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Finally Lifted. OME

Discussion in 'FJ Cruiser' started by Dragon, Mar 3, 2007.

  1. Dragon

    Dragon

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    I purchased this from Toyota of Dallas. My lift arrived in two days. Thanks guys. $690 shipped :D

    After much contemplating, I decided cost would be the determining factor as to whether I did it, or someone else. I would have to buy / rent spring compressors, buy jack stands and a hydraulic jack, muddle through and have nobody to blame but myself if something went wrong. I let the pros do it this time.

    Firestone / Bridgestone, where I got my Destinations did it for $250 and did an alignment immediately after for $70. Not the cheapest but not the most expensive either. I have peace of mind, too.

    Ok, enough blabbing and on with the pictures. It's so, ...... I feel like I had an FJism. :lol:

    Sorry for the dark pics.

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    Here are some daylight pics. As soon as this Midwest slop clears up I hope to take some better ones.

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    flippin awesome. you think if i stole your FJ and replaced it with my stock yellow one that you'd be able to tell? ;) how high is that lift? are ypu planning on leveling the front? also how did you go about doing the backout on your handles, mirrors ect?
     
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    The lift is about 3" and I gained an inch with the tires. The mirrors and handles I masked, primed and painted.
     
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    well it looks great, very nice rig indeed!
     
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    Bill did you get the trim packers for the LF and the LR?
     
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    Lookin' good, Dragon!
     
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    They told me just the driver's side front was needed. They supplied it and it is on. :)
     
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  10. Dragon

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    This is the last of the pics, I promise :lol:


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    FJ Dragon
    Nice ride :) .... is that the OME Heavy lift ? Who makes that light bar you have on your front bumper ? I like the blacked out mirrors and bumpers. It looks very stylie.
     
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    Sweet looking FJC you have there. Congrats.
     
  13. Dragon

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    Thanks

    I went with the medium front and medium rear. The light bar is made by Rampage, but distributed through Central 4WD http://www.central4wd.com/category.aspx?page=id|25288&menu=
     
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    Nice Wheels

    Your wheels look great, are they factory powdercoated, or did you have them done?
     
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    hey dragon what sliders are those?
     
  17. Dragon

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    Thanks

    I painted them. Aluminum primer first, and then brushed on Rustoleum flat black.

    Trail Gear. They are pretty beefy and not too expensive.
     
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    Which Firestone/Bridgstone dealer was it. I used Duxler in Libertyville with great success for my tires and was contimplating them for my lift kit.


    Thanks,

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  19. Dragon

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    Go North to Gurnee Mills and take a left (West) on Grand (132) Go about 5 miles into Lindenhurst.


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    thanks, I'll do that. I know exactly where that is


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