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I finally rode in a truck with BDS springs!

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by divorced, Jan 2, 2005.

  1. divorced

    divorced 3/4 ton status

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    I always thought that my Rough Country EZ Ride springs rode fairly nice, but there is no comparison in ride quality to BDS springs. My friend just put some 4" lift springs on the front of his '03 2500HD and they ride great! Now I have to save up and get some... :D
     
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    beater_k20 Banned

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    Rough Country EZ Rides, huh? :haha: Tuff Country makes EZ Rides, there's nothing EZ about the way Rough Country springs ride.
     
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    eclipse 1/2 ton status

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    lol!!! I'll vouche for the ROUGH country springs :D
     
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    divorced 3/4 ton status

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    I don't think that RC actually claims that their springs are "EZ Ride", but they are tapered and have the teflon pads. The RC springs are rough though compared to the BDS springs, I guess that Rough Country get's it's name honestly! :D
     
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    You guys cry too much,,,,,it's a truck,,,not a Cadillac
     
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    beater_k20 Banned

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    Tuff County sells EZ Ride springs, Rough Country does not, that was the point of my post.
     
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    ntaj*ep 1/2 ton status

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    If you liked the BDS springs try some custom Alcon springs....
     
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    they're especially good on trucks with Vortech heads. :screwy:

    ****in non-speling idiots.
     
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    Alcans...sitting in the closet. Can't wait to get them under the truck now! :xmas:

    Just because it's a truck doesn't mean it has to ride like a dump truck.

    Rene
     
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    i ran TUFF country EZ rides on my 72 and my 79 and i have to say my ranchos on my 85 have alowed me to get my teeth fillings fixed and stay that way

    willow
     
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    '03 2500HDs have torsion bars. Did he do a SAS?
     
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    HMMM, i guess i better figure out what the heck i have on my truck then because i DO have the Rough Country EZ rides...:grin:
     
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    rjfguitar 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I was thinking the same thing.
     
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    Yep, hi pinion D60 from a Ford. The 2500HD has only 29,??? miles (yep, still under warranty!) and he has bent a tie rod end 3 times. It wasn't just a little bent; one tire still was straight and the other was turned until it hit the steering stop. He used 4" lift springs and the brackets gave about 3" of lift, so now it is about 7" higher than stock. He doesn't have a front driveshaft yet though. On these trucks they have some goofy tranfer case with a slip yoke for the front driveshaft so he needs to get a slip yoke eliminator to be able to run a flange style yoke and a cv shaft. He is going to run 36-14.50 swampers, they should be in today. Now he has some cool stuff to sell on ebay (old IFS stuff) :D
     

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