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Default Any 4th Gen Vibration with 2" level kit or Bilsteins?

I really need to know if any 4th gen owners out there have experienced vibration or wobble with only a 2" front lift? I am getting my Bilstein 5100's installed tomorrow and am still on the fence about whether to go with the 1.4" or 2.1" setting for the lift. I am really timid now after reading some posts about wobble experienced. Though, most posts were on 3rd gens though with 2.5" of lift. The 1.4" will alleviate some front droop, and also provide some room for towing, and maybe not vibrate, but the 2.1" would look better for sure. I want the truck to perform well over looking good though, so no vibration with 1.4" and that is what I'll do!
Also, I put a jack under the front and simulated both, I didn't notice a huge diff really, but then again, that is if it is a true 1.4" and 2.1" lift!!

I need some info and opinions guys and gals... Thanks!!
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i would like to know this aswell
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Bump... gotta bump this, gettn' them done tomorrow....
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I would go with around 1", cvs and balljoints wont be happy otherwise
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I really need to know if any 4th gen owners out there have experienced vibration or wobble with only a 2" front lift? I am getting my Bilstein 5100's installed tomorrow and am still on the fence about whether to go with the 1.4" or 2.1" setting for the lift. I am really timid now after reading some posts about wobble experienced. Though, most posts were on 3rd gens though with 2.5" of lift. The 1.4" will alleviate some front droop, and also provide some room for towing, and maybe not vibrate, but the 2.1" would look better for sure. I want the truck to perform well over looking good though, so no vibration with 1.4" and that is what I'll do!
Also, I put a jack under the front and simulated both, I didn't notice a huge diff really, but then again, that is if it is a true 1.4" and 2.1" lift!!

I need some info and opinions guys and gals... Thanks!!
I was wondering if you have had any problems yet with your setup at 1.4", i seen on another post can't find it, and if you noticed any of the shudder in 4wd or other issues. I've been contemplating the same decision between the two settings with my truck. Thanks
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I was wondering if you have had any problems yet with your setup at 1.4", i seen on another post can't find it, and if you noticed any of the shudder in 4wd or other issues. I've been contemplating the same decision between the two settings with my truck. Thanks
Here's his other thread: http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=62534
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Thanks for finding that City Slicker. I just logged on to do that. And, yes, so far the 1.4" setting is doing just fine. I still do wish it set a bit higher, but I really don't want to get into any issues. I do think that one could go the next setting higher and be fine though. I think my next lifting mod will be either the 1.5" body lift that is out for the 4th gens (Rough Country I think), or I will go the 2.1" setting and get a small spacer for the rear. I'm not in any hurry though, I have other things I want to do to the Ram before that.
RedRam, if you decide to go with the Bilsteins, you won't be disappointed. They ride great and the 1.4" setting is good to go with, and helps with the saggy front Dodge decided to bless us with .
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They're in my other thread after I got them put on... http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=62534
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