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Hey guys i'm tossed between products and need help with making a decision, what are the most common kits for a front 2.5 inch lift? What is the best product. Please, suggestions and pics wanted.
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For your truck bilstien adjustables or any other adjustable shock is the way to go.
If your looking for a little less inexspemsive/ want a spacer I would recommend hell bent steel spacers
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i agree with the bilsteins they seem to be the way to go around here
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I just had a Rough Country kit put on my 2011. Lifted front 2.5" and rear 1.75"! Still has some raked look but not as much. Definately will be able to run 35" tires with this kit. Dealer installed it for me so warranty will not be affected. No issues in 4x4 as I tried it on the way home. Seems to have same ride quality to me.
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Thanks guys, I think i have decided to go with the top spacers option as oppssed to the adjustable shocks. I ve heard of names like daystar, rough country, readylifts, hellbent steel, whats the best for just fronts 2.5 nothing in the back?
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Probably Hellbent! $79 shipped on ebay!
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Thanks guys for your suggestions, I think I have decided to go with the readylift 2.5 inch strut ext 66 1020. OPINIONS? MERRY CHRISTMAS
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I would be interested to hear what your mileage is before and after the levelling kit. I levelled a 95 Ram V-10 and then a 2004 QC 1-ton cummins dually. I did both within days of purchasing them so I never had a chance to baseline the mileage before but both got 2-3MPG less mileage than other similar vehicles. I attribute this to more airflow under the truck and through the running gear.
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I’ll certainly let you know as it’s not that great to begin with. I gained 5mpg on highway after the exhaust, and I’m sure I will lose it after the levelling kit. If I remember correctly I was avg stock 10 city and 18 highway
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Still not bad for a Hemi. Pretty good gain on that exhaust.
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