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Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 01-02-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,158
Posted By Crawler Hauler
Heat, dental floss, and goo gone.

Heat, dental floss, and goo gone.
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 07-06-2011, 01:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,639
Posted By Crawler Hauler
edit: saw that you called them. my...

edit: saw that you called them.

my experience is that they take quality control seriously. Every box is sealed with tamper proof tape, and on the inside of every box lid is a QC sticker with a...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 07-04-2011, 02:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,530
Posted By Crawler Hauler
No pics of that particular one. Plenty of pics...

No pics of that particular one. Plenty of pics of the Performance Accessories 2" level kit + 3" bl here though.

http://i794.photobucket.com/albums/yy229/IBROCUN/Dodge/LithiainstallPLS600.jpg
...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 07-02-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,067
Posted By Crawler Hauler
Except a parking garage! :hah: A few years...

Except a parking garage! :hah:

A few years ago I had two trucks and a Jeep. None of them would fit in a parking garage. Now I'm down to a truck and a Jeep and a "normal" car so I can go into...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 07-02-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,067
Posted By Crawler Hauler
The OP asked about the body lift/leveling kit...

The OP asked about the body lift/leveling kit combo to clear a 35" tire.

Yes, they work well and they are inexpensive. I see no advantage to paying three times as much for a suspension lift.
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Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 07-02-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,067
Posted By Crawler Hauler
The improvement in ride is a function of the...

The improvement in ride is a function of the shocks, you said it yourself.

How can there be more travel? The limiting factor of the range of motion are the control arms. You did not change...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 07-02-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,067
Posted By Crawler Hauler
And that's my point about lift kits. To get...

And that's my point about lift kits. To get actual performance, you need those arms way out there.

Many people think that just because something is called a "suspension lift" that there is some...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 07-02-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,067
Posted By Crawler Hauler
You don't want to know! $20,000 in dealer...

You don't want to know!

$20,000 in dealer upgrades.
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 07-02-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,067
Posted By Crawler Hauler
$489 for a 5" lift. ...

$489 for a 5" lift. http://store.fatbobsgarage.com/dodge-ram-1500-5-premium-lift-system-4wd-2004-2005-p21567.aspx?utm_medium=cse&utm_source=googlebase

This is a 2" leveling kit and 3" body lift. ...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 06-29-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By Crawler Hauler
There's also a 2" option from Performance...

There's also a 2" option from Performance Accessories that costs about $110. But you want to lift the rear too? If you want to keep the factory rake, do a 3" body lift.

But you can clear 33"...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 06-28-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By Crawler Hauler
I'm not sure what you mean by "slop". Do you...

I'm not sure what you mean by "slop". Do you mean the shaft goes in and out of the transfer case? Are you talking about a slip yoke?
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 06-28-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By Crawler Hauler
Good looking truck! by the way, it looks...

Good looking truck!

by the way, it looks like the imageshack embedding thing does not work. If you reply to this, you'll see how I modified their script to make it work.
...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 06-28-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By Crawler Hauler
Here's an '06 with a 3" body lift and a 2"...

Here's an '06 with a 3" body lift and a 2" leveling kit. That combo lets you clear 35" for a lot less than a suspension lift.
...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 06-28-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,184
Posted By Crawler Hauler
Did you talk to the guys at All Parts?

Did you talk to the guys at All Parts?
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 06-28-2011, 01:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,184
Posted By Crawler Hauler
It all depends on what you want from your truck. ...

It all depends on what you want from your truck. Functionality and practicality start to fall quickly after 35".

I would not want anything bigger than 35" on my truck, but that's just me. You...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 06-27-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By Crawler Hauler
That's pretty much how it works. Most dealers...

That's pretty much how it works. Most dealers want to help their customers. Some are more afraid of Chrysler declining the claim. The Mopar part won't help you one bit. Buy the Superlift and save...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 06-27-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,184
Posted By Crawler Hauler
I've heard good things about these guys from a...

I've heard good things about these guys from a friend.

All Parts Racing

96 East St

Ware, MA 01082

413/277-0658
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 06-27-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,660
Posted By Crawler Hauler
I don't know about other people, but I would not...

I don't know about other people, but I would not sweat the lights. Yes, they're required and yes, I realize that I could get a ticket, but the chance of it is pretty low.

I don't know about...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 06-27-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,660
Posted By Crawler Hauler
You brought up a very common misconception. Many...

You brought up a very common misconception. Many people think that just because it says Mopar on it, or they had it installed by a dealer, that you are somehow immune from denial of warrantly...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 06-26-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,151
Posted By Crawler Hauler
You can do both a leveling kit and a body lift. ...

You can do both a leveling kit and a body lift. In fact, Performance Accessories now sells a package with those plus the gap guards, which I think is a good idea because you get the package for a...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 06-26-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,660
Posted By Crawler Hauler
The suspension alone costs $13,000. The rest of...

The suspension alone costs $13,000. The rest of it gets the price tag to about $20,000.

But this actually PERFORMS! This is not a lift kit, it's a suspension that increases wheel travel.

I...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 06-26-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,179
Posted By Crawler Hauler
Carrier bearing shims are great for correcting...

Carrier bearing shims are great for correcting rear driveline issues, but many times the vibration comes from the front shaft.
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 06-26-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,179
Posted By Crawler Hauler
Doubtful no long term damage yet. If you let it...

Doubtful no long term damage yet. If you let it go for too many miles, yes.

Figure out which driveline is causing the vibration first. Pull your front out, but be sure to paint alignment marks...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 06-26-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,660
Posted By Crawler Hauler
Saw a Ram Runner

I saw my first Ram Runner in person last weekend in Ontario, CA.

I must say I was very impressed with how it looked. Wish I could have driven it. Having driven a Raptor, I can only imagine how...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 06-09-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,910
Posted By Crawler Hauler
It's not hard. You can actually learn a lot...

It's not hard. You can actually learn a lot watching Youtube videos. Just remember one thing, a good looking weld is not necessarily a good weld. I've made bumpers and racks, and all sorts of...
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