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Suspension replacement

I'm sure this has been answered, but the search function blows.

I have original stock springs and shocks on my D90. Shocks are pretty much done. I want to replace with new, and I want a small lift, but nothing too big that will make my stock tires look too small. I know nothing about where to start other than many people say go OME.

To keep a smooth ride, and add perhaps 1" lift, what springs/shocks do I need? I am confused as there seem to be a model for the front and rear.

Please help me with the part numbers that would best suit what I am looking for. Thanks in advance!
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Old May 3rd, 2015, 10:28 PM
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Why the lift? Especially with stock tires?
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Are there shocks that I can addjust up and down like my friends LX460? That would be very cool!
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Why the lift? Especially with stock tires?
I feel like my truck is sagging or sits lower than most stock ones. Maybe it's just the worn out shocks?
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If they are in fact original, I am sure she is sagging! For minimal to no lift, just go back original or OME to orig spec- it will sit at least an inch higher than she is currently...
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Shocks, good or bad, won't have any bearing on ride height. Since you're on the original springs, it's very possible that they're just worn out and sagging.

Most of the OME stuff is going to net you around 1.5" of lift. The 761/764 is a solid combo for most 'normal' applications.

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Shocks, good or bad, won't have any bearing on ride height. Since you're on the original springs, it's very possible that they're just worn out and sagging. Most of the OME stuff is going to net you around 1.5" of lift. The 761/764 is a solid combo for most 'normal' applications. -Ash
I see that the 761/764 is called "medium duty". For OME, will that be as close to stock height as possible?
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I see that the 761/764 is called "medium duty". For OME, will that be as close to stock height as possible?
Just go stock. It will sit better and be a decent ride.

My 110 was sagging like Briggs balls. Put some new genuine springs in and suddenly the truck was sitting high and tight (like my balls 15 years ago)
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Stock spring replacement with bilsteins will make a great improvement. For greater improvement replace bushings as well.
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Just go stock. It will sit better and be a decent ride. My 110 was sagging like Briggs balls. Put some new genuine springs in and suddenly the truck was sitting high and tight (like my balls 15 years ago)
Haha great analogy. Where would I find new Genuine springs/shocks? Dealer?
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My 110 was sagging like Briggs balls.
I just ejected all of my morning tea through my nose!
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Haha great analogy. Where would I find new Genuine springs/shocks? Dealer?
Genuine shocks are trash.

Order Bilsteins or ome and get the springs from zack.
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Or Fox- better than the new Bilsteins...
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