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Which OME Springs (885s or 886s)?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by NumNutz, Nov 22, 2012.

  1. Nov 22, 2012 at 9:36 AM
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    NumNutz

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    Which OME Springs are best for the setup below?

    07 Access Cab
    BruteForce Hybrid Front Bumper
    9500lb Superwinch

    I'm looking for about 2" of lift. I don't want driveline vibs and I don't want to have to buy UCAs. I also want to be able to use the 5100s I have on my truck now.

    Thanks everyone!
     
  2. Nov 22, 2012 at 9:38 AM
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    How much does the bumper / winch combo weigh ?
     
  3. Nov 22, 2012 at 9:39 AM
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    Winch is 90lbs. Not sure about the bumper.
     
  4. Nov 22, 2012 at 9:40 AM
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    Well , that would certainly be a deciding factor , perhaps a pm to the vendor is in order
     
  5. Nov 22, 2012 at 9:51 AM
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    Let's say it weighs 150-170lbs.

    I know they suggest the 886s for over 200lbs of weight in the front, but I only want about 2" of lift.
     
  6. Nov 22, 2012 at 2:23 PM
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    Well , you could go 885's and if they don't provide enough lift you could add some 1/4" or 1/2" top plate spacers
     
  7. Nov 22, 2012 at 4:12 PM
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    886's will give you 3+ inches, so for that alone you're choice is clear.....
     
  8. Nov 22, 2012 at 4:17 PM
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    Goo 885's and get spacers if it isnt enough. 886's will not give you 3+ of lift though. I have them on a DCL:B without even the factory bumper on there and barely get 3". With a bumper and winch you wont get 3" with the 886's
     
  9. Nov 22, 2012 at 4:21 PM
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    I'm slightly over 3 with about 140 lbs on the front between winch and skids.
     
  10. Nov 22, 2012 at 4:22 PM
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    886 or 886x ?
     
  11. Nov 22, 2012 at 4:22 PM
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    886 or 886x ?
     
  12. Nov 22, 2012 at 4:26 PM
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    886
     
  13. Nov 22, 2012 at 4:26 PM
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    Just the 886 with no weight in the front at all. No alum factory bumper, no skid plate, no plastic bumper cover.
     
  14. Nov 22, 2012 at 4:31 PM
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    What is your hub to fender height?
     
  15. Nov 22, 2012 at 4:32 PM
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    cant remember off hand but ill measure in a bit.
     
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    For what it's worth, I have zero driveline vibes - although I do have LR UCA's which really make a big difference. My vote would be to do it right and go 886 with that much weight.
     
  19. Nov 22, 2012 at 4:45 PM
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    I agree LR UCA's are a good way to go , I have them , but they don't factor into driveline vibrations
     
  20. Nov 22, 2012 at 4:53 PM
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    Not vibes, but not being able to get more than zero degrees caster made freeway driving interesting. LR's make it track like stock again with 2.8 degrees. Definitely a must have IMO.
     
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