I'm really happy with my HFS 2.5" lift installed last year. I can't compare them to the OME exactly, but I can confirm they are very soft and ride was night and day difference after replacing very old lift which had sagged a ton.
Springs are heavy duty but ride is good. That's been my...
I thought the same thing when I saw @rkymtnflyfisher post that picture. Almost like they were patina'd in the same way. lol
I actually did a double take when he posted the picture, like is that my 40?:cautious::hmm:
But I can assure you my bezel is right side up.
I hear you. Mine was also cut a little but not fully so I lived with what is showing, but if PO cut it pretty good then yeah it'll be too short. Maybe I can see if I still have my black face plate somewhere for you to cut and see if it works better if you want.
If I could suggest another retro sound face plate, you might be happier with the look. Mine was like that until it bothered me enough then I bit the bullet and bought some new knobs and better fitting face plate. It looks good as is, but I think you'd like the better fit and knobs if you were...