Jeep Wrangler Forum

Jeep Wrangler Forum (
-   TJ General Discussion Forum (
-   -   procomp 6in long travel (

policetech 06-15-2009 02:02 AM

procomp 6in long travel
i just bought a 05 Tj and i am looking into long travel lift kits. does anyone know if the 6in procomp long travel lift kit with the fox shocks is worth the money?

Saint101 06-15-2009 10:19 AM

1 Attachment(s)
I have the Dual Sport 4" Long Arm Suspension. It is the same lift. It is nice for a day to day driver. If you go off road for big rocks not so good. Mud love it. It drives like a stock jeep on high way and back roads.

policetech 06-15-2009 06:34 PM

thanks for the reply i will get one

30-284 06-15-2009 07:40 PM


Originally Posted by policetech (Post 387497)
worth the money?

Not so fast! How much money are you talking about. There may be a much better system than that for less money or equal money if nothing else. Mine is a rubicon express long arm and it rides so much better than stock that there is no comparison.


4Jeepn 06-15-2009 08:37 PM

As stated look around at other options. To me pro comp is more of a 4th or 5th pic in the lift world.

Saint101 06-15-2009 08:49 PM

30-284-I agree with you RE is one of the best. But the 4.5 Rubicon's Long Arm Tri-Link system is the same price with out shocks. And Welding Required too. If he is doing this on his own then no, if he is paying a shop to do then go with the best. So all in all it is what you do with your jeep if you go off road all the time for work and play RE is the way, if you drive to work by the high way then no. But it his money. I have a Atlas ll in my jeep some people say I'm nuts. My next lift will be the 5.5 long arm tri-link system.

Jerry Bransford 06-15-2009 08:54 PM

ProComp would be my dead-last choice among all the viable Jeep suspension lift manufacturers so far as I am concerned. And that's having been with ProComp's parent company where we had to push them. I'd look at Rubicon Express, Full-Traction, JKS, Currie, BDS, even Skyjacker or Rough Country (neither of which I'm a fan of) before I'd let anyone install a ProComp suspension lift onto my TJ.

Saint, welding of RE's long-arm kit is not required. It has sleeves for the frame control arm mount sleeves that can be tack-welded into place but they dont require welding... it's strictly optional. I have an RE long arm kit on my TJ and while I did weld those sleeves in, the instructions make it clear that doing so is optional. :)

Sb5551 06-15-2009 08:56 PM

I have heard that Full Traction makes great long arm lifts, but that is from other members on the board not personal experience.

I am personally looking at the clayton long arm upgrade kit because I already have springs and shocks etc.

Saint101 06-15-2009 08:57 PM

Jerry I don't agree with you I but above Skyjacker and Rough Country

Jerry Bransford 06-15-2009 09:01 PM


Originally Posted by Saint101 (Post 387907)
Jerry I don't agree with you I but above Skyjacker and Rough Country

What don't you agree with?

Saint101 06-15-2009 09:04 PM

Dead last. Rough Country is cheap and Skyjacker is too expensive for what you get.

Jerry Bransford 06-15-2009 09:06 PM


Originally Posted by Saint101 (Post 387911)
Dead last. Rough Country is cheap and Skyjacker is too expensive for what you get.

Gotcha, that's certainly a valid opinion. I was just wondering if it was about the RE LA's welding needs. :)

Saint101 06-15-2009 09:12 PM

I looked at RE I want to do it but it was not right for me at that time. But my next lift will be RE.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:09 AM.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.