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whos got 2nd gen OME with dakars? how much rake?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by evanmb31, Aug 21, 2012.

  1. Aug 21, 2012 at 2:46 PM
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    whats the best 3" lift?...j/k. I'm about to pull the triger on a new suspension setup, OME is one of the choices im leaning towards. so whos running a full OME setup with dakars and how much rake do you have? what springs do you have up front? and do you have the top plate spacer?

    i have an access cab 4x4 and my rear leafs are shot (after only 23,000 miles) i do alot of hauling and some towing so i am definatley considering dakars, problem is that i dont want to much rake, and i would like to keep it at or under 2.5 inches of lift in the front. the other option im considering is the icon progressive AAL and adding airbags. i know theres some other options for full leaf packs but there isnt as much info on them here compared to the dakars. any advice or suggestions would be appreciated.
     
  2. Aug 21, 2012 at 2:53 PM
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  3. Aug 21, 2012 at 3:38 PM
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    885's , no top plate spacers , and Dakars
     
  4. Aug 21, 2012 at 3:40 PM
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    I would think on an AC , you could expect to see close to 3" of lift from the 885's , no top plate spacer , and from the Dakar thread linked above , they seem to be getting about a 3" lift with the Daks

    So essentially you would have the factory rake , just approx 3" higher
     
  7. Aug 21, 2012 at 6:16 PM
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    Thanks oz
     
  8. Aug 21, 2012 at 6:28 PM
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    885's, Top plate spacers, Dakars. I've got about 1" - 1.5" I've got a DBLB though. Looking at it thought, you don't really notice it.
     
  11. Aug 21, 2012 at 6:48 PM
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    I actually want some rake, i feel like thats how a truck is suposed to look. I would just like to stay in that range, 1" - 1.5". 2 inches would even be fine. I was originally thinking about 884s with no spacer and with an access cab that might be to much rake for me
     
  12. Aug 21, 2012 at 6:50 PM
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    The 885's are only 10mm taller than the 884's but have the same spring rate
     
  13. Aug 21, 2012 at 6:55 PM
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    Most aftermarket UCAs will allow for more travel correct? Its tempting to get some extended travel icons or something if i go that route. Still got alot to learn.
     
  14. Aug 21, 2012 at 6:57 PM
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    Did not know this, i thought 885s are stiffer. Alright time to do some reading haha. Again thanks for the help
     
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    Being that I'm in Georgia I wasn't going to spend that kind of money on a UCA that I would never get the full use out of. I went with LR UCA's and have been very happy so far.
     
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    884's and 885's are the same spring rate , the 885's are 10mm taller than the 884's

    886's are slightly taller than the 885's and have a stiffer spring rate , they are designed to allow you to carry a heavy steel aftermarket bumper and a winch
     
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    not sure about more travel. LR UCAs allow for an additional 2* of camber and 4* of caster.
     
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    From another thread

    Youre like an OME encyclopedia. Maybe ill think about removing a leaf if i dont want to go a full 3" in the front. Oz i think you just convinced another person to go with dakars, they should compensate you lol
     
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    You won't be disappointed with them. I promise you that.
     
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    Lol

    That would be nice
     
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