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Discussion in 'Suspension' started by stanman9, May 4, 2009.

  1. stanman9

    stanman9 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Toytec co's and aal, tc uca's
    For those of you with a 2nd gen and OME springs I would like to know if you installed them yourself or had a shop do it??? and if so how much they charged??
     
  2. FlawedXJ

    FlawedXJ mall crawlin', web wheelin', concrete cowboy

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    i installed mine myself. Its really a good experience whether it be frustrating or not.
     
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    stanman9 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Toytec co's and aal, tc uca's
    what kind of spring compressor did you use and how much of a pain?
     
  4. FlawedXJ

    FlawedXJ mall crawlin', web wheelin', concrete cowboy

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    whatever autozone rented me. The kind where you crank one side at a time. i have an impact wrench so it wasn't hard at all. without i couldn't have done it at all.
     
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    I did mine. I used the spring compressors that autozone offers. You rent the tool, or should I say you give them $40 and take the tool to your home. When you return it you get the $40 back.

    lifesaflaw beat me to it.
     
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    Toytec co's and aal, tc uca's
    yeah i've just always heard that those are a pain
     
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    FlawedXJ mall crawlin', web wheelin', concrete cowboy

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    without an impact wrench you couldn't do it. Way to squirly. i was fine doing it by myself.
     
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    Toytec co's and aal, tc uca's
    can you use a top plate spacer with the springs?
     
  9. FlawedXJ

    FlawedXJ mall crawlin', web wheelin', concrete cowboy

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    Toytec co's and aal, tc uca's
    which springs and what size spacer?
     
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    FlawedXJ mall crawlin', web wheelin', concrete cowboy

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    885's on n140s shocks w/ half inch spacers. only put the spacer on the driver side to make up for the taco lean.
     
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    could you use a 1" spacer? how much lift did you get out of the springs?
     
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    FlawedXJ mall crawlin', web wheelin', concrete cowboy

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    with the 885's before settling i'd say it was over 3"
     
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    You can also order the OME trim packer for the Taco lean. I've got 1/2 inch spacers for both sides just in case it settles out.

    And I'll have measurements in the next few weeks...
     
  15. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    4.10 gears, sliders, lots of buttons, and yellow flashing lights on the dash.
    Dont use anything but the 10mm lift enhancers.

    The trim packers only fit on the OME shocks.
     
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    True...I thought that's what we were talking about- but specifically mentioning it is important.
     
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    4.10 gears, sliders, lots of buttons, and yellow flashing lights on the dash.
    Yeah.....I know a few people that got the 5100's and the trim packers, and not have them fit....:)
     
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    What about the Top Plate spacers that come in the Toytec Coil Lift? I was thinking about getting Front and Rear OME Springs too.

    BEST SELLER! 3" Lift With front coils & rear options

    Price (Each): $299.99

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    Included in kit:
    FRONT: (2) OME 884 standard/light load front lift coil springs
    Optional med and heavy coils can be selected but require OME N140S shocks sold seperately
    Also includes ToyTec Top plate spacers for a full 3" front lift & (6) top plate studs.
    REAR: (2) 2" lift ToyTec Add-a-leafs by Alcan spring (a long add-a-leaf for the best ride), w/OEM style anti-friction Pads, & new leaf spring center pins.
     
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