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post #1 of 49 Old 07-10-2008, 11:39 PM Thread Starter
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What is cheapest yet most reliable lift kit?

I was trying to figure out what lift kit is the most reliable and the cheapest that resists sagging?


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post #2 of 49 Old 07-10-2008, 11:45 PM
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to words that dont go well together, cheap and reliable...

first what lift hieght and tire size do you want to run??

and what is your budget?

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I was trying to figure out what lift kit is the most reliable and the cheapest that resists sagging?
A 1" body lift. Zero sag - ever.
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i was thorougly happy with my bds3.5 and they take a beating great ride great flex and if you wreck one no questions asked replacement. the 3.5 sat about 4" higher. i had re 4.5 they were way too stiff drove me nuts. best bets to find used leafs and piece your own kit. i had a drop pitman arm but took it off cause the bump steer was awful. its mych better with the stock one

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the less expensive you go normall the less quality you get. not always true there are some good middle of the road brands that people love. I was happy with he BDS kit for 600 I put on my CJ,

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Your best bet is to save your money, do your homework and do it right the first time and not just throw a cheap budget lift on it so you can tell your buddies that you have a lift. You'll regret it in the long run.

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Your best bet is to save your money, do your homework and do it right the first time and not just throw a cheap budget lift on it so you can tell your buddies that you have a lift. You'll regret it in the long run.
very true

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post #8 of 49 Old 07-11-2008, 10:41 AM
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I've had my 4" Rough Country for 3 months and am very happy with it. They have the spring issue resolved. I paid 429.00.
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SOA!!! and add-a-leafs(stiffer spring pack=less sag). best way to go and cheap as heck if you know what your doing
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SOA!!! and add-a-leafs(stiffer spring pack=less sag). best way to go and cheap as heck if you know what your doing
So, tell me how a good SOA can be cheap as heck?

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So, tell me how a good SOA can be cheap as heck?
Depending on how he's going to use it the SOA might be preferred, but definitely not cheapest by a LONG shot. You'd spend at least a grand on that project.

I think it is pretty hard to beat my $429 Rough Country kit.
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x2 on Rough Country, by far best bang for your buck

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glad to hear

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x2 on Rough Country, by far best bang for your buck
glad to hear this, I'm about to pull the trigger on the rough country 4". as soon as i stopped driving 35 miles each way to work 6 days a week.
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glad to hear this, I'm about to pull the trigger on the rough country 4". as soon as i stopped driving 35 miles each way to work 6 days a week.
me too may get a 4" rc tonight, I think he is still selling on the forum for $430

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wow,i should be a rough country rep. Ive talked so many people in my area in to RC lifts and online.

RC, take note im your best employee haha

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