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Not sure to go with 885's or 886's???

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Eesh, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. Apr 7, 2012 at 10:32 AM
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    Eesh

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    I have an Avid front bushbar and a pretty heavy duty skid plate(100lbs) that I'm going to be putting on my truck when I put my lift on. Should I get 885's or 886??
     
  2. Apr 7, 2012 at 10:42 AM
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    How much lift do you want ?
     
  3. Apr 7, 2012 at 10:45 AM
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    All that still doesn't weigh as much as a full bumper.
     
  4. Apr 7, 2012 at 10:46 AM
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    same shit as everyone else
    I'd do 885's if I were you. 886's with that weight will add a lot of lift and give you some interesting CV angles.
     
  5. Apr 7, 2012 at 10:52 AM
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    885's and 886's give the same lift height. The 886's have a heavier spring rate, due to the thicker coils themselves. I have heard mixed opinions on these, and have yet to install my 885's, so I wouldnt be much help for the time being.
     
  6. Apr 7, 2012 at 10:53 AM
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    3 to 3 1/2 inches. I already have the Dakars and I'm going to also add the XL leaf with the Dakars.
     
  7. Apr 7, 2012 at 11:00 AM
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    I like my 886's check out my truck in the link in my sig. My cv angles are ok. plus I haven't added my steel bumper or skid plates yet.
     
  8. Apr 7, 2012 at 11:17 AM
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    You probably don't want to go over 3" in the front. Do you really need the XL with the Dakars? Check out this 1st Gen OME - take out the add a leaf?
    I got my lift used (8 months) from a local TWer that had a TRD AC. He had 885s & Dakars until he got a Relentless bumper and winch (also had BudBuilt skids & sliders). When he switched to 886s he "it felt like I was being assaulted, so I went back to the 885s and added a 1/4" spacer".
    I would recommend the 885s with 1/4" spacer and no XL.
     
  9. Apr 7, 2012 at 11:29 AM
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    Ok.. so 885's in the front it is. Anyone know of any pics of a second Gen with Dakars with the XL leaf added???
     
  10. Apr 7, 2012 at 11:43 AM
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    The d29xl adds 5/8" to the rear lift .
     
  11. Jun 29, 2012 at 10:46 PM
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    figure I would ask this here before starting yet another 885 vs 886 thread. I have a DC SB and am about to jump on the OME 3" kit.

    I was planning to go with 885 springs, but does running a SC (as I am) add enough weight to require 886s? I'm looking for a full 3" of lift? I'd think not at all, as a full plate bumper is certainly more metal, but just wanted to make sure..
     
  12. Jun 29, 2012 at 10:48 PM
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    885's ^^^

    you may only get 2 1/2" though
     
  13. Jun 29, 2012 at 10:53 PM
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    Hmm, even with the top plate spacers? you're probably right.

    I'll call Toytec and see if they have an opinion. I really want the full 3, but a big part of the reason I'm getting the kit is for ride quality, so wouldn't want to compromise that by going with 886s. finding a weight for the whole SC setup would be ideal - if it's close to w winch, or winch/bumper then it might work out, but I can't imagine is that heavy
     
  14. Jun 29, 2012 at 10:58 PM
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    You'll get 2 1/2" without the spacers , 1/4" spacer will add 1/2"
     
  15. Jun 29, 2012 at 11:04 PM
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    well there ya go....thanks
     
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