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Is there any cheaper coilover you can buy, what about just buying the hardware for 200, where else would i get the coils i need?
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I don't think that I did what spacers did you need?
Remember in the first set we used the small spacers then we found out we needed the bigger spacers. You asked me if I wanted the bigger spacers and I told you don't worry about it.

Well I want them if you got some handy
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yeah no problem send me an e-mail to [email protected] with you shipping address and I'll make sure to send some out to you.
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Is there any cheaper coilover you can buy, what about just buying the hardware for 200, where else would i get the coils i need?
If you can find a better deal somewhere else you can purchase the brackets separately for $175.
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Im just wondering if theres coil overs that will work but not as expensive as fox ones, might bring the price down? Now if i could only find a used superlift but i think finding a needle in a haystacks gonna be easier!
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wow my truck was rusty under there.. looks much better now. and i still cant get over the ride. never thought my truck could ride this good. thanks again Nick and the guys at ORW
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Looks great, Guys! I can't wait to order mine in April. Nick--I was kinda confused about the whole "bump stop bracket trimming deal" and now with some pics it's making more sense to me. Any plans to include photos or possibly templates for bump stop trimming and gusset mounting with your installation instructions?--I think they'd be a big help.
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Hey Nick-
Do the weld-on brackets come with your limiting straps?
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any pics of the before and after lift...I know what the actual limits of lift are...just curious
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I think the straps are 55 more, probably good insurance too. Pics before and after would help alot of buyers like me, not quite sure yet.
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Yea I've got my before and after pictures somewhere on my computer. I'll dig around for them. I've got pictures before I cranked my torsion bars, after I cranked my torsion bars, and now after I got the conversion done.

I'll get them all on here, I'm on my iPhone right now
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And yes, the limit straps were extra but def. worth it.
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I'm not sure if they got those before and after pics. I'll start going through them and see what I can find. Hopefully Chris can post some pics. of his truck. I'm adding a lot of pictures to the instructions to make it easier for someone to install.
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Yea I'll get some of my pics up later today. Long night at work and I'm about to pass out right now. I'll get them up though.
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alright im new to photobucket so let me know if i need to resize or anything. but here is what my control arms look like now. ill have to get some more pictures outside tomorrow in the daylight and charge up my camera. this was taken on my iphone so the quality might not be stellar.

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here is a picture of how the truck sat before i got rid of the torsion bars. this is with the bars cranked all the way and running 265/75/16 BFG A/T's

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Here's another one that shows how the truck sat before the conversion

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so only fox springs and shocks will work with this conversion? or can i use skyjacker springs or pro comp with a shock of choice? also if i did have to get the fox springs and shocks then i can only get 2" of lift out of them? I dont wheel my truck so i dont really need like remote resovoirs or limit straps do i?
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They are coil overs which means that the shocks and springs are all one part. So you really can't combine two different ones. It's not a coil spring with a shock like i think that you're thinking it is.
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Thank you for clarifying that! Definitely needed to know! Need to work on getting the money but I'm definitely going to put this on my "to do" list!
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i dont wanna sound real picky but how much ride height can i get out of the setup you provide? are there anymore setups that can get 3.5" or more?
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so only fox springs and shocks will work with this conversion? or can i use skyjacker springs or pro comp with a shock of choice? also if i did have to get the fox springs and shocks then i can only get 2" of lift out of them? I dont wheel my truck so i dont really need like remote resovoirs or limit straps do i?
You have options. The brackets work with any 2.0 shock with eyelet/eyelet mounts. There are plenty of brands to choose from. 2.5" coils are made by others as well. The brackets are what is "Key" here.

The shocks can only be adjusted so far, limiting your height. Once you max out your CV axles (2"), that's as far as you can go w/o carnage. At the stock shock mount on the LCA, there is only 3.5" of articulation (more at the tires), so choosing the right size for your set up is crucial. Rigs with a drop bracket lift have the same amount, but use longer shocks/coils.

I am installing QA1 shocks with Eibach(750 lb) coils with the brackets. These are fine for what I do with my rig, great for street and rock crawling both. NOT good for jumping or desert racing. Your driving style & needs will matter in what you choose to install. Shocks with reservoirs aid in cooling the fluids for dampening. Desert racers need such a set up. Limit straps are a good idea to save your CV axles coming out of spline and causing other damages. Worth it IMHO.

I am not trying to take away from ORW here whatsoever, just trying to point out some facts about the choices in a coil over conversion. ORW brackets are just superb in construction, and the answer for us that want a better ride. $175 for the bracket kit is very fair, that's what RCD charged years ago.
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so on my 2wd edge with the fabtech spindle lift, will I be able to get a couple more inches in the front with coilovers and spacers?
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I have a question. Where is the Optimal mounting location for the lower bracket?

Over the existing shock location?

In the middle of the LCA?

Towards the frame more?
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so only fox springs and shocks will work with this conversion? or can i use skyjacker springs or pro comp with a shock of choice? also if i did have to get the fox springs and shocks then i can only get 2" of lift out of them? I dont wheel my truck so i dont really need like remote resovoirs or limit straps do i?
I would talk with ORW about what will fit for sure that way there is no problems.
This setup is not a lift kit, all it does is take the coils spring and combine then with shocks (in this case Fox Shock but I am sure there are other) to eliminate the T-Bars.
As with other applications IF you use these as a lifting setup by adding higher rate shocks you in turn get a harder ride, i.e. CRANk THE T-BARS.

IF, like mine you have a 4” lift kit and you decide to add the Coil Over Setup you end up first with no T-Bars, second with a better ride and better handling, less sway.

If you were to add lift spindles to a 2x you could add longer shock and the Coil-over Spring to get a better package, again, less parts dragging, better ride and a better feel cornering.

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