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BDS suspension

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by mouse, Mar 8, 2004.

  1. mouse

    mouse 1/2 ton status

    Nov 10, 2003
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    Great Falls Mt
    After a few people replied to my earlier posts about recommended suspesions, I found a BDS dealer relatively close, ~150 miles. I emailed him for a kit and price. Heres how the shop relied:

    "Cost would be $995 for the kit
    which includes the following...

    Front Springs
    Front Box Kit
    Rear Springs (52")
    Rear Box Kit
    Steering Arm
    TCase Drop Kit
    Front Shocks
    Rear Shocks
    5/8" x 3 5/8" x 10" U Bolts"

    This includes about everything I need but is priced considerably more than a similar ProComp kit that I can get in town ($785). I have yet to get a email back from ORD about a TC, kit. The BDS price looks a little steep from my perspective. Do they typically run this high? I think that ORD will give me a price lower than both.... /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
  2. k20

    k20 3/4 ton status

    Sep 9, 2001
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    Mineral Springs, NC
    They are typically more, but you do get a lifetime warranty on teh springs, if they start saggin, send em back and get new. Dont know if tc does that or not. You may get him down to $900 if he feels like haggling. But thats probably what its gonna be w/ shocks included. Mine was a right at that price w/ dual shocks all around and dual steerin stabilizers.
  3. I paid $798 with 56" rear springs, and minus the tranfer case drop hardware as my transfer case had the 1" spacers already. This is from a shop in Missouri.

  4. jekbrown

    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

    May 19, 2001
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    Vancouver, WA, USA
    get ur u-bolts made at a local spring shop... dt8403 shocks from summit, a 4" shack flip, BDS springs from JDsoffroad.com, steering chit from ck5'ers who are going x-over. presto, you're set.


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