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ome coils w/ bilstein 5100

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by jarroddorraj, Aug 3, 2008.

  1. jarroddorraj

    jarroddorraj [OP] SCTACOMA

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    is anyone out there running OME 885 coils w/ bilstein 5100 adj. shocks?
    just wondering how the ride was and if anyone would recomend this setup for a 3" lift
     
  2. caliKxracer

    caliKxracer Well-Known Member

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    im running the ome coils with 5100 adjs. they run great, the highest they go is 2.5 inch lift
     
  3. MyTaco

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    Can anyone elaborate on this?
     
  4. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Your not supposed to run preload on the OME springs. If you use the 5100 adjustable shocks, keep them on the stock setting.
     
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    So OME 885 on 5100's stock settings would give 3" lift on an Access cab?
     
  7. sooner02r1

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    Unless you have a couple hundred pounds of crap hanging off the front like a big gnarly bumper and winch, etc, I would go softer than 885 springs. But yes, all the OME springs set at stock height on 5100s will give about that.
     
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    I’m confused on this I just ordered 5100’s and 285/75/16 tires,
    And I’m going to use stock springs, what setting should I use on the front to clear the tires with the OEM springs ?
     
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    Top setting. 2.5"
     
  10. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Just so people are clear:
    OEM = Origonal Equipment Manufature
    OME = Old Man Emu
     
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    Can I clear 285/75/16 with setting that is less then 2.5, what I’m looking for is more comfortable suspension.

     
  12. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    By "clear", do you mean No rubbing? If so, then No. You will have some rubbing. Nothing major at 2.5" of lift, but if you go lower you should buy one of these
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  13. RelentlessTaco

    RelentlessTaco Custom Tacoma bumpers & more for your offroad toy Vendor

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    ok, on a similar note, i was thinking of getting some 5100's for the front to match my rear end. i was thinking of putting them on the lowest lift setting (.85"?) and still keeping my 3" spacer lift(bolts on top of strut) to make my truck sit back like it used to before my bumper was installed. what do you think? or should i get the OME 885's to go on the 5100's at the lowest lift height and spend more money:(?..... or just go with some real coilovers? damn this is confusing.:eek::cool:
     
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    .85" setting + spacer =very stiff. stock setting + 885 coiles is a good idea.ToyTech now has a coil over kit (stage 1) for the 5100's.It's about $400.At 3" or less you'll need the swaybar relocator brackets.The max lift is 3.5".The Eibach coils are 2-3" longer than the stock ones. = less load on the springs,even better ride.
    :)
     
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