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Old August 26th, 2004, 05:19 PM
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Yousef,

What sucked about the OME springs/Rancho shocks combination? I'm just curious.

I'd be interested in the headers. Most people scratch their head when I tell them what I'm looking for.
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Old August 26th, 2004, 06:00 PM
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On the RS9000 5 way it was too hard to find the right setting. It either rode too stiff or too soft, I just couldn't get it to ride right. You might have a better luck with the RS9000X. Also what ever you do stay away from the 5000 series.
You might want to give pro comp MX6 shocks a try. A lot of people like those.

When I get the wheels and put the rest of 90 together I'll take it to the exhaust shop and see how much it will cost to build the headers.

So there is 3 of us right now. Anyone else?
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Old August 26th, 2004, 06:01 PM
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Yousef,

Who built your Fox shocks? What valving did they use?
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Old August 26th, 2004, 06:03 PM
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Who built your Fox shocks? What valving did they use?
Fox???? I used 70/90 on my remote res. coil over shocks. I also think that's what SG uses on their shocks.
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Old August 26th, 2004, 06:17 PM
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Yousef,

What sucked about the OME springs/Rancho shocks combination?

Well, the guys at Rockware use OME/Ranchos in their setup - which I intend to install. I seriously doubt this is a sucky setup!

Listen...the easiest way to do this is to ride other rigs until you find one you like and copy the setup. Or rely on a well informed opinion and go blind.

I've done both and selected Rockware. This is such a personal preference that you really shouldn't just go blind.
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Old August 26th, 2004, 06:22 PM
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I agree with Art, while I don't like Kens setup he does like it, and we do mostly the same types of trails and drive with about the same amount of weight. SO pimp yourself out and ride in others 90s to see what you like.
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Old August 26th, 2004, 06:25 PM
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Agree!

Just wanted to say that you will never go wrong with OME springs. Shocks, well it's you choice now.
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Old August 27th, 2004, 01:08 AM
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Sign me up for a pair of headers
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Old August 30th, 2004, 08:34 PM
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I can take my D90 to him and ask him to build a headers that will bolt to the factory Y-pipe, but then the factory Y pipe sucks big time unless he build a new flange to increase the flow. What you guys think?
What's so tough about making an "efficient" y-pipe? I mean you're just joining two pieces of pipe. It's not like making headers. Is the NRP y-pipe any different from the stock one, or is it all in the cats?
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Old August 30th, 2004, 08:57 PM
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Well, sure it's like building headers. Headers take flow from 4 to 2 to 1, on each side of a V8. A Y-pipe takes flow from 2 to 1. You have to consider flow and size.

I had heades in a TR6 once and got better performance with a larger diameter pipe. Furthermore, there was NO better performance splitting it into a dual exhaust - as is common with those. You wouldn't think that but it was true.

Point is even a simple 2-into-1 pipe isn't that simple. Flow testing must be done to determine an optimal setup - as in making headers!
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