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Old 04-06-2012, 02:07 PM
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Hi I'm new here and I have 2012 ram 1500 sport 2wd cc. I want to put on some 24' kmc slides, and I also want to lower it. What kit would be best without rubbing and a semi smooth ride. Also any pics would be appreciated!
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Any 2/4 or 2/3 kit will work with proper tire size.
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I think Ground Force is the only one that offers a kit for the 2012's, there's a slight difference from the 2011's apparently and Belltech is supposedly in the middle of an R&D with that model year. Ground Force is only a 2/3 drop though, and McGaughy's offers a 2/4 drop but they use new front spindles and almost everyone has reported that the tires stick out of the fenders even further with an increase in track width by about an inch. All the kits can fit 24's, I have 22's and there's still plenty of room. There's one or 2 guys on here with bagged 26's, as well as a couple of guys running a standard suspension on 28's. Pretty sure that's going to be a rough ride though lol You can click on my build link to see pics if you want.
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Hi I'm new here and I have 2012 ram 1500 sport 2wd cc. I want to put on some 24' kmc slides, and I also want to lower it. What kit would be best without rubbing and a semi smooth ride. Also any pics would be appreciated!
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I see you live in Myrtel Beach and I have one question for you, there kickin it with Kenny ****in Powers!?

Anyway there's a guy with 24" kmc slides with a 2/4 belltech drop. Me presonally I would go with groundforce since there have been to many issues with belltech. Here's a link to 5.7Ram's truck on the 24's

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I have 24"s on a gf 2/3 drop only rubs at full turn.
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Go with a 2/4 kit. I have 26s on my truck and I only rub during full turn
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You might want to email/call the big 3 lowering suspension companies to see if their products fit your 2012. None of them have the 2012 listed on their websites and Vendor sites have been known to be wrong. Just my.02 is all
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belltech 2/4.. Iam on 24' Kmc Slide's
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Did you ever get a set of end links or adjust yours? It rides a lot better and doesn't hop nearly as much now that I got the end links installed
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