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Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 09-06-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,408
Posted By blackram
I had the same problem. I went with the +01 Fuel...

I had the same problem. I went with the +01 Fuel Nutz wheels. I then put on the CST 4" spindles and it pushed the front wheel WAY out ( like 1.5"). I now need to get some 1.5" Bolt on spacers for the...
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 09-06-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By blackram
Hub Centric wheels have a bevel cut into them...

Hub Centric wheels have a bevel cut into them where the wheel sits against the hub on the truck. Either one is fine. If you do get wheels that are lug centric, the plastic centering ring that comes...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LEVELING 09-06-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By blackram
Moto Metal, Fuel, and some others make some...

Moto Metal, Fuel, and some others make some REALLY Bad A$$ Wheels! I got some Fuel Nutz that are Matte Black with machined accents. I love them. The matte black lets them get dirty and still look...
Forum: Dodge Ram Pictures - Photos 09-06-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,066
Posted By blackram
WPG, What did you do to prep/ paint your...

WPG,

What did you do to prep/ paint your bumpers??? Ive had a few cans of that bed liner sitting in my garage for 6 months debating on painting my front/rear bumpers and flares. Looks Great. Is...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 09-05-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,618
Posted By blackram
An adapter IS a spacer. You cant adapt bolt...

An adapter IS a spacer. You cant adapt bolt patterns without space to do so! People call them both spacers/adapters. Depends on what website you look at. They refer to the adapters as 5x5.5 to 5x5.5....
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 09-04-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By blackram
I have the CST 4" spindles on the front with and...

I have the CST 4" spindles on the front with and additional 1" spacer on top of that (5" total front lift). The stock shocks will be fine to use with the spindles. Just my .02, but if you wanted to...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 09-04-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,876
Posted By blackram
I realize this post has been sitting for a while,...

I realize this post has been sitting for a while, but do any of you know if the adjustable bar for the rear would also help center the rear end if it were lifted 3"-4". I have a lifted truck and want...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LEVELING 09-03-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,185
Posted By blackram
Rambo, I went from general grabbers to the terra...

Rambo, I went from general grabbers to the terra grapplers, so can't comment on the stockers vs terra grapplers. I can say however that the terra grapplers are very livable tires! Not too loud, ride...
Forum: 2009 Dodge Ram Forum 09-02-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By blackram
I have my air compressor/ load controller tucked...

I have my air compressor/ load controller tucked in on the drivers side of mine. Didn't want to crowd up my driving space with that stuff. Plus, it works out good, considering that you have to raise...
Forum: Suspension 08-30-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,096
Posted By blackram
This is an old thread, but to answer the question...

This is an old thread, but to answer the question about fitment. I put 296 60 20 terra grapplers on my 2.5" leveled 09 2wd and they scrubbed the rear inner fender. I put on the cst 4" up front since...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 08-30-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,236
Posted By blackram
Like what was said earlier, Park in the Sun for a...

Like what was said earlier, Park in the Sun for a few days. That should clear it up. If not, THEN it would be safe to say that it IS dust.

Had my ram done twice! First guy used crappy film and...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LEVELING 08-18-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,185
Posted By blackram
Got it DONE!!! Here are some pics with CST 4" +1"...

Got it DONE!!! Here are some pics with CST 4" +1" Front and 1.5" Rear. I am going to buy a 2" spacer for the rear, tho. The lift I bought did not offer a 2" for the rear with it. Only options were...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LEVELING 08-18-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,917
Posted By blackram
Here is a pic of my truck with a 2.5" spacer on...

Here is a pic of my truck with a 2.5" spacer on the front. It rode fine, but I have huge speed bumps in my neighborhood that I had to slow way down to go over without feeling the suspension over...
Forum: Dodge Ram Pictures - Photos 08-18-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,066
Posted By blackram
Here it is, just got back form alignment shop! ...

Here it is, just got back form alignment shop!

Before w/ 2.5" Front and Nothing on Rear

After w/ 4" CST +1" spacer on Front and 1.5" Spacer on Rear. This is why I am looking to go 2" on the...
Forum: Dodge Ram Pictures - Photos 08-17-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,066
Posted By blackram
Sweet truck! I just put the 4" cst spindles on my...

Sweet truck! I just put the 4" cst spindles on my truck w/ a 1" spacer up front (total of 5" front lift). Bought the kit with 1.5" rear spacers. Wish they offered 2" rear spacers but they did not. I...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 08-15-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By blackram
That air bag kit was easy to install. I have it...

That air bag kit was easy to install. I have it on my truck. I am always carrying lumber and building materials in the bed, so I needed something to help out with sag. Took me maybe 2 hours total and...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LEVELING 08-15-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,185
Posted By blackram
Sukka, The Front on there now is not CST, it...

Sukka,
The Front on there now is not CST, it was an ebay purchase (maybe daystar???) Dont remember. At the time, no one sold a 2.5" kit for the front on the 2wd's. I think 2" was the largest lift...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LEVELING 08-14-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,185
Posted By blackram
The front tires did rub a little on the sway bar...

The front tires did rub a little on the sway bar at full lock with the 305/50/20's. 1/4" wheels spacers did not help, so I removed them.I just got done installing 295/60/20 terra grapplers on 20x9...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LEVELING 08-14-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,185
Posted By blackram
I have an 09 Ram Big horn Crew 4x2 with the 2.5"...

I have an 09 Ram Big horn Crew 4x2 with the 2.5" front coil spring spacers on stock 20" wheels with 305/50/20 General Grabbers. The 2.5" lift up front is maxed out IMO. It has some jarring going over...
Forum: Oil Change 01-03-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,148
Posted By blackram
I always run synthetics. Less noise out of the...

I always run synthetics. Less noise out of the engine bay (which is always a good sign) and my butt dyno senses more power!!! I run 5000 miles between changes and no problems yet. No heavy towing...
Forum: 2009 Dodge Ram Forum 09-17-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,709
Posted By blackram
My truck also slows significantly after getting...

My truck also slows significantly after getting settled into second gear. First pulls like heck, tho! This is something that you noticed only after changing the tune?
Forum: 2009 Dodge Ram Forum 09-17-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,709
Posted By blackram
The whole 87 octane tune idea makes sense. When I...

The whole 87 octane tune idea makes sense. When I bought my truck the dealer had to fill it with 89 octane! As for the hot air on the intake, I fit an intake from my bro's 08 charger 5.7 to my ram...
Forum: Dodge Ram R/T 09-13-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 100,201
Posted By blackram
chithead's rig is tough. He gets my vote. I love...

chithead's rig is tough. He gets my vote. I love the OEM super-stock look.
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 09-13-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,191
Posted By blackram
Also, I had the tires put on before I installed a...

Also, I had the tires put on before I installed a 2" truxx level kit. The level kit did not affect how much the tires were rubbing! There was no noticeable change between stock and leveled height as...
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 09-13-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,191
Posted By blackram
I'v got a 2009 2wd ram 1500 Big Horn Crew. I put...

I'v got a 2009 2wd ram 1500 Big Horn Crew. I put 305/50/20's on my stock alloy wheels (sliver, not chrome). They are General Grabber AT's. They rub at full lock on the sway bar. I tried 1/4" spacers...
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