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Question on the OME suspension lift..

Discussion in 'ToyTec Lifts' started by Fienoma, Jun 9, 2009.

  1. Jul 5, 2009 at 9:03 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Stock brake lines are fine, and you shouldnt need to do anything with the sway bar. :)
     
  2. Jul 5, 2009 at 9:12 PM
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    Yes, +1. You will not have to move the sway bar with the OME kit but will have to with the 5100 coil overs because the lower sleeve will hit the sway bar. This is why the 5100 kits come with sway bar relocation brackets. Oh the OME kit is front adjustable with a trim packer.

    http://www.toyteclifts.com/index.ph...ategory_id=64&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=72

    One of these is included in the OME kit. :)
     
  3. Jul 5, 2009 at 9:35 PM
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    lol i'm sorry for asking so many questions but whats the front adjustable trim package?
     
  4. Jul 5, 2009 at 9:36 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Its a "Trim Packer". It adds a bit of preload to the driver side spring to account for the extra weight from the fuel tank, battery, driver, etc.,
     
  5. Jul 6, 2009 at 7:21 AM
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    Chris, you are the man, on top of everything like white on rice. :) Here is a picture of a trim packer.

    [​IMG]
     
  6. Jul 6, 2009 at 7:37 AM
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    Are UCA's necessary for a 3'' lift?

    I'm pretty sure that with Billy's set at 2.5 that UCA's wouldn't be necessary, am I correct?

    Sorry, :threadjacked: :eek:
     
  7. Jul 6, 2009 at 7:41 AM
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    UCAs are strongly recommended to help obtain a good alignment. They also increase strength and articulation. You can use stock UCAs with a 3" lift but as a result you will have less than optimal caster and the truck will want to wander.
     
  8. Jul 6, 2009 at 7:54 AM
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    Thanks for the reply, Nuebs. :) Would there be any decent UCA's for under $500? I have seen the TC UCA's and they're a bit expensive. Could you recommend me some decent one's for a good price? Thanks again. :)
     
  9. Jul 6, 2009 at 8:09 AM
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    The Light Racing UCAs are being sold though the ToyTec Group Buy at a seriously low price. I sent you a PM with the details. :)
     
  10. Jul 6, 2009 at 11:30 AM
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    To add, Camburg has an UCA that uses Ball joints as opposed to Uniballs, and I belive it is under $400.00.
     
  11. Jul 7, 2009 at 11:41 AM
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    one more question lol..sorry but is the optional top plate spacer needed to get a full 3" lift?
     
  12. Jul 7, 2009 at 11:43 AM
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    Yes...That's the idea.
     
  13. Jul 22, 2009 at 2:57 PM
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    where does the trim packer go?
     
  14. Jul 22, 2009 at 4:17 PM
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    Under the spring pearch on the driver side shock.
     
  15. Jul 22, 2009 at 4:19 PM
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    spring perch = lip on strut that holds the lower plate?
     
  16. Jul 22, 2009 at 4:20 PM
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    The spring pearch is the black "Cup" in which the spring resides. So....You have the shock, and the shock has the "lip" that holds the pearch. The Trim Packer goes inbetween the "lip" and the "Pearch". :)
     
  17. Jul 22, 2009 at 4:22 PM
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    gotcha, thats what i thought...your the man chris, if i could mail you a beer from the bar i would
     
  18. Jul 22, 2009 at 4:23 PM
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    I got one in the fridge. I'll throw a stamp on it, and pop the top. :D
     
  19. Jul 23, 2009 at 12:52 PM
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    can you add both the trim packer adn the spacer?
     
  20. Jul 23, 2009 at 12:52 PM
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    By "Spacer" you mean the 10 mm lift enhancer?
     
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