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Top Gun Customz 2.5" 6 20.00%
Hell Bent Steel 2.5" 20 66.67%
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I've got my choices whittled down to 3 based on my research. So which of these 3 would you choose? And why?

Top Gun Customz 2.5" - $90
Hell Bent Steel 2.5" - $80
Superlift 2.5" - $175

I'm planning to do front only as the truck has 3+"s of rake stock and I want it pretty level. Also, I understand that the Bilstein's are well thought of here, but I simply like the cushy stock ride. I had 5100s on my Rubicon and loved them for a lifted application but they do stiffen the ride noticeably.
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HBS! Thats what I got. Can't beat the price and quality.
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What other choices are there?
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Pro Comp, Rough Country, ReadyLift, Daystar, Autosprings, CCM Offroad, Truxx, Revtek, Trailmaster, Tuff Country, Bilstein, Rancho, Heavy Metal, Supreme Suspension

I'm sure I overlooked some.
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Pro Comp, Rough Country, ReadyLift, Daystar, Autosprings, CCM Offroad, Truxx, Revtek, Trailmaster, Tuff Country, Bilstein, Rancho, Heavy Metal, Supreme Suspension

I'm sure I overlooked some.
Personally I picked up a set of Bilstein 5100's and am putting them on this weekend. I figure for the money your getting a much better performing Shock a the same time as the ride height adjustment. Here is a good article compairing the spacers to the shocks. And here is a good youtube video doing the same.

http://www.bilsteinus.com/fileadmin/...WebArticle.pdf

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I would go with other ones then the ones you have posted up. I definitely would suggest the Bilstein 5100s over them all. You get new shocks and a leveling kit all in one! Also I would recommend Daystar and Ready Lift, they make leveling kits that do front and rear.
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Alright, the endless talk has about swayed me towards the bilsteins. That and the fact I have 3+"s of rake on both sides and they can give you 2.8" of lift in front and I did really like my 5100s on my Rubicon. So, everyone agrees that they are worth roughly 4x what the HBS spacer is? $80 for it, $360 for the bilsteins (I know, but I'm ocd so id have to replace the rears with some matching 5100s). Do the bilsteins give you the full 2.8"?

Edit: Also, could somebody that has them list the part numbers for me so I can confirm them, thanks.

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I just got done putting the 5100's on my truck this morning. I set them at the 2.1" lift and I am sitting now 7" in the back and 6 1/4" in the rear. I think it looks great.
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Just ordered a set of Bilstein 5100's today! Cannot wait to get these installed

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