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Default leveling kit question

just had my local shop put in a pro comp leveling kit, the torsion key kind, on my 2005 dodge ram. after i drove out of there i noticed that it was really bouncy. its also kinda sketchy on speed bumps. my question is ....is the bounce because my oem shocks are now extended too far with the new ride height? and if so would a taller shock alleviate the problem? i already ordered taller shocks but i want to know for sure that this would solve the issue.
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YEP.............The best way to level the front is a new set of Coil-Over Shocks with Springs that are designed to level the front end out with new shocks!!!!
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The earlier Ram's don't have coil over front suspension
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Might be because of the torsion bar being tweaked a bit tighter than it was.
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The earlier Ram's don't have coil over front suspension

You are correct...... That is where my YEP answer came from. I was agreeing to what he had already stated: "is the bounce because my oem shocks are now extended too far with the new ride height? and if so would a taller shock alleviate the problem?"

Turning the torsion bars up is like putting concrete at the base of your shocks.....I had a Dakota that I did this to and the ride was horrible after....Longer shocks helped out because they have the travle needed. You will be fine once your new longer tubes are installed.
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Smile the shocks helped!

...i installed a set of rancho rs5000 with more travel yesterday and it was a dramatic change to what it was before. thanx for the advice
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