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I'm looking to level out my 06 1500 4x4 sport. Does anyone have any recommendations on size? I wanna achieve just a nice level without the front appearing too much higher than the rear
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2" is probably the safest bet here
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Just did mine Performex 2.5" level and installed Nitto Trail Grapplers 295/55R20 on stock 20's these are the widest I can install without rubbing. If you're trying to go bigger on the wheels I would suggest getting a 3.5" lift or higher. You can check my profile for the before and after pics.
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I had Bilstein 5100s on my 2006 set at the 1.4" setting. Personally I wouldn't want it any higher in the front. Maybe it's just me but it seems that if you get a truck dead level by measurement it will always APPEAR to sit higher in the front. I have an older thread where I took some pics of my 2006 at stock height and 0.7, 1.4, and 2.1 inches of lift. I think the same pics are also in my gallery if you want to look there.
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I had Bilstein 5100s on my 2006 set at the 1.4" setting. Personally I wouldn't want it any higher in the front. Maybe it's just me but it seems that if you get a truck dead level by measurement it will always APPEAR to sit higher in the front. I have an older thread where I took some pics of my 2006 at stock height and 0.7, 1.4, and 2.1 inches of lift. I think the same pics are also in my gallery if you want to look there.
Yup! Agreed!
I have a 1/2" rake and it looks too level and at times, slightly nose high even tho the measuring tape says it is not.
Hence why I am adding a larger rear coil spacer to get the 1-1.25" rake
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I cranked the T-bars on my current truck and it only took 1-1/8" to obtain the level appearance. By measurement it is still nearly 2" higher in the back but I can't tell it. I see way too many trucks running around town that are over-leveled. Not just Dodges....all makes of trucks. I think it looks awful and you can spot it a mile away.
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