1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Toytec C/Os vs. OME 885s

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by PatHLC128, Jan 19, 2009.

  1. Jan 19, 2009 at 9:33 PM
    #1
    PatHLC128

    PatHLC128 [OP] College.

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2008
    Member:
    #8867
    Messages:
    1,267
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Pat
    Austin, TX
    Vehicle:
    09 TRD Off Road 4x4 AC
    OME complete 3" kit, 265/75/16 Cooper STTs, Pro Comp 7089 wheels, Shrockworks sliders, UWS Low Pro Toolbox, AFE Pro-Dry S, OEM Bedmat, Ventvisors, Husky Liners, Tint, De-badged
    Im gonna be getting a lift in the next few weeks and i had a question ive never seen addressed here. I notice that OME has different springs (884,885,886) for different amounts of weight on the front of your truck (bumpers, winches). I am leaning towards the Toytec C/Os but I know nothing about the actual springs it comes with. As of now there will be no added weight up front on my truck but in the future I will add an aftermarket bumper and hopefully a winch. Will the Toytec C/Os be able to support the added weight like the 885 or 886s would?
     
  2. Jan 19, 2009 at 9:37 PM
    #2
    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2008
    Member:
    #9763
    Messages:
    3,358
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jason
    Minnesota
    Vehicle:
    Black 09 4x4 TRD Off Road Doublecab
    3" ToyTec coilover lift on Bilstein 5100s, Total Chaos UCAs, ToyTec diff drop, Scangauge II, 4D MagLite mounted on the drivers seat, Painted engine cover, Painted calipers (red), Painted skid plate (red) Valentine 1 radar detector hard wired, Damplifier Pro on the floor, back wall and doors, Luxury Liner Pro on the floor and doors, Kenwood DNX8120, 2 Pioneer TS-SW1041D 10" shallow mount subs, 2 Pioneer PRS-D4200F 1200W amps, Mr Marv sub enclosure, Hybrid Audio Clarus 6.5" components in the front doors, Alpine 5.25" coaxials in the rear doors, A.R.E. LSII fiberglass tonneau cover, All Pro bumper, All Pro sliders, Wet Okole seat covers, Sockmonkey Mountain badges, PIAA 510 SMR Driving Lights, Warn M8000 Winch, Bud Built skids
    Yes, they can. This nice thing about the coilovers is that they're adjustable! So, you put a heavy bumper and winch on the front, you can just crank your coilovers back up!

    But I think the TT coilovers use 650# Eiback springs.
     
  3. Jan 19, 2009 at 9:41 PM
    #3
    PatHLC128

    PatHLC128 [OP] College.

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2008
    Member:
    #8867
    Messages:
    1,267
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Pat
    Austin, TX
    Vehicle:
    09 TRD Off Road 4x4 AC
    OME complete 3" kit, 265/75/16 Cooper STTs, Pro Comp 7089 wheels, Shrockworks sliders, UWS Low Pro Toolbox, AFE Pro-Dry S, OEM Bedmat, Ventvisors, Husky Liners, Tint, De-badged
    cool, thats kinda what i thought the answer would be. and ive read your posts...ill make sure i pay a little extra and get the whole thing assembled for me :D
     
  4. Jan 19, 2009 at 9:42 PM
    #4
    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2008
    Member:
    #9763
    Messages:
    3,358
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jason
    Minnesota
    Vehicle:
    Black 09 4x4 TRD Off Road Doublecab
    3" ToyTec coilover lift on Bilstein 5100s, Total Chaos UCAs, ToyTec diff drop, Scangauge II, 4D MagLite mounted on the drivers seat, Painted engine cover, Painted calipers (red), Painted skid plate (red) Valentine 1 radar detector hard wired, Damplifier Pro on the floor, back wall and doors, Luxury Liner Pro on the floor and doors, Kenwood DNX8120, 2 Pioneer TS-SW1041D 10" shallow mount subs, 2 Pioneer PRS-D4200F 1200W amps, Mr Marv sub enclosure, Hybrid Audio Clarus 6.5" components in the front doors, Alpine 5.25" coaxials in the rear doors, A.R.E. LSII fiberglass tonneau cover, All Pro bumper, All Pro sliders, Wet Okole seat covers, Sockmonkey Mountain badges, PIAA 510 SMR Driving Lights, Warn M8000 Winch, Bud Built skids
    Good deal and glad I could help! :)
     
  5. Jan 19, 2009 at 9:50 PM
    #5
    Re8elmonk0341

    Re8elmonk0341 "Kill BABIES"

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2007
    Member:
    #3670
    Messages:
    2,408
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    m0nk
    Owasso, Oklahoma
    Vehicle:
    1st Gen. DC 4x4
    Im thinking bout getting the Toytech C/O's for my truck. I currently have a 6" procomp lift with stock shocks and springs. I just dont want to pay a grand for the procomp ones, and I've heard so much good stuff bout the toytech's. Should I go for it....will it work?
     
  6. Jan 19, 2009 at 9:51 PM
    #6
    chris4x4

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

    Joined:
    May 8, 2008
    Member:
    #6497
    Messages:
    104,108
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    FlimFlubberJAM
    Tenoe, AZ
    Vehicle:
    2013 Rubicon Unlimited,
    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    I havent heard much good about Procomp (actually, never), so the Toytec's are probably the way to go for ya.
     
  7. Jan 19, 2009 at 9:53 PM
    #7
    PatHLC128

    PatHLC128 [OP] College.

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2008
    Member:
    #8867
    Messages:
    1,267
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Pat
    Austin, TX
    Vehicle:
    09 TRD Off Road 4x4 AC
    OME complete 3" kit, 265/75/16 Cooper STTs, Pro Comp 7089 wheels, Shrockworks sliders, UWS Low Pro Toolbox, AFE Pro-Dry S, OEM Bedmat, Ventvisors, Husky Liners, Tint, De-badged
    chris any input on my original question?
     
  8. Jan 20, 2009 at 7:23 AM
    #8
    chris4x4

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

    Joined:
    May 8, 2008
    Member:
    #6497
    Messages:
    104,108
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    FlimFlubberJAM
    Tenoe, AZ
    Vehicle:
    2013 Rubicon Unlimited,
    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    I havent been able to get any info on the springs used on the Toytec coilovers. Last I heard was that they are a 650# spring, same length as stock. The OME 886's are 650#, but 1" longer than stock. they should only be used with the OME n140s shocks. If the coilovers are in fact a 650# spring, I would suggest getting them. Many people that have them are really happy with them. Im a huge OME fan, as they have proven their durability with me and on many other trucks, but you cant go wrong either way.
     
  9. Jan 20, 2009 at 10:13 AM
    #9
    sonjay

    sonjay Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2008
    Member:
    #9834
    Messages:
    701
    Gender:
    Male
    X2 for the OME. $340 cheaper! Chris any idea what the 885's spring rate is?
     
  10. Jan 20, 2009 at 10:26 AM
    #10
    chris4x4

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

    Joined:
    May 8, 2008
    Member:
    #6497
    Messages:
    104,108
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    FlimFlubberJAM
    Tenoe, AZ
    Vehicle:
    2013 Rubicon Unlimited,
    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    The 885 spring rate is 600#. The 884's are the same, but a 10mm shorter spring.
     
  11. Jan 20, 2009 at 10:26 AM
    #11
    dtrujillo63

    dtrujillo63 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 28, 2008
    Member:
    #8827
    Messages:
    854
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Denny
    Los Angeles
    Vehicle:
    08 Tacoma DC 4x4 Sport
    Hey Chris, I'm not too sure what sprint rate the toytecs run, but they are longer then stock. at least 1" if I recall, probably a little more.
     
  12. Jan 20, 2009 at 10:28 AM
    #12
    chris4x4

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

    Joined:
    May 8, 2008
    Member:
    #6497
    Messages:
    104,108
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    FlimFlubberJAM
    Tenoe, AZ
    Vehicle:
    2013 Rubicon Unlimited,
    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    Ok. Thats good to know! Thanks! I havent been able to get ANY info from Toytec, or Downsouth. Im starting to wonder if they even know about the products they carry. :confused:
     
  13. Jan 21, 2009 at 6:29 PM
    #13
    m_yota

    m_yota Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2008
    Member:
    #11050
    Messages:
    283
    Gender:
    Male
    Paradise
    Vehicle:
    08 4x4 dbl cab
    K&N airfilter, HID conversion for headlights/fogs. Wet Okole Seat covers, Kove Aphex processor Kenwood comp 6.5" and 6.5"coaxial 5100 billy shocks 2.5", 1.5" fabtech AAL,Epicenter and MTX Sub, debadged, tinted, kenwood dnx812, black mesh grill, led ext/int.
    Chris,
    So if I install the OEM 885 spring with 5100 billy shocks, what height will I get? How much higher do I need to lift the rear to get it leveled? I'm thinking blocks instead of AAL.
     
  14. Jan 21, 2009 at 6:38 PM
    #14
    Delmarva

    Delmarva Mayor of TW

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2008
    Member:
    #10148
    Messages:
    35,607
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    Tucson, AZ
    Vehicle:
    09 TRD OR S/C 4x4
    TRD S/C, Full OME Suspension, LR UCAs, Relentless Front Bumper, Derpwerx Fab HC Rear Bumper, 285/75/16 Revos, XD Hoss Wheels, Safari Snorkel, Infiniti FX-R HID Retrofit, Airbags in rear, Optima Yellow top, Besttop, All-Pro Skid, All-Pro HD Sliders
    you'll get about 3" of lift out of that setup. But, you will need to set your Billys to the stock setting. Go AAL in the back... blocks are garbage :thumbsup:
     
  15. Jan 21, 2009 at 6:39 PM
    #15
    chris4x4

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

    Joined:
    May 8, 2008
    Member:
    #6497
    Messages:
    104,108
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    FlimFlubberJAM
    Tenoe, AZ
    Vehicle:
    2013 Rubicon Unlimited,
    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    What He said ^^^^^^
     
  16. Jan 21, 2009 at 9:53 PM
    #16
    m_yota

    m_yota Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2008
    Member:
    #11050
    Messages:
    283
    Gender:
    Male
    Paradise
    Vehicle:
    08 4x4 dbl cab
    K&N airfilter, HID conversion for headlights/fogs. Wet Okole Seat covers, Kove Aphex processor Kenwood comp 6.5" and 6.5"coaxial 5100 billy shocks 2.5", 1.5" fabtech AAL,Epicenter and MTX Sub, debadged, tinted, kenwood dnx812, black mesh grill, led ext/int.
    Which spring will lift the front just about or close to 2.5"?

    which aal? 1.5" or 2". Won't AAL stiffen the ride? Compared to blocks, which would keep the original ride?

    Mark
     
  17. Jan 21, 2009 at 9:56 PM
    #17
    dunkhi

    dunkhi CSULB socal

    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2009
    Member:
    #12257
    Messages:
    1,174
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Craig Sirois
    Southern California. Fountain Valley
    Vehicle:
    09 Ivan Stewart
    Toytec Coilover kit. Bilstein's 5100. Alcoa Wheels. General Tires. Magnaflow Cat-back. BLHM. Yellow fogs. 13TW5 jl sub. Stewart Decals.
  18. Jan 22, 2009 at 5:52 AM
    #18
    chris4x4

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

    Joined:
    May 8, 2008
    Member:
    #6497
    Messages:
    104,108
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    FlimFlubberJAM
    Tenoe, AZ
    Vehicle:
    2013 Rubicon Unlimited,
    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    you can, but it will ride like shit.
     
  19. Jan 22, 2009 at 7:21 AM
    #19
    dunkhi

    dunkhi CSULB socal

    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2009
    Member:
    #12257
    Messages:
    1,174
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Craig Sirois
    Southern California. Fountain Valley
    Vehicle:
    09 Ivan Stewart
    Toytec Coilover kit. Bilstein's 5100. Alcoa Wheels. General Tires. Magnaflow Cat-back. BLHM. Yellow fogs. 13TW5 jl sub. Stewart Decals.
    well if i ever went over 3inches wouldnt i need new ucas?
     
  20. Jan 22, 2009 at 7:28 AM
    #20
    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2008
    Member:
    #9763
    Messages:
    3,358
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jason
    Minnesota
    Vehicle:
    Black 09 4x4 TRD Off Road Doublecab
    3" ToyTec coilover lift on Bilstein 5100s, Total Chaos UCAs, ToyTec diff drop, Scangauge II, 4D MagLite mounted on the drivers seat, Painted engine cover, Painted calipers (red), Painted skid plate (red) Valentine 1 radar detector hard wired, Damplifier Pro on the floor, back wall and doors, Luxury Liner Pro on the floor and doors, Kenwood DNX8120, 2 Pioneer TS-SW1041D 10" shallow mount subs, 2 Pioneer PRS-D4200F 1200W amps, Mr Marv sub enclosure, Hybrid Audio Clarus 6.5" components in the front doors, Alpine 5.25" coaxials in the rear doors, A.R.E. LSII fiberglass tonneau cover, All Pro bumper, All Pro sliders, Wet Okole seat covers, Sockmonkey Mountain badges, PIAA 510 SMR Driving Lights, Warn M8000 Winch, Bud Built skids
    You really need UCAs if you go over 2". Corrects alignment issues. If you want to go over 3" of lift, you need to start looking in to the 6" drop bracket lifts - ProComp, Fabtech.
     
To Top