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Old 12-17-2010, 03:42 PM
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I just installed a Rough Country leveling kit on my truck, I bought this kit because a co worker installed it on his 09 Ram 4x4 and it looks great on his truck. The results on my truck are not the same, it's nice because the truck now sits higher and looks more like a 4x4 but it is not level! Something to consider is that my truck is a reg cab swb and his truck is a crew cab.

I started asking around and I have been told that my truck has the "off road package" and his doesn't and this could be why the results were different. My truck doesn't have any markings that say it's an "off road" package and the sticker doesn't say it either so my question is.....

My truck does have tow hooks, skid plates, 3:92's, 17" wheels, his truck has 3:55's, 20" wheels, no tow hooks and no skids, is this what is considered the off road package and should there be any difference in the suspension?
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same result with my 2.5 HBS kit,i have a trx4 package and my truck is still .5 inch higher.your truck sounds like it has the off road package.are your shocks red
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My shocks are black
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Butter, you can email RAM with your & your Rams information & in the box where it reads BRIEFLY DESCRIBE, insert
Build sheet
they will send you everything about YOUR Ram, likely 2 or 3 pages with everything that was installed on it before you bought it
http://www.dodge.com/wccsapp/universal/D/index.jsp
or you can call them here,
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a third option is to walk into your Dealers Parts Dept. & request them to print out a BUILD SHEET for you, that is what i did, he was not busy & very helpful
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That first link isnt working..
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Butter, you can email RAM with your & your Rams information & in the box where it reads BRIEFLY DESCRIBE, insert
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they will send you everything about YOUR Ram, likely 2 or 3 pages with everything that was installed on it before you bought it
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Thanks for the info GTyankee, I don't have a local dealer so I just sent an email request for the build sheet on my Ram!


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Start here by clicking email us and it will lead you through the rest.

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Cool thanks
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the red shocks are heavy duty that they put on the off road package,that why i asked
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i have a 2000 off road model and it comes with a 2" lift but im wanting to get a bigger suspension lift but online it says "except 2000-2001 off road models" on all lift kits i was wonderin if anybody knew whats the differance and why it says it wont work.
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Dodge sent the build sheet for my truck today...It does have heavy duty shocks front and rear but doesn't actually say anything about an off road package.
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