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So I picked up this RAM not too long ago and I am not a fan of how it sits. I know everyone talks about leveling it using Bilstein 5100's to 2.8 or 2.1.

Do you guys believe this will be well spent based on the stance of the truck or should I simply save up and go with a 6" lift?

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I just did the 5100s in front on mine and now it just looks level which is what I was going for, if you want a tall rig go for a 4-6" lift so you don't buy twice. From what I found doing my research before Superlift makes the lift kits for mopar so is a good option that was factory tested (in theory).
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I did Bilstiens at 2.8 and 1" rear spacers, with 295/65/20's. Eventually I did a 6" lift and still have the Bilstiens and rear spacers in. Used the same tires too. So I did not but anything twice, I just reused what I had.


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I did Bilstiens at 2.8 and 1" rear spacers, with 295/65/20's. Eventually I did a 6" lift and still have the Bilstiens and rear spacers in. Used the same tires too. So I did not but anything twice, I just reused what I had.

What made you decide to go for the 6" instead of sticking with the Bilstein?

I guess I just don't want to spend the money on Bilstein and then regret not getting the lift.
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What made you decide to go for the 6" instead of sticking with the Bilstein?

I guess I just don't want to spend the money on Bilstein and then regret not getting the lift.
I did it to break up the price. Did the Bilstiens and tires one year, then the lift and wheels the next.

The Bilstiens are still on, and set at 0.7". So it's not like that cost went to waste. Even if you reused them after a lift and left them set at stock height, you're gettin a better shock.
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If I go with a lift, I would get the Pro Comp for about 4k
The 4 wheel parts is about an hour and a half away from me.

http://www.4wheelparts.com/Suspensio...pn=EXPK2084BMX


I also want to get your sidesteps. Not a fan of mine.
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You just need to decide how high you want your truck to sit. With the bilsteins you get a nice lift and a good or ride. You can increase your hight with larger tires. If you look at trucks with a 6" lift and that's what makes you happy do that. I went with the bilsteins set at 2.8 and larger tires. I did it a week ago and I'm happy. If I was to do anything different I would have gotten a little larger tire.
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