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Unread 05-27-2014, 06:59 AM   #1
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RE vs. Pro Comp opinions

Hi guys,

I'm hoping to replace my peice mealed, PO installed suspension after the summer and wondered if anybody had experience with the RE and/or Pro Comp 2.5" lift kits? The RE kit looks to be the most complete, and I've ran an RE kit on my ZJ and like the ride, but leaf isn't coil now, is it!

So, do you guys have an opinion on both? I can only find limited brands in the UAE, mostly rugged ridge or rough country and I wouldn't go RC if you paid me and feel that the price I would pay for a RR in the UAE against the quality of RE would be worh it.

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Unread 05-27-2014, 07:53 AM   #2
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RE definitly ranks above Pro Comp. Even though they are both owned by the same company.
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Unread 05-27-2014, 09:00 AM   #3
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I removed my 2.5" procomp lift and installed a 4.5" RE lift. Night and day difference. Do the RE springs with some good shocks like the bilsteins and you will be good to go.
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I know Pro Comp and RE use to be the same springs, just a different name painted on them. The RE extreme springs were different than Pro Comp. That was a few years ago though.
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My Jeep had Pro Crap 2.5" springs and shocks on it when I bought it. It road horibly. I replaced them with OME's and its a vastly improved ride.
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RE.
the monotube shocks in the RE kit are basically bilsteins
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Unread 06-01-2014, 01:27 AM   #7
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Thanks guys, very helpful. Looks like I'll be saving for an RE lift then.

Any opinions on Rancho? Mine currently has a set of old, worn Rancho shocks which I need to replace, but is there any use in going for a Rancho kit? There is a local dealer I could pick one up from for a decent price, but it would probably be comparable to the RE with shipping before install.

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I know Pro Comp and RE use to be the same springs, just a different name painted on them. The RE extreme springs were different than Pro Comp. That was a few years ago though.
Re and procomp never used the same spring , the came from the same plant but never the same line.
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