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Old 02-28-2014, 01:46 PM
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I got the truck (4x2) and have since decided that I should have looked around for one without the lift, but would it have had 20" wheels/tires?

I want to go with regular ride height. Even with the step it is a tall truck.

I realize a front end alignment will be needed after the swap.

What exactly did they do to get this lift?
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zero details to go on bud. I don't think anyone can help you without some more details
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4x2, 2013 Ram 1500 extended cab, 20" wheels and tires, and some factory lift because of the 20" wheels and tires...what other details are needed?

If I knew what changes were made to get the lift, I can work on undoing it. If it is just longer springs, fine, I will look for standard springs. If it was done with spacers under the springs, I can remove the spacers. I hope they didn't do the lift with more complicated parts mods, as that can get expensive.

37" front, 39" rear, measuring ground to top of wheel openings.
I would like to at least drop the rear 2"....
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Think you are referring to raised ride height, not really a lift, and not much higher than any of the other trucks, the only ones that sit higher in the front are the 4x4 models
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37" front, 39" rear, measuring ground to top of wheel openings.
I would like to at least drop the rear 2"....
after I put '4" drop springs' (really only 2") on the rear of my truck,
I was level with all 4 corners at 35.25" +/- 0.25"

I agree, our trucks sit too high, espec. the 4x2 ..

looks like yu need a 2/4 drop kit


I like the McGaughys, bot on my RC/SB V6 it was only a 1/2
so I had to cut the springs to get the full 2/4
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after I put '4" drop springs' (really only 2") on the rear of my truck,
I was level with all 4 corners at 35.25" +/- 0.25"

I agree, our trucks sit too high, espec. the 4x2 ..

looks like yu need a 2/4 drop kit


I like the McGaughys, bot on my RC/SB V6 it was only a 1/2
so I had to cut the springs to get the full 2/4
adding fuel to the fire.....drivers side is 1" higher than passenger side, front and rear.....maybe I will see the dealer tomorrow...
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adding fuel to the fire.....drivers side is 1" higher than passenger side, front and rear.....maybe I will see the dealer tomorrow...
lol dealer will tell you:

closer to level with a full tank of gas and you in the driver seat
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I found an ad on ebay for a raised ride pitman arm....
it appears that the pitman arm and 1" shorter shocks MAY BE the entire package...
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I found an ad on ebay for a raised ride pitman arm....
it appears that the pitman arm and 1" shorter shocks MAY BE the entire package...
Your truck doesn't have a pitman arm..... it has a rack and pinion steering system.
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Your truck doesn't have a pitman arm..... it has a rack and pinion steering system.
so it does....oops
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