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Old 02-16-2013, 01:19 AM
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Been doing some research and I am very interested in leveling the front of my truck to be level with the rear (straight line).. I am not wanting a lift as it is already quite a reach down at the drive through window at my bank (as one example).

I have read that a 2.5" level kit is the best for my 2012 Laramie CC (correct me if I'm wrong). I have found four different kits on eBay and am curious as to which one is best. I would really appreciate any feedback anyone has on this.

Level Kit #1
Level Kit #2
Level Kit #3
Level Kit #4

Obviously, the cheaper the better while not wanting to sacrifice on quality.

I am looking to buy a kit in the next week and see what my local mechanic has to say about a quote for installing it for me. Any ideas or ball park figures on what an install will set me back?
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I'd say grab #3 from the bunch. It's tried and tested many times on these boards
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I second #3 ........
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#3, its the bulk of what everybody runs so it has a solid history and worth the $40 ~ difference between the cheaper billet machined one.
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I really like the Top Gun Customz options. I plan to go with the 2" as I feel like a half inch of remaining rake is good.
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"Daystar KC09113BK Dodge Ram 1500 4WD 2009-2013 2-1/2" Leveling Kit" NO!!

From your choices i think "DODGE RAM 1500 2.5" LEVELING LIFT KIT 4WD 2-1/2" 2006-2013 DR2.5T"

I used the Pro-Comp kit
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Thanks everyone for your replies.

So #3 is ahead by popular vote.. is the 2.5" kit preferable? Or is the 2" kit better?

What about the installation/alignment cost? I know most of you on the Forum do most of your own work.. but any ideas of what quote amount I should expect from my mechanic?
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An hour max 2 hours.
It isn't a difficult install.
Plus alignment if needed
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Okay.. but how much money $ should I expect to pay since I will be supplying the kit?
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Okay.. but how much money $ should I expect to pay since I will be supplying the kit?
It's dependent on their hourly rate and how long it takes them.
$50-$200
Doubt $200. But you asked for a range.
I'd say $100 or 1 hour is avg
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