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 - Help Zone - Dodge Ram Problems, Complaints, & Solutions - Maintenance & Re > 4TH Generation Dodge Ram 2009+ Dodge Ram Trucks > Suspension


Notices

Suspension 4th Gen Dodge Ram Suspension Problems and Questions


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 09-29-2012, 04:45 PM
Unfairkickazz93's Avatar
Unfairkickazz93 Unfairkickazz93 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Fairbanks, AK/East Jordan, MI
Age: 21
Posts: 1,779
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 RCSB 4X4
Trim Level: Express
Color: Flame Red
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 3
Rep:173
Unfairkickazz93 has a spectacular aura aboutUnfairkickazz93 has a spectacular aura about
Default Street or lifted look?

I am having a hard time deciding weather to do a street look or a lifted truck.
If I would do a street look I would lower it and of course get some nice wheels and tires, possibly a super charger
Lifted- 4" lift, 35" Nitto's with XD775 ROCKSTAR rims, possibly a super charger and other misc. mods

Thoughts?
__________________
MODS- QTP Exhaust Cutout, ARH Long-tube Headers, HornBlasters Train Horn, HemiFever Tuned, Linex bedliner, Painted mirrors and door handles, 14" magnaflow muffler, Cabin air filter, BakFlip G2 tonneau cover, Black 17" Sport Edition TK5 Wheels, K&N CAI, BT Catch can, 85mm Throttle body, Upper glovebox Mod, Recon Black Projector headlights, Retroshops- Tinted LED Tails including 3rd brake.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2  
Old 09-29-2012, 05:29 PM
4x4Hemi's Avatar
4x4Hemi 4x4Hemi is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Posts: 1,439
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2012 Ram 1500 4x4 Hemi
Trim Level: SXT
Color: Black
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 3
Rep:172
4x4Hemi has a spectacular aura about4x4Hemi has a spectacular aura about
Default

Its a truck, lift it! but thats just my preference.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-08-2012, 12:26 PM
61Dodge 61Dodge is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Lapeer Mi
Age: 53
Posts: 244
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2013 Ram 1500 RCLB 4x4 3.92 Ls
Trim Level: Tradesman
Color: Mineral Gray Metalic
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:23
61Dodge is on a distinguished road
Default

I agree 4x4 go up not down
__________________
Wife's ride 2004 Black Durango 4.7
Oldest Dodge 61 Baby Blue D100 slant 6 with 3 on the tree
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 10-08-2012, 08:01 PM
ALA1973's Avatar
ALA1973 ALA1973 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: nova scotia canada
Posts: 142
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2012 dodge ram 4x4
Trim Level: big horn
Color: sagebrush Pearl
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:11
ALA1973 is on a distinguished road
Default

lift it never to big or to much power !!!!!
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 10-08-2012, 08:32 PM
Unfairkickazz93's Avatar
Unfairkickazz93 Unfairkickazz93 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Fairbanks, AK/East Jordan, MI
Age: 21
Posts: 1,779
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 RCSB 4X4
Trim Level: Express
Color: Flame Red
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 3
Rep:173
Unfairkickazz93 has a spectacular aura aboutUnfairkickazz93 has a spectacular aura about
Default

I have decided to do a 4" lift next summer. I wish gear swaps weren't as much! I have 3.92's but when I put 35's on it it wont be as much fun.
Ugh, I guess you need to pay to play!
__________________
MODS- QTP Exhaust Cutout, ARH Long-tube Headers, HornBlasters Train Horn, HemiFever Tuned, Linex bedliner, Painted mirrors and door handles, 14" magnaflow muffler, Cabin air filter, BakFlip G2 tonneau cover, Black 17" Sport Edition TK5 Wheels, K&N CAI, BT Catch can, 85mm Throttle body, Upper glovebox Mod, Recon Black Projector headlights, Retroshops- Tinted LED Tails including 3rd brake.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 10-09-2012, 04:57 AM
GhostR1der GhostR1der is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Texas
Age: 28
Posts: 1,031
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2012 Dodge Ram Sport
Trim Level: Sport
Color: Black
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:47
GhostR1der is on a distinguished road
Default

Street. Drop it and supercharge it. The RAM just looks great when dropped. I love having mine dropped with a 2/4. I wanted to go lower but it's too difficult with a 4G.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 10-18-2012, 09:03 PM
mikeb33's Avatar
mikeb33 mikeb33 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Chicagoland
Age: 50
Posts: 212
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2012 1500 CC Express 4WD
Trim Level: Crew Cab Express
Color: Black
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:14
mikeb33 is on a distinguished road
Default

Lifted looks cool, but if you don't actually go off road and climb hills, it's kind of a waste.
Street lowered and blown, you can make use of everyday.
__________________
2012 Express CC Black 4WD 3.92 Posi, Bedrug, Backflip G2, Cut rear springs, V6 fan mod, 180 thermo, Diablo Sport
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 10-26-2012, 06:36 PM
Bully's Performance's Avatar
Bully's Performance Bully's Performance is offline
BULLYS PERFORMANCE


 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: lathrop
Posts: 10,077
Gender: Male
Vehicle: MOPAR
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 8
Rep:931
Bully's Performance is a splendid one to beholdBully's Performance is a splendid one to beholdBully's Performance is a splendid one to beholdBully's Performance is a splendid one to beholdBully's Performance is a splendid one to beholdBully's Performance is a splendid one to beholdBully's Performance is a splendid one to beholdBully's Performance is a splendid one to behold
Default

I agree with both lowered rams look good and are practical however at the end of the day it is a truck so my vote would have to be to LIFT it
__________________
With over 2.5 million products available, we have what you need!
For pricing or questions, email us @ sales@bullysperformance.com

ALSO Feel free to PM us, OR post in our Vendor Section for quotes/questions/assistance!
July Blowout Sale! 10% over cost and free shipping on any and all in stock items!
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 10-28-2012, 09:51 PM
Ramfd's Avatar
Ramfd Ramfd is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Cordova, Tn
Age: 39
Posts: 571
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2009 ram 1500 QC 2wd
Trim Level: Big horn
Color: Brilliant black pearl
Rep Power: 4
Rep:150
Ramfd has a spectacular aura aboutRamfd has a spectacular aura about
Default

drop it. blow it, and love it. cool thing is you can still use it as a truck.

__________________
Belltech 2/4 Drop, Mufflex delete, aFe stage II intake, Pace Edwards Jackrabbit bed cover, Rhino Linings Spray in bed liner, Debadged, Red LED bed lighting, Airlift 1000 kit (part# 60824), Nitto 420s 285/50/20
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 12-13-2012, 01:13 AM
Marine7212's Avatar
Marine7212 Marine7212 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Los Angeles
Age: 2
Posts: 69
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2012 Ram 1500 regular cab
Trim Level: tradesman short bed
Color: Dark Grey
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
Marine7212 is on a distinguished road
Default

if its 4x4 might as well just put big tires on it and mob, but lifts are dumb decrese power and fuel economy and suck at offroad. plus if its 4x2 might as well go street
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 08:54 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