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Old 02-03-2014, 12:06 PM
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Thats not a level kit. I think its just a lift kit.
On Stock ram from end i lower then rear.
If you lift them with same height,still the front end will be lower.
Almost all lift kits provide 1-2" less lift on the back than the front to try get rid of some of the rake. That's what the OP is referring to. Obviously his kit does not do that....
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spacers would work pretty good, I suggest hell bent, but to keep it all the same brand go with pro comp
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spacers would work pretty good, I suggest hell bent, but to keep it all the same brand go with pro comp
You can't stack spacers on top of spacers.... terrible idea.
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Thanks for all the advice... I am trying to get the dealer to help figure this out too, but the trek to the dealer is long and about $120 or more in gas... I will prob just end up replacing the front shocks, on my own dime, before the dealership will come through...
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i just sent this to another thread that addressed the same question, so i'll do a little copy/paste action here lol:

this problem is extremely common in the 4th gen rams. the issue is this: 4th generation rams have soft rear suspension because they are only 1/2 ton pickups. because of this, they designed the rear to sit a little higher so that when weight is added to the back of the truck, it will sit level as opposed to sagging in the rear. knowing this, procomp designed their lifts to keep the tail end a little higher since it uses the stock rear springs in the lift kit. when you couple those two engineering pieces together, it leaves you with a truck that has a very noticeable front end rake. the easiest way around this is to add some bilstein 5100 adjustable shocks to the front to raise up the front end. the only issue i have with doing so is that it will affect your front end geometry and put your half shafts at a steeper angle which could hurt the performance and longevity of your front end because they are not engineered to run at a high angle like that.
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So after working with dealer, hundreds of miles driven, rental cars( free) and countless "head scratchers"... my truck, now, sits more level and looks a bunch better... the long and short is...the contractor, the dealer hired to install the lift was fired shortly after he installed my lift, due to shotty work...( who would'a thunk)... after some haggle, the dealer did the *work and fixed the lift...

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So apparently one of the reasons the front end of my truck sat so low was when the lift was installed the tie rods were not modified or replaced as necessary and maxed toed in... this basically wrenched the front end down and ruined my tires... so the dealer needed to get a special die from Dodge to modify the tie rods... this took a week of shipping and before mentioned head scratching... once they got the die the dealer cut almost an inch and a half off the tie rods and added more thread, this released the tension and lifted the front end about 1 3/4 inch... the dealer then threw on some new Mickey Thompson's and filled my gas tank and apologized for all the shenanigans and i was on my way!
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So after working with dealer, hundreds of miles driven, rental cars( free) and countless "head scratchers"... my truck, now, sits more level and looks a bunch better... the long and short is...the contractor, the dealer hired to install the lift was fired shortly after he installed my lift, due to shotty work...( who would'a thunk)... after some haggle, the dealer did the *work and fixed the lift...

*the work:
So apparently one of the reasons the front end of my truck sat so low was when the lift was installed the tie rods were not modified or replaced as necessary and maxed toed in... this basically wrenched the front end down and ruined my tires... so the dealer needed to get a special die from Dodge to modify the tie rods... this took a week of shipping and before mentioned head scratching... once they got the die the dealer cut almost an inch and a half off the tie rods and added more thread, this released the tension and lifted the front end about 1 3/4 inch... the dealer then threw on some new Mickey Thompson's and filled my gas tank and apologized for all the shenanigans and i was on my way!
This sounds like a happy ending. Hopefully this is the end of your trouble with it.
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