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Old Man Emu setups on 1st gens

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by kyle39, Feb 19, 2011.

  1. Nov 13, 2021 at 1:27 PM
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    Last one and then I'll shut up (promise!). Silver truck belongs to TW member "at_olw" but it seems their profile is set to private and account is possibly inactive. Still no idea what the wheels are (but they sure are nice). Good luck with the ID! :)

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    I remember him, he was the embodiment of your username haha. He was @Pliny on here
     
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    Was at work but thanks for all this. I know they aren't fn five stars cuz that's what I had on my 4runner. But you're the beat for this deep dive. Thanks!
     
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    You are both correct. Timmy, the avocado farmer from the Santa Barbara area. His original TW handle was @Pliny which he later changed to @at_olw

    He just up and disappeared one day. Never to be heard from again.
     
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  5. Dec 5, 2021 at 2:31 PM
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    Did you have to trim anything to get these tires to clear?
     
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  6. Jan 25, 2022 at 11:14 AM
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    I got a double cab V6 4x4 and can't decide between the 880 or 881. I only want a 2" lift at the very most since I don't want to blow CV boots like crazy. I don't carry much weight and the truck is all stock. Would you do 880 or 881? I wish pictures of the CV angle are posted along with the pictures of the truck but it is what it is.

    Also, I'm looking to pair the springs with the OME Nitros.
     
  7. Jan 25, 2022 at 11:23 AM
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    OME 881 coils with OME nitrochargers shocks up front. TC UCA's OME Dakars with extra leaf in the rear. Warn 8000 winch with 80ft custom braided synth line. Custom 60ft synth extension. All pro tube bumper, Hi-lift jack, Safari Snorkel, Wilco tiregate. 2019 Jeep JLUR.
    I would vote 881's and nitrochargers unless you plan on a plate bumper and winch. I run them on my double cab with the I4 engine with a tube bumper and 8000lb winch. I'm a prerunner but currently converting to 4x4.
     
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    It will remain stock for the foreseeable future. How much lift did you get up front on the 881 and how are your CV angles? Any boot issues?
     
  9. Jan 25, 2022 at 11:34 AM
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    I just bought this kit and was recommended 881’s by a lot of people here in the forum. I haven’t installed them yet. I was in the same position as you and didn’t want a mile of lift. I have the same truck as you. Double cab, V6, Auto. All of these things add a little weight. My buddy has the 880’s and his truck has a little more rake than I would like. That’s why I decided on the 881’s. The Wheeler’s kit has went up 3 or 400 dollars since last month. It looks like just differentials still has a pretty good price on it but some of the goodies are not included.
    https://www.justdifferentials.com/Old-Man-Emu-2-Lift-Kit-p/ometac04lks.htm
     
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  10. Jan 25, 2022 at 11:34 AM
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    OME 881 coils with OME nitrochargers shocks up front. TC UCA's OME Dakars with extra leaf in the rear. Warn 8000 winch with 80ft custom braided synth line. Custom 60ft synth extension. All pro tube bumper, Hi-lift jack, Safari Snorkel, Wilco tiregate. 2019 Jeep JLUR.
    I'm not converted to 4x4 yet, so no cv's.
    I think I got 2.75 and settled to 2.25.

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  11. Jan 25, 2022 at 11:37 AM
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    Same kit. I added the aal for the rear springs.
    This is my 2nd complete OME kit on this truck.
     
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  12. Jan 25, 2022 at 12:09 PM
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    Ome 881s w/ 5100s and jba ucas 2” pro comp AAL with 5100s in the rear
    OME 881s with bilstein 5100s. 2” AAL and 5100’s in the rear. It’s settled a little more now in the front.

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    Looks great! Always liked those factory alloy's.
     
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  14. Jan 25, 2022 at 12:33 PM
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    I vote 881s too. Thats what I have with 5100s (bottom setting). When I first installed these awhile back I went through a couple CVs. I installed a diff drop kit and haven't ripped a boot since (knock on wood). Some say the don't do much, but for me they have. Except for suspension my truck is stock.
     
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    Ome 881s w/ 5100s and jba ucas 2” pro comp AAL with 5100s in the rear
    881’s for sure. You will be happy with it. 880s will settle to almost 1-1.25”. 881s may sit higher for a little while but will settle .
     
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    I purchased 881's, nitrochargers all the way around and Dakar leafs for the rear yesterday. All going on a 98' Taco 4x4.....should I sit pretty level or will I expect to need add a leafs as well?
    My 881's and nitrochargers are set up with a 1" spacer on top that I don't intend to use as I've read my cv's will really suffer if I do....
    Oh yea. If it effects the answer I have a fiberglass topper on the bed as well.
     
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  17. Jan 25, 2022 at 1:45 PM
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    Ome 881s w/ 5100s and jba ucas 2” pro comp AAL with 5100s in the rear
    How high are the dakars? 2”?
     
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    I guess about 2 - 2 1/2". Probably more before they settle. Unfortunately, I never took before/after measurements. My Dakars are the old style, very well seasoned, and I still have a little rake. I removed the canopy to work on it and I gained some lift, so I'm thinking they still have a lot of life in them. I even had to put some sandbags in the back to smooth out the ride.
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    I believe they are, I bought the 881's and front nitrochargers separate from a private party unused and went to the local Toyota hot spot for whatever I needed OME on the rear to match.
    They were the ones that talked me out of using the 1" spacer on top of the 881's that came on them and set me up with the rear OME leafs. I asked if it was likely I would have to add to them to get to level with the front and he seemed confident it would set level....but....I read here of others with the same setup needing an add a leaf as well?
    In pic you can see the spacers on top they talked me out of using.16431637352392831138560544613880.jpg 16431637352392831138560544613880.jpg
     
  20. Jan 27, 2022 at 7:53 PM
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    About a year in with my OME lift and I still love it, but it’s a lot squeakier now.

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