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Used OME Dakars

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Hashc93, Dec 11, 2019.

  1. Dec 11, 2019 at 8:20 PM
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    Hashc93

    Hashc93 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I found a good deal on some OME CS047R.

    Craigslist add states that they are off 2017. which leads me to believe these are the newer heavy duty ones?

    Anything to look at in particular with used leafs? Obvious cracks ect....
     
  2. Dec 11, 2019 at 8:28 PM
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  3. Dec 11, 2019 at 8:30 PM
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    doesn't matter what year they come off of. It fits anything between 2005-2020.

    Also like the guy said above, that's an old part number so they are probably a bit old.
     
  4. Dec 11, 2019 at 8:35 PM
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    Hashc93

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    Hmm I'll have to ask and see if he bought them new. Sticker and paint shows that part number.
     
  5. Dec 11, 2019 at 9:01 PM
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    Best case they work. Worst case they’re clapped out and sagging.

    unless it’s a hell of a deal, I’d pass.
     
  7. Dec 12, 2019 at 2:38 AM
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    Agree with going new unless you know the seller. Last thing you need is to to buy and install twice due to sagging springs.
     
  8. Dec 12, 2019 at 5:25 AM
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    Hashc93

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    Good points thanks guys! I think I will pass on this.
     
  9. Dec 12, 2019 at 9:19 AM
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    Probably a good choice. The question I'd be wondering about them is WHY were they being taken off?
     
  10. Dec 12, 2019 at 9:21 AM
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    Wixo

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    Are they considered the medium duty or heavy duty?
     
  11. Dec 12, 2019 at 10:01 AM
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    andrew61987

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    Dakar springs are very high value. You get a lot for your money even buying new. This is something I wouldn't bother with on the used market.
     
  12. Dec 12, 2019 at 12:21 PM
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    mikalcarbine

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    I bought the HD and pulled the 3rd leaf to make it MD. I wanted the flexibility to make it the HD pack if I bought a camper shell. As it sits it is a medium duty, the HD leaf has been sitting in my garage and has never been used
     
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    96carboard

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    ^^^ That.

    The "HD" configuration is definitely excessive. You can carry 500+ pounds on an "MD" while looking from the vehicle's stance that its an empty load.
     
  14. Dec 12, 2019 at 2:11 PM
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    What price you asking for?
     
  15. Dec 12, 2019 at 2:14 PM
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    Camburg UCAs Bilstein 5100 w/521600 coils + Lean Spacer DAKAR CS047r LEAFS +1.5" BLOCK DRIVER'S SIDE, 1" BLOCK PASS SIDE BILSTEIN 5100 (B110) AR172 17"x8" BAJA RIMS EBC 6000 Series Green Stuff Pads and Rotors SS extended brake lines (Toytec) 265/70/17 BFG A/T A.R.E. Z series CAP MAGNAFLOW CAT BACK RAAMmat Pioneer AVH-2440NEX Morel Speakers Block Heater Pelfreybilt Front/Mid Skids ATH Bed Braces Weathertech Diff Breather Mod Wheeler's Super Bumps + Ubolt Flip Kit ABS Kill Switch Mod Pickle Rick Air Freshener
    Yep CS047 is the old part number.
    It'd only be a good deal if they are low mileage, mine have 81k on them and they have settled quite a bit..... i have had an ARE Z series cap on the truck since mounted......and for the record they have never squeaked....
     
  16. Dec 12, 2019 at 2:19 PM
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    How close are you to the leaf springs? Can you do an inspection? Do they look rusty - used? I picked up a used set of 95R’s for $300 Almost no surface rust was told that they had 3000 miles on them. I’m totally happy with them.

    95R’s going in

     
  17. Dec 12, 2019 at 4:32 PM
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    Hashc93

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    I’m about 3 hours from them. The guy said he bought them new and only has 500miles on them.
    He’s asking less than 300. But I would need to get the hardware to mount them up.
     
  18. Dec 12, 2019 at 5:25 PM
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    I replaced all hardware: poly bushings, new shackles, 2 degree shims, U-bolt flip, Timbren bumpstop, greaseable bolts and leaf springs

     
  19. Dec 12, 2019 at 5:29 PM
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    If he has a recent receipt and they look to be in new condition as they should for the miles it might be worth it. But then again how much gas $$ will you burn driving to get them? That's gotta be two tanks at least.
     
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  20. Dec 12, 2019 at 8:35 PM
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    Hashc93

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    All good points but I'm headed that way to ski. The production date is August 2016 on the sticker.
    So I think ill probably pass
     

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