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coolerpooler 10-05-2012 11:26 PM

lower back to make level?
 
Ive never lowered or had to level any of my rides but now i got this ram so i want level it out but not in front i want to drop the back to match. Does anyone know a kit or if i need a block how big? im guessing 2"

Gantman 10-06-2012 12:35 AM

Hello coolerpooler; you can try taking a look at Belltechs 3"or 3.5" Drop Rear Leaf Springs for anywhere around 180.00 to 200.00 buckaroonies bud.

Jayincali 10-06-2012 10:26 PM

Or just buy a set of drop shackles for $80

coolerpooler 10-07-2012 01:27 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Jayincali (Post 903923)
Or just buy a set of drop shackles for $80

i like where your heads at cheap is good!

HemiLonestar 10-07-2012 01:56 AM

If you want to be able to still haul stuff in the bed, go with shackles. Lowering springs will probably reduce your loadability significantly. You'll get about 1.5" out of most shackles.

starquestbd22 10-07-2012 09:59 AM

1.5" of drop in the back would probably be about right. I think 3-3.5" would be way too much without dropping the front too.

coolerpooler 10-07-2012 12:44 PM

the most of them that i've found is a 2" drop shacks

Gantman 10-07-2012 12:55 PM

Hey coolerpooler; whatever you decide on, make sure you take some before and after picks and update us on your rear drop or leveling.

coolerpooler 10-07-2012 02:27 PM

I will i plan doing before and afters on all my mods

HemiLonestar 10-07-2012 04:49 PM

I don't know if you can see it, but I have drop shackles (it used to sit a bit higher) in the back with pretty much stock 2wd height up front. It might look a little misleading because I don't have a 9.25 back there any more.

http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w...d/DSC01129.jpg


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