Guide to selection
Terminologies & Explanations
Please note most suspension development has been carried out on Australian specification models.
Supplying all items shown on suspension selection charts will ensure the system can be fitted, however, there will be vehicles which will not require all
GVM - GROSS VEHICLE MASS: Set by the vehicle manufacturer and is determined by brake, axle, differential and tyre
LOAD RATING - FRONT: Weights shown are maximum permissible loads with regard to accessories fitted, eg. Bull
LOAD RATING: The explanations below indicates the passenger and load weights that will provide optimum ride and
LIGHT LOAD: Full passenger load with luggage weights up to 150kg.
MEDIUM LOAD: Full passenger load with luggage weight varying from 200kg to 350kg.
CONSTANT LOAD: The minimum constant load shown on selection chart is required for optimum spring performance.
Please note: These loads are approximate only. Refer to individual vehicle selection for load specifications.
LIFT HEIGHT: Is shown as a guide only and equates to the amount of lift over the vehicle<*q*>s original ride height. This
OE: Original Equipment, as supplied by the manufacturer of the vehicle.
SHOCK ABSORBERS: Where two part numbers are given for the same application the part with the asterisk (*)
SPRING BUSH: OME polyurethane spring eye bushes on installation must only be greased in the bore and on the
STEERING STABILISER: Designed as a larger capacity replacement for the OE part and incorporates 50/50 neutral
CASTER KIT: The OMECA77B, CALR1 and CALR2 kits consist of 4 eccentric bushes which are pressed into the
LEAF SPRINGS: A & B springs can be used to compensate for uneven vehicle weight distribution. Springs marked "A"
COIL SPRINGS: A & B springs are used to compensate for uneven vehicle weight distribution. <*q*>A<*q*> type springs are
GEARBOX PACKER KIT: Designed to space down the gearbox cross member from the chassis to reduce tail shaft
GREASABLE SHACKLES: Replacement for original shackles allow easy regular greasing of polyurethane spring eye
TRIM PACKERS: The prime purpose of a trim packer is to correct slight vehicle leaning.