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Toytec or OME 3" lift

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by krisjw101, Oct 23, 2009.

  1. Oct 23, 2009 at 12:48 AM
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    krisjw101

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    So I'm looking at getting a 3" lift and I have narrowed it down to 2 different lift kits the ultimate lift from toytec and the OME 3" lift kit also put out by toytec.
    -Is there anything that should be purchased along with the OME kit to make it better?
    -Why does the Ultimate kit come with shims and sway bar relocates and new u bolts and the OME doesn't?
    -Would it be better to do an AAL or buy the complete OME springs?
    -What makes up the price difference?
    ****which kit would you buy and why?****
    please include any other info that might help me out

    thanks:)
     
  2. Oct 23, 2009 at 12:50 AM
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    Kappes03

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    No offense but there is literally 239403208 threads about 3" lifts especially OME and toytec...
     
  3. Oct 23, 2009 at 1:02 AM
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    True, I just thought I would ask because there were some q's I had that I wasn't able to find or need more clarification on. Thanks though
     
  4. Oct 23, 2009 at 1:38 AM
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    I choose OME. I ran it for a while and loved it.
     
  5. Oct 23, 2009 at 2:41 AM
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    -UCAs should be purchased with either to ensure proper travel and alignment.
    -The coilover adjustment threads rub the sway bar on the Ultimate Kit- The shocks in the OME kit are smaller so there is no rubbing.
    -The complete springs would be better in any situation. They are a bit easier to install imo and the OME springs maintain load capacity and improve flex.
    -Not sure what makes the price difference- The shocks are different. and there are more parts that require fabrication in the ultimate kit.

    I'd buy OME again without a doubt. I like the ride and the lift performance. "Easy" to install.
     
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