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Unread 05-10-2009, 10:35 PM   #1
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RE 3.5 Standard Lift Upgrade to the Super Flex

Has anyone upgraded their RE 3.5" standard lift to the 3.5" super flex? If I look at it correctly, the only thing that is different is the super flex comes with RE Discos and fixed F/R lower control arms. Right?

Anyone done this upgrade? If so, was their a difference noted on and off road?

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Unread 05-11-2009, 07:43 AM   #2
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You don't have to use RE parts to upgrade.
The main reason for upgrading the arms is that they have a flex joint to help with articulation and they are a tad longer than stock to help regain the bit of wheelbase you lost when lifting. The disco's are a great improvement for offroad.
For instance you could get JKS discos and Currie or Rokmen control arms - there's no reason you can't mix and match.
I have Pro Comp 4" springs, JKS dicos and JKS upper control arms. I have RE Superflex lower adjustable control arms and a Terflex adjustable trackbar.
Any control arms you get make sure they have a flex joint and are not just solid arms with bushings.
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Unread 05-12-2009, 12:43 AM   #3
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Bumpity?

Bueller? Bueller?
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Unread 05-12-2009, 05:40 PM   #4
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I guess my biggest question is that I'm wondering if the new control arms are "plug-n-play".
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