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Old 10-18-2011, 08:10 PM
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My 2002 1500 has started to squat in the front. From what I see this seems to be a pretty common issue. I have been looking on-line and see leveling spacers for the coil springs that add 2-3'' of lift to the front and an Add-a-Leaf for the rear that will increase payload and lift the rear about 1-2''. I also would like to add a 2'' or 3'' suspension lift kit to the truck this winter. Do I have to level it out first then do the lift kit and if so will that end up giving me more then the 2''-3'' . If anyone has done this where is a good place to get it on-line that is a good deal and good quality?
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With your year truck it is important to know I the truck is 2wd or 4wd? If its 4wd you have torsion bars which eliminate your common leveling options although you can just crank them up to 3"
If you plan on lifting it I would just skip leveling it for now
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Old 10-21-2011, 10:28 AM
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I always forget to put that in there. It is 2wd.
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Rough Country sells a 3" lift kit for your truck for $300 which is a great price IMO
There is also a member here selling a 4" spindle lift for 2wd
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I am looking at the lift you are talking about I think. So what do you know about dual exhaust? I want something that I will be able to hear inside the truck and be a deep sound outside. I'm looking at the Flowmaster 44. All I have ever had is flowmaster so that's all I am familiar with but I like the way those sound on the 4.7. The cheapest I found those are 300 also. Any ideas?
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One more question. I still have stock wheels and tires on my truck. I have to one thing at a time. Got kids. So what is this Stock wheel must have 4.5" backspacing or an aftermarket wheel is required?
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