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Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 06-06-2011, 08:08 PM
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Posted By Bnixon
I don't know what you are talking about? ... :D ;)

I don't know what you are talking about? ... :D ;)
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 06-04-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,511
Posted By Bnixon
I got the Belltech street performance shocks and...

I got the Belltech street performance shocks and anti-sway bar from stylintrucks.com and the McGaughys 2/4.5 drop kit from streetpros.com

Stylin.com

Front Shocks, if you use spindle kit, are...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 06-04-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,511
Posted By Bnixon
OK here are the pics of my truck lowered 2/4.5 I...

OK here are the pics of my truck lowered 2/4.5 I will be changing the tires after these wear out with NITTO NT420S 255/50/20s front 305/50/20s rear. I have decided to stay with the stock rims for...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 06-04-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,511
Posted By Bnixon
Yes, I installed my 2/4.5 kit and all I can say...

Yes, I installed my 2/4.5 kit and all I can say is ....WOW! The handling is great and the ride is great! I took some before pic and hope to get some after this weekend and I will post.
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 05-10-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,988
Posted By Bnixon
I have heard that sometimes coil springs need...

I have heard that sometimes coil springs need some time so settle out to their final height and was wondering if that might be part of your observation. How long has the kit been installed?

I do...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 05-10-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,988
Posted By Bnixon
Does you kit use springs or spindles in the...

Does you kit use springs or spindles in the front? I just purchased this kit for my 08 and am curious if I will have the same problem. Mine is the spindle kit.
Forum: Body & Interior 05-02-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,113
Posted By Bnixon
Mine is the same way on my 2008! Only 40k miles...

Mine is the same way on my 2008! Only 40k miles and the left side of the bottom seat cover is totally flat! I also find my leg hitting the plastic cover that wraps around the left side of the seat....
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 05-02-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,578
Posted By Bnixon
I love the staggered look! I was just wondering...

I love the staggered look! I was just wondering if those tires would be to narrow to run on 11" wide wheels!

I also see that SRTSir is running 315/45/22 but can not find that size of tire...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 05-02-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,578
Posted By Bnixon
What is the skinniest tire that has been run...

What is the skinniest tire that has been run successfully on the 22x11 wheels? I was wanting to try and keep the front tires as skinny as possible to minimize the wondering in the steering that you...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 05-02-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,511
Posted By Bnixon
Well, pulled the trigger on the McG's 2/4.5 drop...

Well, pulled the trigger on the McG's 2/4.5 drop kit with spindles. Will combine that with Belltech street performance shocks front and rear and a Belltech rear anti-sway bar. Will be first of June...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 04-29-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,578
Posted By Bnixon
Has anyone run them on a 3rd gen? I was looking...

Has anyone run them on a 3rd gen? I was looking at mine today and I can see how the tires would rub the upper control arm at stock height. But it looks like if you use spindles to drop it that there...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 04-29-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,578
Posted By Bnixon
SRT wheels on dropped truck, the real story?

Ok I am looking for the facts on the fitment of the 22" SRT10 wheels with 305/40/22 on a 2008 ram 1500 QC with either a Belltech 2/5 (springs) or McG 2/4.5 (spindles) drop kits.

Do they rub? If so...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 04-29-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,631
Posted By Bnixon
I was looking at putting a McG 2/4.5 on my 2008...

I was looking at putting a McG 2/4.5 on my 2008 ram. Are you all saying that I will need to "C" notch my frame if I put anything in the bed of the truck? I also just ordered the street performance...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 04-28-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,511
Posted By Bnixon
Did the front wheels stick out any further than...

Did the front wheels stick out any further than stock?

I think I am pretty much settled on the spindles. I ordered the belltech street performance shocks today, I bought the front shock to fit the...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 04-28-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,511
Posted By Bnixon
Wow! Thanks for the links! So has anyone...

Wow! Thanks for the links!

So has anyone determined the actual cause of the bump steer/skating? Is it the rear or front suspension that causes it?

I would think that if cutting the rear coils...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 04-28-2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,511
Posted By Bnixon
So the progressive rate springs don't effect the...

So the progressive rate springs don't effect the handling all that much?

Do you know if the pushing out of the wheels is real?

Kay9, do you have spindles on your truck? If so what has been...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 04-26-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,511
Posted By Bnixon
I read that they make the wheels set out further...

I read that they make the wheels set out further that stock. I also heard about the clearance issues on small er wheels but that doesn't concern me as I will be going with 22" SRT.

I want the...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 04-26-2011, 12:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,511
Posted By Bnixon
2/4-2/5 drop kit, best ride quality?

Hello,

I have searched the forum on drop kits and have found contradictory info. I have a 08 QC 1500 2 wheel drive and looking for a mild drop to improve the handling of the truck. But I do not...
Forum: Electrical 03-26-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By Bnixon
This is an old post but I just traded in my 2004...

This is an old post but I just traded in my 2004 2500 5.7 QCSB 4x4 with 140k mile for an 2008 1500 5.7 QCSB 2x4 and thought I was having transmission issues. The truck seemed to search for gears at...
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