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Old 02-25-2013, 10:04 AM
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Hey fellow ram owners!

My 2011 Sport is sitting too low for me. I want to put a lift kit in it (nothing crazy). my buddy owns 3 chevys (tahoe, silverado and a s10) and he recommended rough country. i browsed there website and a 4'' lift is close to 1300$. they do have a 2.5" for 180 and the combo kit (2.5" suspension / 1.25'' body lift) runs about 250. not a big fan of the body lifts and i would rather go with a 4'' lift but not spend that much without the tires included.

my questions for the ram forum members is:

1) is there a cheaper yet still very highly recommended lift kit out there

2) if not and i go with just the 2.5" lift, what is a good brand tires for the truck for on/off roading.

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Old 02-25-2013, 11:52 AM
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The 2.5 lift you mention here is not a lift it's a leveling kit that sit level the front and the rear to fit bigger tire, the problem with the leveling kit is you put a lot angle to the cv joint and and lower balljoint this can cause vibration in 4x4 mode in low speed, personally i have the 6 inch lift kit from rcx and never go back to stock !
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yes a 4'' or 6'' would be great but once again that's close to 1400$ lift not even including tires. the combo kit would not fix the low speed shake, but is there a way to fix it or maybe just a better kit. in other words is there a lift kit that is excellent rated under 800$
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i just recently put a lift kit on my truck 4" skyjacker. i didn't want anything to big as a 6" and wanted it more than just leveled off. the truck sits very nicely. if you want just a level look in the front, go with the billstein 5100's. if your looking for a lift but not to big, go with the skyjacker4" i believe it is around 1600$ But if your looking at one now. save some more money, eat some Kraft dinner for awhile if need be and get the 4" lift . you will be extremely satisfied and happy with the look and how many comments you get on your truck. if you are still interested TALK TO "JHINKLE1989" or go to his website discountoautoperformance.com, he is extremely helpful and knowledgeable. he will find the best price and and what you are looking for.
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In my opinion go with a full suspension lift. I originally didnt want to spend the money and was planning on going the 2.8" leveling kit route with Bilstein 5100 struts. Although this still looks great, I knew I eventually would want to go larger. So I ended up taking the plunge and going with the 6" RCX that is now at 8". I have no 4x4 wobble and my angles are good. I am absolutely happy with my decision. Got my tires used with 90% tread for the cost of a 1 tire. Very happy.
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