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It is a spring strength and compression ratio issue. The Crew Cab being longer and heavier, needs stiffer springs with a higher compression ratio than a regular cab. Therefore, if you put regular cab springs on a crew cab, the crew cab compresses the springs farther than they should or were designed to. (I would NEVER call you "stupid")
Thank you for clearing that up. I'm not much on suspension mods. I also appreciate you not saying I'm stupid.
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I hope this works out for you. That sucks they sent out the wrong kit. Maybe the new one will be even better for your sweet sekzy Ram.

Will I still need a camber kit?
No, you will not need a camber kit, which is why we went with Bell Tech. They put a lot of money into research and development. They have a great reputation for a durable product, as well, they are able to be reached by phone easily. You WILL need an alignment after. That is all! Scott wants me to tell you that you WILL have to cut off the bump stop cups for the front. Maybe we can do another MnG and git her done!

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Thank you for clearing that up. I'm not much on suspension mods. I also appreciate you not saying I'm stupid.
I couldn't think anything like that of you! I am still learning as well. This was my second lower, but with the first one, I was just a set of hands.
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Gosh, can you imagine our Rams next to each other at Gatty, both sporting the same drop... yowzers! I'm getting all warm and fuzzy just thinking about it!
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I JUST FRICKIN told Scott that! I am still trying to find rims other than YOURS! Getting a little discouraged. I also LOVE your hood! Maybe we will roll down to your place then on to Gatty!
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I'd like that! Last year we went via I-40 and across, but after our Thanksgiving weekend get together, I was trying to figure out a route to meet up with ya'll...

Rims was the toughest choice I had to make. So many out there, but so few that actually look decent.
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Sorry to hear about the headache! I hope it gets sorted out so my install will be a piece of cake and work great! Loved the pictures and the stance!
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Now that would be a great pic to get...your two trucks parked side by side, lowered!!! I hope this all works out you two.
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I JUST FRICKIN told Scott that! I am still trying to find rims other than YOURS! Getting a little discouraged. I also LOVE your hood! Maybe we will roll down to your place then on to Gatty!
I liked the RBPs here http://industrialmotoring.com/ and when I contacted them about having the rims painted for me they said they could get it done. Seem like decent people to work with.
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I liked the RBPs here http://industrialmotoring.com/ and when I contacted them about having the rims painted for me they said they could get it done. Seem like decent people to work with.
Thank you so much, that looks like a great possibility! I am looking for something in Gunmetal Gray. Something with a multi-spoke or multi-dimensional depth without looking like something stock.
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Now that would be a great pic to get...your two trucks parked side by side, lowered!!! I hope this all works out you two.
Great as a pic or to see in person?!
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