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Stock UCA's with OME medium coils?

Looking for some input on a new issue i have with my FJ.
I had been running a 2.5 front/1.5 rear Daystar spacer lift on my FJ for about 2 year with no problems. About 2 weeks ago I installed the OME medium/885 coils and OME shocks front and rear. Immediately afterwards i had a squeaking in my drivers side upper ball joint that got progressively worse. I shot some grease into the boot and the noise went away.
So i guess what Im nervous about is, is it safe to run the stock UCA's with this lift? Just coincidence that this issue started after the install?

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Re: Stock UCA's with OME medium coils?

Many have done the OME lift without new UCA's and had no problem. Aftermarket UCA's wouldn't be a bad idea but from what I've heard are not necessary on the OME lift.

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Re: Stock UCA's with OME medium coils?

i ordered light racing UCA with my OME kit because i figured, if im going to be tearing apart the suspension, I may as well replace that along the way.
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