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Unread 09-17-2013, 11:44 AM   #16
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You cant go wrong with either of the two, They both have a no questions asked lifetime warranty also !

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Unread 09-17-2013, 06:48 PM   #17
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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.

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