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ive been searching here for the past couple days for leveling out my truck. i have a 2006 regular cab 4.7 2wd ram. i was looking at just a basic leveling kit from daystar. but then i see people are complaining about the ride. so then i started looking at the belsteins 5100. but appartly they dont make them for 2wd. which doesnt make too much sense to me. so what does everyone reccomend here? im looking to just level it out, not really lift it. unless it would be a horrible ride to just level it then i would consider a small lift. i dont do any off roading, any mudding, or towing. i just drive to and from work. i have the 20" ram wheels with 275/65R20 tires. so what does everyone recommend at a reasonable price point?
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If you have the 2wd truck then you dont have to worry about the ride. The only time the ride is bad is when the truck goes into 4x4. The ride will remain like stock with the level. The 4x4s have to worry since the CV shafts are on too much of an angle an causes it to vibrate a bit.

You should be fine bro go with the leveling kit and get some bigger tires!
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Daystar is a good choice, they're a very reputable brand
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So just get the day stars and don't worry about the shocks. If in the future I want to replace the shocks just tosmooth out the ride.because I hate how rough it takes the smallest bumps would like a bit of a softer ride what would you suggest. Til then I will just get the day stars. How difficult its the install?
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I would suggest looking into the Bilstein shocks up front, they're really impressive. That's what I have on my truck, and I really like them. I attached a PDF, see if these install instructions give you an idea.

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You can change the shocks to the Bilstein HDs for added comfort if you would like.
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thanks guys, im gonna be buying the leveling kit from daystar this weekend. should get it installed by next weekend. ill be sure you load up pictures. of the completed project.
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I love a lifted truck, (mine is leveled via 5100's) but just for a different perspective, have you considered dropping the rear a bit? Maybe some mild drop shackles. It's cheaper in the long run and doesn't mess with front suspension or geometry.
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im not even remotely interested in lowering the back end. thank you for the idea, just not interested. i was wondering tho. if i were to get the daystar leveling kit. if i ever wanted to do a 2-3" body lift down the road i could still do that right?
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im not even remotely interested in lowering the back end. thank you for the idea, just not interested. i was wondering tho. if i were to get the daystar leveling kit. if i ever wanted to do a 2-3" body lift down the road i could still do that right?
Just thought I'd throw that out there ... I've never done a body lift, but I'm quite sure it has nothing to do with your suspension. So in response, yes I believe you could do that if you wish.
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