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Old 02-13-2012, 10:37 AM
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Re: OME vs BB and Bilsteins

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I can tell you this from having a BB with Bilsteins, the ride quality is much better then stock. However if you have the money you would be crazy not to buy the OME. It will handle even better than that, as Kyle stated above.
Most definately. If you have the cash for OME don't think buy.
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Re: OME vs BB and Bilsteins

How much does the travel change when adding the OME's? I hear stock, we get about +/-4 inches. After adding the OME's does retain the +/-4 inches but your ride sits 2 in higher or does it shift the travel to say +6/-2 inches? I thought I read something like that on another thread but I'd like to make sure.
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Re: OME vs BB and Bilsteins

im debating the same thing. This thread helps. i think im jst going to go with bilsteins for now simply to replace my stockers to run with my superlift. Id def like to get into the OME at some point is jst not the right time for me as im about to drop 900 on tires.

What i would like to do is to level it out a little more. Any know any other bilstien besides the 4600s to run on the WK?
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Re: OME vs BB and Bilsteins

Are you going to ditch the SL for an OME? I think you can get OMEs for stock application. But personally I love my bilsteins and I think they have one of the best names and products out there. Iyou canget parts store brands like monroe shocks and struts but they will never compare to bilstein or ome.

What kind of tires are you getting? You should get some Nitto Trail Grapplers! So sweet!
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What kind of tires are you getting? You should get some Nitto Trail Grapplers! So sweet!
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Hey guys! I got a question. I already got the bilstein shocks on the front and getting some for the rear soon. If all goes well I'm picking up a set of JK rubi wheels and tires tomorrow and I want the OME springs. My only problem is choosing between the medium load and heavy load springs. I got a 06 overland Hemi and occasionally tow (up to around 6000-7000#). Any thought? What is everyone getting?

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Re: OME vs BB and Bilsteins

Id suggest the Heavy load if you tow that much weight on a regular basis. Are you just buying the ome springs or the whole kit and selling the bilsteins?
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I would suggest the HD as well. If you are installing the OME coils get the OME rear shock, not the Bilstiens.
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I don't tow that much often, maybe 3-4 times a year so far.

And i'm planning to keep the bilstein. Are the OME shocks better than the bilstein?
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Well you said you were getting some for the rear soon, as in you haven't bought them yet? From what I understand the rear Bilstein replacement shocks are only about 3/8" longer than stock. The stock shocks extend out to 24" where as the OME extend out to 26" which means they are 2" longer to compensate for the added lift. That is where I would go with the OME rears over Bilsteins.
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Re: OME vs BB and Bilsteins

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Are you going to ditch the SL for an OME? I think you can get OMEs for stock application. But personally I love my bilsteins and I think they have one of the best names and products out there. Iyou canget parts store brands like monroe shocks and struts but they will never compare to bilstein or ome.

What kind of tires are you getting? You should get some Nitto Trail Grapplers! So sweet!
Im going with BFG KM2 again. My spare is new so i only need 3.

Im keepin the SL. Id like to raise the front jst a little to level it out if i could so i was wondering if i had any other bilstein options besides the 4600
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Re: OME vs BB and Bilsteins

Would Bilsteins and strut spacers make sense? I would like more height without going over board. I rarely get off road but like the look, and im running 245/65/17 Michelin Mud and Snow so too much lift would look weird. Also I tow snowmobiles and once or twice a year I pull my '69 Valiant if that makes a difference.
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