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Old 09-28-2009, 09:15 PM
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alright so is it true when you lift your dodge ram 6" it rides like crap after and shakes alot in the steering wheel lets say with 35 inch tires 12.50 wide on stock wheels lets say.. is this true?
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If you don't cut any corners and do it correctly and spend the money where it needs to be spent . You''ll be fine . You're talking of the death wobble . Some of these leveling kits are not the best out there . They really don't make it that clear that other work will be necessary for a correct and complete job .
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12.5 inch tires on stock rims is not gonna work real well you can look for excessive tire wear for sure,I think stock rims are only 8 or 8.5 inches wide so your gonna be putting some serious strees on the tires.
Like Tom said if ya do it right and spend the money and not cut corners you should be ok, I installed alot of lift kits on trucks back in the day lol, and you going to have to shim the front a rears, to get the proper pinion angle get longer shocks brake lines and the list goes on. Check with whoever you buy the kit from they should be able to tell ya what exactly your going to need
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I've never lifted one that high, but lots of buddies have. You can always tell who did the work themselves and who had a pro do it. The ride is smoother with the pro job cuz they've learned a lot of the tricks to get the angles right and reduce the crazy wear.
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I have had no problems with 35x12.5x17 MT's on OEM wheels running a 6" lift.
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