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    Default Long Arm kit

    I searched the forums... but i still have some questions..

    What are your opinions on best 5-6" Long arm suspension kit for a 2002 TJ (that is often a DD, but doesn't have to be driven daily)..

    I've heard bad reviews about rough country.. but anyone here have first hand experience with them? and what's the best? what do YOU recommend?

    What about BDS, or Teraflex, or Full-Traction?

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    I have heard quite a bit good about all of the companies you list except the RC lifts... have you looked into Rock Krawler at all?? They have a few long arm setups for the TJ's!!

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    Check out Clayton's Long Arm Kits. They may be a bit higher than others, but if any part breaks, he will replace it, no questions asked. He offers a great kit and stands by them.
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    tnt has a good kit also.
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    I've had no problems with the Teraflex....take a look at their LCG Pro....

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    How much money are you willing to spend? Claytons is probably the best on the market, but you get what you pay for. He does offer a military discount too.

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    id say claytons or re those are the best ive heard of... personally im running iron rock offroad on my zj and love them. they make long arm lifts for tj's as well and are reasonably priced and offer military discounts
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    i personally have a rock krawler long arm. they arent bolt up. Full traction has a really nice one that full bolt on.
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    I have a Rough Country long arm 6" lift and I love it. I haven't done anything extreme though. If you get the rough country one...the directions suck, but we called up to the company and they walked us through a couple times. But overall I like my lift. Well good luck, I hope you find the one your looking for.
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    I got the RE 5.5 long arm kit on the TJ I just got. Only wheeled it once so far and I like it and have no complaints.
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