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I've been doing some work to my 99 the past year. It only has 56,000 miles on it so I will have this for a while. After rims and tires and some painting and such I have decided it still looks "unfinished" and I believe lowering and leveling it out will finally make me happy. I will post a pic or two to show you what I'm working with and just let me know what you recommend and/or show me what you have done. Thanks for any pics and advice guys I'm new to this forum and am a VERY visual person with my vehicles so any pics help!
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Here are two pictures. Thanks again guys!
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Your truck looks good, what kit did you use? and What size rims do you have on?
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They are 22" Rockstars and as far as tires go I'd have to go check lol I know they are very close to stock size but about 11" in width. I have not used any chassis mods yet. I want to get a lowering kit but wasnt sure if I should get a 2/4 or if I should lower the rear 3" and make it all level. I looked quite a bit on here for other forums with pics already but couldnt find any. So any pics or opinions on this model are appreciated.
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I may be wrong, but just looking at your pics I don't know if you could go much lower in the front without having rubbing issues. I would just level the back out if it were mine. Truck looks good, by the way!
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RAM EM: I completely agree there may be rubbing issues up front. I think I may try to drop the rear 3" (measured difference between front and rear) and if i think the front needs dropped after that still then I'll take the chance. I'm mainly just trying to get away from the raked look and trying to fill in the fenderwells more. Thanks for your response!
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Oh and PS so does yours! I‘ve really been into the solid color/black wheels and trim lately (hence the look I went for on mine as well).
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