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Old 05-13-2014, 10:18 AM
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I want to do a 2" rear drop on my new 2014 Sport to "level" the truck out. Any ideas out there? I have been told that the #91214 Ground Force Rear Drop Kit will not work on a 2014. All of their listings say up to 2013. I can't see any differences between the 2 years. Does anyone know why the kit will not fit a 2014?Thanks for your time.
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Raise the front instead
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With it "leveled", wouldn't it bother you to see it dragging butt when you have a load in the bed or when towing something? I've never understood the desire for "leveling" unless maybe if the truck is never going to be used as a truck. I'm not passing judgement, I'm just asking because I don't get it.
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Wonder why it states it wont fit, I thought all 09-14's are the same chassis...
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It will work. A lot of their advertising was from 2013 and just hasn't been updated to reflect 2014. My kit from GroundForce will be here tomorrow. I am installing mine as soon as it arrives.
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That's good news! Let us know how it turns out.Thanks for your reply!
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To the comment above, I leveled the rear of my truck and installed airlift 1000 air bags. I towed in april about 1500 miles with about 6000lbs and it was level. The air bags for my purpose are to keep it level. But after getting them I see other advantages too(no sway on bumps/etc). They help a ton with handling. 6000lb is nearing capacity for my 4.7L, but with the air bags and superchips tow tune(and a few other minor mods) the truck pulled it fine, even up steep mountains. Last year I did the same trip without the bags, and without the tow tune, and with less weight and the truck struggled slightly on big hills power wise and sagged like a mother. Hitch was on the ground lol.

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Sorry it took me so long to get back with you guys. I finally received and installed the GroundForce 2 inch rear drop kit w/shocks and installation was pretty straight forward. I now love the stance of my truck. So YES, it does fit, no issues whatsoever. Took me 1 hour total from gathering the right tools, to installation, and adjusting headlights. I just wish I had done it sooner. Now to find a decent price on some SRT10 wheels....
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Nice.Thanks again for your help and your reply.Glad it worked out for you.I'm going to place my order today!
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To the comment above, I leveled the rear of my truck and installed airlift 1000 air bags. I towed in april about 1500 miles with about 6000lbs and it was level. The air bags for my purpose are to keep it level. But after getting them I see other advantages too(no sway on bumps/etc). They help a ton with handling. 6000lb is nearing capacity for my 4.7L, but with the air bags and superchips tow tune(and a few other minor mods) the truck pulled it fine, even up steep mountains. Last year I did the same trip without the bags, and without the tow tune, and with less weight and the truck struggled slightly on big hills power wise and sagged like a mother. Hitch was on the ground lol.


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