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So put on a Daystar 2.5" lift/leveling kit a while back. Question is when I replace the rear shocks would I be better off getting ones that are longer that standard replacement to compensate for the lift in the back?

The front should be the same since the spacer is on top of the strut, but I am assuming that since the spacers are on top of the springs in the rear that the standard shocks are extended slightly?
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Not necessarily. That said, the 5100's and the Fox 2.0 are set up for 2" of lift. So, that should take care of it for you.
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How much lift was put in the back?

As h2oman said I'd go with some Bilsteins or Fox 2.0's.
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How much lift was put in the back?
Same 2.5", keeping the stock rake.
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Then I would definitely recommend getting some rear shocks meant for 2-3" of rear end lift. The stock shocks aren't near long enough for 2.5" of lift.
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