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Unread 08-24-2013, 05:40 AM   #1
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Placement of the OME springs

I can't seem to locate the thread I am looking for. For the OME springs, which side does the "A" go on, and which side does "B" go on?

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Unread 08-24-2013, 07:01 AM   #2
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I googled and came up with this.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f310/...-know-1028827/
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Unread 08-24-2013, 07:05 AM   #3
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Kolak says both A go on driver's side.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f310/...87/index2.html
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Unread 08-24-2013, 09:43 AM   #4
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Lets confuse things more:

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f310/...-know-1028827/

"A" in front to counteract drivers weight, and "A" in rear to counteract torque/torsion.
This would suggest A on drivers side and A on passengers side. Now, perhaps this difference in info is because of Left- and Right- hand drive vehicles. Australia (RHD?) "A" springs would both be on drivers side (right side, sir!) and USA (LHD) "A" springs would be on opposite sides.

Just my opinion, based on reading all these threads.
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Unread 08-24-2013, 12:46 PM   #5
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Lets confuse things more:

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f310/...-know-1028827/

"A" in front to counteract drivers weight, and "A" in rear to counteract torque/torsion.
This would suggest A on drivers side and A on passengers side. Now, perhaps this difference in info is because of Left- and Right- hand drive vehicles. Australia (RHD?) "A" springs would both be on drivers side (right side, sir!) and USA (LHD) "A" springs would be on opposite sides.

Just my opinion, based on reading all these threads.
The cross corner configuration Tall front spring on drivers in the front and tall spring on the passengers side in the rear is what OME call for in their PDF installation instructions for TJs. So based on that it would seem to me your opinion is correct. As of now, my opinion is WJ OME springs should be installed the same as spelled out in the TJ instructions.

PDF for a TJ http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j...51156542,d.b2I

Front left hand drive TJ instructions.....� Remove the Old Man Emu coils from the box, set them side-by-side and note which coil is the taller of the two. � Install the taller of the coils to the left hand side of the vehicle by inserting the small end of the coil up over the bumpstop and into position against the upper spring seat and then onto the lower spring seat. You may need to push down on the axle housing to gain enough clearance to position the coil onto the lower seat. Rotate the bottom pigtail on the coil into proper position as noted above. � Re-install coil retaining clip, if so equipped. � Install the shorter coil to the right hand side of the vehicle using the same process as above.

Rear left hand drive TJ instructions.... Remove the Old Man Emu coils from the box, set them side-by-side and note which coil is the taller of the two. � Install the taller of the coils to the right hand side of the vehicle by inserting the small end of the coil up over the bumpstop and into position against the upper spring seat and then onto the lower spring seat. You may need to push down on the axle housing to gain enough clearance to position the coil onto the lower seat. Rotate the bottom pigtail on the coil into proper position as noted above. � Re-install coil retaining clip, if so equipped. � Install the shorter coil to the left hand side of the vehicle using the same process as above.
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Unread 08-24-2013, 02:13 PM   #6
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^^^^^^^ This. I had it A and A on driver side first, and had a wicked side to side difference. Put like above, and leveled it out perfectly.
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Unread 08-24-2013, 03:13 PM   #7
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Hmmmm. Got my OME springs used and couldn't read the tags or they were missing. It didn't appear that one spring was taller than the other in the front or rear. Oh well.
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Unread 08-24-2013, 03:30 PM   #8
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Hmmmm. Got my OME springs used and couldn't read the tags or they were missing. It didn't appear that one spring was taller than the other in the front or rear. Oh well.
It is very small difference. But when you put them side by side there is. That is what I had to do after I decided to switch them. No tags
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It is very small difference. But when you put them side by side there is. That is what I had to do after I decided to switch them. No tags
Hmmmm
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