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OME Coils lift installed (pics and info)

Finally got the Commander lifted, I installed the 2" OME coils only with stock shocks. I went for the medium weight coils instead of the heavy duty (I think I'm the first one using the medium weight coils in here)

The look is very good, and the good thing that the lift leveled out the Commander as it gave higher lift in the front!

In the front I got around 2.3" lift, while it gave around 1.5" in the rear end, I think the reason is because the coils are designed for the Grand Cherokee which is lighter in the back.

The ride is a bit more stiffer than stock and more stable, the negative thing is that the wheels drop more often in the front on pumps and reach the maximum limit due to the short stock shocks.

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Front coils: OME 990
Rear coils: OME 992

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The modding has just begun! Looks good.



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Looks good! Have fun testing out the new setup...
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The angles of shaft and tie rod after the lift ..




The ball joint angle after the lift ..


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One more thing to add the the ground clearance below the front diff became around 10.6" after the lift.

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very nice looking. I am planning on getting hte ome lift as well. glad to see the lift looks very nice.

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Now you gotta pimp ride it, Ahmed.

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I went on a very tough off-road trip today in remote and big sand dunes for long distance (over 30 miles off-roading) ,,, the OME coils did very well, the vehicle is much more stable on the dunes and pumps and the ground clearance helped alot as I went on the same trip two months back and got stuck several times while I had no problems this time at all.

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If you added the heavy coils insted of the meds. would you gain anymore height or just a stiffer ride????
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Looks great Ahmed!!


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