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Which Lift?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by CJH9980, Nov 29, 2009.

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Which lift?

Poll closed Dec 29, 2009.
  1. #1 Bilsteins all around w/ fronts set at .85 with eibach springs, and toytec all in back

    6 vote(s)
    16.2%
  2. #2 OME 3" suspension lift from toytec

    31 vote(s)
    83.8%
  1. CJH9980

    CJH9980 [OP] Well-Known Member

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  2. Dashe

    Dashe Well-Known Member

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    i voted for number 2, because i cant read, and didnt notice that you listed the eibach springs. i actually have exactly the same setup you listed for build #1. i have been very happy with it so far. for either one of these, though, make sure you get some aftermarket uca's.
     
  3. Dashe

    Dashe Well-Known Member

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    just speaking from my own experience. i suppose you could wait and see if you have alignment issues after the lift, but i will be surprised if you dont.
     
  4. cheehab

    cheehab I bleed Black and Gold

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    I voted for #1 because I like my Bilstein setup, but I'm on stock coils. To tell you the truth, I'm not sure I even understand how the eibach springs add lift.
     
  5. CJH9980

    CJH9980 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I'll check into ucas if I have issues. Hopefully it won't be a problem!
     
  6. CJH9980

    CJH9980 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I HOPE this is the case!
     
  7. Dashe

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    my caster was off enough to really screw up my ride quality. youre lucky to have not had serious problems with yours. i suppose there is no hard and fast rule about alignment issues with this kind of lift. didnt mean to give false information, just providing my experience. sorry if there was any confusion.
     
  8. taco157

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    I dont want to jack this thread but i was wondering, i've heard of driveline vibrations from the 3" lifts... i also want one probably the #2 kit listed here. Are the rumors true?
     
  9. CJH9980

    CJH9980 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Have any of you guys used a 1/4" top plate spacer to correct the "taco lean"? I know you're not supposed to use spacers with the 5100s, but one that small couldn't cause too much of a problem it seems
     
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    Ome ftw!
     
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    I voted OME because when my truck in paid off in a few years thats the route I am going. I currently have the Eibach springs in the front and I like the ride but was hoping for a little more lift out of them. I also just ordered the 1/4 spacer to correct the taco lean.
     
  12. CJH9980

    CJH9980 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Are you running the eibachs w/ your 5100s at .85 setting?
     
  13. Colton

    Colton Reagan/Bush '84

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    I'd go with OME, just my opinion.
     
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    Some have and some don't. I have DC LB and I don't have vibration issues.
     
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    I voted for #2 but if budget is a concern #1.

    With things the way you have them set up, you may need new UCA's to get alignment into spec...that will cost an extra $339-$669.
     
  16. CJH9980

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    I'm going to get the lift on first, then see if i have to have the UCAs. I'm assuming that I'll need them though.
     
  17. Tsenekos

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    I really like the OME kit and wish now I had bought it instead of what I have now, but I still really like my set up
     
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    I am running the stock TRD billys and I only got maybe and inch of lift with the Eibachs.
     
  19. Afwrestler1986

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    The full OME kit from Toytec comes with a trim packer for that.
     
  20. CJH9980

    CJH9980 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thansk for all the replys guys. I'm pretty much leaning toward the OME now. Just waiting to see what the dealership is going to decide as far as my rear leaf TSB so I make sure and get the correct AAL.

    I almost want to just say F*** it and get the dakar for the back, but i'm going to wait and see what they decide.
     
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