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Old 10-26-2010, 07:57 AM
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Blue sport that is another great option, BUT you have 5.7 which when the 1.5"s are installed on the the HEMI still gives it the rake and you dont get the full lift out of it, just like you mentioned, it first comes down to me ,how much you want to spend, then also ride quality, the 3 inch springs will still give you a decent ride but it will be a little stiff, some feel a little too stiff, the 1.5's on a 4.7 make it look excellent while giving a near stock ride, after that , just know that the ride will be more stiff as you go up
1.5--2.0--3.0--, myself personally the 2.0's are as far as I want to go,mine is about .5 off but with gas in it (LOL) you cant tell,
BIGED....out of respect to this site , PM me and i will send you the link showing a friends truck JUST LIKE YOURS with the 1.5's installed, of course that lasted one month I think .....its now higher
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Unfortunately since I'm new and only have 9 posts I am unable to send you a PM. Maybe you can send me one? I appreciate the info from everyone!
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Gotcha.stay right there i will be right back with the link will take a few minutes............
Ed.................. its in your PM folder........

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AARRGH!! The link isn't working for me. Sorry for the hassle...
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I had a shop put BFG MT's on and they claim they put a 2" leveling kit on too. I should have measured the distance before and after, but I had the dealership do this before I drove it off the lot. It still has like 3" of difference between the front and rear, but I have an 02 with a 5.9L engine. I think the topgunz custom 3" spindle lift for like $300 is probably my only choice here in order to get it level, any thoughts?? The silver one is mine, the dark grey one is an 03 4x4 that has a 2.5" leveling kit (not available for 2wd)
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Thanks Bullram. I did see your 2WD lift post but again, since you and most others seem to have Hemi's I was feeling like I might be facing a different situation. Who offers the 2" leveling kit? On the Daystar website I just see the 1.5". Also, based on what I've read on here, I'm assuming that if I do just a 2" I won't have to replace the shocks, correct?

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This is gonna sound pretty strange especially being new to this forum but I put softer springs on my 2WD (because of a back problem) at it worked well escept now its much lower, especially in the front. When I park it scrapes the curb. Any ideas on how to use spacers to get more than a 2 inch lift and maintain factory ride quality? Ed H

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Sorry Bigedschuker, I didn't mean they have three inch they just have 2 in (Rockymountainsupensions), I've heard on this forum that the daystar one really only gives you 1/2 inch. Ed H

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I just ordered 2" rear shackle kit from Moes Performance (75.00). This should get it real close to level. I heard that you can take out the spring plate and gain an additional 3/4 of an inch to get it level. I will be doing the install this weekend and see the pros and cons of taking out the spring plate. I will post my outcome once completed.
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