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LR vs. Camburg UCA

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by headhunter247, Nov 23, 2012.

  1. Nov 23, 2012 at 9:47 AM
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    headhunter247

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    I have a 2013 DC OR and looking at the OME full lift.

    I'm not going to do a lot of offroading but do go in the mud more than anything.

    Which UCAs should I get and why?
     
  2. Nov 23, 2012 at 10:18 AM
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    Mitch

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    Are you looking at the Camburg ball joint UCAs? I have the LR's. Seem to be doing their job. No complaints. Everyone who has the LR's loves them
     
  3. Nov 23, 2012 at 10:41 AM
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    headhunter247

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    Yes I should have clarified.
     
  4. Nov 23, 2012 at 10:49 AM
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    jtav2002

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    No complaints with the LR's here either. Seem to do their job. I'd just get those and save some cash. Sure they don't look cool like a lot of the others but for my use I didn't see a need to spend more just for aesthetics.
     
  5. Nov 23, 2012 at 11:05 AM
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    Tacomanator

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    King 2.5" extended travel coilovers with compression adjusters, Camburg UCA's, King 2.5" rear shocks, Volant cold air intake with ram air scoop.
    I gotta admit, I went with the Camburgs only cause they look badass! haha... but they also did a fine job at getting my alignment where I needed it. I have them paired with Moog ball joints and they are indestrucible!

    The LR's are great and offer more adjustment, but they look to "stock" for my taste.

    here's mine. Tell me they don't look sexy :D
    [​IMG]
     
  6. Nov 23, 2012 at 11:08 AM
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    benbacher

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    Why are total chaos and icon out of the running?
     
  7. Nov 23, 2012 at 11:08 AM
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    I sure do like how the Camburgs look. Had I not got my LR's at the same time I was buying my lift I might have ponied up the money for those or other badass looking ones haha.
     
  8. Nov 23, 2012 at 11:11 AM
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    Because camburg and lr are the only companies that make aftermarket ball joint ucas
     
  9. Nov 23, 2012 at 11:13 AM
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    Ahh, missed that part thanks. If he went with icon billet UCA's he'd be able to stuff 35's on that Ome lift
     
  10. Nov 23, 2012 at 1:31 PM
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    Why can you only stuff 35's with the billet's but no other ones?
     
  11. Nov 23, 2012 at 3:57 PM
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    King 2.5" extended travel coilovers with compression adjusters, Camburg UCA's, King 2.5" rear shocks, Volant cold air intake with ram air scoop.
    X2

    Never heard that one before...
     
  12. Nov 23, 2012 at 4:34 PM
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    Doesn't make sense
     
  13. Nov 23, 2012 at 4:40 PM
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    The billet UCA's are the only one with enough adjustablity to get the tire to move forward. I can't remember off the top of my head what they have that none of the other UCA's have but the 4x4 shop up here (very reputable) has put out more than a few FJ's and tacomas running a 3" lift as well as 35's. I'll try and get some more info for you guys. He wasn't too keen on divulging all his secrets but he did say that it can be done without tearing thre crap out of the wheel well. He's going to do it to my rig once I sell my TC UCA's. So at some point I'll have pics up.
     
  14. Nov 23, 2012 at 5:06 PM
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    ^ your selling your tc ucas?
     
  15. Nov 23, 2012 at 5:11 PM
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    Ill vote for LR as well. Tons of adjustability and great on price
     
  16. Nov 23, 2012 at 5:33 PM
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    Camburg balljoint installation isn't as user-friendly. Misalign slightly with the press and you can damage the cup.
     
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    I'm happy with my OME / LR UCA combo
     
  18. Nov 23, 2012 at 5:42 PM
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    Thanks fellas.
     
  19. Nov 25, 2012 at 1:47 AM
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    Sorry, to add to what I was saying earlier, the icon billet arms have adjustable rod ends which means you can get more clearance out of them than anything else, because no one else (that I know of) has that feature. That's the route I'm taking and we'll see how it goes. Now just to find some billet UCA's for cheap!
     
  20. Nov 25, 2012 at 2:00 AM
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