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Budget lifts

I know that there may have been some discussion on this, but I really don't do alot of off roading, if any at all, so would a tera flex buget lift be a bad idea, or will I run into similar problems if I get the Rock Krawler 3.5 x factor
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Go with the BDS 2" lift. Metal, so no rubber/poly bushings you have to worry about breaking. Just my $.02.
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Go with the BDS 2" lift. Metal, so no rubber/poly bushings you have to worry about breaking. Just my $.02.
I would say the BDS or the OME sound like the most favorable at the moment.





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Go with the BDS 2" lift. Metal, so no rubber/poly bushings you have to worry about breaking. Just my $.02.
Will I get a noticable lift with the BDS and i plan on putting on some BFG all terrains 265/70/17 or /18 later, will they fit?
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They will fit however you will have to do a little trimming of the inner fender. Plus you will need either wheel spacers or new wheels so you dont rub on the ball joint bolt.




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Thanks for the input!!!!!!!!!!!
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Check the link in my signature. I had the BDS on my XK, and have plenty of pics of it.
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I can't seem to find any info about the BDS lift anywhere.. Where did you purchase at?

How easy to install?
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Think this is it: http://www.bds-suspension.com/kits/449H

BTW a49er, you recommend the 2" BDS lift over the 2.25" Rocky Road lift. If so, why? Sorry but looking into lifts recently and don't know which one to go with. Was leaning towards the RR kit (because it is slightly over 2"), but after reading this I held back. Thanks.
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I can't seem to find any info about the BDS lift anywhere.. Where did you purchase at?

How easy to install?

If you have any questions about the BDS lift let me know. I bought scrion4x4's BDS lift of him almost a year ago and absolutely love it. No problems here either. I just need to upgrade my shock as the kit I got from scrion4x4 only came with the spacers.




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