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The way my truck sits now, the front is 2.25 inches lower than the rear measuring at the wheel wells. So would the 5100 Bilsteins in the front be the best way to go?
2.25"?
You got quite a rake my friend.....
As everyone said, preload spacers or Bilsteins set to 1.4. You'll still have an inch rake once settled.
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Not sure what I'm going to do.....I don't like raking....I get blisters. I don't want to be an hombre. Damn!

On a serious note....I also don't really want the top of my truck to be any higher. I can get into my garage now with 1.5 inches to spare. If I raise up the front end with bilsteins, I may be parking outside. I heated my garage a few years ago and I'm kinda spoiled by it!
My neighbor down the street has a high lift on his F250 and it is dead level. I kinda like the look. decisions.......
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Not sure what I'm going to do.....I don't like raking....I get blisters. I don't want to be an hombre. Damn!

On a serious note....I also don't really want the top of my truck to be any higher. I can get into my garage now with 1.5 inches to spare. If I raise up the front end with bilsteins, I may be parking outside. I heated my garage a few years ago and I'm kinda spoiled by it!
My neighbor down the street has a high lift on his F250 and it is dead level. I kinda like the look. decisions.......
If you have 1.5" clearance, set those Bilsteins to 1.4"! They will settle at 1.2" give or take a few.
You will still have clearance if you really do have 1.5"

That said, I think the Bilsteins may be your only option as I am uncertain of any pre loads that are 1.5" or 1.25"
Im sure there are 1" from another kit (ie, BDS, pro comp)

You can always do Rancho's which are pretty dame sweet
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If your dead set on getting rid of some rake get the bilsteins and set them to the lowest setting. It will get rid of some rake but won't be too ridiculous.
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I am running the Bilsteins at 2.1" on my 6" RCX with no added spacer in the rear.. I still need to measure it out but to the naked eye no one can tell it sits too cali. I honestly cant notice it... I just forgot to order the rear spacer and was too lazy to wait. I absolutely love my stance, the look, and the ride. I drove from Houston TX to W. Tennessee yesterday (12 hours) and it was an amazing ride. I was going to run them at 1.4" but the pride in me said I wouldnt be happy with it, plus I wanted to make sure I cleared the tires... So I went with the 2.1" setting

When I talked to my buddy at RCX who designed our lift he said he strongly did NOT recommend running the bilsteins at 2.8"... When I put the truck in the shop today at my dealer (I work there) they said by ball joints and angles looked perfect and had no concerns. So i am extremely happy.
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I am running the Bilsteins at 2.1" on my 6" RCX with no added spacer in the rear.. I still need to measure it out but to the naked eye no one can tell it sits too cali. I honestly cant notice it... I just forgot to order the rear spacer and was too lazy to wait. I absolutely love my stance, the look, and the ride. I drove from Houston TX to W. Tennessee yesterday (12 hours) and it was an amazing ride. I was going to run them at 1.4" but the pride in me said I wouldnt be happy with it, plus I wanted to make sure I cleared the tires... So I went with the 2.1" setting

When I talked to my buddy at RCX who designed our lift he said he strongly did NOT recommend running the bilsteins at 2.8"... When I put the truck in the shop today at my dealer (I work there) they said by ball joints and angles looked perfect and had no concerns. So i am extremely happy.
Awesome! I still might go that direction!
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IMO the bilsteins should be mandatory with RCX
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Already ahead of you bud. My Offroad shop now markets an 8" lift for the rams haha. We are doing it as a package deal. We've already packed out our shop with lifts because we have the cheapest RCX lift and install prices in town.
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