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Old 11-14-2010, 07:33 PM
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Default Lifting via spacers vs via new struts

Lifting newb here, but curious to see what the experts here think.

The Superlift Bilstein kit achieves its lift via new front struts vs spacers on the struts - the spacers are how the majority of kits seem to lift the front. Not saying I am sold on superlift, still just investigating options. The shop here will get the Rancho kit installed with Bilstein shocks and no spacers for $2300.

So my question is, how advantageous is it to do away with spacers altogether in favor of new stuts, for off-road performance and and on-road ride quality?

An all-new factory coil spring / 4-link rear suspension mated to Dodge’s existing coilover strut front suspension has resulted in exceptionally good ride quality and control. With Superlift’s 4” and 6” lift systems, this “best in class” driveability remains intact, or arguably, it’s actually improved upon. Front lift is via your choice of strut towers (less expensive and easier to install), or Bilstein replacement strut cylinders, which noticeably improve handling at higher speeds.
On the rear, all 4-link-to-frame attachment points are relocated via one-piece, die-formed brackets, and new coil springs (not spacers) ensure proper functionality and ride quality.
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