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Unread 06-22-2013, 11:56 AM   #46
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Possibly, but installing longer bolts into the OEM plate would be cheaper and you know they would be long enough and strong enough (grade 8). But if you by the aftermarket ones let us know how long the studs are.
Omelet, do you recall what the length is of the stock stud sitting above the stock upper strut mount?

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Unread 06-22-2013, 02:00 PM   #47
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I'm not sure, but you could compare it to the bolts I replaced them with by the pics in my thread. Or maybe someone else can get you a measurement.
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Unread 06-22-2013, 02:25 PM   #48
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I'm not sure, but you could compare it to the bolts I replaced them with by the pics in my thread. Or maybe someone else can get you a measurement.
Yeah it's hard to see exactly. Thanks neways
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Well the bolts I used were 2" long and judging by the size difference in the pic I would bet the OEM studs are 1.5" (where the threads end and the cone begins). So in order to run 2 strut spacers the studs need to be at least 1.75"
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Unread 06-23-2013, 01:57 PM   #50
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Well the bolts I used were 2" long and judging by the size difference in the pic I would bet the OEM studs are 1.5" (where the threads end and the cone begins). So in order to run 2 strut spacers the studs need to be at least 1.75"
Ok thanks for the info. I will let you know how it goes
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First try resulted in a 1.25" of threads above the top of the strut plate. Going to try moog's strut plate next and if no better then going the route of aftermarket bolts or stud at 1.75" above strut plate
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So I've been looking at the JBA rear coil spacers. They apparently are 3/8". IM guessing you stack them on top of the factory lower spring isolator or on top and bottom. Anybody using these with any success? Thinking about just going with one spacer up front instead of two as it seems more hassle than anything and these JBA spacers for rear.
What is the standard for the "Modified OME"? as in what do others run in their rigs?
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So I've been looking at the JBA rear coil spacers. They apparently are 3/8". IM guessing you stack them on top of the factory lower spring isolator or on top and bottom. Anybody using these with any success? Thinking about just going with one spacer up front instead of two as it seems more hassle than anything and these JBA spacers for rear.
What is the standard for the "Modified OME"? as in what do others run in their rigs?
I just did....3 new JBA spacers on the drivers side and 2 spacers on the pax side....I got slight bump up in the rear...I am now over 22" from center of wheel to the bottom of the fenderwell....slight rake overall. That is what I wanted. With the HD OME I was sagging slightly in the rear.
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Unread 07-11-2013, 07:30 PM   #54
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I just did....3 new JBA spacers on the drivers side and 2 spacers on the pax side....I got slight bump up in the rear...I am now over 22" from center of wheel to the bottom of the fenderwell....slight rake overall. That is what I wanted. With the HD OME I was sagging slightly in the rear.
Did you do anything to the front or just the OME coils?
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Did you do anything to the front or just the OME coils?
Just the OME coils....if I ever put on a winch or metal bumper I would install the plates up front....
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Unread 07-11-2013, 09:12 PM   #56
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So I've been looking at the JBA rear coil spacers. They apparently are 3/8". IM guessing you stack them on top of the factory lower spring isolator or on top and bottom. Anybody using these with any success? Thinking about just going with one spacer up front instead of two as it seems more hassle than anything and these JBA spacers for rear.
What is the standard for the "Modified OME"? as in what do others run in their rigs?
I recently tweaked my set-up.

OME HD - 4.7

Added Rusty's spacers up front.

Rear I piece mealed with 1/2 inch poly spacers both sides; 2 spring isolators top and bottom on driver side; 2 bottom-1 top isolator pass side.

I sit at 22.75" hub to fender all around with a rake.

I also added a Rusty's adjustable rear tracbar to dial the rear axle back in.

I didn't add anything else or change anything with regards to the OME Nitro shocks/struts, sway links, or brake lines.

I'm still on 265/70s and will most likely stay that way - though 285's would be a great fit.
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What rear poly spacer did you use? IM having issues finding any besides what's in the daystar lifts etc.

Kinda wish I would of went with the HD, IM sitting low on the MD with the hemi up front but like the ride quality...
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Unread 07-11-2013, 09:39 PM   #58
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^^^

They were fabbed by another forum member and I got a couple he had left.
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Unread 07-11-2013, 09:41 PM   #59
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They were fabbed by another forum member and I got a couple he had left.
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Unread 07-11-2013, 09:54 PM   #60
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They were fabbed by another forum member and I got a couple he had left.
Do any other rear spacers work, say for a jk or a wj? Probably been asked a million times

Sitting 21.75 up front and maybe 21 out back btw, after everything settled
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