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Old 08-07-2013, 01:59 PM
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I have a 1996 4wd 2500 long bed, club cab Ram with the V10. Just recently put a Backwoods front bumper on it with a XRC12 winch. The front-end is sagging a little, so I am trying to decide if I should go with a leveling kit (if so 1" or 2"?), or should I just go with a mild suspension lift.

If I go with a suspension lift, what brands do you recommend? I do some towing with the truck, so I don't want to go crazy with a lift, and as always cost is a big factor too.
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Here is how she sits right now.
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I'd get this:

http://www.hellbentsteel.com/1994-20...eling-kit.html
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oh wow. it looks pretty damn level how it is. 2" might be overkill. you sure you need a level??
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oh wow. it looks pretty damn level how it is. 2" might be overkill. you sure you need a level??
Thats what I am debating. I was wondering if a 1" spacer might be perfect.
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Maybe just replacing the springs with a fresh set or with a 2 inch lift would help. New springs will settle a bit once they've been on the truck.
I'd talk to some suspension companies and get thier ideas. I know DOR (DodgeOffroad) makes progressive length coils for V-10 and diesel trucks.
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I think I may throw a 1" spacer in the front to see if I like the stance better, if not I will go further.
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