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4 Inch Lift: AES, BDS, Or Mopar. And why?

Discussion in 'Lifted' started by azcoyote, Jun 16, 2019.

  1. azcoyote

    azcoyote Junior Member

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    I have a 2019 Ram Classic Big Horn.

    I don’t see anyone with the AEV when I search. Mopar appears to be a Super Lift? BDS was my first choice when I started looking but I would love more info. Anyone have an opinion on the 4” offering from these companies?
     
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    Of the three I would chose Big Dicks, but I'm sure they are all quality kits. The Mopar kit will just be a Mopar labeled version of another Vendor's kit, and you usually pay extra for the Mopar Branding unless you have a in with your Mopar Parts guy :).
     
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    Not sure about the Big Dick kit but BDS is the best off the shelf lift kit for the Ram 1500 from my understanding.


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    BDS is Big Dicks lol... BDS stands for Big Dicks Suspension :waytogo:
     
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    Is that a real thing???


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    Yes. They actually used to advertise as Big Dick Suspension, but started using the BDS moniker instead several years back... can't imagine why LOL
     
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    All of those kits mentioned are good kits.
     
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    Don’t overlook Zone ... 5 years on mine with no issues ... Sister company of BDS


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    If you decide on a Zone or BDS, consider getting the 6” kit but don’t install the front strut preload spacer, this will give you 5” front and 3” rear lift.
     
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    If you go ”Mopar”, save yourself a boat load of money and buy the kit from Superlift.........

    And as JB1 stated, buy the 6” of either kit and leave the preload out of the front. The 6” kits net you better components for the rear but gets you the same 3” for the rear. The difference in price is like $100 -$200.
     
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