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OME 885 and 5100s

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Tacoma414, Jan 14, 2013.

  1. Jan 14, 2013 at 9:00 PM
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    So I'm ordering that setup soon from toytec, do I need anything else? And how do I mount them?

    Thanks
     
  2. Jan 14, 2013 at 9:16 PM
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  3. Jan 14, 2013 at 9:19 PM
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    I don't know, do they come assembled or what I'm not sure
     
  4. Jan 14, 2013 at 9:20 PM
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    Andrew H

    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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    See build thread.
    No they don't come preassembled.
     
  5. Jan 14, 2013 at 9:23 PM
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    So what would I have to do
     
  6. Jan 14, 2013 at 9:25 PM
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    Sorry if i come off as being a dick, but try do some research before starting a thread. I have no problems answering your questions but if you literally look at toytecs website for a few minutes you will see that you can have them pre assembled for $100. It will make the install much easier because you dont have to deal with spring compressors. You should also consider UCAs if you are trying to lift a full 3". Read thru some threads and stickies and you will be able to ask more specific questions and more people will be willing to give you advice
     
  7. Jan 14, 2013 at 9:32 PM
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    I'm putting 885s and 5100s on my taco.
     
  8. Jan 14, 2013 at 9:41 PM
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    Ok I don't need help mounting them and I ask simple questions because when it comes to asking certain specific questions everyone has a bunch of different opinions so it makes it so complicated, I called toytec and asked If all I needed was the coils as shocks and she said yes so Im making sure on here cause there's way more input then 1 lady that sounded like she didn't know, so your not being a dick but I wanted to make sure

    Khaos- when are you putting them on?
     
  9. Jan 15, 2013 at 12:50 AM
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    I still need to order the 5100s. I've been on here awhile and think its gonna be a great combo for my truck.
     
  10. Jan 15, 2013 at 1:38 AM
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    Yeah I think so to, I'm not getting the 885xs cause Im gonna get a little more lift then I want and if they sag a little it will be perfect, let me know how it goes with them
     
  11. Jan 15, 2013 at 2:53 AM
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    Try 884x then. All the vendors sell 885x now, you will have to find them used if you want the old 885s
     
  12. Jan 15, 2013 at 2:56 AM
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    Toytec said they aren't the Xs on their site
     
  13. Jan 15, 2013 at 4:16 AM
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    This is from 2010, original post can be found here. http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/toytec-lifts/95278-885-vs-885x.html. Just trying to make sure you are informed before you purchase anything.
     
  14. Jan 15, 2013 at 4:25 AM
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    You can probably expect 2.5 inches of lift or more from 885x's. 884x's will be closer to 2-2 1/4"
     
  15. Jan 15, 2013 at 4:33 AM
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    have some OME 885X that were on my truck for roughly 3K...I decided to change my setup. Good price and oh, i'll throw the 1/4 in spacer for free. :)
     
  16. Jan 15, 2013 at 7:20 AM
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    They are all " X. " now , unless they are selling old stock
     
  17. Jan 15, 2013 at 11:54 PM
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    How would I assemble the shocks if I bought the springs off you and shocks off toytec then?

    And the lady said they aren't 885xs
     
  18. Jan 16, 2013 at 4:44 AM
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    Thats strange, i might be wrong but you should double check that.
    For the shocks/springs follow the stickies is the suspension section to remove the coilover assembly. Chris4x4 an bj moose have good ones. Then take it apart

    Safest way- bring the stocks ones and new ones to a shop have them do it.

    Safe way- rent, buy, borrow spring compressors. Compress the stock spring, remove the top not nut, take off top plate. Slowly decompress the coils. Pay attention to how it went together, assemble the new ones using the stock top plate in the reverse order using your spring compressor.

    Not so safe way- no spring compressor method http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=vkVLBOnAifc&desktop_uri=/watch?v=vkVLBOnAifc
     
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