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Old April 3rd, 2014, 05:14 PM
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recommends the following regarding a stock D90 shock/setup (equipped with winch bumper with winch on front)

1) Old Man Emu shocks/springs

2) heavy duty springs on front/medium duty on back to avoid that "nose diving" look

3) For Discoverys and RR's they ship equal length coils per side (instead of the typical slightly taller driver side spring as shipped from OME's factory), although D90's can get away with the uneven setup

Thoughts?
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Old April 3rd, 2014, 05:25 PM
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sounds about right.

you can also go the terrafirma route as well.

either should net you enough height to shove 33's on the truck.

are you wheeling it? if you aren't, keep the stock suspension for now unless it's shot.
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Old April 3rd, 2014, 05:37 PM
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sounds about right.

you can also go the terrafirma route as well.

either should net you enough height to shove 33's on the truck.

are you wheeling it? if you aren't, keep the stock suspension for now unless it's shot.
Take it off-road couple times a year, nothing aggressive. Was replacing the front coil springs/shocks/shock tower (heavily rusted) and rear shocks, looking at my options.
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This is my set up with OME medium duty springs all the way around. I've had great luck with the springs. They're 10+ years old and this is the second 90 they've been on.
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751/764 springs with the isolators, mine is a little high on the drivers side
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Old April 4th, 2014, 09:12 AM
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This is my set up with OME medium duty springs all the way around. I've had great luck with the springs. They're 10+ years old and this is the second 90 they've been on.
Totally non-related but that is a nice looking rig Clay! Love the white Wolfs going with the white top.

Actually can add to the thread - I had HD OME fronts and rear medium OME on my NAS 90 ST. They worked great even with the 35's I ended up with. But when I sold it I put on the original stock springs and it rode and looked great with 285 GY Duratracs (but I think the run a bit small). There was no winch or heavy bumper tho.
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