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Total Choas or Tires?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by jdkeller, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. Mar 20, 2009 at 12:17 AM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller [OP] How many words can be fit in this s

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    Ok so I installed my 885's and OME shocks. I don't have enough money right now to buy tc uca's and tires wih spacers. Whats best to buy first? Also take into consideration Im goin on an offroad trip in a month or so. Will not having the tc uca's limit my offroading such as down travel and what not?

    My alignment seems to be the same as stock.

    What should i get first?
     
  2. Mar 20, 2009 at 12:24 AM
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    tc uca. tires can wait.
     
  3. Mar 20, 2009 at 12:28 AM
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    jdkeller [OP] How many words can be fit in this s

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    thats what i was thinking. Im just worried my tires wont get me where i need to go. Especially since I only have about half the tread left.
     
  4. Mar 20, 2009 at 11:03 AM
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    Not tryin to change the subject, but how do you like the ride of the OME coils/shocks. Im going with that set up this summer. I'd say tires just cuz theres a lot of people here with that lift and no UCAs that think it rides great and dont have allignment issues.
     
  5. Mar 20, 2009 at 11:18 AM
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    If you buy the tires now and wait on the UCAs- You'll risk road wear damage to new tires. Get the UCA's and then the tires down the road!!

    I'm just behind you- I'm ordering my lift today or tmrw....UCA's next month or so.
     
  6. Mar 20, 2009 at 12:02 PM
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    Good Point. Dont forget to let us know how you like it and to post pics. Ill be uploading a few pics today. Thanks
     
  7. Mar 20, 2009 at 12:05 PM
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    jdkeller [OP] How many words can be fit in this s

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    I love it. Im glad I listened to everyone. It rides awesome. I havent been offroading yet but looking forward too. You know the little gutters that run across the street in housing tracts? They are also they when you enter a housing tract. Just the little dips the water flows in? Well with my stock setup, when I would be turning as i go over one my truck would kind of rock me back and forth. You pry know what I mean. Its normal. But with this setup, I rock way less and the shocks soak up a bunch of the hit. Just a small example of why I like them and how Im gonna enjoy them
     
  8. Mar 20, 2009 at 12:06 PM
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  9. Mar 20, 2009 at 10:21 PM
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    I went the other way around. I did tires after lift because I wanted to get off-road asap. The stock Bridgestone H/Ts just would not cut it. I do plan on replacing the UCAs soon but I personally thought it could wait.
     
  10. Mar 21, 2009 at 7:00 AM
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    What kind of wheeling are you doing?? I haven't had any issues the HT's taking the trails and obstacles I drive.
     
  11. Mar 21, 2009 at 7:45 AM
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    i say tires, caster is not a tire wearing angle especially if you do a lot of straight driving. t/c uca's correct caster and will only wear your tires in extreme turns for long periods of time.
     
  12. Mar 21, 2009 at 10:01 AM
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    There is a good mix here in New Mexico; mountainous, deep sand, rocks and that could just be on one trail. I like to do a little bit of everything. I was actually surprised as to how well the HTs did I just felt more comfortable putting a good set of ATs before UCAs.
     
  13. Mar 21, 2009 at 12:32 PM
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    Fair enuf- I just had some issues with my HT's and some 10inch deep mud today. 15-20 mins later and some creative driving my truck is dirtier than ever and I'm free.
     
  14. Mar 21, 2009 at 12:33 PM
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  15. Mar 21, 2009 at 12:51 PM
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    It seems to be half and half! It almost looks like my tires go like this \ / Not that much but a little. And it seems to me like that would cause irregular wear.
     
  16. Mar 21, 2009 at 12:54 PM
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    Mine came stock like that. :confused:
     
  17. Mar 21, 2009 at 12:56 PM
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    jdkeller [OP] How many words can be fit in this s

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    really? huh. ill take a pic.
     
  18. Mar 21, 2009 at 1:00 PM
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    Yeah it was one of the first things I noticed. When I got the TSB and the alignment it corrected it.


    Weird.
     
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