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Springs: Superlift vs Rubicon Express

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Im in the market for a 4" lift for my 2000 F350. I want to do new springs all the way around; as mine are tired - so Im looking at either going with the Rubicon Express kit, or the Superlift with the rear spring option.
The question I have is this: are there any pros/cons to either system ? It looks like the Rubicon express comes with a panhard bar; whereas with the superlift it is an additional $170 option. I'll also need to add a carrier bearing drop, etc...But at the end of the day both kits will price out about the same.

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how big of a lift are you going?
Sorry - that would have helped. 4".

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there both going to be about the same..... i know RE makes some nice stuff for jeeps but i have yet to see a superduty in person with there kit on....

what is the price range your looking at? in most entry level kits (springs) the ride will pretty much be the same... i can give you some recommendations on what i would put on it once i know your price range

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Ya that's the thing....Everyone says RE makes nice stuff, no one has seen the SD lift in action...Which makes me want it more
Im looking to be in the $1500 range before shocks, carrier bearing drop, and bumper spacer. I want to go with bilsteins for shocks.

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for that price range i can prob get you into a 4" kit (pro comp) with bilstein 5100's with everything your going to need.... let me do some research...

on most of the entry level kits most of the hardware is the same (with small variations between manufacturers)
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for that price range i can prob get you into a 4" kit (pro comp) with bilstein 5100's with everything your going to need.... let me do some research...

on most of the entry level kits most of the hardware is the same (with small variations between manufacturers)
Ok - how would this compare to the other two ? Also I wasn't aware that Procomp had rear springs for 4" lifts....Lemme know !

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Save a little more money and get some Deavers made use an Icon Box Kit for all your drop stuff or put on the Icon full spring kit. Shocks could be Icon or Bilstein.
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Anyone with real world experience ?

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