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BOSS or OME?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Law323, Jul 1, 2016.

  1. Jul 1, 2016 at 12:17 PM
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    Law323

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    Ok guys, I have a rough country 3/1 spacer level lift. (Yes, I'm aware that wasn't the best idea) one upside is my trucks a 2WD, and I don't go off-roading except for the occasional trail to my hunting camp that has few potholes. I'm planning on getting some shocks in the next year or so. I've narrowed it down to OME 614 and Toytec BOSS 3". Which of these do you think is the better product all around? And as for the UCA's, my lift right now doesn't seem to cause problems with my alignment or any rubbing so I shouldn't need any aftermarket UCA's right?
    Thanks guys.
     
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  2. Jul 1, 2016 at 1:11 PM
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    matluth

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    Apples and oranges. OME is great for what you pay for. Boss is great for what you pay for it too. Depends on your budget.
     
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  3. Jul 1, 2016 at 1:24 PM
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    OME is a good product. They are not adjustable to any height like the boss kit is. I installed the Boss kit not to long ago and love it. My recommendation is the Toytec Boss kit.
     
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  4. Jul 1, 2016 at 2:08 PM
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    OME is a solid lift, but if you want solid + comfort go with the BOSS kit...they're also having a 10% off sale for the Holiday...
     
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  5. Jul 1, 2016 at 3:04 PM
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  6. Jul 1, 2016 at 3:06 PM
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    Better product all around? Bilstein 6112's.
     
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  7. Jul 1, 2016 at 3:27 PM
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    Awesome, sounds like I'm going BOSS. Thanks for the info guys! Much appreciated
     
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  8. Jul 1, 2016 at 3:29 PM
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    get the shackles too for an extra 80 bux.
     
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  9. Jul 1, 2016 at 3:34 PM
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    $1197 with shackles + shipping right now :bananadance:
     
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  10. Jul 1, 2016 at 5:00 PM
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    Boss with shackles in rear. Done.
     
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    OME is a heavy-duty set-up, used by so many off-roaders and proven itself over many years. I love my OME set-up, but ARB does not recommend OME kit for 4x2. The weight difference between 4x4 and 4x2 is roughly about 300 lbs. From what I gather, even with 612 (shortest coil), you will get around 3 & 1/2 inches in the front. (you will probably need a set of UCAs).

    Personally, if I were to do it over again, I would like to go with OME BP-51, but it's not available for Tundras. At this point, I am inclined to think they won't make it availablee for us.

    BOSS is a good kit. I also like Kings. A lot of people like Fox also. There are so many different options here and really depends on what you like.
     
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    Don't tease me! I'm broke right now, in the middle of a move out of state, new house, new license, etc. damn gubment, making everything expensive!
     
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  13. Jul 1, 2016 at 8:00 PM
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    So that half inch will be the difference between getting an UCA and not?
     
  14. Jul 1, 2016 at 8:07 PM
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    General rule is anything over a 3" lift you will need UCAs. Even with a 3" lift you wont be able to get the alignment just right so the UCAs will help re-align and make the steering more comfortable.
     
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    Makes sense. Thanks buddy
     
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  16. Jul 2, 2016 at 12:25 PM
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    I see the BOSS kit for tacomas has reservoirs, any plans for Toytec to offer the same on their Tundras rear shocks ?
     
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    Reservoirs (rear) for tundras are currently being designed :spy:
     
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