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Well I haven't done any mods since last fall and finally started step 2 of my 3 part project. I just ordered all 4 Bilstein 5100 shocks and went with the adjustable fronts to level out my truck. Got all 4 for $341.00 plus free shipping. They should be here sometime next week, and hopefully go on next weekend. After these are on I am going to look very seriously at which tires I want as the final step, thinking of Cooper Zeon LTZ in stock size(275/60/20). Depending on how good the fleet discount is at my wifes company, I may consider other suggested brands. I am freaking stoked about the new Bilstein, my current stock shocks suck and are pretty darn bouncy.
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Sounds like a great upgrade! Show us some pics after you get them installed.

Oh, and have some before pics as well. It's always nice to compare.
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Great choice in mods! If I were you I'd look at some bigger tires. You can fit a set that measure up to 33" tall. Might look a little better then the stock size tires. Just a suggestion for ya! Those tires you choose are a good brand and have heard good things about them
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Sounds like a great upgrade! Show us some pics after you get them installed.

Oh, and have some before pics as well. It's always nice to compare.
Yes! please, please, post some before and after pics of your shock swap. I am really leaning towards the 5100s also.

What adjustment setting do you think you will set the shocks at?

"Got all 4 for $341.00 plus free shipping" --- that is a good price may I ask where?

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Yes! please, please, post some before and after pics of your shock swap. I am really leaning towards the 5100s also.

What adjustment setting do you think you will set the shocks at?

"Got all 4 for $341.00 plus free shipping" --- that is a good price may I ask where?
I am going to use the highest position so the front is level. I bought them from http://www.shockwarehouse.com/ when checking out you put in the code (buy now) in the coupon box for an extra 5% off your total.
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Great choice in mods! If I were you I'd look at some bigger tires. You can fit a set that measure up to 33" tall. Might look a little better then the stock size tires. Just a suggestion for ya! Those tires you choose are a good brand and have heard good things about them
I would love a bigger tire to fill up the wheel well a bit more. I hate the tiny tire look I have since I put the flares on last fall. It looks a bit awkward with the flares sticking out and no real tires under them lol. I know you said 33's could fit, but what would the actual size to look for when I am shopping? I want to keep the stock rims till next year so I don't want any rubbing issues.
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I know you said 33's could fit, but what would the actual size to look for when I am shopping? I want to keep the stock rims till next year so I don't want any rubbing issues.
Since you're installing the leveling kit, you could fit 33x12.5x20's (or 35x12.5's) on stock rims with 1/4" spacers. I'm not sure if you're looking for M/T's, but this is what 33x12.5's look like on a white Ram, like yours:



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That looks sweet, thanks for the pics1
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Tracking number says they are on the truck and out for delivery...I'll get pics of them tomorrow after I unpack them, and hopefully they go on this weekend.
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