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OME 3"..doesn't sit as level as I thought

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by aggieshooter, Mar 23, 2010.

  1. Mar 23, 2010 at 5:35 PM
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    aggieshooter

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    So this is something cosmetic and nitpicky..but after getting my OME lift and new wheels and tires on, I gotta say I'm a tiny bit disappointed. I was really hoping the front and rear would be closer to level than it is. It sits higher but the front is still visibly lower than the rear, much like stock..I don't guess there's anything I could do to level it out any from here is there..? Thanks y'all.
     
  2. Mar 23, 2010 at 5:36 PM
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  3. Mar 23, 2010 at 5:39 PM
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    take the aal out?
     
  4. Mar 23, 2010 at 6:00 PM
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    spacers installed?
     
  5. Mar 23, 2010 at 6:12 PM
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    I know that's an option but I like the amount of lift in the rear, I just wish the front sat level..
     
  6. Mar 23, 2010 at 6:19 PM
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    I'll definitely get one up tomorrow...it's too dark outside for one this evenin :cool:
     
  7. Mar 23, 2010 at 6:29 PM
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    agreed...spacers are a must...otherwise I wouldn't the way mine looks either.
     
  8. Mar 23, 2010 at 6:56 PM
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    To clarify, I've got the OME top plate spacers on. Are y'all talking about those or somehow adding other spacers?
     
  9. Mar 23, 2010 at 7:42 PM
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    Take out one of the add a leafs. Those Dakars make the rear sit way to high, at least I am assuming you installed the Dakar leaf pack. If you did not the OME lift normally lifts the front pretty good.
     
  10. Mar 23, 2010 at 11:39 PM
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    I don't have the Dakar, just the ToyTec AAL.
     
  11. Mar 23, 2010 at 11:54 PM
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    What size? And do you have tsb leafs?
     
  12. Mar 24, 2010 at 8:31 AM
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    nope, didn't have the tsb done..and it's just the ToyTec AAL that comes with the OME lift, not sure what you mean by what size :confused:
     
  13. Mar 24, 2010 at 8:33 AM
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    1.5" or 2" AAL
     
  14. Mar 24, 2010 at 8:35 AM
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    What coil did you get?
     
  15. Mar 24, 2010 at 8:38 AM
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    You most likely got the 2" I think. So measure how much higher the rear is. If it's 1" higher than replace your 2" with a 1" aal.
     
  16. Mar 24, 2010 at 8:49 AM
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    Got it..yeah it's the 2". To answer the other question about the coils, I got the 885s. Something that I wondered about is the fact that in the front I had to cut some away from the actual fender on the inside, not just the black plastic wheel well liner. I never measured before so I don't know exactly the difference in how it sits but I was worried for a while that somehow I still wasn't getting a full 3" in front..hell I don't know.
     
  17. Mar 24, 2010 at 10:21 AM
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    i went with the 884's and 1.5" AAL without the TSB, and my ride is level. ironic, i actually wanted the front a tad lower. i like a bit of rake.
     
  18. Mar 24, 2010 at 10:57 AM
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    Mine was the same just let the aal settle it took like 2 weeks. Like if you take a look at my build there's 2 pics the same day I put on the lift and then like 2-3 weeks after I took more pics and o looks so much better
     
  19. Mar 24, 2010 at 11:00 AM
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    Let the leaf pack settle for a few weeks before you do anything. Take it offroad, put some stuff in the bed, flex it a little on a curb or something.
     
  20. Mar 24, 2010 at 6:43 PM
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    I was hoping it'd level out a little as the leaf springs settle, but the lift has actually been on for going on 2 months..and the rear suspension got flexed pretty hard the other day when I ran off into a hole and got stuck there..lol :D I don't know, I guess I'll just be leaving it the way it is.
     
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