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Old 05-24-2015, 12:04 AM
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Default Maxtrac 6.5" or 7" 2WD lift ride quality?

I recently had my 2015 Ram !500 Laramie 2WD ecodiesel lifted with a 4.5" maxtrac spindle in order to maintain that quality factory ride. I did not notice a difference in the ride quality.

However, it is tough to find the tires that I want in 35", so I want to run 37" tires with 22" wheels, so I will have get additional lift with either 6.5 or 7" maxtrac lift for the 2WD.

I can just upgrade the Maxtrac kit, but my question is:

With the 2.5" - 3" front progressive rate coils, and maxtrac shocks, how is the ride quality versus the factory with the 6.5" to 7" Maxtrac lift?
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I know you can run 35s with a level. Are you sure you need that much lift for 37s?
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I recently had my 2015 Ram !500 Laramie 2WD ecodiesel lifted with a 4.5" maxtrac spindle in order to maintain that quality factory ride. I did not notice a difference in the ride quality.

However, it is tough to find the tires that I want in 35", so I want to run 37" tires with 22" wheels, so I will have get additional lift with either 6.5 or 7" maxtrac lift for the 2WD.

I can just upgrade the Maxtrac kit, but my question is:

With the 2.5" - 3" front progressive rate coils, and maxtrac shocks, how is the ride quality versus the factory with the 6.5" to 7" Maxtrac lift?
I'm running 35s with my 4.5" maxtrac spindles and there is room for 37s IMO. But, to answer your question, all you would add is their 2.5" lift coils up front and their 1.5" rear spacer...I would imagine the ride quality would remain the same. I've been really impressed with the ride quality of my truck after installing their kit. I've been debating upgrading to the 7" lift but my truck looks good how it sits now, I don't want to overdo it.
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The guys at the shop recommended at least a 6" lift in order to clear 37" tires without trimming, or rubbing.

I bought the Laramie for that luxury feel/look. I just wanted to add some attitude, while maintaining the luxury.

That's why I was wondering about the ride quality of the maxtrac front 2.5" spring coils with the maxtrac shocks.

The rear maxtrac shocks are fine. I could not tell the difference them from stock.
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