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Old 11-02-2008, 06:57 AM   #1
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Just ordered SVT suspension kit...

As well as the Massive Omni-Kit, so I can use it on my 07.

The suspension swap how-to in the archive refers to a 2000 LX model. Will this be similar enough to my 07 to work?


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Haven't had any experience with the Omni Kit, but it should be the same. You may be in luck with the rear suspension and not have rust all over it.
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Old 11-02-2008, 10:38 AM   #3
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If I have rust all over ANYTHING stock, I'll be pretty damn disappointed! Hahaha.

I think the Omni-Kit is just a couple of machined sleeves to make the smaller-diameter lower end of the early-model shock fit in the larger-diameter seat on the late-model spindle.

But I also didn't know that the late-model springs are progressive and the early-models are linear, so I'm willing to bet there are plenty of other things I don't know. =P
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If I have rust all over ANYTHING stock, I'll be pretty damn disappointed! Hahaha.

I think the Omni-Kit is just a couple of machined sleeves to make the smaller-diameter lower end of the early-model shock fit in the larger-diameter seat on the late-model spindle.

But I also didn't know that the late-model springs are progressive and the early-models are linear, so I'm willing to bet there are plenty of other things I don't know. =P
You are correct on the Omni kit. Enjoy your new suspension.
Learning is exactly what we all do and being on the forum will help tremendously.
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goodluck with the install.
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Make sure to put some Anti-Seize compound on the rear lower control arm bolt. They tend to become one with the bushing after a few years. Also, be sure to raise the rear LCA to approx the normal ride height with a jack before you loosen the bolt.
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What did you pay for the svt kit?
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Mike, I think you know what I paid. For those of you on the outside of my transaction with Hilbish, it was roundabouts of $280. And some good advice on the rear endlinks came for free! Thanks Mike. =)
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