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I'm looking into BDS 6" for my 2015 Ram Crew Cab Laramie. No air suspension. Factory wheels. Do i need new UCA's? Will factory wheel offset clear everything?
No, new UCA's aren't required with just a 6" lift especially if you're staying mostly on pavement. If you're adding additional front end lift on top of the 6" kit or offroading often then they might be something to consider.

The stock 20's will work with the lift however I'd recommend either a set of wheel spacers or aftermarket wheels with a more negative offset for looks alone. With a 6" lift the stock offset will look very narrow.
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Here’s my 2015 Western Brown Longhorn Megacab with 8” BDS and 37x13.50 Toyo OC M/T’s on 22 AF Independence. Don’t mind the dull wheels, bought them from a buddy that was tired of polishing them didn’t get a picture after I cleaned them up. Pretty impressed with the ride, I did spend the extra money for the fox shocks.
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Hereís my 2015 Western Brown Longhorn Megacab with 8Ē BDS and 37x13.50 Toyo OC M/Tís on 22 AF Independence. Donít mind the dull wheels, bought them from a buddy that was tired of polishing them didnít get a picture after I cleaned them up. Pretty impressed with the ride, I did spend the extra money for the fox shocks.
I had to look outside and make sure you didn't steal my lift and wheel/tire setup .

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Here’s my 2015 Western Brown Longhorn Megacab with 8” BDS and 37x13.50 Toyo OC M/T’s on 22 AF Independence. Don’t mind the dull wheels, bought them from a buddy that was tired of polishing them didn’t get a picture after I cleaned them up. Pretty impressed with the ride, I did spend the extra money for the fox shocks.
I had to look outside and make sure you didn't steal my lift and wheel/tire setup [IMG class=inlineimg]https://www.ramforumz.com/images/smilies/wink.gif[/IMG].

Looks very good [IMG class=inlineimg]https://www.ramforumz.com/images/smilies/smileup.gif[/IMG]
Thanks! Quick question for you. When they did my alignment, they told me that my rear track bar was a tad bit too long and it’s causing the rear wheels to sit a half inch to the drivers side which means an inch more tire sticking out than the passenger side. Did you have this problem? Also, I would like to find a adjustable front track to shift the front wheels about the same amount as they do the same thing but to the opposite side.
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Thanks! Quick question for you. When they did my alignment, they told me that my rear track bar was a tad bit too long and itís causing the rear wheels to sit a half inch to the drivers side which means an inch more tire sticking out than the passenger side. Did you have this problem? Also, I would like to find a adjustable front track to shift the front wheels about the same amount as they do the same thing but to the opposite side.
My truck's a 3500 so no rear track bar on mine. Did you have the adjustable rear track bar installed with the kit? BDS does have one available but it's not included with the kit standard. That will allow you to fine tweak the location of the rear axle. You could order up both the BDS front and rear adjustable track bars to take care of both items.

Shoot me an email at [email protected] and we can get those ordered for you if you'd like to go that route.
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My truck's a 3500 so no rear track bar on mine. Did you have the adjustable rear track bar installed with the kit? BDS does have one available but it's not included with the kit standard. That will allow you to fine tweak the location of the rear axle. You could order up both the BDS front and rear adjustable track bars to take care of both items.

Shoot me an email at [email protected] and we can get those ordered for you if you'd like to go that route.
I do have the BDS rear adjustable track bar but it doesn't give me enough adjustment. The threads are bottomed out and it needs to move just a little more. I think my solution for the rear is to machine the locknut down to half the thickness which should give me what I need. My other option was to remove the locknut and once I have the distance set where I need it, weld it solid. Also I talked to BDS about the adjustable front track bar and they claim that it is designed mainly for the 4" & 6" lifts and has a bad angle when installed on the 8" lift keeping it in a bind. I did look at the Thuren but I'm unsure if it is the same as the BDS.
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I do have the BDS rear adjustable track bar but it doesn't give me enough adjustment. The threads are bottomed out and it needs to move just a little more. I think my solution for the rear is to machine the locknut down to half the thickness which should give me what I need. My other option was to remove the locknut and once I have the distance set where I need it, weld it solid. Also I talked to BDS about the adjustable front track bar and they claim that it is designed mainly for the 4" & 6" lifts and has a bad angle when installed on the 8" lift keeping it in a bind. I did look at the Thuren but I'm unsure if it is the same as the BDS.
What is the length of your rear track bar currently compared to stock?

I'd be hesitant to shave down the jamb nut if not needed. I also wouldn't recommend welding it in place in case you ever design to alter the rear end height and need the adjustment ability again.
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What is the length of your rear track bar currently compared to stock?

I'd be hesitant to shave down the jamb nut if not needed. I also wouldn't recommend welding it in place in case you ever design to alter the rear end height and need the adjustment ability again.
I'm offshore right now so I can't get a measurement on it but it's the one that comes from BDS with the 8" lift. I don't plan to change anything on the lift and basically it's either buy a shorter track bar now or buy one if I ever do decide to change the lift. BDS doesn't seem to want to help with the situation and I'm pretty disappointed that I spent that kind of money to get that quality of customer service. Don't mean to complain but I had a less than pleasant experience with BDS from the beginning.
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