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Mickey Thompson JK – 4.5″ Long Arm Kit

Mickey Thompson dropped off their JK to the R&D facility to get a 4.5″ long arm kit installed.  The BDS long arm kit gives the Jeep superior road manners and truly makes it a daily driver.  The included sway bar disconnects really let the JK flex when off-road.  This JK will be touring the west coast […]

How we design new lift kits (Part 3)

How we design new lift kits (Part 3)

View part 1 or part 2 of this article The prototype kit is on and the fun begins.  This is when we put a truck through its paces to make sure that everything performs.  BDS has acres of land behind the R&D facility that twist, flex, and abuse our systems.  After the offroad abuse the […]

How we design new lift kits (Part 2)

How we design new lift kits (Part 2)

View previous article: How we design new lift kits (Part 1) Steering knuckles have arrived and so does a new truck. Phase one of the installation consists of taking lots of measurements (ride height, strut height, coil length, anything and everything we may ever need and then some more) as well as several thorough test […]

Chevy Having Fun

Winter is in full effect here in Michigan. The snow is piling up and we couldn’t resist taking the tried and true 91 Chevy out to have some fun. This 6″ lifted truck has been with us since 2005. With 200,000 miles on the odometer it is just broken in and ready for another 200k. […]

2002-2005 Dodge High Clearance Kit

2002-2005 Dodge High Clearance Kit

The 2002-2005 Dodge 6 inch kit has been completely reengineered to wear the High Clearance badge for its improved ground clearance and suspension geometry. Traditional lift kits have dropped the torsion bar cross member to make the lift design easy, we put in the extra hours (more like weeks and months) to make our kit […]