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Old 01-12-2013, 08:32 PM
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So i have a 4x2 tradesman regular cab long bed that will double as a work truck. ill be hauling tools and ladders about 300 pounds at most, and rarely up to 600 lbs. I have to lower it, dont ask why it just has to be lower. so my question is this.... i want to lower it less than a 2/4 and i want to do it right. what are my options? i tried looking on a few sites but most of them dont even list a 2013 ram as an option.
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The suspension is the same since 2009, just call McGaughy's or belltech and let them know what you would like.
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groundforce makes a 2/3 kit
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Cut 1/2 a coil off the OE front springs and buy some McGaughys 2" rear drop springs ($200). I have heard they only actually drop about 1 1/2" though, but you could just a 1/2 coil to a coil off of them if it's not enough for you. With this you would end up with 1"-1 1/4" front drop and 1 1/2"-2 1/2" rear drop. It would look and work perfectly fine. Buying an aftermarket kit (if you can find one) for this small of a drop is unnecessary and a waste of money, IMO. I've lowered or lifted almost every car and truck I've owned (couple dozen or so), so you can take my word on this. Just make sure to get it re-aligned.
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anybody ever bought ebay springs? http://www.ebay.com/itm/2009-2012-Do...922170&vxp=mtr
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There is already a thread about those springs. I would trust OE springs or a well-established brand over those. Might be okay though, give it a shot, you could be our beta tester !
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