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serious 3" lift question

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by EmoSlayer, Aug 30, 2009.

  1. Aug 30, 2009 at 10:31 AM
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    EmoSlayer

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    okay I've narrowed it down to which lift I'm gonna install.. here they are:

    http://4wheelonline.com/Products.aspx?CategoryId=92436&ProductId=249893

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

    these seem to me to be pretty much the same lift except the OME is 700$ and the pro comp one is 440$

    if the pro comp one doesn't come with a diff drop kit should i purchase one from toytec for 30$ ?

    the pro comp seems like a really good deal, is anyone running this?

    I plan on running these when my tires wear out:

    http://www.4wheelparts.com/Wheels/M...10&t_pt=100100&t_pl=8900&t_pn=W/PMO9517960312

    http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires...ch=false&fromCompare1=yes&partnum=87QR7WDTOWL
     
  2. Aug 30, 2009 at 4:34 PM
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    Ridingontrd

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    Keep in mind,you get what you pay for.
    What type ride are you looking for??...
    Are you 4x4??
     
  3. Aug 30, 2009 at 6:12 PM
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    yea I 4x4 but nothing too crazy, just light trails and fields, would I need a spring compressor for the ome setup? I think that's what I'm gonna go with.
     
  4. Aug 30, 2009 at 6:26 PM
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    I would go with the OME set-up. It's a proven performer and I'm sure you will be 100% satisfied with them. :) Yes, you'll need a spring compressor.

    Kind Regards,
    Ryan
     
  5. Aug 30, 2009 at 6:48 PM
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    my stepdad is thinkin about goin with the ome setup too
     
  6. Aug 31, 2009 at 4:14 AM
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    Ridingontrd

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    Good choice going w/the OME lift.(That would be my vote) Getting a diff drop would be a good idea.This would help w/your CV angles after the install.:thumbsup: Don't forget the pics!!:D
     
  7. Aug 31, 2009 at 4:51 AM
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    thanks for the responses, since i don't have a spring compressor...

    what would at fair install price be? and how long should it take someone to do this for hire? I'd be goin to a local shop that's trd certified.
     
  8. Aug 31, 2009 at 6:45 AM
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    FloridaFeMan

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    I was just quoted $430 labor for OME susp and LR UCAs install in southwest Florida. I don't know how this compares to others.
     
  9. Aug 31, 2009 at 6:50 AM
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    Check AutoZone for one. Everyone AutoZone around me rents them out for a fair price, and when you bring them back you get your money back.
     
  10. Aug 31, 2009 at 9:53 AM
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    Thanks for all the responses, very helpful
     
  11. Aug 31, 2009 at 9:56 AM
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    I'm running the Pro Comp kit and haven't had any problems so far. Like others have said, you'll need the spring compressor if you do it yourself. I bought my kit locally, so the shop charged $200 install, whereas another shop wanted $400.
     
  12. Aug 31, 2009 at 1:42 PM
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    I wouldnt go with the loan a tool program with the spring compressor. I did this also to save a couple bucks. It is very dangerous and time consuming. My buddy removed his and got his done professionally for 20 dollars each. It is way worth it to pay $40 dollars and not have the hassel. Next time I will know better.
     
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