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Old May 8th, 2011, 12:33 PM   #1
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Default Rough country lift kit....05+ Super duty lifts

Anyone have a rough country kit on a newer suspension superduty? Looking to go with a 4-6 inch lift on my 06 F250. I spoke with Jeeperz and they said they have had a lot of luck with RC kits, Top gun customz also has said they have had many happy customers. When I get on powerstroke.org everyone says there lifts are junk!? They say Icon, and PMF are the best quality. They do look like nice kits but also 3X the cost of rough country kit
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Old May 8th, 2011, 12:53 PM   #2
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SD's are heavy f'ing trucks. I'd investigate why those certain lifts are deemed junk.

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Old May 8th, 2011, 01:33 PM   #3
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SD's are heavy f'ing trucks. I'd investigate why those certain lifts are deemed junk.

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Old May 8th, 2011, 01:42 PM   #4
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I dunno, after seeing some of their "tech" I'd take their advice with a grain of salt. My personal favorite was the 10" lift block for the rear of a super duty.

http://www.powerstroke.org/forum/sus...version-6.html


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I dunno, after seeing some of their "tech" I'd take their advice with a grain of salt. My personal favorite was the 10" lift block for the rear of a super duty.

http://www.powerstroke.org/forum/sus...version-6.html

lol thats funny I have been PMing the guy that wrote that thread.....BTW that block is not just a block its a traction block.....it attaches to a long arm and to help with axle wrap.

I think im going to go with the Rough country kit and see what happens. I cant justify the cost of the ICON kits.
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Old May 8th, 2011, 07:57 PM   #6
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if it has any of the joints like what are on the rc long arm kit i would advise against it. 2000 miles and they are slopped out and junk!
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Old May 8th, 2011, 08:09 PM   #7
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if it has any of the joints like what are on the rc long arm kit i would advise against it. 2000 miles and they are slopped out and junk!
Not sure this helps, but I had a rc kit on my wrangler and it sagged out within a year. I replaced it with a rubicon express kit and it has been great.
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Old May 8th, 2011, 09:18 PM   #8
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So are the springs losing there lift? No joints on this kit for the superduty. Just brackets, drop arm brackets, springs
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Old May 8th, 2011, 09:24 PM   #9
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So are the springs losing there lift? No joints on this kit for the superduty. Just brackets, drop arm brackets, springs
The brackets were of high quality, it was just the springs that were cheap. I had to replace my springs because my drop pitman arm started hitting the other steering linkages. Also, the springs sagged under everyday driving, I don't go offroad to much.
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I dont want sagged out springs after a year or so. Maybe RC might not be the direction I want to go.
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I dont want sagged out springs after a year or so. Maybe RC might not be the direction I want to go.
Like I said these were in a jeep wrangler yj about three to fours years ago. I swapped them out with some rubicon express and have been very happy with them. I would do some more research, there quality could have went up and rc is generally cheaper.
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Old May 8th, 2011, 09:59 PM   #12
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contac bds. they are quality all the way around with no questions asked warranty
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Old May 8th, 2011, 10:47 PM   #13
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contac bds. they are quality all the way around with no questions asked warranty
ya im going to call them tomorrow.....I have heard there kits ride rough though.
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So anyone know someone that has a BDS, ICON, or Pure performacne lift kit?
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I think rough country lift is out now.
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Old May 9th, 2011, 05:49 PM   #16
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so anyone know someone that has a bds, icon, or pure performacne lift kit?
bds ftw!
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Every vehicle that i have rode in that has a bds was a farily smooth ride. Also you cant beat the no questions asked warrenty.
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I've heard from a few customer BDS claims to be no questions asked type warranty, but its not that easy when you call them and try.
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I have an older rc lift on a wrangler that I have had luck with. It's taken a beating. I would recommend bouncing these ideas around with Mike at Mumbly's. Just another opinion from someone that deals with this alot. Might have a good insight. Seems to know his stuff.
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I've heard from a few customer BDS claims to be no questions asked type warranty, but its not that easy when you call them and try.
I called them up, told them I bent a spring, new one shipped next day.
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