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OK, I've done searching and reading until my eyes started to hurt….

It's hard to get through some threads because after page 3, I find it's about a 4x4, not a 2WD…

I have a rake of 3.25"…. I just want to level it a little bit and keep my stock wheels and tires (LT245/70R17).

From what I've read/researched, my main option is a coil spacer. I also realize I'll need shock spacers or shocks (plan on going with new shocks)

I would love to hear from people with experience in leveling their 2500 2WD Rams.

My questions are;

1) With a 2" coil spring spacer….. will it create any steering geometry problems I need to know about? I've read/heard about accelerated front end wear, scraping of parts, etc

2) There are polyurethane spacers and metal spacers, is one really significantly better than the other? I've read/heard of noise with metal, wear/sag with poly..

I'd appreciate anyone willing to share their experience with this type of leveling…

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I guess most readers here have 4x4 trucks…….

I was hoping for some 2WD feedback or opinions on metal v poly spacers.

Anyways, I finally ordered the new Daystar 2" poly spacers and extended shocks kit (#KC09137BK) for my truck. I will have it installed in about a week.

I will post the results for any other 2WD trucks just wanting to level out their truck while keeping OEM wheels.
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I've always used poly spacers in my trucks. my last truck (2011 1500) I had the spacers in for about a year and a half and had no issues. I put a 2" spacer in this truck (2013 1500) and haven't had any issues and the ride is still like stock. I would say the 2500 shouldn't be much different if any. U probably could keep your stock shocks though...I did in both trucks
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Thanks for the info, good to hear….

My kit should be installed next week…..
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