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Old 03-05-2012, 06:50 PM   #1
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Budget boost vs Coil Lift

I know there have been a ton of questions going around about the teraflex kits but I just wanted some opinions on the Budget boost kit vs there coil kit. Will I see any difference on the trail between the two or would I be fine going with the budget boost?
And I plan on doing the Bilstein 5100's when I do the lift and swaybar disconnects

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Old 03-05-2012, 06:53 PM   #2
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You'll have a much better ride with the springs, especially if you plan on getting the Bilsteins, as well. Also, with new springs you won't get nearly as much sag as you would with the stock coils if you add bumpers, winch, etc.

Springs, hands down.

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You'll have a much better ride with the springs, especially if you plan on getting the Bilsteins, as well. Also, with new springs you won't get nearly as much sag as you would with the stock coils if you add bumpers, winch, etc.

Springs, hands down.
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If you have the money and plan to add heavy gear (roof rack, bumpers, winch, armor, etc), then go with the coils. That being said, countless people have wheeled the hell out of budget boosts without issue. You will lose some articulation over new coils though, since the springs will already be compressed a bit because of the spacers and also won't be able to fully decompress either.
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the stock springs are great for pogoing
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The biggest difference will be ride quality when you START adding Weight like bumpers & winch. The coil spring lifts will handle the extra weight better with very little sag. If you go with a BB using your stock springs and coil spacers expect at least 1" of sagging when you add the bumpers & winch.... This will make your ride horrible.

If you are even considering bumpers and winch skip the BB and go straight to a Coil spring kit that will handle the added weight.
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Sweet I have 4 out in the garage. Nowwww I know what to do with then. Thanks!
Let's all get our pre TF kit stock coils and make one huge pogo stick
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Let's all get our pre TF kit stock coils and make one huge pogo stick
Meh I threw mine in the dump. It was kinda therapeutic.
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Let's all get our pre TF kit stock coils and make one huge pogo stick
I used mine to replace springs in a guest room mattress. Comfy.
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Meh I threw mine in the dump. It was kinda therapeutic.
Scrap em for $5.00?
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I used mine to replace springs in a guest room mattress. Comfy.
I spit out my Fosters after reading this.
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I spit out my Fosters after reading this.
Stuff rocks.

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I will definately be going with springs then, I dont want to lose any articulation. Does the flex arm kit they offer increase the articulation as well?
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I will definately be going with springs then, I dont want to lose any articulation. Does the flex arm kit they offer increase the articulation as well?
Longer coils = better articulation. Any kit with coils will offer this.
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Thanks for the input guys.
Have a long shopping list going on right now so just have to wait to save up the cash =p
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If you have a Ruby/w max coils--Spacers are fine for a 2--21/2 lift, you can do anything !

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Thanks for the input guys.
Have a long shopping list going on right now so just have to wait to save up the cash =p
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