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OME 885s + Rear TSB

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by brandob9, Jan 15, 2010.

  1. Jan 15, 2010 at 9:44 AM
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    brandob9

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    Has anyone tried this combo? Does the rear just let the whole party down?
     
  2. Jan 15, 2010 at 9:45 AM
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    Brunes

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    That rear TSB isn't a full lift perse- It'll raise the rear a bit but if you want to keep the truck rake you'll need an AAL. You might end up level you might not if you just go with the TSB.
     
  3. Jan 15, 2010 at 9:51 AM
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    Actually, what I was trying to get at is this: Is the combo going to handle in weird ways? What if I use a block or AAL?
     
  4. Jan 15, 2010 at 9:53 AM
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    DeeKay21

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    I got the 885's with 5100's all around and just a 2" rear AAL. I didnt get the rear TSB done.;) Truck leveled out just fine!!
     
  5. Jan 15, 2010 at 9:54 AM
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    Won't handle weird as long as you get a good alignment...People drive trucks with the nose higher, lower, and level with the rear...so it can be done.

    Don't use blocks...AALs are cheap and again...as long as they are properly installed...No issues.
     
  6. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:39 AM
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    And I have the 885's (OME shocks), and the TSB, and a 1.25" AAL, and Im pretty much level. The rear is .5" or so higher than the front.
     
  7. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:46 AM
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    Yeah, proper alignment is certainly important. But if you're doing any hauling or towing and the front of your truck is higher, you might serious screw up your front suspension or brakes. I've seen it happen. Pricey fix, too.
     
  8. Jan 15, 2010 at 1:28 PM
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    I thought the 885's only gave 2 inches of lift, wouldn't that plus the tsb be pretty level?
     
  9. Jan 15, 2010 at 5:33 PM
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    They give 3"
     
  10. Jan 15, 2010 at 5:42 PM
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    I was running 885's and rear tsb. Sat just about level. You can fit 33's. But if you dont raise the rear and you get 33's, when your flexing hard offroad, the rear tires will rub you inner fender.
     
  11. Jan 15, 2010 at 5:44 PM
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    I thought you needed 885 + the top spacer for 3".:notsure:
     
  12. Jan 15, 2010 at 5:47 PM
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    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Most cases yes.
    That spacer is only 1/4" thick and gives 1/2" of lift. So the minimum amount of lift you should get is 2.5".
     
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