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OME 3" lift kit

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by AZ11, Aug 9, 2009.

  1. Aug 9, 2009 at 10:56 PM
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    AZ11

    AZ11 [OP] I'd rather eat dirt

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    Hey guys! i keep on hearing about an Old Man Emu (OME) 3" lift. Is that an actual lift kit that OME makes or is it just a combo of OME struts, OME springs and some top plates (i think Toytec offers this set up). If it IS just shocks/struts + top plates, would the top plate affect the ride or add more stress to other components. I really want to go with Old Man Emu but i'm not sure how to get the 3" i want :confused:. I'd really appreciate any suggestions/answers and thanks in advance!
     
  2. Aug 9, 2009 at 11:07 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    It is an actual lift that combines OME products. You get the 3" from the coils. In order to get the full 3" you are supposed to run the top plates. However I have ran mine without the top plates for almost 10k miles. I can fit my 285/75/16's. Its a great setup.
     
  3. Aug 9, 2009 at 11:14 PM
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    AZ11

    AZ11 [OP] I'd rather eat dirt

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    Thanks man! How does it ride? Did you ever have the top plates on? Do the plates cause any issues?
     
  4. Aug 9, 2009 at 11:19 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Rides great! No complaints. I never ran it with the top plates. However I recently bought the top plates to put them on just for the heck of it. But I just sold my whole OME setup because I bought some Fox coilovers.
     
  5. Aug 9, 2009 at 11:22 PM
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    AZ11

    AZ11 [OP] I'd rather eat dirt

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    Sweet, thanks dude!
     
  6. Aug 9, 2009 at 11:24 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    No worries. Its a great lift. Many people run it! Let us know what you get. :)
     
  7. Aug 9, 2009 at 11:26 PM
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    AZ11

    AZ11 [OP] I'd rather eat dirt

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    Will do
     
  8. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:52 PM
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    PPD934

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    hey JD did you run the trim pack on your drivers side..... I don;t think I want to run the spacers either........ like to be somewhere between 2.5 and 3 I think
     
  9. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:54 PM
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    Brunes

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    I run the trim packer on my driver side and I'm within 1/8th of a inch of level in the front and dead level in the back.

    I'm adding the spacers to my rig TOMORROW to make sure I clear my new rubber....=)
     
  10. Aug 11, 2009 at 12:58 AM
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    jdkeller

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    Yes I ran the trim packer. Truck sat perfect.
    x2 on the trim packer. I can clear 285/75/16's without the top plates.
     
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