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It was the before and after measurement of the front. This was shortly after it was dropped. Still happy with the drop overall. The bags have been the best part. Keeps the truck fully functional..
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It was the before and after measurement of the front. This was shortly after it was dropped. Still happy with the drop overall. The bags have been the best part. Keeps the truck fully functional..
dang my 2/3 kit from ground force only got me down to 35 1/2 in the front.
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I think that explains why after unbroken cut a coil off the front we got the same measurement. And why the GF kit looks low in the back. I would drive it for a while and remeasure. It might drop a little over time or cut a coil. I have driven about 1000 miles. Still love it but for some reason I feel more road cracks and bumps. It might be from the weather changing and the tires not as hot.
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Which bags did you go with?
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I think that explains why after unbroken cut a coil off the front we got the same measurement. And why the GF kit looks low in the back. I would drive it for a while and remeasure. It might drop a little over time or cut a coil. I have driven about 1000 miles. Still love it but for some reason I feel more road cracks and bumps. It might be from the weather changing and the tires not as hot.
any time you lower something your going to feel more it stiffens it up and the shocks are shorter and the bump stops are closer

hell drive a slammed truck lol youll feel every thing
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I think he went with the airlift 1000 kit like i have. I have to agree with the airbags. when i first lowered the truck it bottomed out in the rear fairly easy and the springs were too soft. After installing the airbag helpers the truck handled a bit more like stock and i can load it down with no worries now.
i even got carried away and it still did ok.


never thought i would do that after i lowered it.
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Yep.. Airbag 1000 kit for a 2011 Durango.

I get the changes with lowered vehicles. We have a slammed 2007 Mustang GT/CS that my wife daily drives and my 89 Mustang is on sportlines with no isolators. My comment was that it seems to be worse after driving it for a while. As I mentioned it could be the weather as we have had some high 30's already and the pavement is starting to cool the the tires are still the stock 275/20's

On a good note, I had my small trailer, 18' open, on the other night with 27lbs in the bags and it pulled and hauled great! I do believe this was a success...
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