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Unread 10-20-2012, 05:54 PM   #46
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I went with the Old Man Emu HD 2" lift, and ran 32's without a problem, on stock control arms, steering and drive shafts. I did add the Currie Antirock front sway bar at the same time as the lift. It's a very good lift, ride quality is great, despite it not being Currie. I have since added Rokmen control arms, but it wasn't because I needed them, it was because I wanted them....again, not Currie.
Quit being silly Jeff...you have Currie parts where it matters. OME 2.5" springs are well known to kick ***.

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Unread 10-21-2012, 07:26 AM   #47
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Quit being silly Jeff...you have Currie parts where it matters. OME 2.5" springs are well known to kick ***.
Liking the fact that everyone says that about OME, lol.
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Unread 10-21-2012, 08:03 AM   #48
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I've been planning on doing a lift to my TJ for quite some time... other projects and interestes have always gotten in the way. I've always planned on going with OME from DPG since its all I need. Since i've made my choice on kit, other companies (Currie) have come out with arguably better kits, but my needs are still the same. Should I pay more for a "better" kit that does more than I need? Or just save my $$$ and put it in other areas that I need... I'll be ordering from Dirk when the time is right.
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Unread 10-21-2012, 09:23 AM   #49
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Just run Currie links and throw the OME coils in there. Worth every penny.
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Unread 10-21-2012, 10:50 AM   #50
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Quit being silly Jeff...you have Currie parts where it matters. OME 2.5" springs are well known to kick ***.
I do have Currie steering components, that's true. But my suspension is Rokmen and OME, except for the Antirock.

As much as I like Currie, I won't say it's them or nothing, when it comes to suspension components.
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Unread 10-21-2012, 12:27 PM   #51
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Unread 10-21-2012, 12:38 PM   #52
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Don't the specific Currie mfg'd control arms have one big flaw in them being not being able to adjust short or long enough? I thought I read somewhere that they have an issue with that, when needing to dial in the axle pinion angle.......maybe someone could clarify?
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Unread 10-21-2012, 12:49 PM   #53
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I do have Currie steering components, that's true. But my suspension is Rokmen and OME, except for the Antirock.

As much as I like Currie, I won't say it's them or nothing, when it comes to suspension components.
Dude, you have JJ's....you have Currie parts where it matters. You won't find anyone saying that the actual Currie arms are superior to Rokmen arms. They're identical where it matters except that Rokmen uses thicker tubing.
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Unread 10-21-2012, 01:02 PM   #54
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Dude, you have JJ's....you have Currie parts where it matters.
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Unread 10-21-2012, 01:44 PM   #55
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Don't the specific Currie mfg'd control arms have one big flaw in them being not being able to adjust short or long enough? I thought I read somewhere that they have an issue with that, when needing to dial in the axle pinion angle.......maybe someone could clarify?
You've been reading old posts. A couple years since they addressed that.
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Unread 10-21-2012, 01:48 PM   #56
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You've been reading old posts. A couple years since they addressed that.
Ah, OK, gotcha.......so the current Currie branded arms are fine and fully adjust like all the other top tier brands then. Good to know.
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