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Unread 05-31-2013, 05:13 PM   #1
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Rugged Ridge lift?! 4.5"

I bought a 4.5" ORV rugged ridge lift last year
And I'm planning to put it on this weekend. I know
I have everything I need parts wise. I just
want to know how the lift is going to treat
me on and off road?? And can I expect it
to sag? I have a 100lb winch on the front
will I want a spacer to keep it level?

Plz help.. There are no reviews on this lift.
It's like I'm the only poor sorry sucker
that bought it!!

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Unread 05-31-2013, 05:18 PM   #2
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Got a link? There is probaby a reason why you are the only one who bought it
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Unread 05-31-2013, 05:23 PM   #3
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I know a few folks that have it. We install them regularly at the shop. Three of the last five have needed either a bigger t case drop or sye and driveshaft. Its about on the same level as the Skyjacker, Pro Comp and Rancho as far as on and off road performance. Not a bad kit for a dual purpose daily driver. I have noticed that Rugged Ridge instructions always suck though. Good luck, post some pics when you're done!
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Unread 05-31-2013, 05:31 PM   #4
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Put it on and find out. If you don't like it, take it off and sell it.

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Unread 06-01-2013, 09:48 PM   #5
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If it's like the rest of the stuff they make you would be better off throwing it in the recycling bin and piecing together a lift comprised of quality parts. I have yet to be impressed with anything I have bought with the ruggid ridge name on it.
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