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Old 03-19-2010, 03:14 AM
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Default 2wd suspension question?

i am a noob.
Simply out of curiosity i read that you can put the:
- 2007 ram 2500/3500 2wd shocks
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anyone know anything about this or ever try it?

on another forum a member said he was running these:
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Correct me if im wrong but, shocks don't raise or lower a truck, only help dampen the movement. Springs will raise or lower the truck though.

The reason they put new shocks on lifted trucks is due to needing a longer shock (because of the longer range it now needs to move) and also better performance from internal valving.

If im wrong by all means let me know. Cause if that's the case Ill go buy a set of shocks for my 2wd and level kit and call it a day.
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Putting shocks on alone won't change the stance, you'd have to swap the springs as well since they are what actually takes the weight of the body, the shock is just a dampener to stop the spring from bouncing all the time.

I don't know about the number, but bilstein makes good shocks and they have some coil-overs that can be used to lift up to 2"
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