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Old 02-02-2015, 01:08 PM
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Metalcloak Game changer lift

Anyone running their lift, thoughts, good and bad?

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Old 02-02-2015, 01:41 PM   #2
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I'm not running it, wish I was... In my opinion, the Game Changer 6Pak is the premium short arm system available today, and it's price tag leaves you with that exact expectation.

Good? Just about everything, the joints, the flex, extraordinary quality etc.

Really hard to say bad, but I'd say the shocks are complex.

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I have the MC 3.5 ARB lift on mt 2012 JKUR. Used as a DD and off roading in NM and CO. Rides nice both on and off. Handles as good or better than stock. I did not feel I needed the extra ability of the gamechanger. Very satisfied.
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Old 02-02-2015, 08:35 PM   #5
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I am running the 3.5" ARB Edition on my 02 TJ. Installed it myself. Had a few issues with the bolt sizes but went in rather painlessly. Rides a little stiffer then stock on road but not bad. Soaks up the bumps and ruts good going down trails at speed. Don't go crazy enough to justify the 6-Pack shocks though. Debating whether to install it on my 15 JKU when it gets here.
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Old 02-03-2015, 06:37 AM   #6
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I was thinking of the 6pak shocks for my planned long arm setup, until I learned that one of the local guys broke one of them pretty much every time he went out last year (and he's experienced). When they work, they are awesome, but seem fragile.
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I had my M/C 3.5 ARB edition 'bout 2 years. No problems or regrets. Excellent !
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I've had my 2.5 inch gamechanger ARB since November. Very pleased with the on road ride IMO much better than stock. I have not done "serious" offroading to put it to that test I mainly stay on the overland type trails and it does wonders there. I have never felt like I needed anything more and from the little articulation I've done I feel like it has performed very well.
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I considered it. Aside from the fact the gold bling I found a bit strange looking, I may have done the ARB Game Changer. I ruled out the 6 pack shocks - just too niche of a product that if one breaks, you cant replace it off the shelf. Macaw1us is a member here who I have run with and he has it with the 6 pack and likes it.
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I like their stuff. From what I gather many guys that get these kits love them and they perform well!

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Just a word of wisdom from someone who made the mistake. Install it yourself, or have a REPUTABLE off road shop install it. I went with my dealership who claimed to know about adjustable arms, but didn't. Now it's at a reputable shop which has to redo half the work. The kit is great and instructions are good as long as you use them. My dealership didn't. If I were to do it again I would DEFINITELY install it myself.
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I have the 2 1/2" Game Changer with Old Man EMU shocks.
Exceptional handling and ride quality on the road and extremely easy to install yourself.
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i have the 3.5" GC ARB lift with OME shocks. i think for the dollar, its the best kit out there all around. depending on your goals and budget though, it is not the end all be all. i know they also offer a kit with different shocks now. i thought i would hate the yellow but its grown on me.

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