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It's Old Man Emu, so it's going to be the most comfortable and well-mannered suspension setup you've ever experienced.

But it's going to cost $5000 minimum.

They're stuff is great, but damn is it expensive.
The pilowy soft ride is worth it though. Not everything from Old Man Emu is expensive, some things are often competitive with OEM replacement parts.


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It's Old Man Emu, so it's going to be the most comfortable and well-mannered suspension setup you've ever experienced.

But it's going to cost $5000 minimum.

They're stuff is great, but damn is it expensive.
Kits start at $1570 MSRP😎
 

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@Ryan at ARB any more photos of that rig from the side? I’m trying to decide if I should go with red beadlocks or not. Love ARB and the fact you know it’s going to be a little more, but it won’t leave you stranded in the woods or on a beach somewhere.
Here you go

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So explain this to an idiot lol... this is front set (kit 1) and back set (kit 2)?
I give up. I see light medium heavy, but what the heck’s the difference between kit 1 and 2??
Echoing the last two replies haha...
It appears that each kit includes both front and rear. Some kits include other accessories such as sway bar and panhard bracket.
Then why are they the same price and list the same contents? I suspect one is swb or sasquatch / non sasquatch. It can’t be front/back or left/right because the contents include a sway bar on the heavy model.
Did some more digging...each kit includes both front and rears. Near as I can tell the difference between Kit1 and Kit2 are the spring rates. Looks like the panhard bracket is included in all packages. The HD packges both include sway bar.
That makes sense to me. Not really sure if the "2" of lift" reference is for a base, BB, BD, OB or BL. In the OPs first picture the truck appears to be a squatched OB. Clarification from ARB or OME would certainly be welcomed.
If you read on ome actual site it says bone stock means stock bumper no winch.
Medium kt2 is for aftermarket steel bumper
Heavy is for aftermarket bumper and winch.
At least that’s how I understood it.
Hopefully I tagged everyone, thank you all for pointing this out. The original post has been updated.

Key differences
Kit #1 is for 2.3L engines
Kit #2 is for 2.7L engines

For the 2.7L engines we include a "heavier" spring to compensate for the heavier engine.

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@Ryan at ARB can you confirm if I buy this setup, will Ford give me a VIN and production date?

Seems like a great suspension setup and the top of the list! But it won't fit my Mazda 6 at all. So help me out with getting that VIN!
 

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Hopefully I tagged everyone, thank you all for pointing this out. The original post has been updated.

Key differences
Kit #1 is for 2.3L engines
Kit #2 is for 2.7L engines

For the 2.7L engines we include a "heavier" spring to compensate for the heavier engine.

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I see said the blind man...thanks for clarifying. So no matter if sasquatch?
 

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does the kit not include top hats for the struts? Are these not adjustable such that you can't lift to "properly" fit 37s? I guess I'm not aware the sway bar needs replacement?? Is the price $1800 for all 4 corners? That's less than half of kits like 4WP, Fabtech and even some ICON. What am i missing???
 
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Is the Optional "Heavy duty Modular" bumper considered stock (light) or aftermarket (medium)?
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@Ryan at ARB I've seen the stock photo that the kit is running with stock UCA. I assume it is okay to run with stock UCA. I suppose it is recommended to install an aftermarket UCA to compensate for the extra lift as well?
 

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does the kit not include top hats for the struts? Are these not adjustable such that you can't lift to "properly" fit 37s? I guess I'm not aware the sway bar needs replacement?? Is the price $1800 for all 4 corners? That's less than half of kits like 4WP, Fabtech and even some ICON. What am i missing???

Looks like no top hat according the pdf application sheet.

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number 1 is light for the 2.3 and number 2 is for 2.7. Extra weight needs heavier springs
 

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Hopefully I tagged everyone, thank you all for pointing this out. The original post has been updated.

Key differences
Kit #1 is for 2.3L engines
Kit #2 is for 2.7L engines

For the 2.7L engines we include a "heavier" spring to compensate for the heavier engine.

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So, thanks for this, but can you speak to a 2 door kit? Or should we just buy the light 4dr kit and plan on being able to add a bit more weight in options?

Also, any word on when your 2 door rock rails will be available?
 

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@Rick Astley
How in the F do you not have a bronco by now?
Are you a 2 door manual Sasquatch waiting for a painted hardtop guy?
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