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Unread 01-21-2011, 01:59 PM   #1
bonecrushertj
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AEV Springs 4.5" vs 3" with RE 4.5 superflex kit

I bought a 4.5" RE superflex kit minus springs and need springs, would you suggest AEV 3" with a 1.25 body lift or 4.5" for running 35's or other suggestions. Looking for best highway ride.

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Unread 01-21-2011, 04:49 PM   #2
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I would recommend a set of RE 4.5" springs. It seems that the rest of the kit is engineered for them.
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Unread 01-21-2011, 05:20 PM   #3
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HE wants the AEV's because they are a progressive spring. The 3" with the body lift should be plenty. I'm running RE 3.5 springs only and fit 36 TSL's. I do have tube fenders and longer bump stops though.
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Unread 01-21-2011, 07:25 PM   #4
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My built started as a RE superflex kit with 3" AEV springs. Those springs are great!!!. ended up with Currie JJ arms and AEV springs
ps im also running 35" MTZ tires
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