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Looking for comments and reviews on the fabtech lifts. Prices seem in line with BDS but everyone seems to be running RCX or BDS on their 2013's. with fab techs extended power train warranty why not run this kit???

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I don't think I seen anyone POST about running this kit. There might be, but not from what I've seen.

i've heard good things about fabtech. you are right, about up the same alley as BDS. And th e warranty is a huge selling point.

i say go for it.
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I'm not familiar with any of the Fabtech IFS stuff, so can't comment directly on the Ram application. But I'm not a fan of any of their SFA Jeep stuff. Suspension geometry seems to elude them. Crappy bushings. Not particularly robust. Over priced. For what they cost, I'd never even consider running Fabtech on a Jeep - pretty much ANY other kit in the that price range is a lot better. Pretty blue though..

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I'm not familiar with any of the Fabtech IFS stuff, so can't comment directly on the Ram application. But I'm not a fan of any of their SFA Jeep stuff. Suspension geometry seems to elude them. Crappy bushings. Not particularly robust. Over priced. For what they cost, I'd never even consider running Fabtech on a Jeep - pretty much ANY other kit in the that price range is a lot better. Pretty blue though..

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now that DAA mentions it, i feel like Ive heard negative things about the bushings as well.

Or maybe that was RCX...or maybe both.
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I come from owning a Ford for over a decade. Fabtech kits were considered one of the best lifts available for F-150's and Super Duty trucks. Now that I have a Ram, it seems that everyone recommends Rough Country or BDS while hardly anyone runs Fabtechs. Funny, huh? I can say that seemed every time Fabtech developed a new product, it was for a Ford first.
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The shops around here love fabtech and keep pushing me to use it, but i still settled for BDS. They warranty it with no questions asked. I also called BDS and after 2 rings a human picked up asking "how can i help you?". SOLD!
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Fabtech is a great kit, however I still recommend the BDS kit.
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