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Old 10-06-2009, 12:04 PM   #1
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used lift?

hey guys i came accross a guy selling a OME lift that he had on his tj for about 4,000 miles, he liked it but decided to go bigger. He is asking $450 for it. Anything i need to look for if i decide to go for this deal. I dont know the guy so have to be a little trusting. Anything i should look for that might be missing or damaged during his install that would be hard to replace?

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Old 10-06-2009, 01:11 PM   #2
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make sure all hardware is included, maybe get specs on spring lengths and see if they measure up, that way you can check for sag

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hey guys i came accross a guy selling a OME lift that he had on his tj for about 4,000 miles, he liked it but decided to go bigger. He is asking $450 for it. Anything i need to look for if i decide to go for this deal. I dont know the guy so have to be a little trusting. Anything i should look for that might be missing or damaged during his install that would be hard to replace?

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what size lift is it?
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Old 10-06-2009, 01:24 PM   #4
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Old 10-06-2009, 01:36 PM   #5
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I would rather buy a brand new RC 2.5" for $300 than someones used lift. just my .02
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Old 10-06-2009, 02:26 PM   #7
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i would usually say the same thing about used stuff but it looks brand new and i was planning on offering $300 for it. It is OME 2in lift with springs and ome shocks. I have not talked to the guy yet to see what all comes with it but i figure it would be a much better ride than the BB i am running now.

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Old 10-06-2009, 02:51 PM   #8
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Look at this. $299.95 with shocks.
Jeep TJ Suspension Lift
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Old 10-06-2009, 03:00 PM   #9
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yeah i have looked at that lift but i am a really big fan of the OME springs and shocks. I had this kit on a previous jeep and really liked it. I had not planned on adding a lift at this time until i came accross this deal.

This is the kit that he is selling.

Old Man Emu Suspension System

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Old 10-06-2009, 03:07 PM   #10
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I say check it out. I'm with you I'd rather have a used OME, than a new RC
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Old 10-06-2009, 03:12 PM   #11
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It's ultimately up to you. I was giving you some other options. Good luck, either way.
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Post pictures for us too. I think it would be a good deal. Check what you can do for it new. IE piece the lift together.
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Old 10-06-2009, 03:38 PM   #13
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Thanks guys i will do some more checking and give the guy a call, usually not hard to tell what kind of person you are dealing with after one call. I will see if he will send me some more pics and i will post them for you,

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Old 10-07-2009, 11:43 AM   #14
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after talking to the guy all he is selling is the shocks and springs. He seemed to think that since i already am running a two inch spacer i could just swap out my springs and shocks and that is all i would need to do. What about track bars and transfer case drop wont i need to do that? By the way here is the link to the Craigslist ad so you can see what he is selling.

Old Man Emu (OME) 2.5" HD Lift

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