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Old 03-15-2011, 01:17 AM
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Hi, just joined this forum, own 2 Dodge Rams, 1986 W250 and 1999 2500 Cummins
On the '99 2500, I installed the 2.5 inch Skyjacker lift 6 years ago.
Running 315 BFG's that rub some.
Anybody out there have the 4.5 inch Skyjacker lift on their truck?
I am looking for feedback on issues with ride/drive-ability.
Some of the kit versions only have an add-a-leaf in the back and I can't believe one can get 3 inches of lift from that. My 2.5 inch lift has the add-a-leaf and still sits about an inch low in the rear.
One problem I have is I bought the cheaper no-flex bottom links and they have worn the axle end bracket holes open so I get a shift in the axle or a clunk when put in reverse, no amount of tightening will stop this. I attribute this to the links not twisting as needed when the axle moves.
Figured I would upgrade to the single flex links with the 4.5 lift but am worried about a few things.
Steering box wear with the dropped link.
Driveline vibration due to the 2 piece propeller shaft angle.

Any insight would be helpful.

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