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OME 886 with Bilstein 5100 - Good or bad?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Sandman614, Jun 9, 2011.

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OME 886 with Bilstein 5100 - Good or bad?

Poll closed Jul 9, 2011.
  1. Bilstein 5100's will be 100% ok with OME 886 coils

    7 vote(s)
    35.0%
  2. Bilstein 5100's are junk and will break on OME 886 coils

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. OME nitrochargers with OME 886 coils are the way to go

    11 vote(s)
    55.0%
  4. Other, explain

    2 vote(s)
    10.0%
  1. Jun 9, 2011 at 5:52 PM
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    Sandman614

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    I'm running a 2nd Gen '06 Tacoma, let's keep this to 2nd gens specifically.

    I have read comments about using Bilstein 5100's on OME 886 coils, most of which have said that it will lead to failure such as the following. Although these look like "stock" Bilsteins not 5100s'.

    Can we get some educated factual answers on this topic?

     
  2. Jun 9, 2011 at 5:56 PM
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    I like how my quote is the uneducated , non-factual answer

    Lol
     
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  3. Jun 9, 2011 at 5:57 PM
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    Sandman614

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    That is not what I was trying to say....:eek:

    I just wanted to start a thread specifically on the topic to gather everyones views.
     
  4. Jun 9, 2011 at 5:58 PM
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    It's all good :)
     
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  5. Jun 9, 2011 at 5:58 PM
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    6"Fabtech +OME Heavies and Custo Skyjackers. Way to much to list.
    Screw the Bilsteins...If your running the OME 886 run the OME N140's...they won't fail.
     
  6. Jun 9, 2011 at 6:01 PM
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    if everyone is generally saying it's a bad idea, why do you press the issue further? 5100s are lifting shocks. 886s are lifting coils, the OME shocks do not lift at all. if you want to get 886s and get 5100s set at 0, then fine..but that's stupid.

    i hear lighting yourself on fire hurts, but never tried...what are your guys' opinions?
     
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  7. Jun 9, 2011 at 6:04 PM
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    As I see this questions posed a lot, I wanted to gather opinions, yours has been gathered and weighted. Now go tell those people to use the search function to find this thread and your opinion.
     
  8. Jun 9, 2011 at 6:07 PM
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    Thanks for your input!
     
  9. Jun 9, 2011 at 6:07 PM
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  10. Jun 9, 2011 at 6:07 PM
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    CHRIS!!!!
     
  11. Jun 9, 2011 at 6:07 PM
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    The fronts are all 90000's now
     
  12. Jun 9, 2011 at 6:08 PM
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  13. Jun 9, 2011 at 6:08 PM
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  14. Jun 9, 2011 at 6:13 PM
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    If you want to lift...and want to use the 886 mediums...stick with the N140S shock struts. I added OME along with the Fabtech 6" they work perfect...5100 Bilstiens I destroyed at Windham Rock.
    [​IMG]
     
  15. Jun 9, 2011 at 6:14 PM
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    Aren't the OME fronts for Tacomas 90000's now ?
     
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  16. Jun 9, 2011 at 6:15 PM
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    holy shit your truck is amazing
     
  17. Jun 9, 2011 at 6:17 PM
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  18. Jun 9, 2011 at 6:22 PM
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    According to ARB, yes (see attached) but I have recently seen other PNs listed on vendor sites. I suppose there could be some remaining limited stock out on shelves.
     

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  19. Jun 9, 2011 at 6:36 PM
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    The ride is Great...Better than stock and I went with the stiffer coils to keep that tight steering...No body roll.

    I have every bit of 12" lift to include the 35's and the Skyjackers...

    Thanks Man...You should have seen my Quad 2nd gen...solid axle Rox Jox running on 37's...
     
  20. Jun 9, 2011 at 6:39 PM
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    they will be fine set at zero............
     
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