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Old 12-21-2011, 08:12 AM
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snrusnak, thanks for the info, do you know if I should expect any shutter or driveline shake with it being off that little bit? I found the GF kit on Jegs for 359 and that seems pretty good. Thanks again guys
You won't have any issues with it. No shuddering or anything at all like that. There are several people running that kit and other kits, and several (like me) that have cut springs, and I've never heard anyone complain of any issues. My truck actually feels a bit better (more responsive) if anything.
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I ordered the Ground Force 2" kit, but they are out of stock from Mudflaps for 3-4 weeks so I just cut them today. http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=99560
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Can anyone confirm these are good for the Crew cab?

I keep finding them listed as "Quad cab only"
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seriously considering doing this to my qc. only thing holding me back is warranty issues, whats the dealer going to say when i go in for service?
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I lowered a silverado 2 inches in the rear. The truck leaned to the drivers side and was really more obvious after lowering. My Ram is almost .5 in. lower on drivers side also. If it is still off after lowering would I just cut a little off the coil on the passenger side?
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sounds like a good fix....try lowering it first and drive it a while, let everything settle, then decide whether or not you need to do any cutting.
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What about moving the axle to top of leaf springs instead of underneath? I would like to drop my rear to level the truck and was thinking if you move the rear axle to the top side of the leafs you should lower the truck about 2" or whatever the tube size is. Make or buy shock extensions so no need for new shocks.
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What about moving the axle to top of leaf springs instead of underneath? I would like to drop my rear to level the truck and was thinking if you move the rear axle to the top side of the leafs you should lower the truck about 2" or whatever the tube size is. Make or buy shock extensions so no need for new shocks.
Everyone above has a 4th gen truck (no leaf springs, they have coils). They make "flip kits" for your application, that come with the bolts and brackets required. Make sure you use a real kit, if you don't have the appropriate brackets the axle can twist/rotate freely and cause damage to the drive shaft and other parts.
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I lowered a silverado 2 inches in the rear. The truck leaned to the drivers side and was really more obvious after lowering. My Ram is almost .5 in. lower on drivers side also. If it is still off after lowering would I just cut a little off the coil on the passenger side?
That's strange, they are supposed to have a taller spring on driver side to equal it out...
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I have the ground force 2" rear drop just like ramrt but mine is an express. I installed the kit and it only took a day or so to settle but it looked like the front was higher then the rear. I called ground force and they said that happens due to build variation so they sent me a set of 1/4" rear spacers and now it is perfect. Check out my truck on this link.

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