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Old 09-16-2013, 03:15 AM
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I've found a 3.5" leveling kit with front spacer on ebay with 2" rear cast block and sway bar drop.

Will i need longer shocks? Is there anything other I should consider?
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I would consider your CV angles with that 3.5" leveling kit from ebay.



you get what you pay for. max leveling I would ever go on our trucks is 2.5"
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What gonefishin said ^^

Typically you don't want to go any higher than 2.5" of lift on the front of a truck without doing a diff/control arm drop. Otherwise your angles will be ridiculous. You probably won't be able to get the front end aligned properly and you will have a terrible shutter in 4wd.
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^ These 2 know what they are talking about... 3.5" leveling kit is just gonna cause you problems.
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thank you for your input!

i will definitely rethink my plans

had a look at the bilstein 5100 adjustable shocks: can i use the stock coils or do i new new ones?
i found different part numbers for die 5100 adjustables, which one are the rights for the 3rd gen rams?
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thank you for your input!

i will definitely rethink my plans

had a look at the bilstein 5100 adjustable shocks: can i use the stock coils or do i new new ones?
i found different part numbers for die 5100 adjustables, which one are the rights for the 3rd gen rams?
You reuse the spring and the spring seat

Part # 24-186988
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You will love the bilstiens.. They are great and improve your ride quality too.
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