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Unread 08-08-2011, 07:47 PM   #1
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RE or BDS

Ok I have the option of getting all 8 RE arms or BDS. Which do.you guys recommend

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Unread 08-08-2011, 07:58 PM   #2
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Unread 08-08-2011, 09:23 PM   #3
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Any reason? They will both cost me the same. I have been reading good pros on each. But for RE they say they give better flex.
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Unread 08-09-2011, 01:33 AM   #4
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long arms if you plan to wheel
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Unread 08-09-2011, 01:37 AM   #5
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ive seen many people with RE but not much about BDS.

I heard its new but not soo much reviews with BDS.
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Unread 08-09-2011, 02:03 AM   #6
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I have a friend with a full BDS suspension on his ZJ. 4.5" short arms with johnnys/polys combo. Rides so smooth...mostly cause of RE springs and OME shocks lol
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Unread 08-09-2011, 02:06 AM   #7
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i was about to get a bds 3.5 for a good price

or do a

bb lift with bilstein shocks 5100, and spacers.

Don't know what shall i do
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Unread 08-09-2011, 03:45 AM   #8
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don't click....
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Unread 08-09-2011, 10:19 AM   #9
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Man. I reasearched they seem almost the same. They say bds has better coustmer service and warrenty.

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Unread 08-09-2011, 01:42 PM   #10
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True fact..... ON BDS.

Don't know about the ride quality, performance on/off road.
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