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Hi guys this is my first post and ram its a 2011 sport 4x4. I am thinking about leveling it and putting some wheels and 35's or 33's on it. I did a little looking around the forum and could not find the answer so ill ask it here if it has been asked already I apologize but whats better a regular leveling kit or the bilstein shocks? thanks ahead of timeb
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Hi guys this is my first post and ram its a 2011 sport 4x4. I am thinking about leveling it and putting some wheels and 35's or 33's on it. I did a little looking around the forum and could not find the answer so ill ask it here if it has been asked already I apologize but whats better a regular leveling kit or the bilstein shocks? thanks ahead of timeb
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Just the shocks alone lifts the truck?
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i second bilsteins. how they work is, they compress the spring more so that the truck doesn't settle as much, thus "lifting" the front end. For the 4th gens (your 2011) there are 4 settings? I think. Most suggest going with the 2.1" setting (second to highest) to get the level look. there is a 2.8" setting but it can sit a little high and make the ride a little rough in some circumstances.

Most everyone highly recommends this method of leveling, you get a level plus a quality shock. If you go through any of the vendors on here (discount auto, jhinkle1989 in the above post) you can get a forum discount.
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If your pinching your pennies I would recommend Hell Bent Steel 2" Front Strut Spacers.

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