PRESS RELEASE #120

2007-2012 Jeep Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited JK OctoCam Alignment Cam Kit

JK OctoCam Kit, #124330

Coldwater, MI—April 20, 2012— BDS is excited to release a new style alignment cam far superior to the tradition eccentric cams. The new OctoCam alignment cam washers allow for 5-position adjustability for caster on the front axle or pinion angle on the rear axle.  The cams work with the factory control arm hardware and will not slip under load like traditional eccentric cam setups can. Available in sets of four, each set of OctoCams will complete one axle.

For more info on the JK OctoCam alignment cams and find the distributor nearest you, check out BDS Suspension or call (517) 279-2135.

JK Octocam Alignment Cam
JK OctoCam Alignment Cam Kit #124330
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PRESS RELEASE #119

2005-2012 Toyota Tacoma 4” Lift Kit

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Coldwater, MI—April 20, 2012—BDS Suspension is expanding their line of suspension options for the late model Toyota Tacoma trucks. Now in stock and available for sale BDS offers a complete 4” suspension lift for the 2005-2012 Toyota Tacoma.

These new IFS suspension systems follows BDS proven design standards using full one-piece front/rear crossmembers coupled with precision machined ductile cast iron steering knuckles. The steering knuckles are designed to work within the factory traction control constraints and provide stock-like handling characteristics. The knuckles are also considerably more robust in both the mass and strength over the OE components. The crossmembers are built from ¼” steel plate and have integrated differential mounts that work with the new provided differential mounts to properly reposition the front differential for optimal CV and front driveshaft angles.

The whole package is protected by a new belly pan skid plate that runs from the front to rear crossmember and allows integration with the factory front skid/splash guard. The factory front struts are retained with the kit utilizing top strut spacer to gain the proper lift height.

In the rear, BDS provides a 3″‘ block, longer u-bolts, 5500-series shocks and all the necessary brake line/wire relocation brackets included. This system allows for up to 33×12.50 tires to be installed on 18×9 or 20×9 with 4.5” backspacing.

In addition to the  4” system, BDS is proud to also offer a complete 6” system. For more info on these new kit offerings and find the distributor nearest you, check out BDS Suspension or call (517) 279-2135.

4" Lift Kit for Toyota Tacoma
6″ Lift Kit
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2012 Toyota Tacoma 4Wd w/ 4" Lift Kit
Toyota Tacoma w/ 4” BDS Lift Kit
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PRESS RELEASE #118

2003-2012 Dodge Dual Auxiliary Shock Mount Kit

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Coldwater, MI—April 16, 2012— After premiering the Dodge dual auxiliary shock mount at SEMA 2011, the design has generated quite a buzz from consumers. BDS Suspension is excited to now offer mounting options for dual auxiliary shocks on 2003-2012 Dodge Ram 2500/3500 trucks. Available in textured black to work with BDS long arm equipped vehicles (#122604 for short arm equipped trucks), this setup increases shock damping capabilities without sacrificing tire clearance. Both 5500-series hydraulic shocks and Fox 2.0s are available to maximum suspension performance of your Dodge Ram. This system works with the OE shock mount inside of the coil spring as a triple shock kit.

Mounting Kit:
#122614

Shocks (4 required):
#55920  5500-series for 6” or 8” BDS long arm lift
#98224920 Fox 2.0s for 6 ”or 8” BDS long arm lift

For more info on this kit and options Dodge suspension options, check out BDS Suspension or call (517) 279-2135.

Installed dual shock mount
Installed Dual Auxiliary Shock Mount
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BDS 122614
Dual Auxiliary Shock Mount System
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PRESS RELEASE #117

2005-2012 Toyota Tacoma 6″

View 6″ lift kit online

Coldwater, MI—April 12, 2012—BDS Suspension is expanding their line of suspension options for the late model Toyota Tacoma trucks. Now in stock and available for sale BDS offers a complete 6” suspension lift for the 2005-2012 Toyota Tacoma. These new IFS suspension systems follows BDS proven design standards using full one-piece front/rear crossmembers coupled with precision machined ductile cast iron steering knuckles. The steering knuckles are designed to work within the factory traction control constraints and provide stock-like handling characteristics. The knuckles are also considerably more robust in both the mass and strength over the OE components.

The crossmembers are built from ¼” steel plate and have integrated differential mounts that work with the new provided differential mounts to properly reposition the front differential for optimal CV and front driveshaft angles. The whole package is protected by a new belly pan skid plate that runs from the front to rear crossmember and allows integration with the factory front skid/splash guard. The factory front struts are retained with the kit utilizing top strut spacer and preload spacer to gain the proper lift height.

To lift the rear, BDS supplies multiple lift block options with 3” and 4” sizes available as well as longer u-bolts, 5500-series shocks, and all the necessary brake line/wire relocation brackets. This system allows for up to 35×12.50 tires to be installed on 18×9 or 20×9 with 4.5” backspacing.

In addition to the  6” system, BDS is proud to also offer a complete 4” system as well. For more info on these new kit offerings and find the distributor nearest you, check out BDS Suspension or call (517) 279-2135.

6" Lift Kit for Toyota Tacoma
6″ Lift Kit
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2012 Toyota Tacoma 4Wd w/ 6" Lift Kit
Toyota Tacoma w/ 6” BDS Lift Kit
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PRESS RELEASE #116

4″ Lift Kit— 2009-2012 Ford F150

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Coldwater, MI—January 23, 2012— BDS Suspension has expanded its suspension options for the late model 2009-2012 Ford F150 trucks. In addition to the existing 2.5″ and 6″ suspension lift kits, BDS now offers a 4″ suspension lift allowing clearance for up to 35” tires while improving the overall ride and handling.

Based on the popular high clearance kit design, the 4″ lift includes a pair of one-piece, 1/4” laser cut crossmembers tied together by the differential skid plate to improve ground clearance and off-road protection. New CNC-machined ductile iron steering knuckles maintain proper steering and ball joint geometry and work congruently with the vehicle’s factory traction control system. Front strut spacers allow for easy installation and OE style ride quality. Also included in the BDS 4″ front suspension are differential drop brackets, sway bar relocation brackets, a weld-in frame gusset, a driveshaft spacer, and cam bolts allowing for proper installation and alignment of the vehicle.

In the rear, the factory blocks and shocks are replaced with your choice of BDS-5500 shocks or Fox 2.0s along with a new 4″ steel fabricated dual pin block to net 3″ of lift and level out the truck’s stance.

The 4″ suspension is available for both 4WD and 2WD F150 trucks. For more info on this kit check out bds-suspension.com or call (517) 279-2135.

2011 Ford F150 w/ 4" BDS lift kit
2011 Ford F-150 w/ 4″ Lift Kit
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BDS fk_598H
4″ Suspension System
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PRESS RELEASE #115

6” Lift Kit— 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 4WD

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Coldwater, MI—December 8, 2011— 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 4WD truck owners can rejoice; BDS Suspension has a new 6″ suspension lift kit available. Based on the popular high clearance kit design, the lift is designed to fit the new front differential assembly in the 2012 models. The kit centers around a pair of one-piece, 1/4″ laser cut high clearance crossmembers, tied together by the differential skid plate, designed to improve ground clearance and off-road capabilities.

The replacement steering knuckles reduce installation time as well as maintain proper steering and ball joint angles. A differential skid plate is included for off road protection. The system also includes bump stop drops, anti-sway bar links, 3 point differential drop system, strut relocation brackets, and front stainless steel brake lines.

Due to the OE ride height variances, BDS allows you to customize your desired stance by offering both 3″ or 5″ rear Pro-Ride coils that are capable of being smashed totally flat and will come back to normal ride height. The rear for this Dodge Ram lift kit is completed with a track bar bracket, upper link relocation brackets, and sway bar links.

Rear 5500 series hydraulic shock absorbers are included with BDS by Fox 2.0 series gas shocks available as an upgrade.

Improved geometry is achieved with ductile iron, CNC machined steering knuckles which are supplied to ease installation as well as work perfectly with the new BDS crossmembers. There is no change in turning radius, and the system works with the factory stability control system.

The rear is lifted with BDS Pro-Ride coil springs that are capable of being smashed totally solid and still coming back to normal ride height. In addition, rear bump stop extensions and control arm relocation brackets are included to properly lift the rear of your Dodge.

For more info on this kit check out bds-suspension.com or call (517) 279-2135.

2012 Dodge Ram 1500 with 6" BDS lift kit
2012 Dodge Ram 1500 w/ 6″ lift kit
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BDS dk_663H
6″ Suspension System
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