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Well my OME springs came in today. After Looking at them for 15 minutes I decided to get to work. Jacked up the front end, put it on axle stands and got at her. After 1 hour and 15 minutes the driver side was disassembled, 10 minutes after that the passenger side. Tomorrow I will bring the OME springs and the Bilstein struts to the the garage to get loaded up. If all goes well I will no longer need the 1/2" spacer on top of the strut and the front end should be able to handle the weight of the bumper + winch. Good bye nose diving when braking and bouncing out of control on bumpy roads. Wish me luck.
 

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Good Luck. I hope that you are doing that inside. I imagine it is getting cold up that far north.
 

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LOL. Today was 12 degress celsuis, Yesterday 10, spent 5 hours outside building a skating rink in a T shirt. Funny no ice, should be soon. Thanks
 

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Good luck with the springs and the rink buds!

Just a quick question...

If I was to get the OME springs for front and back, would this allow me to avaoid getting a spacer kit? I am asking, because I was entertaining the thought of picking up a spacer kit when I get some cash and was wondering if I should upgrade the springs as well. If I am able to just get the springs instead of both, is there an advantage or disadvantage?
 

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Nice. Make sure you take some pictures for us. Especially of the UCA/Ball Joints angle.
 

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Good luck with the springs and the rink buds!

Just a quick question...

If I was to get the OME springs for front and back, would this allow me to avaoid getting a spacer kit? I am asking, because I was entertaining the thought of picking up a spacer kit when I get some cash and was wondering if I should upgrade the springs as well. If I am able to just get the springs instead of both, is there an advantage or disadvantage?
I'd say there'd be a big advantage of having the replacement coils over just the spacers. More reliable, IMO.
 

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Good luck with the springs and the rink buds!

Just a quick question...

If I was to get the OME springs for front and back, would this allow me to avaoid getting a spacer kit? I am asking, because I was entertaining the thought of picking up a spacer kit when I get some cash and was wondering if I should upgrade the springs as well. If I am able to just get the springs instead of both, is there an advantage or disadvantage?

You wouldn't need the spacer kit with the OME springs. The springs are taller than the stock springs.
 

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So... would you have to replace anything else, or would the springs be enough? Also, with the front and rear springs, does it act as a leveling kit, or do you still have the front sag? Could you post the item number and description of the springs you've put on?

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You shouldn't have sag. There are a few members on here running the OME springs.

And you may want to invest in new struts/shocks when you do the upgrade.
 

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What struts and shocks are recommended with these OME springs? Why are people changing their shocks/struts when installing the springs?
 

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Also, when I said "sag", I was refering to the front end looking lower then the back. Will these springs level the look as well?
 

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I used "sag" the way you were referring. I gotcha, big daddy. Ha ha.

And I believe OME uses Bilsteins. Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but that's what I think most people are running with that kit.
 

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No, OME does not use Bilsteins. They have their own Nitrogen Shocks.
 

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It owuld be a big help if someone could post the item #'s for the OME springs and the criteria for upgrading the new shocks/struts. Would I have to buy a longer shock/strut? If so, what is the length I would be looking for?
 

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The part number for the heavy load kit, which includes springs and shocks is, OMEWK-H/H. The springs alone are OME990 for front medium and OME992 for rear medium or OME991 for front heavy and OME993 for rear heavy.
 

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Well the blistein struts and ome springs are on. It was lots of fun. All i can say at this point is that i have enough room to clear 35" tires. Kind of puzzled at the moment as i just gave my xk an additional 4" lift. Hope it settles...like
2". rrrrrrrrrrrrr
 
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