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Hey everyone. I just picked up my 2010 1500 sport last thursday and the modding bug has bit me right away. I had the tires flipped around cause I couldn"t stand the white lettering on the outside. Next I would like to level the truck out but if possible I would like to drop the rear. I do not want to sacrifice reliability. I plan on doing some decent hauling with it and was wondering if I could put air bags in the rear to keep the rear end from bottoming out with a heavy load in the bed. I'm asking if that is possible and any problems I might run into by doing this. Anyone have pics of their stock sport leveled in the rear? Thanks.
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I have a 2010 SLT Sport 4X4 Crew Cab and am pulling a 5th wheel. I put Timbrens in the back that replaced the original bump stops and they work great. They keep the truck level when loaded. Very pleased with them.
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i think he meant he wanted the truck to be level w/out a load by lowering the rear
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You can get rear lowering springs or put an airbag set up in there to level it to your desire, PLUS be able to keep it level if you ever load it down. springs are cheaper though. Check out some of the bulk online stores for prices/kits.
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I guess what I'am trying to do is have the rear dropped down so it is level and then be able to have (I guess airbags??) in the rear to keep it level with a load in the bed. Anybody have this set up or something else that would accomplish this?

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I guess what I'am trying to do is have the rear dropped down so it is level and then be able to have (I guess airbags??) in the rear to keep it level with a load in the bed. Anybody have this set up or something else that would accomplish this?

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