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post #1 of 9 Old 03-15-2004, 06:46 AM Thread Starter
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Need help making my decision

I am going to order my lift (for my YJ) soon and can't make up my mind between the Skyjacker 4 incn and the BDS 3.5 inch. Anyone have any comments. I did a search on this but can't find a thread comparing the two. Also what is the best price you have seen for either kit with everything I would need (including shocks). Thanks.


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post #2 of 9 Old 03-15-2004, 08:46 AM
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I've got the Skyjacker 4" on mine and I love it. I've had it just over 4 years with out a single problem. The shocks are pretty well shot by now though and I just started to wear out the bushings.

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I've got the Skyjacker 4" on mine and I love it. I've had it just over 4 years with out a single problem. The shocks are pretty well shot by now though and I just started to wear out the bushings.

See this doesn't help me LOL. I can't make up my mind between the BDS and Skyjacker. Pros or Cons anyone? I know BDS has the lifetime warranty but how about ride quality or flex? Anyone here with BDS wanna stick up for BDS or is Skyjacker the way? How about anything else? I don't want more than 4 inches so keep that in mind....

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you guys should tell him so i can help him put in his lift

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you guys should tell him so i can help him put in his lift

LOL John..... I just wanted a second opinion.... Like I said I was leaning torwards the BDS for so long but now people like you confuse the hell out of me .... I guess if no one answers it will be the SkyJacker since more people seem to like it.

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Skyjacker is cooler, so go with Skyjacker

Besides, I'd rather have 4" than 3.5, right. Just get the Skyjacker

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I am going to order my lift (for my YJ) soon and can't make up my mind between the Skyjacker 4 incn and the BDS 3.5 inch. Anyone have any comments. I did a search on this but can't find a thread comparing the two. Also what is the best price you have seen for either kit with everything I would need (including shocks). Thanks.

Well I have the Skyjacker lift on my YJ. If I had it to do over I would most likely go with BDS, but ONLY because of their amazing warranty. I really like the Skyjacker lift but it owuld be nice to have a little insurance if anything breaks.

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Well I have the Skyjacker lift on my YJ. If I had it to do over I would most likely go with BDS, but ONLY because of their amazing warranty. I really like the Skyjacker lift but it owuld be nice to have a little insurance if anything breaks.

Good point. So in Devious's situation they would replace the shocks under warranty right? BDS makes their own shocks right? Are they as good as anything else?

How about the difference in ride. Anyone know?

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Good point. So in Devious's situation they would replace the shocks under warranty right? BDS makes their own shocks right? Are they as good as anything else?

How about the difference in ride. Anyone know?
$630 for the BDS with shocks, brake cable brackets and pitman arm drop. No TC drop included. Is this a good price? I still don't know what good prices are for either kit. I remember $670 for the Skyjacker somewhere.

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