Springs, Lift, Shocks

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by Grouseman, Jun 24, 2005.

  1. Grouseman

    Grouseman

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    Well time to start doing a few mods on the new Cruiser. I want a 3" lift, and new shocks. I will be doing 90% road miles, 10% easy 4 wheeling on roads in out of the way places. No wheeling for this puppy for a while anyway, still too pretty.

    I want the best possible ride for the road at this point.
    Should I do the light springs ( OMU) 3" lift and Toyota shocks?
    Can I do that?

    Grouseman
     
  2. speyrod

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    Why do you want a lift? From what I've heard the OME stock replacement 861/862 with n73/74 is much better than stock, but you are not going get the lift.

    From what I know (not that much) the 3" lift would kill the stock shocks in short order.
     
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    Speyrod,

    I want the lift, so I can put on taller tires for more ground clearance.

    GM
     
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    woody unhelpful spotter Staff Member Admin

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  5. tucker74

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    Go with Slees caster correction plates as well - don't even mess with the OME CC bushings!

    My $.02 -

    Tucker

    [edit] I should quantify that - if you're going bigger than the med-duty OME ...
     
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