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Thanks for the OME Kit

Discussion in 'Wheeler's Off-Road' started by BVCOTaco, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. Jan 26, 2012 at 12:27 PM
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    BVCOTaco

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    Just finished the install of my complete OME kit that I order from Dan a few weeks ago. The only problem I had, and it sounds like a common one, is the forward leaf spring bolts would not come out without the use of a grinder. I had a hard time finding the replacement bolts and ended up ordering them from a dealership. The 2 new bolts, 2 nuts and 2 washers were $41.00 :eek:. Maybe you should start including those in your kit? Just a though.
    Anyways, here are a few pics of the truck before and after the install.
    Thanks again for the complete kit.
    P.S. you can see in the last pic I opted not to use the exhaust relocation bracket, the grinder was within reach at the time:D
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  2. Jan 26, 2012 at 12:39 PM
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    pyroskier

    pyroskier A country boy can survive

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    Looks good man. I didn't have any problems getting my bolts out, but I have heard of people having problems with it. Are you thinking of upgrading your tires to a bigger size somewhere down the road?
     
  3. Jan 26, 2012 at 2:59 PM
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    YotaDan

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    Glad the kit came out great. Sorry to hear about the bolts. We do offer them. Factory Main Eye Bolt Set (bolts, washers, and nuts) $17.50

    Truck looks Very Good!
     
  4. Jan 26, 2012 at 3:00 PM
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    Looks great! Wheeler's FTW! I wouldn't order from anyone else
     
  5. Jan 26, 2012 at 3:02 PM
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    Max-4_Yota

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    Looks great man!
     
  6. Jan 27, 2012 at 6:04 AM
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    After I see how much room I have at full flex, I will decide on tires. I might just wait until next year and do a regear and go with some 33's.
     
  7. Feb 13, 2012 at 9:33 PM
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    Have you tested the weight capacity of the dakars yet? If so, do they sag with minimal weight? I'm planning on installing the same setup this summer but am contemplating going with their AAL as well. Seems like I always have 150-200 lbs in the bed over the summer, with a lot more when I go camping/fishing/wheeling.
     
  8. Feb 13, 2012 at 9:36 PM
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    I'm 2nd gen , but my Dakars sagged 1/2" over 8 months of having my Leer cap on full time ( 200 lbs )
     
  9. Feb 13, 2012 at 10:21 PM
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    Looks great....congrats on doing the install your self....what size coils...881, 882 or 883 with your bumper?

    I wimped out and let my mechanic do mine last Oct...I also paid top dollar for the front bolts from dealer...Dan has a good price on his!
     
  10. Feb 13, 2012 at 10:23 PM
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    Very useful info, thank you. I also have a cap on full time. I didn't take that weight into consideration :eek: I'm probably just going to install the AAL as well. I was just a little worried about how much extra height that would give me in the rear because I'm planning on sticking with my 265/75/16 tires for a while. Wouldn't want it to look too funny.
     
  11. Feb 13, 2012 at 10:27 PM
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    I'm adding the OME AAL to mine . Already ordered it . :)
     
  12. Feb 13, 2012 at 10:36 PM
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    I think the dakers themselves will serve you well....I did the dakars plus the AAL and ended up too high in the rear(choppy ride unloaded and 4 inches up from the stock susp )....but then my truck is just a light rig>>4banger reg cab

    Your truck will be heavier and if you always carry at least a few hundred pounds maybe go for the AAL

    I have been hauling around 350 lbs of patio stones in hopes of settling the springs for months but no luck...great ride with the load and very capable to carry much more weight or tounge weight of trailer.

    Downside is MPG and zip alwys being loaded.....sure do love the OME kit
     
  13. Feb 13, 2012 at 10:51 PM
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    Pics for yoy FFrir...I hear ya on the tires...I have two sets both brand new.... summers and winters at stock size..31's....she does look kinda funny with small tires

    day of intstall...no load
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    with 350 lbs
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    with350 again

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    next 2 pics are with the 350lbs plus the firewoodrear and side view

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  14. Feb 13, 2012 at 11:06 PM
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    Thanks for the pics, that helps a lot. That is with the AAL, correct? It looks great with a load in it. I generally drive around all summer with twice the amount of wood as that, plus camping gear. I'm assuming I wouldn't be as high as you in the front either, seeing as you have a 4 cycle.

    Anyway, I'm planning on having a shop install the lift but I suppose I could install the AAL myself later down the road if I find myself sagging too much.
     
  15. Feb 13, 2012 at 11:09 PM
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    Oak or Maple ?
     
  16. Feb 14, 2012 at 7:37 AM
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    Actually it is white ash so not as heavy as oak or maple Oz

    The wood only goes to the rear of the wheel wells on top of the patio stones so not a full load. Hauled about 20 kms like this and she was very stable!

    Still torn on taking out the AAL.....no rush to decide.
     
  17. Feb 14, 2012 at 7:55 AM
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    Yes with the AAL.....I also dropped the diff with the toytech kit

    What coil size are you considering?

    I am guessing the OP has 882s with the awesome ARB bumper he has!
     
  18. Feb 14, 2012 at 10:15 AM
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    I'm assuming I'll go with 881s since I won't have any extra weight up front. I'd love to add a new front bumper but don't see that happening for a year or two down the road.
     
  19. Feb 14, 2012 at 10:56 AM
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    Here is some Back Cherry from todays cut

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  20. Feb 14, 2012 at 10:58 AM
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    You may want 882s with the 3.4 L and Dcab...I went with 881s...perfect for my truck
     
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