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Hey guys, I'm thinking of putting on some bilstein 5100s on my truck with them set to give me another 2.1" of lift. Do you think these cv joints will be okay? Or will the angle be too much? Here's a picture of the current angle.

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oh, and do you think that brake line will need to be replaced with a longer one?
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thats about how they were on my silverado, that truck was a nightmare every time any component moved haha. id like to know on the dodge too im still on the fence between lowering(less stuff to break) or lifting it and worrying about the weak ifs
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The truck works perfectly with them the way they are now. I just don't want to cause an issue, or have to replace a ton of stuff.
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Do you already have a leveling kit in or is it stock those angles look like mine with 5100 set at max lift
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The truck has a Fabtech 6" lift kit on it now. With their drop brackets and CV joints it looks like that. That's why I'm concerned that another 2" from the bilsteins would be too much.
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Agreed maybe fast will chime in and let us know what he thinks, I personally think there is plenty of room there
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Agreed maybe fast will chime in and let us know what he thinks, I personally think there is plenty of room there
Fabtech's front specs are on point with RCX
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i got some bilsteins set at 2.1 on my 6'' RCX lift and the guy who put em on said they will be more than fine, he said its just like adding a leveling kit to your truck since the front dif gets droped as much as you lift the truck anyways just my $.02 tho lol
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