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Looking for pics and advice on lowering my Ram, I haven't felt the need to lower a vehicle until now so all comments are welcomed.

I would like to see the differences of the different lowering kits available.
links would be helpful too, I'm basically looking to get better handling out of the truck


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i know eiback makes a kit that lowers it and is made for handling, its a 2/4 drop
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I didn't see it. I have found springs for the from but not much for the rear. so as the front is concerned would I just need springs, whats the differences between springs vs spindles. should the shocks be changed with the springs. is it possible to do springs at home or do you need special equipment? what about the rears?

whats the deal with the flip rear end? bad for handling?
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I have a 2003 quad 2 wheel. Lowered front with 2inch lowering springs and di a flip rear 5 inch. All is belltech including shocks. BTW no notching needed at rear. Its a bit rougher but not alot.
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the mgaughys 4/6 drop has springs and spindles up front and a flip kit in the rear with a c notch

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I have a 2003 quad 2 wheel. Lowered front with 2inch lowering springs and di a flip rear 5 inch. All is belltech including shocks. BTW no notching needed at rear. Its a bit rougher but not alot.
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There is a thread called "Any lowered trucks on here"...Its like 10+ pages of lowered trucks...start there man~
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Good call Greg I have the GroundForce 2/4 kit on mine, it's a 4x4 so it's still a bit taller than a 2wd would be.

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the eiback kit i saw in a magazine, i think street trucks where they actually installed it, as far as installing spring you should get a spring compressor, u can rent them at autozone
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When I first got my truck I put the Hotchkis kit. It's a 2/4 with rear springs not a flip, it also came with front and rear sway bars. The truck handled great but the ride was a little rough since it was a handling kit.
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