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Old 03-27-2011, 02:34 PM
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Hey fellas, I have a 2011 R/T and I would like to drop the rear about 2 inches to level it with the front. I have only been seeing kits that are 2/4 and I dont not want to drop the front at all. Anyone have some ideas? Will this affect the ride and how about wear and tear? I had lifted trucks before but never lowered. thanks!
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Hey stangallmotor, I recently put a 2" drop on my RAM and it didn't affect my ride at all. I got 2" drop shackles off of ebay, and they were super easy to install.
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Sweet, Post up some pics! Did you install it yourself? Any issues with the driveline? I can't find any for the 2009 and up, The only shackles I see are for 08 and under. Thanks.
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09 and up are coils in the rear not leaf springs like the gen 3s.

check out GroundForce. They make a 2" rear drop kit for the std cabs.
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you beat me too it....drop shackles will not work on 09+ 1500 trucks since they are using coils. Im sure there are kits out there to do this but if you are going to drop the rear might as well drop the front a little bit as well.
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I do not want to drop the front, I think it's the perfect height for this truck. I just hate the raked look. Thanks!
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like I said...check out the Ground Force kit 91213. drops the rear only 2".

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