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Old 07-09-2010, 04:12 PM   #1
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Question lift opinions?

So im going to get a 3" lift for my jeep (31x10.50s at the moment) sometime in the near future and i wanted to know which of the two whould be a better deal. I honestly don't off-road hardly ever seeing as this is my DD and i can't afford expensive fixes every weekend. That being said i want to do it right the first time but i also dont want to have all these expensive accesories if im not going to be using them. i am going to try to go to 33s later and maybe a 4" lift. i am under the enderstanding that with the adjustable coltrol arms ect. i can simply add 4" coils when i plan to go higher, thats why i added them to the base kit.

BDS 3" "base kit"
This kit comes with four new Pro-Ride coil springs capable of full coil bind. The box kit includes bump stop extensions, rear track bar relocation, transfer case drop, rear sway bar links, and the ultimate front sway bar disconnects.
it also says it comes with hydro shocks under the components list.

Adjustable Lower Control Arm
Adjust Front Upper Arms
Adjustable Upper Arms
Adjustable Front Track Bar
Front Brake Lines
Stainless Brake Lines
(this is what i added to it under the customize kit option) Grand Total:$1812.04 i dont think that includes shipping...0.0

BDS 3" Ultimant kit
This kit comes with four new Pro-Ride coil springs capable of full coil bind. The box kit includes an adjustable front track bar, rear track bar relocation bracket, upper and lower adjustable control arms for both the front and rear, D.O.T. approves Kevlar lined stainless steel brake lines for front and rear, ulitmate sway bar disconnects for the front and extended links for the rear, transfer case lowering kit and BDS 5500 series shocks.
Grand Total: 1984.50...once again i dont think this includes shipping

all opinions appreciated, thanks

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Old 07-09-2010, 04:41 PM   #2
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This is the best "deal":
ComfortRide™ 3" Suspension Coil Spring Spacer Kit with Shocks by Daystar and Other Jeep Parts and Jeep Accessories by 4 Wheel Drive Hardware-RH1

My buddy just put it on in a couple of hours and he runs 33"s now. He said the ride quality didn't change and he ended up getting it for about 350.00 at 4 wheel parts (4wd.com)

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Old 07-09-2010, 05:20 PM   #3
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thanks ill look into that
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Old 07-09-2010, 06:46 PM   #4
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please don't get a 3" spacer kit
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Old 07-09-2010, 09:25 PM   #5
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yeah im not i found i have realized that my factory springs are to worn and i have a i think busted shock on the rear driver side. i also think im going to forget BDS and go with rough country.
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I'm thinking about the 3.75" combo. Or look at this 4" TJ Suspension System
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Check out Rubicon Express. These options are a little bit more than the RC but cheaper than the BDS you were looking at. I installed the RE Super Flex 3.5" and upgraded to adustable lower control arms and added an adjustable front track bar. I got about 4.5" of lift out of this 3.5" lift and it hasn't settled after a few months. It is plenty of lift to run 33's not crammed.

Rubicon Express - RE7003 3.5 Super-Flex Free Monotube Shocks

or if you really want the right set up go with this one.

Rubicon Express RE7000-3 3.5 Super-Flex Kit & SYE Combo

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