, 2009 at 12:04 AM
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  12. Jul 5, 2011 at 8:03 PM
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    dont worry you aint the only one who cant decide.i thought i had my mind made up for the ULK and then people keep steering me towards the OME with dakar leaf package. just can decide.
     
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