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nickeagle 03-06-2008 07:18 PM

Lift Height
 
I am looking at two different jeeps. One has a 4.5 inch RE short arm Superflex lift and the other a 4 inch Skyjacker double flex short arm lift. I was told that the RE comes higher than advertised. True? What about the Skyjacker?

nicolas-eric 03-06-2008 07:34 PM

the RE gives about 5" of lift. IMO thatīs too much for a short arm lift. thatīs why most people buy the 4.5" lift with the 3.5" springs.

a friends 2.5" skyjacker is stiff. i donīt know the 4" skyjacker.

which shocks are installed with the 4.5" RE lift?

1BLKJP 03-07-2008 03:05 PM

My experience with Skyjacker springs is that they always tend to sag quicker and easier than others. Especially RE. I ran RE 5.5" springs on my rig for 4 years and they didn't settle but about a half inch. Honestly all other things about the two rigs being equal I'd lean towards the one with the RE setup over Skyjacker.

2much 03-07-2008 03:53 PM

I can't speak about the RE. But I run the a Skyjacker 4" set up and I am happy with it, it was my understanding when I built my jeep that (not to put any others down) but Skyjakcer was top of the line, and like I said, I am nothing but pleased with mine.

4Jeepn 03-07-2008 05:21 PM

In the world of lift kits, or any 4x4 product there will be those who swear by one brand and other's who think its the worst ever. There will be people who run one thing and never have an issue and other who keep busting it. Any thing can be broken, and anything can be made to work with enough time, energy and money.

G54 03-07-2008 05:54 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 4Jeepn (Post 203031)
In the world of lift kits, or any 4x4 product there will be those who swear by one brand and other's who think its the worst ever. There will be people who run one thing and never have an issue and other who keep busting it. Any thing can be broken, and anything can be made to work with enough time, energy and money.

Opinions may vary - but majority rules. They're just not always right!

tobycat1 03-07-2008 09:22 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 2much (Post 202975)
I can't speak about the RE. But I run the a Skyjacker 4" set up and I am happy with it, it was my understanding when I built my jeep that (not to put any others down) but Skyjakcer was top of the line, and like I said, I am nothing but pleased with mine.

They still are a the best lift makers, but OME sure has better springs and shocks. Maybe they could join forces and make a super mega ultra lift! I would buy it.... if it wasn't at either of their usual prices.


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