Well, I have acutally had/have both brands on my junk. Of course this was a few years ago, so I would only hope both are still building their springs the same.
Hands down, the RE ED 4.5's had a better ride, but in retrospect, not that much. I feel and have always felt the BDS 5 inch springs flexed better and had a better feel in the rough stuff. BTW, running the same shocks, so equal comparison. The ride of the BDS springs was very close to that of the RE's, but I would give the edge to RE. But as an overall general assessment, I prefer the BDS's.
'92 YJ, 4.0, 5sp, 8.8, 4-1, SYE, BDS 5" on 35 MTR's. 1ton TRE flip, 1"BL, 1" MM. <><
'05 LJR, 5.13's w/37 MTR's.
Originally Posted by 80 CHOPPER
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