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Old 04-09-2011, 02:06 PM
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I had a Ready Lift 2.5 inch leveling kit and four 275/65/20 Hankook Dynapros installed with alignment. The truck looks great, BUT there seems to be a slight roughness to the ride now. Could it be the tires because they are aggressive and larger than stock, or the wheels/tires aren't balanced correctly, or the alignment is off? Should I have the tires rebalanced and a new alignment done, or is the difference I feel to be expected after the changes that I've made?
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Can you define roughness? I have several things coming to mind but need help to understand better. Is there a vibration, at what speed?
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Sometimes a leveling kit will roughen the ride some. Add the knobby more aggressive tires and it will feel stiffer.

Is the truck pulling in one direction or another?
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Tires could be over inflated, leveling spacer will stiffin up the front suspension, if you went from a smaller wheel to larger then roughness will increase too...
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There is no pull in either direction. It's more like a feel of a tremor through the steering wheel as I accelerate. That's why I thought it may be a balancing issue. The wheels are the stock 20s. Tires are 65s, in place of the stock 60s.

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Sounds normal, what tires did you go with? Were they much more agressivly treaded than the stock GoodYears?
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Ive heard that that slight tremor is normal with a 2.5 kit but not so much with a 2" kit.
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Assuming your Dynapros are MT's that's probably why. Anytime I've put on new mud terrains they always feel different. Give them a couple thousand miles and they should get better too.
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got any pictures of it? sounds about what I want to do to my truck.thanks
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