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OME 884's on the way!

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by slimcubby, Oct 16, 2008.

  1. Oct 16, 2008 at 10:56 AM
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    slimcubby

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    I ended up getting the 884's and will be getting them in the mail shortly...

    I was debating on painting or powder coating them for a different look. Anybody suggest some ideas as to what way I should do it? Color? etc?

    Thanks!!
     
  2. Oct 16, 2008 at 11:06 AM
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    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Red.

    I ordered the adjustable coilovers from ToyTec and I like the fact that the springs are red. However, I also ordered the TC UCAs - I wonder how the grey and blue UCAs will go with the red springs... Guess we'll see!

    But, I vote RED for you.
     
  3. Oct 16, 2008 at 11:11 AM
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    I was about to pm you and see what you decided. Can't wait to see it. I had the idea to install shock boots after I installed the springs, so if you want do it now boots are only 6 bucks.
     
  4. Oct 16, 2008 at 11:25 AM
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    What are shock boots?
     
  5. Oct 16, 2008 at 11:49 AM
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    Just some little plastic covers that slip over the shock. I don't care for the yellow and blue on the belstiens. They can be installed front and rear this is a pic of the rear.
    [​IMG]
     
  6. Oct 16, 2008 at 11:55 AM
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    Oh I have the 5100's so I don't mind them since there silver.
     
  7. Oct 16, 2008 at 12:03 PM
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    I over looked that.
     
  8. Oct 16, 2008 at 1:11 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Congrates!!!
    Have them powdercoated. Its more durable, and I belive there are kits that allow you to do it at home.
    http://www.nationsautoelectric.com/powdercoat.html
     
  9. Oct 16, 2008 at 7:22 PM
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    Hmm that sounds interesting! I like the idea. How much do you think it could cost to get them done somewhere? Vs. buying this machine?
     
  10. Oct 16, 2008 at 7:44 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    I dont know. It may be a little cheaper, but if you but the machine, imagine everything that you could powder coat! You could be the "In house TW Powder Coater". :D

    FWIW, A buddy of mine bought one of those things and went on a powdercaoting spree. Wheels, parts, whatever. :)
     
  11. Oct 16, 2008 at 8:43 PM
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    Haha you have a good point there! I could do powdercoating for peeps to pay for the thing. Also did your friend buy this same one?
     
  12. Oct 16, 2008 at 9:01 PM
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    I just realized I would need a darn oven to bake them in afterwards and it specifically says to use a non food oven... Unless I can find someone locally that has an oven I could use lol.
     
  13. Oct 16, 2008 at 9:15 PM
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    It is a simple spray on and bake. Very easy and very nice. Tuff as hell to.
     
  14. Oct 16, 2008 at 9:22 PM
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    Yea but can you bake it in the kitchen oven? Or would that be a health hazard?
     
  15. Oct 16, 2008 at 9:37 PM
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    try it out and let us know. If we don't hear back, well........ :)
     
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    I wouldn't. We had a spare oven in the shed and used it for that, but we do cook on the stove top. It was the stove that came in my house when I bought it. Seeing as how it is paint being baked I would be afraid. But hey they do their headlights in the kitchen oven. I still wouldn't try it.
     
  17. Oct 16, 2008 at 10:00 PM
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    Blah I will just leave them black... lol I don't want to have them chip and look crappy after a few hundred miles etc. Also if they start to show some rust after install is that ok? Or if that starts to happen should I take them off sand the rust and reclear coat them?
     
  18. Oct 16, 2008 at 10:08 PM
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    I don't think you will have any problems they are as good as the stock. I haven't had mine chip yet, or show any rust, and they have been in salt water and mud.
     
  19. Oct 16, 2008 at 10:16 PM
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    Nice! Lets just say they do since I live by the ocean and it happens... would I need to worry that it would get worse? Or is a little rust no biggy?

    Also, do you think I will be pretty level or at least higher than my current 5100 2.5" setting without the top spacers?

    Thanks!
     
  20. Oct 16, 2008 at 10:24 PM
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    A little rust shouldn't hurt anything physical other than the look, it should be ok. I would expect them to be higher.
     
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