Tips and insites from our engineers and enthusiasts and BDS project vehicles.
So I found this on the web earlier today and thought it was a great testament to how we stand behind our products. Phil Howell, Editor-in-Chief of 4Wheel Drive Magazine posted a story about a Jeep braking one of the BDS 5” leaf springs after 11 years of faithful service out on the red rocks […]
BDS is loaded up and hitting the road for the Carlisle Truck Nationals in Carlisle, PA. The show runs Friday-Sunday (August 5-7, 2011) at the Carlisle Fairgrounds. The show features everything truck culture from lifted to lowered show trucks, monster trucks, burnout contest and so much more. BDS will be setting up in the vendor […]
We pulled the BDS TJ in the shop yesterday for some steering and suspension tweeks. After 4 years, 2 Ultimate Adventures, 2 trips to Moab, and countless trailrides on the 4×4 Outback Adventure, we are proud to say our production 6.5” longarm suspension has held up to the abuse courageously. Our plan to build a very capable […]
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 […]
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 […]
Here at BDS we have a dedicated R&D team that is continuously creating, installing, testing, and improving our products. How do we even begin to make these lift kits, where do we even start? The answer depends on what type of suspension system we are working on. In this article, we will focus on the […]