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BDS info needed

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by odoa3, Aug 18, 2004.

  1. odoa3

    odoa3 1/2 ton status

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    I am needing some information on BDS lifts. Anyone use them? Are they pretty good or should I keep looking for something different. I am thinking about the 6 inch lift for a 75 K5. Any experiences with them would be helpful.
    Thanks.
     
  2. 84gmcjimmy

    84gmcjimmy 1 ton status

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    They have the best warranty... and they have the best flex besides TC...
    I'd get them! /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     
  3. TruckNutzDude

    TruckNutzDude 1/2 ton status

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    I think they're the only option. Unless you go with a custom spring which they don't offer. The warranty alone is worth it, the fact that they have a good ride and nice articulation is just a bonus /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  4. odoa3

    odoa3 1/2 ton status

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    Is the warrenty really a lifetime warrenty? Seems I heard that somewhere.
     
  5. big83chevy4x4

    big83chevy4x4 3/4 ton status

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    yep, you break it, they fix it /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     
  6. az-k5

    az-k5 1/2 ton status

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    You bought it? You broke it? have it with you? trade ya.

    That is how easy they can be to deal with. Don't have to send it back either. Bring it to a retailer and they do the trade. Mine ride awsome. If you get real good, the tech line will help you out with some type of special application. (like an 8" lift main spring with a 6" middle pack, and a 4" lower pack) or the sort. They do not make custom set ups. They can do some special things for you as long as they see it as a quality product.
     
  7. odoa3

    odoa3 1/2 ton status

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    Wow! With a warrenty like that how can you resist! Only problem I can see is that the nearest dealer is in Fairbanks- over 300 miles away! Well, guess I will have to do a road trip in the next month or so before the snow flies. Thanks for all the information guys.
     
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    Buy them from out of state and save the sales tax and they will get shipped to your door.
     
  9. odoa3

    odoa3 1/2 ton status

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    I would do that if I could find a shop that will ship ground or through the post office. The second day air shipping that most shops insist on using just kills us up here.
     
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    TorkDSR 1/2 ton status

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    $129 /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
    6" front gm
     
  11. madmike

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    I run a 6" BDS lift on my '74 K10 converted to one ton, and I am pleased with them. They flex well, ride is reasonable, and BDS will warranty the spring I bent when my truck fell over. I'd definitely buy from them again, best buy for the money!
     
  12. 86chevybanshee

    86chevybanshee 1/2 ton status

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    [ QUOTE ]
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    $129 /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
    6" front gm

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    is that each or seperate?
     
  13. cegusman

    cegusman 3/4 ton status

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    Each! /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     
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    TorkDSR 1/2 ton status

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    you mean is that for two or both...? /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif

    that is for a set of 2
     
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    86chevybanshee 1/2 ton status

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    [ QUOTE ]
    you mean is that for two or both...? /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif

    that is for a set of 2

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    i knew that i was just seeing if u guys could read /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif,
    one says each and another says it both /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif
     
  16. 84_Chevy_K10

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    BDS has a strict no prices advertising policy, so you might have a somewhat hard time getting prices.
     
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    TorkDSR 1/2 ton status

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    if you go to www.JDSOffroad.com

    there is a link next to all the bds stuff, and it e-mails you the price in a few seconds.
    its pretty sweet /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif
     

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