DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum

Go Back   DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum > Dodge Ram Forum - Mod Zone - Custom Dodge Ram Mods - Dodge Ram Performance > Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4


Notices

Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 Discuss anything related to Custom Dodge Ram Wheels, Tires, Brakes, Suspension Mods, Chassis Mods and Tuning, Towing options, Driveline, 4x4, Differentials, Sway Bars, Lifting Springs, Body Lifts, Strut Braces, etc.


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
United Radio
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #11  
Old 11-03-2012, 01:09 PM
joelwalls's Avatar
joelwalls joelwalls is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: cold lake alberta
Age: 36
Posts: 274
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2011 RAM 1500 sport
Trim Level: sport
Color: white
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
joelwalls is on a distinguished road
Default

also i have read about the wobble at 2.1 any change in driveline angle could pose an issue but less change less problems hopefully!
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #12  
Old 11-03-2012, 01:56 PM
HemiRam's Avatar
HemiRam HemiRam is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Ontario, Canada
Age: 35
Posts: 34
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: Laramie
Color: White
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
HemiRam is on a distinguished road
Default

Not what i wanted to hear. Mine is a daily driver, Starting to regret this mod! And my tires won't fit without lift either. Thanks for the info on the kore high angle cv's, your right they are pricey. But if they would solve this problem they might be worth it? Would hate to spend the cash on them and still have the problem.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 11-03-2012, 02:32 PM
Gantman's Avatar
Gantman Gantman is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Ram Country
Age: 45
Posts: 1,963
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2014 4x4 Regular Cab w/8ft bed
Trim Level: Tradesman 4x4
Color: White
Engine: 2013-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 395hp 410lb/ft
Rep Power: 4
Rep:974
Gantman is a splendid one to beholdGantman is a splendid one to beholdGantman is a splendid one to beholdGantman is a splendid one to beholdGantman is a splendid one to beholdGantman is a splendid one to beholdGantman is a splendid one to beholdGantman is a splendid one to behold
Default

Hey HemiRam, I have my 4x4 with the Bils 5100's set at 2.1 and experience no wobble in either 4WD Auto or Lock. I've had mine on for near 6000miles now and works great for me. And I've still got plenty of room to fit 35's. My OE front wheel well height was at 36.25" and now with my 5100's settled in, she sits at 38.25". Plenty of room bud.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 11-03-2012, 03:00 PM
fastNugly @ BP's Avatar
fastNugly @ BP fastNugly @ BP is offline
Bully's Performance

 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Toronto
Posts: 17,876
Gender: Male
Vehicle: '15 Ram 1500 Longhorn EcoD
Trim Level: CC, 6'4", 3.92, LSD
Color: Granite Crystal
Engine: 2014-20?? 182.3ci (3.0L) L630DOHC V6 240hp 420lb/ft Eco-Diesel
Rep Power: 14
Rep:1787
fastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant future
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by joelwalls View Post
also i have read about the wobble at 2.1 any change in driveline angle could pose an issue but less change less problems hopefully!
But it wont be as bad as maxing for some.....
2.1 is probably the best setting IMO

If anyone gets wobbles at this setting, then all levels wont work on their truck.
anything over 2.5" tends to push it.
More than not, it wont be felt....but the odd ones will
__________________
for the best pricing in the business, email me @ sales@bullysperformance.com
2014 Ram Hemi Tuning now available from DiabloSport get yours today!
OB-Trinity T-1000's only $489!
100% Guaranteed to work or we will replace it for free!
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 11-03-2012, 03:01 PM
fastNugly @ BP's Avatar
fastNugly @ BP fastNugly @ BP is offline
Bully's Performance

 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Toronto
Posts: 17,876
Gender: Male
Vehicle: '15 Ram 1500 Longhorn EcoD
Trim Level: CC, 6'4", 3.92, LSD
Color: Granite Crystal
Engine: 2014-20?? 182.3ci (3.0L) L630DOHC V6 240hp 420lb/ft Eco-Diesel
Rep Power: 14
Rep:1787
fastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant future
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by HemiRam View Post
Not what i wanted to hear. Mine is a daily driver, Starting to regret this mod! And my tires won't fit without lift either. Thanks for the info on the kore high angle cv's, your right they are pricey. But if they would solve this problem they might be worth it? Would hate to spend the cash on them and still have the problem.
Drop it to 2.1 and you will be ok..believe me
__________________
for the best pricing in the business, email me @ sales@bullysperformance.com
2014 Ram Hemi Tuning now available from DiabloSport get yours today!
OB-Trinity T-1000's only $489!
100% Guaranteed to work or we will replace it for free!
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 11-03-2012, 03:14 PM
punisher69's Avatar
punisher69 punisher69 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Canada
Posts: 62
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2012 Ram
Trim Level: slt crewcab 4x4
Color: black
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
punisher69 is on a distinguished road
Default

I see you are located in Ontario,where did you get your Bilsteins installed and what did it run you,I am getting them soon and deciding on doing it myself or having a shop do it.
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 11-03-2012, 03:18 PM
fastNugly @ BP's Avatar
fastNugly @ BP fastNugly @ BP is offline
Bully's Performance

 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Toronto
Posts: 17,876
Gender: Male
Vehicle: '15 Ram 1500 Longhorn EcoD
Trim Level: CC, 6'4", 3.92, LSD
Color: Granite Crystal
Engine: 2014-20?? 182.3ci (3.0L) L630DOHC V6 240hp 420lb/ft Eco-Diesel
Rep Power: 14
Rep:1787
fastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant future
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by punisher69 View Post
I see you are located in Ontario,where did you get your Bilsteins installed and what did it run you,I am getting them soon and deciding on doing it myself or having a shop do it.
I had them done at my dealer....they didnt know how to do it at first but I had to walk them through it and it was a piece of cake for them.
They didnt understand the concept of it

Now they are selling it
__________________
for the best pricing in the business, email me @ sales@bullysperformance.com
2014 Ram Hemi Tuning now available from DiabloSport get yours today!
OB-Trinity T-1000's only $489!
100% Guaranteed to work or we will replace it for free!
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 11-03-2012, 03:25 PM
primo spaghetti's Avatar
primo spaghetti primo spaghetti is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Member



 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: southern ontario
Posts: 2,292
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2014 Ram Sport
Trim Level: Sport
Color: Maximum Steel Metallic
Rep Power: 6
Rep:910
primo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to behold
Default

mine are at 2.1 also..no issues and 2.1 will still fit 35's..
__________________
2014 Dodge Ram 4X4 Sport, BakFlip F1 cover, Weathertech DigiFit Liners, BedRug bed mat, PIAA Extreme White Fog Bulbs, ProComp 2.5" / 1.5" Nitro Level Lift, Zone Off Road Upper Control Arms, ProComp 5050 20" -12 offset, MT Deagan 38 35x12.5.20, iron Cross Step Bars, DeeZee Tail Gate Strut

I am the heir to the primo spaghetti sauce fortune!
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 11-03-2012, 03:39 PM
fastNugly @ BP's Avatar
fastNugly @ BP fastNugly @ BP is offline
Bully's Performance

 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Toronto
Posts: 17,876
Gender: Male
Vehicle: '15 Ram 1500 Longhorn EcoD
Trim Level: CC, 6'4", 3.92, LSD
Color: Granite Crystal
Engine: 2014-20?? 182.3ci (3.0L) L630DOHC V6 240hp 420lb/ft Eco-Diesel
Rep Power: 14
Rep:1787
fastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant futurefastNugly @ BP has a brilliant future
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by primo spaghetti View Post
mine are at 2.1 also..no issues and 2.1 will still fit 35's..
Exactly what Primo ^^^ said
__________________
for the best pricing in the business, email me @ sales@bullysperformance.com
2014 Ram Hemi Tuning now available from DiabloSport get yours today!
OB-Trinity T-1000's only $489!
100% Guaranteed to work or we will replace it for free!
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 11-03-2012, 04:08 PM
Ram725's Avatar
Ram725 Ram725 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Jackson Tn/Houston Tx
Posts: 2,152
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2012 Ram 2500 4x4
Trim Level: Big Horn
Color: Black
Engine: 2011-20?? 409ci (6.7L) Cummins Turbo Diesel 350hp 800lb/ft
Rep Power: 4
Rep:347
Ram725 is a jewel in the roughRam725 is a jewel in the roughRam725 is a jewel in the roughRam725 is a jewel in the rough
Default

I work for Chrysler and this was a big concern for me since I was originally going to do bilsteins at 2.8 on 35s... now i am doing 6" RCX with Bilsteins at 1.6 (or whatever it is) or possible 2.1...

I talked to my Ram service tech whose been working on Ram trucks since 98. He said for me not to worry about it even at 2.8. Per him the wobble is caused by bad angles, 2.8" is a lot of pressure on these trucks. However, under normal driving I would experience zero issues.

The only concern or negative aspect was I had a "higher" chance of breaking a CV under hard usage such as offroading etc, this would be caused by the combination of oversized tires and the angles. You run the same amount of risk breaking something running 35s as you do with the angles.

So, the only concern is that under aggressive offroad 4x4 use you can run the risk of snapping something. Should this be a major concern? Not really since you'll be running the risk with heavier tires and you run the risk period with offroading stock or not.

The only solution right now is KORE high angle CV's but they run around $800 which IMO just justifies going with a full suspension lift. You still run the risk with Kore's products. Anytime you put large tires and any lift on a 1/2 ton and take it off road you are going to run the risk of breaking something. However, if you are intending to just run it in snow, on a ranch, etc you will be fine... If you plan on offroading on the beach or heavy mud then yes you run the risk... but you are already risking it being out there.

IMO, go for it..
__________________
NEW: F-250 FX4 6.7 SEMA Build In Progress
14" STMW SUSPENSION, 40X15.50 NITTOS, 22X14 AMERICAN FORCE, H&S, S&B, ICON COILOVERS. Build Thread

SOLD: 2012 Ram 2500 CTD 4x4
SOLD: 2012 RAM 1500 8" on 37s + much more Build Thread
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Advertisement






All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:47 AM.


= Copyright RamForumZ.com a Gigathreads.com Network Site =Ad Management by RedTyger
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors


=Gigathreads Network=
CLUBS MOPAR NATION DSM GPMM MAMM JAM
DIESEL Diesel Forum      
CHEVY Chevy Camaro Forum Chevy Volt Forum    
CHRYSLER Chrysler 300C Forum      
DODGE Dodge Avenger Forum Dodge Caliber Forum Dodge Challenger Forum Dodge Charger Forum
  Dodge Circuit Forum Dodge Hornet Forum Dodge Magnum Forum Dodge Nitro Forum
  Dodge Ram Forum Dodge Dakota Forum Dodge Durango Forum Dodge Dart Forum
FORD Ford Raptor Forum Ford F150 Forum Ford F100 Forum  
JEEP Jeep Forum      
PONTIAC Pontiac G8 Forum      
SRT SRT Viper Forum SRT Cuda Forum