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Thanks Guys...Was toying with the idea of buying an 80...then after some mean glares from my 60, I have decided to throw some $ her way...Just want to do some gears, tires and a lift...Trying to figure out where I want to be...Now I have 33x10.5's, stock gears and extended shackles on worn leaf packs...Time for a change...
 
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If you want 35s its that mojave/shackle reversal or soa. In all honesty SOA on stock height springs barely clears 35s without rubbing limiting a little with bigger bump stops. That mojave kit looks like it is high enough for 35s though and the springs design seems really well engineered.

I have SOA and I love it by the way.
 
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Methusalem has 35's on his OME Mojave kit from Man-a-Fre. I believe he also has a body lift.
His looks pretty good.
No Mojave, Alex. It's an OME Dakar heavy/heavy set with shackle reversal, indeed from MAF. Should be approximately 4 inch lift. But I like that it you like it:D.
Here's somepics, itb. So it's 4 inch suspension lift and approximately 1.5 inch body lift, with 35x12.5/15 BF Goodriches KM2. I like it. Wouldn't want to do it different. Okay, maybe SOA is nice, but it is ten times the work (or more) compared to SUA.
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Here's the stance of our cruiser full of camping gear, tools, 2 full jerricans diesel and some other stuff.
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I had OME's and 35's for a while. IT rubbed pretty badly at full flex even with lowered bump stops and a mild body lift.. Folks that say it doesn't rub don't wheel hard (sorry). I thought it worked OK until I started really working the suspension on harder trails.

I have Alcans now and of course it still rubs since bump stops haven't changed. the ride height now is what it was with the OME's, maybe a touch higher. My OME's sagged and broke after a few years.

Here's how much it will rub on harder terrain, sorry for the repost, but it's good beta for the thread.:

YouTube - Old chinaman Gulch 11-06-10 rover67


I stopped at the top so my GF could snap a few shots of where i'll be cutting the body to make it work a bit better.
 
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No shackle reversal... Old school OME heavy/heavy, springs have been on the truck for about 6 years, never really wheeled much until i got it...It goes pretty good... It will be getting SOA this summer... Q78 (35.5"x10.5) bias Buckshots, 1 1/2" spacers on the front.... A lot of tire rub... more pics in my build thread....

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You guys running 4:88 with 35"s?
I wish I had 4.88's! And a locker in my rear diff! If I want the same ratio with the 35's, I would need 4.77, so 4.88 is closest. As I said, I just have 105 hp (I hope, after 365.000 km), and long hills are not nice with my whole family, camping gear, tools and extra diesel. But around where I live, the only thing that is not flat (boring), is the 64 meter high bridge over the Suriname River, which is approximately 6%. Wth my family, but without "travel cargo", the cruiser can manage that and still accelerate up to 70 km/h.
 

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