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Old Man Emu OME 2.5" HD lift kit

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MSRP: $650.00
Average Price: $996.74
Manufacturer: Old Man Emu
Recommended?
Yes: 65 / No: 1

OME's basic package (OMETJHK) for TJ's, heavy duty edition designed for jeeps that haul a little weight.

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sahara509

Registered User
sahara509's Reviews
02-24-2012, 08:03 PM
Price: $700.00
Pros: Good handling
Cons: None
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Good lift overall. Not the best directions. I really like the way it handles. It feels close to stock.


PlaneJob
Registered User
PlaneJob's Reviews
02-22-2012, 07:36 PM
Price: $699.00
Pros:  Complete kit with bumpstop spacer, track bar relocator, springs, and Nitrocharger shocks.
Cons: Did not include trim spacers (they are pictured sometimes, but not included).
Recommended? Yes

Comments:
Excellent ride! Restored the front of my Jeep - I have a winch and OBA and it was really starting to sag down.


ID10Tpig
Registered User
ID10Tpig's Reviews
02-10-2012, 04:11 PM
Price: $982.00
Pros: Ride improved slightly, holds loads very well, no sagging, flexes very well for SUA and stock shackles.
Cons: None so far.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Bought it from OK4wd up in NJ, got a good deal and got all 4 36R leafs, new shocks and bushings, but no stickers Installed just fine but the bushing kit didnt come with frame side bolt sleeves, i had to re use the old ones,


Roger_Hurd
Registered User
Roger_Hurd's Reviews
01-29-2012, 01:25 PM
Price: $1,000.00
Pros: Easy installation
Cons: None
Recommended? Yes

Comments: This was a nice kit to install. Looks great too. The biggest problem was the removal of the old units. I had to use a cutting torch to remove the original leaf springs.


waterlovr
Registered User
waterlovr's Reviews
12-17-2011, 07:36 PM
Price: $900.00
Pros: Good ride
Cons: pricey
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Just wish I had went a little higher. But that's the way it goes.


blankslate
Registered User
blankslate's Reviews
11-22-2011, 03:18 PM
Price: $790.00
Pros: Easy install
Cons: Haven't done any technical crawling, so I can't speak to any cons really.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Easy install. Bought from Northridge 4x4--very helpfull.


SideshowBob024

Registered User
SideshowBob024's Reviews

05-11-2011, 02:27 PM
Price: $1,000.00
Pros: Great Lift.
Cons: None.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Lift was purchased and installed by previous owner. I love it. Good enough ride, stays flat when towing, amazingly good flex with zero supporting mods.



romanella
Registered User
romanella's Reviews
05-06-2011, 10:03 PM
Price: $879.00
Pros: Excellent lift!
Cons: None so far
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Incredibly smooth and consistent suspension, much better than stock. LOVE THIS LIFT!


man44a
Registered User
man44a's Reviews
04-24-2011, 06:37 PM
Price: $1,250.00
Pros: Great Ride
Cons: None
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Really love this lift. Great ride.


Jeffro3000

Registered User
Jeffro3000's Reviews
04-09-2011, 08:58 AM
Price: $630.00
Pros:  High quality stuff......
Cons:  none
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I purchased product from Quadratec. Great service. cant comment too much beacause lift only on 1 week. I will add more info in time.


emillika
Registered User
emillika's Reviews
03-22-2011, 01:46 AM
Price: $835.00
Pros: too early
Cons: too early
Recommended? Yes

Comments: none yet


ncurto
Registered User
ncurto's Reviews
02-25-2011, 06:55 PM
Price: $700.00
Pros: Easy install
Cons: none
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Great entry level lift. Easy to install in a weekend and looks great.


CONNOR_99TJ

Registered User
CONNOR_99TJ's Reviews
01-24-2011, 10:01 PM
Price: $699.99
Pros: Great Ride Easy Install
Cons: .
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Great lift!


TheDirtyGeneral

Registered User
TheDirtyGeneral's Reviews
01-16-2011, 02:52 PM
Price: $700.00
Pros: Amazing
Cons: not tall enough lol
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Easy install great ride height, wont settle much. Nice stiff springs just like I wanted (I bought HD rated springs) shocks are great really smoooooth ride. Great flex and articulation.


pdempseyns
Registered User
pdempseyns's Reviews
01-11-2011, 04:10 PM
Price: $1,300.00
Pros: tough, improve performance on and off road.
Cons: "rugged" on road ride.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I had the 2" OME kit on my last wrangler, and this one is much more heavy duty. Makes for a rougher ride on road, feels as though you're driving a mini dumptruck, where as the 2" gave a sportier on road ride, but was often too soft for off road use, especially when loaded. Having had both, I would choose the HD every-time, simply for it's burliness.


CO_crawler
Registered User
CO_crawler's Reviews
11-11-2010, 09:52 PM
Price: $699.00
Pros: Bomber Gear All Around
Cons: Not sure yet
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Just got it installed the parts are bombproof and will update with a test ride.


TJagain
Registered User
TJagain's Reviews
10-27-2010, 02:19 PM
Price: $650.00
Pros: lived up to the reputation,
Cons: none
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I have been very happy with this set up for a year now. went with long travel shocks and the hd springs for lj in the rear. I sit on 35's and approached 90 on the turnpike coming home from jeeptoberfest. my friends that rode with me were impressed with the ride quality.


Gobbles347
Registered User
Gobbles347's Reviews
10-03-2010, 09:07 PM
Price: $700.00
Pros: HEavy duty, rides nice, great flex!
Cons: non so far
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Took a weekend to install, but am very pleased with it, can't wait to get it out on the trails!!


jameskjeep
Registered User
jameskjeep's Reviews
09-06-2010, 03:49 PM
Price: $800.00
Pros: Does everything I need it to do.
Cons: Price is a little high
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Great product look great and give just the right amount of lift.


kelso1337

Registered User
kelso1337's Reviews
08-23-2010, 12:32 AM
Price: $2,300.00
Pros: Amazing ride & handling now. Better than stock. Nitrocharger shocks do the trick and the springs evened things out for me. Can easily do 130KM per hr with no problems.
Cons: My package did not come with any instruction at all. I do it by the instructions, thats my style. However you don't need instructions to do a lift. More pricey than a rough country or other, but i'm sure will be well worth it in the long run.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I actually got the ZJ/LJ kit for my TJ. But essentially they are the same lift but mine has stiffer springs and Long travel shocks.

Pretty easy install, improved my handling and ride dramatically right away.
As things settle and I throw the hard top back on I think it will ride even better.

I got 3'' Front and 4'' in the rear, so more than a "2.5" lift. Which in any case you would get 2.0''-2.25'' after all is said and done.

Highly recommended!


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