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    BJ40 OME Suspension Rear slump

    oh... and don't make my mistake and put the springs on backwards :)
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    BJ40 OME Suspension Rear slump

    As everyone in all the threads here says with any suspension work - the hardest part is getting the old stuff off. Luckily my truck is relatively low on rust so it wasn't too bad. some of the bushings literally just fell out in pieces when I pulled the pins out. I highly recommend spending the...
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    BJ40 OME Suspension Rear slump

    The shock mounts to the leaf spring mount on the BJ pictured above. Your saying it was attached to the actual Ubolt plate in later years, below the spring? Interesting
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    BJ40 OME Suspension Rear slump

    I swapped the springs on one side and it helped because it lifts the body higher and spreads the shocks out. But it still looks like there isn't enough travel. I will post pictures once I have the other side done
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    BJ40 OME Suspension Rear slump

    :oops: I’m ashamed to admit that I installed the front springs on the rear and vice versa. I read as many forums as I could before starting and somehow still managed to do that. At least it’s a relatively easy fix
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    BJ40 OME Suspension Rear slump

    Great, thanks guys. Hopefully Cruiser Corps is responsive and can replace the shocks, surprising that it's necessary considering it's a kit they sell. From what I've seen, adding a leaf doesn't look too difficult.
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    BJ40 OME Suspension Rear slump

    Hey all. I’m hoping someone can answer a few questions regarding a OME suspension kit I just finished installing on my 1975 BJ40 I received the kit from Cruiser Corps. It was a 2” light load kit with all new shackles and pins. After finishing install the rear shocks are almost completely...
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