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Default Best 2" 4" Lowering kit?

I see a lot of you guys have lowering kits on your trucks and I think its time my R/T stops sticking its butt in the air! I noticed the most common choice seems to be Belltech, am I wrong? What kit do you lowered guys think is best, especially in terms of ride quality?
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Belltech beeches!!!

Well I have the kit, heard it was the best so far. But still debating on which shocks to run. I REALLY like the Edelbrock IAS... but $400 for a set of shocks... owie on the wallet.
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Another BellTech vote!!! Love mine so far, and super easy to intall and align after!
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Another BellTech vote!!!
Hmm..that definitely answers my questions! Thanks guys! now I just need to find a good price on it and a good shop to install it!

You guys are gonna think this is crazy...but the thought of raising my truck entered my mind.. I've always wanted a lifted truck! My dream is a lifted Cummins someday
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It is pretty easy to do yourself if you have a good jack and jackstands!!!!!! I did mine without instructions (left them at home on accident) in 4 hours!! Got mine from jegs for 413 shipped, came in 4 days!
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Really? I'm relatively stupid though...also, don't I need to get it aligned afterwards anyway?
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Alignment will be a must afterwards.
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Aha, and I gotta a local shop that does suspension and alignment so maybe I'll just have them do both if they price it reasonably. Do you know if this will need constant re alignments? Or if it voids warrenty?
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Hmmm good question. I don't believe any re-alignment is required due to the lowering kit.
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It should be okay, once you get it done, but have the shop re check all the bolts after a few hundred miles!
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