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truck looks good. you got any pics of the way it sits now?? i like the stripe that you have on the hood/fender. you use plasti-dip??
You can use dip to make the hash marks but I ordered the real vynil ones. There's plenty vids on YouTube of how to do it.
I'll be posting some before and rafters with the levelling kit, so yes on the how she sits now pics.
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Yup, agree with the others, your truck is looking sweet
Thanks to all of you!
And Asur, you've definitely helped me through these mods so far. Thanks!
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The last mod that I've done was the HBS 2.5" leveling kit. A friend of mine randomly came over to help with mod and it's a good thing he did!! Wow! I thought I'd have no problem doing this one on my own because the directions were pretty straight forward, but if I didn't have my friends 315lb frame to hell me I wouldn't have been able to finish it.
I was a little bit disappointed because it only raised the front 2", but it still looks way better. I went from a 3" rake to only 1". The ride was not affected.


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Damn, she still looks good!
I actually prefer the 1" rake and lowered my Bilstein 1 notch.

Worst thing is, when you are level and you throw heavy things in your bed or tow, you begin to be noise high.

I like it
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That looks great! i love the hash marks and the color of your truck with the black!
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Damn, she still looks good!
I actually prefer the 1" rake and lowered my Bilstein 1 notch.

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That looks great! i love the hash marks and the color of your truck with the black!
Thanks guys! I'm definitely happy with where it's going. Next will be the fender flares, but I'm undecided on if I'll paint match them or not. I'm thinking I'll keep going with the dark theme and keep them black.
Question for you guys. I'm not planning on new tires or wheels anytime soon, so will the flares look funny with the tires tucked underneath? Should I look into spacing the stock rims with some kind of spacer so that the flares don't look too far out??
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IMO, I would not purchase the flares until you decided on some rims.
It isnt my thing for having wheels tucked under.
Our rams come flush from factory, so I wouldn't change it.
I would actually go slightly wider and I personally still wouldnt run flares.
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Thanks guys! I'm definitely happy with where it's going. Next will be the fender flares, but I'm undecided on if I'll paint match them or not. I'm thinking I'll keep going with the dark theme and keep them black.
Question for you guys. I'm not planning on new tires or wheels anytime soon, so will the flares look funny with the tires tucked underneath? Should I look into spacing the stock rims with some kind of spacer so that the flares don't look too far out??
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If you have already ordered the flares and really like them then i would definitely look into a new rim. I cant speak much on spacers (a lot of people have strong opinions about them). i personally dont like the tucked under look. i like the wide stanced look that having a good amount of offset causes... but to each his own
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IMO, I would not purchase the flares until you decided on some rims.
It isnt my thing for having wheels tucked under.
Our rams come flush from factory, so I wouldn't change it.
I would actually go slightly wider and I personally still wouldnt run flares.
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Well since they're already on their way I'll have to figure it out. I like how it looks in the picture, but then again it's taken from the side and not from the front or back. And I'm the opposite because I'd rather not have the wheels stick out! I'm a little Looney myself!!!
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