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Unread 05-08-2013, 09:54 PM   #16
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What was bad about it?
Springs were Sagged, Rode reallyrough, Did not flex well , Clunked, Creaked, Made you think the Jeep was falling apart. When I installed my Rubicon Express lift with Bilstein 5100 shocks All the noises went away and it supports the weight of my armor and tools and spare parts with no sagging .

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Unread 05-08-2013, 09:55 PM   #17
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I would much rather go with RC or Rusty's for a cheap lift. Or you could go all out and spend the money on an Old Man Emu or RE with good quality shocks, like Bilsteins.
I'm looking at this one. http://www.4wheelparts.com/Lift-Kits...n=R%2fERE6020M what do you think?
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Unread 05-08-2013, 10:06 PM   #18
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I'm looking at this one. http://www.4wheelparts.com/Lift-Kits...n=R%2fERE6020M what do you think?

The super ride is a decent RE Budget kit, I would save a little more and get the Full Replacement leaf packs and try to avoid the AAL's which tend to sag over time. I would also look into an Adjustable Track Bar.

As a former employee of 4WP I can tell you , Shop around you'll find prices cheaper elsewhere .

SeriousOffroadProducts has RE Kits at a good price but you would need shocks with their kit I would reccomend Bilstein 5100's thats what I run on all of my Previous Jeeps and current one .

http://www.seriousoffroadproducts.co...d522e64ed40a36

Another thing to do is look at our Vendors section. That can save money.

You can also look at the individual components of a lift kit and buy each part individually saving money
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Unread 05-08-2013, 10:09 PM   #19
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I'm looking at this one. http://www.4wheelparts.com/Lift-Kits...n=R%2fERE6020M what do you think?
Yup, if you are willing to spend the money and use the lift like its suppose to then ya, that's what you want. Remember, you get what you pay in jeep parts also. If you are lifting it just because of looks then a cheaper one would be more ideal. Also get the entire leaf pack with the kit if you can. The aal will eventually sag its just a matter of when.
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Was it better once you swapped out for the leaf springs and the other shocks?
Lift blocks are a no-no to begin with. Shocks were not the greatest either.
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Unread 05-10-2013, 09:27 AM   #21
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The super ride is a decent RE Budget kit, I would save a little more and get the Full Replacement leaf packs and try to avoid the AAL's which tend to sag over time. I would also look into an Adjustable Track Bar.

As a former employee of 4WP I can tell you , Shop around you'll find prices cheaper elsewhere .

SeriousOffroadProducts has RE Kits at a good price but you would need shocks with their kit I would reccomend Bilstein 5100's thats what I run on all of my Previous Jeeps and current one .

http://www.seriousoffroadproducts.co...d522e64ed40a36

Another thing to do is look at our Vendors section. That can save money.

You can also look at the individual components of a lift kit and buy each part individually saving money
Thanks dude I like this lift a lot better now! Time to start saving!$$$
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I got a 3.5 RE lift on mine and it has been good to me ...

I did get the nice shocks from rough country and they suck .. I had some cheap ebay ones before that with the same lift and they were way better.
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Unread 05-10-2013, 11:45 AM   #23
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So R.E lifts are a good buy?
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Unread 05-10-2013, 11:47 AM   #24
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for sure .. check out the super ride .. thats what I have .. its really cheap and super solid ... and I have had 32's no prob and now I'm running 34's .. check out my build thread
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Unread 05-10-2013, 11:50 AM   #25
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This is what I got .. you can get it for under 600 shipped all day long.

It has full leaf packs .. not add-a-leaf .. The control arms and the rest of everything is beefy !!

with the 3.5 I did have better luck with a Tcase drop, but you don't need it. But I run doorless, so that gives you a bit more lift
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That's the superride kit correct?
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yup .. I have had mine for going on 4 years and beat it up a good bit ... not one single problem
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Unread 05-10-2013, 12:18 PM   #28
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yup .. I have had mine for going on 4 years and beat it up a good bit ... not one single problem
Yeah I looked at your thread and it looks hella nice!
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Yeah I looked at your thread and it looks hella nice!
Thanks man .. yea I paid like 580 shiped .. and at first got the cheap rough country shocks of ebay for like 20$ each ..

Then I switched to the nice rough country shocks .. but I really don't like them as much
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Thanks man .. yea I paid like 580 shiped .. and at first got the cheap rough country shocks of ebay for like 20$ each ..

Then I switched to the nice rough country shocks .. but I really don't like them as much
Have you ever looked at the bilstein shocks?
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