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Old 11-11-2011, 08:27 AM
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I have given up on the leveling idea myself. Now what to do with that 2" front spacer kit I bought ?...
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To me, on these trucks the answer is simple, lower the rear to level. Much easier, and depending on how you do it can be cheaper, or about the same cost. Definitely safer. But I understand some want the tall look.

I have no idea what would be causing the OP's issues though...
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Yes, I had the alignment done. No one seems to actually know what causes this. I've read damn near every post on here about the wobble and I've talked to a number of mechanics. Some reccomend that the strut has reached it maximum extension and the bounce is caused by too soft of a rebound rate. I'd gladly swap the struts out but I gotta fix this ASAP. Sunday I intend to rip this out and start shopping for a different product.
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I'd recommend the bilstein's, everyone that uses them loves them.
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I'd recommend the bilstein's, everyone that uses them loves them.

Do I rip out the leveling kit (front and rear) and replace all 4 shocks/struts with new bilsteins but keep the OEM springs?
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Do I rip out the leveling kit (front and rear) and replace all 4 shocks/struts with new bilsteins but keep the OEM springs?
I honestly don't know, I haven't used them. I just know that I always see negative threads about the spacer kits, and positive threads about the bilstein 5100's (I think that's what they are called). I don't think I've seen a negative thread about them. I believe they simply replace the front struts, with no other spacers at all. I think the only change is the front struts, and they are adjustable somehow up to liek 2.8" I think.

Don't quote me on any of this....just trying to help lol. Other's will chime in I'm sure, or you can search "bilstein 5100".

EDIT: But yes you would rip out the kit you put it....start from stock then add the bilsteins...
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^Agreed

I was just going to level my truck and eventually do a lift. That is until I kept reading about this issue. It scared me away from leveling. Then was gonna do the 4" Mopar for warranty reasoning, but then found the truth to the lift and warranty. I went straight to the 6" and have since added Bilstiens which are maxed and even a rear 1.5" spacer. With that said, either do it right and do a suspension lift or try the Bilstien route or even do both

BTW I've never had any wobble or shudder in 4wd. I also use 4wd ALOT
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The bilstien 5100 have an adjustable spring seat. You replace the stock strut with the bilstien set to the height you want with the original coil
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I personally have the 5100's and have absolutely no wobble or vibration. A lot of guys on here have a slight vibration at 5-15mph in 4wd then it stops when they have them set at 2.8" lift. I was wary of this and of the difference in the half shaft angle so I set mine at 2.1" lift and it's great. Here is a pic as a reference for what it would look like with just the 5100's installed at the 2.1" lift setting and stock tire size.

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