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Old December 14th, 2009, 01:28 PM
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Anyone have experience with this suspension setup

Any one have any experience with this setup?
http://www.roversnorth.com/store/p-1...ender-110.aspx

I was thinking about the Old Man Emu, but in my experience they're pretty stiff. Any other kits anyone can recommend for around the same price?

I'm not going to offroad a ton and want a decent road ride.

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Old December 14th, 2009, 01:29 PM
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Procomp shocks suck.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 01:31 PM
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So Old Man Emu or...
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Bilstein shocks, OME MD rear springs in back, RRC rear springs in front is my happy set up. Or, you know, stock.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 01:40 PM
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Yikes, please don't get that setup. Get Stock suspension, Bilsteins or OME.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 01:46 PM
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What if I want to add a little bit of lift. Maybe 1.5" to 2"?
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Old December 14th, 2009, 01:59 PM
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OME or Rovertym Springs with Bilsteins.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 01:59 PM
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suspension setup

Rovertym. I had bilsteins shocks...just installed 2in Rovertym springs last week. Happy so far. Everything I read stated Old Man Emu was the "tried & proven/bread & butter" setup. I like to do stuff just a little different...and everything I read about RTE seemed good. Search the fourm for Rovertym springs or RTE springs. I've got the rr4-2 up front and the rr3-2 in the rear. good luck..j

http://www.rovertym.com/
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Old December 14th, 2009, 02:14 PM
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Is it me or do they not have 110 setups?
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Old December 14th, 2009, 04:25 PM
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Is it me or do they not have 110 setups?
I was told RT dosn't have rear's for 110's because there fatter.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 05:38 PM
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I used the Land rover genuine heavy duty springs on my 90 and I liked it much better then the OME. The ride was much better and I still got a 2 inch lift. I have used OME on one other 90 and several disco's. As for shocks I do like OMe and they have a new sport shcok that is supposed to be very good. speak to Les at RN.
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Rovertym is great and I'm running the adjustable ranchos. 3" lift and the ride is better than stock in my opinion.
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OME set up for SW fully geared = good
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Old December 14th, 2009, 11:21 PM
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If you go OME, let me know. I just lifted my G4 with OME springs and the new Sport Shocks. I got them from a shop in TN that gave me a great deal. I can pass along the info if you want it.
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I currently have heavy duty OME's that the previous owner installed. Is this a good set up? Isn't it a bit overkill to have HD shocks & springs unless you're transporting cement or something on a daily basis? It's really stiff. Any little bump and it rattles like crazy.

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Whats supposed to be better about the OME "sport" shocks, I have not been able to find much information on the www.
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Old December 15th, 2009, 09:26 AM
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If you go OME, let me know. I just lifted my G4 with OME springs and the new Sport Shocks. I got them from a shop in TN that gave me a great deal. I can pass along the info if you want it.
Sure send me the info. Thanks
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Old December 15th, 2009, 11:43 AM
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Well I guess I could have just posted it here for everyone:

http://tnoffroad.solarvelocity.com/

I think John is the owner. You can ask for him and tell him you're interested in an OME suspension. He gave me a really good price and had it drop shipped straight from ARB in WA.

Not sure what's better about the Sport shocks as I could not find many review before I bought them either. I think it has to do with the triple stage valving and the plastic dirt shields.
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Old December 15th, 2009, 12:10 PM
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What did you end up shelling out for the whole setup?
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Old December 15th, 2009, 12:41 PM
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Anyone go 5 inches in their 90? Have been told not a good idea and been told no big deal. Thinking about going 37's.
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