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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 11-07-2008, 03:54 AM Thread Starter
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Checkin in on OLD MAN EMU!

I posted like about this a while ago..

I have the Tera 2 inch lift..

I know some of you say the ride hasnt gotten worse with a lift...

Mine has.. I feel like the fron of my jeep is a pogo stick and it does not take large bumps well at all... It almost feels like it overloaded my springs....

My question is..OME has been out for a little while now...

What are your opinions on the lifted struts and springs that ARE designed for a lift.. HOW IS THE RIDE and ability to take bumps..

Just thinking about dropping the coin if I can get some solid answers

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how long has your lift been installed?
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i ordered some OME springs for the front for obvious reasons. my front end is 200 lbs heavier. i'm going to run them with my spacer lift and see what happens. i'm hoping for a baja look.

they will he here today. i'll install them today and report on them after a break in run tomorrow.
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i'm running the HD springs and shocks. front and back. they are not really taller, the springs are just much! stiffer. i've had them on for a couple months and absolutely love them! I just went on that crown king run, in arizona. they did great! no "bouncing". any who.. i'd buy them again in a heartbeat. I still want more ground clearance, so i'll eventually get the 4" superlift also. my 2 cents.
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cool,

i was afraid they might make me too tall.

i bought the heavy duty front springs. i got them for $75 each. and $20 on shipping. pretty good deal.

i got mine through OK off-road.

i just checked UPS, and they are out for delivery!
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i'm posting some pictures of the difference between stock and OME parts. they'll be up soon.
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and the reason you get any lift from OME, is because the springs are much stiffer. which is not a bad thing. the ride is great!
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Front springs:


Front struts:


Rear springs:


Rear shocks:
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cool. my springs are pretty much completely compressed all the time. the top 2 and bottom 2 coils are always in contact. so i only have about 3 doing any good.
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Sounds like another thing for GL4x4 to distribute. One stop shopping!

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