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Old May 31st, 2014, 07:11 AM
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2" springs.

I'm starting a new project and wondering what springs people like. I will need a 2" lift spring and shock package. I'm a big fan of Rovertym but I know there are others out there. Terrafirma, ect. I hate OME springs. It's been a few years since I purchased anything other than stock stuff so let's hear it.
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Personally, I like Terrafirma for springs. TF shocks are junk. I'm actually considering trying some Rancho RS9000s on my current build.
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In the past I always had rym springs and ranching 9000 shocks. RN also sells pro comp stuff too.
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I'm starting a new project and wondering what springs people like. I will need a 2" lift spring and shock package. I'm a big fan of Rovertym but I know there are others out there. Terrafirma, ect. I hate OME springs. It's been a few years since I purchased anything other than stock stuff so let's hear it.
Why do hate the OME springs?
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Why do hate the OME springs?
They don't last. Major sag factor. I have a set of rym springs on my truck that are 10 years old and perfect.

Fully compress a ome spring and see if it keeps it's shape.
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I too really like the TF springs and won't use their shocks again.
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Just curios because I was going to replace the rear springs on my 110 and rte doesn't make them.
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I love rym but just wanted to see what others like.

What shocks are you guys running. I love bilstein but kind of expensive.
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running Fox on both of my trucks, like them a lot.
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What valving are good for 90?

------ Follow up post added May 31st, 2014 09:32 AM ------

What valving works best with the fox shocks on a 90
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I like the stock style Bilsteins shocks. Funny about sagging OME, I wish mine would sag, but they are as tall as they were 15 years ago when they were put on. The best riding lifted truck I ever had was pre-EAS RRC rear springs in the front and 220#/in springs in back with sway bars and Bilsteins. One day, I will lower my D90 back to stock height.
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Funny, my experience with OME and Bilsteins has been the opposite. My springs are about 12 years old and they haven't budged but my Bilsteins have needed replacement twice. Whatever Chevrolet uses on stock suburbans would be nice. I've carted 50-60 bags of mulch probably 20 times and the whole rear end is fully compressed with never an issue. Whereas my 90 has only carted a couple kids and a winch/bumper around yet the shocks seem to fail every 40k.

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Funny, my experience with OME and Bilsteins has been the opposite. My springs are about 12 years old and they haven't budged but my Bilsteins have needed replacement twice. Whatever Chevrolet uses on stock suburbans would be nice. I've carted 50-60 bags of mulch probably 20 times and the whole rear end is fully compressed with never an issue. Whereas my 90 has only carted a couple kids and a winch/bumper around yet the shocks seem to fail every 40k. Clay
The stock Bilsteins on my 98 suburban with 312k on it are still working well.
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I'm not sure, I dont think I like TF.
I had to put a 1" spacers on my RR HNTR just to make the rear look level on a 2" lift.

My 2004ish RoverTym(Steve-era) springs are still 3" of lift.
Not alot of road miles on that truck; just events mostly.

I still have OMEs that have held up great.
If I were to buy springs today, I'd get OME.
That's based on rumors of RTE quality control issues...


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The stock Bilsteins on my 98 suburban with 312k on it are still working well.
That's funny. Didn't know the Burban could be sitting with Bilsteins as well.
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I've had good luck with omes on my defender, they do settle quite a bit when iI'm loaded down heading to events.I


i an anxious to hear about the fox shocks rovers north is now selling ive never wanted to deal with the heim mounts.

the old safari gard springs made by eibach are probably the finest springs ever made for the rovers
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