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Old 11-12-2009, 09:23 AM
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Bought my black crew cab sport, came with Back up cam and all the other goodies..

Tinted all 3 tail lights, blacked out windows, 2 ten inch kickers and a 2 inch ready lift leveling kit so far. Now, the install was super of the leveling kit was easy but I'm sure for those of you that have installed a body lift you may have noticed a shake in the front end when you are in 4 wheel drive. Now that my cv joint and everything is not angled properly, anytime I step on it I now get a vibration...

My buddy at dodge says you either take it out or pay out of your ass to have everything realigned since you can't just adjust the diff..

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Old 11-12-2009, 09:32 AM
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The guys at the dealership here said its a popular problem, They said its a much better idea to buy a suspension lift. I would have thought you can just change the angle of the diff but supposedly it can't be done with this truck... Sounds strange I know
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Hello and welcome to RamForumZ, great to have you here, and congrats on your truck! Got any pics of that '09 beauty? We'd love to see it! Can't say as I've heard of those issues with a leveling kit, either, but good luck in getting it all sorted out! So what other mods are in mind for after the "break-in" period? Lots of very helpful people here, so if you need any help, just ask! Look forward to seeing you around and I hope you enjoy the board!

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Forget about the dealer and start searching out the truck accessory and lift shops in your area. They've done it and can check the pinion angles for ya.

Yeah, it's true that most lift kits include tapered blocks to reset the pinion angle at all four locations.

Seems weird to me that you'd have a vibration with just a body lift, though. Did you also change wheels and tires?
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