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View Poll Results: Which lift kit for a D90?
Old Man EMU - springs only 37 45.68%
Rovertym - Standard 2" lift - springs only 14 17.28%
Rovertym Full Flex - w/cones, rear links, shock mounts 13 16.05%
ProComp 2' Performance Suspension Kit 0 0%
Draken/Equipe Base Kit II - w/cones, rear links, shock mounts.. 4 4.94%
Other 13 16.05%
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Old April 19th, 2007, 12:55 PM
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I think I had RR1 RR4 combo but I could be wrong since it has been 3+ years now. The only problem I had with them is I couldn't flex them well, I could not put my 14" travel shocks or 3-link to use. They did not sag and ride quality was good. I used my 90 for trails only and they didn't do it for me, and that's why I went coil overs and OME springs.
I also think my buddy had the same set and he had to use spacers to level he 90 out, and I did also.
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Old April 20th, 2007, 07:11 AM
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Thanks for the input..

So it looks like Old Man EMU is the most popular - 41% so far.
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Old April 22nd, 2007, 06:45 AM
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I put OME on my truck. I think the 751/764 set. Empty it sits tail slightly high. Put stuff in and the back squats down. I also dont think I got the advertised 2" out of it - maybe the back empty, but not the front (my measurements showed no lift up front after putting them in). I've got a winch up front and rockware bumper, so there is a bit of weight up front to think about. Next time I'd consider RTE.
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Old April 22nd, 2007, 04:23 PM
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I'm running Range rover HD red/Wite on the back with cones and the shock mounts dropped 2" at the back with +1" shocks. Not sure what the springs are at the front, I was given them and then had to buy some +2" shocks 'cause the standard shocks were topping out all he time. All finished off with absolutely standard open diffs so I like to keep wheels on the ground no matter how lightly loaded
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Old April 24th, 2007, 09:18 PM
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www.safarigard.com

safarigard has made all sorts of suspension upgrades for the d-90...everyone should check it out if you have not seen...my d-90 is spec-ed out with all sorts of gismo's from this website and my beast can seriously do anything!
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Old April 24th, 2007, 09:21 PM
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safarigard has made all sorts of suspension upgrades for the d-90...everyone should check it out if you have not seen...my d-90 is spec-ed out with all sorts of gismo's from this website and my beast can seriously do anything!
If you check their site out everything has been discontinued...

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Hey I take that back... it doesn't say that anymore. Strange
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Old April 25th, 2007, 12:12 PM
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RTE springs, what ever shocks you want, and EE retainers. I currently have OME springs,rovertym shock mounts,cones, and rancho 9000's. This set-up would be alot better i think with RTE springs, but the ome's came on the truck. I have run EE ret. and they are some heavy duty products, going to use them on my trail truck
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Old April 25th, 2007, 02:26 PM
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The SG shit blows donkey nuts. The SG springs i have seen have all been sagged to shit.
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Old April 27th, 2007, 09:25 AM
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go with RYM springs and retainers.. I like there rear links too.. very nice..
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I'm running Range rover HD red/Wite on the back with cones and the shock mounts dropped 2" at the back with +1" shocks. Not sure what the springs are at the front, I was given them and then had to buy some +2" shocks 'cause the standard shocks were topping out all he time. All finished off with absolutely standard open diffs so I like to keep wheels on the ground no matter how lightly loaded
Oh and I made my own 'cones' for the back to ease the springs back into their seats
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My Rovertym Springs and EE retainers arrived - time to install..
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Before and after photos?
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Old April 30th, 2007, 02:43 PM
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will do..
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Old May 7th, 2007, 12:14 AM
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anyone know a good source to pick up some 1" spring spacers?
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Old May 7th, 2007, 09:55 PM
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You can get them here.
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Old May 9th, 2007, 01:47 PM
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Before and after photos?
Rovertym springs installed, new Galv shock towers, EE retainers, OME shocks....

Next project is to clean up surface rust and then the brake lines..
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What springs were in it before? It looks like it is about the same height, just all new stuff and the shock towers look a lot better.
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Old May 9th, 2007, 05:07 PM
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What springs were in it before? It looks like it is about the same height, just all new stuff and the shock towers look a lot better.
Not sure - previous owner said it had a 2" lift - but had no info.

The truck now sits about 1 3/8" - 1 1/2" higher.
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Old May 9th, 2007, 05:45 PM
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are those 2" or 3" springs? how are you vibes, how much does the truck lean? I might re-assess my current suspension with some RTE springs, front and rear links.
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