bilstein 5100

  1. Need more lift to clear 37" tire

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    I have a 2015 1500 4wd that already has 6" Superlift w/ 35x12.50r22 on 22x12 wheel w/ -44 offset. I want to run 37's but I know they won't clear right now since wheels are 12" my tires now barely clear bumper and fender on outside of tire when turning. I am wanting to know if it would be...
  2. 5100s on front of 2013 2WD 1500 withOUT level or lift

    2013 Dodge Ram Forum
    First off, thanks to all contributors for such a vast wealth of Ram knowledge! I hope to be able to give back at some point. After reviewing a ton of great info here regarding Bilstein 5100s on 4th gen Rams, I'm still trying to find an answer to one last question regarding the fronts only...
  3. Front end vibration / Bilstein 5100

    2015 Dodge Ram Forum
    I have a 2015 Ram 1500 with about 96000 miles and just had Bilstein 5100 struts installed. They are set at 2.1" with all other suspension factory. Also installed Thunderer 33/12.5R20 tires. I now have a vibration / wobble up to 70 mph. It's worse if truck has sat. Tire pressures are at 40 psi...
  4. 2014 Laramie with Bilstein 5100, Hostile Alpha & 35's

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    As per the title this is my 2014 Ram 1500 Laramie Edition with a Bilstein 5100 kit, set to 2,1". The wheels are Hostile Alpha H109's in 20x10 with a -19 ET. Tires are Nitto Ridge Grapplers in 35x12.5. I did not have to cut or modify any part of the wheel-well and have zero rubbing issues. I am...
  5. Bilstein 5100 leveling question

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Leveling
    I am leveling my truck with the bilstein 5100 adjustable shocks. as of now I ordered the two front shocks. I measured my trucks rake and it is only about 2 in. still I am going to set them at 2.8 as I intend to put 35's on my truck in the near future. on to my concern, I am almost positive the...
  6. 2013 Ram 1500 4x4 Laramie

    2013 Ram 1500 4x4 Laramie

    After Bilstein 5100 set at 2.1"
  7. Bilstein 5100 at a Great Price

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    First, I'll say that I normally support our site vendors, but this time I found a price they couldn't touch and I couldn't pass up. I was looking for the adjustable Bilstein 5100's and found them for a great price at The price shipped to my door was $159.30 for two new adjustable...
  8. Bilsteins and 1.5" body lift?

    Hey guys, so, I'm thinking about leveling my 2006 1500 SLT with Bilsteins, and then putting on the 1.5" zone body lift. Does anyone have any experience with this? The only hesitation i have is that I'd have to cut the frame to allow for bumper relocation, and that just skeeves me out a bit. I...
  9. Installed Bilsteins, Tuftruck Springs, Mevotech UCA's

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Leveling
    Installed Bilstein 5100, all four corners. Also replaced OEM rear springs with TUfTruck 1211. Ride is much firmer, without being harsh. Feels more "truck" like, if that makes sense. Before,the ride reminded of an old 1970's family wagon cruiser. Too much bounce, not planted on the roadway. OEM...
  10. For Sale Bilstein 5100s and Zone UCAs

    Dodge Ram Parts and Accessories for Sale - Trade -
    Long story short, I decided not to level my truck. If you want to read the long version it is here: For sale is a set of 2 Zone Offroad upper control arms (UCAs), and a set of 4 Bilstein 5100 adjustable height shocks for a Ram 1500 4x4...
  11. Just installed Bilsteins/35's and wheels (Thanks to everyone on ramforumz!!)

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hello all! I am a newbie, but have been lurking for the last few weeks since I bought my (new to me) 2014 Ram 1500 Big Horn 4x4... Thank you to everyone on this great forum.. Without your great posts and information, I wouldn't have known where to start! I carefully chose components after...
  12. ZONE lift issues

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    Hey fellas, Ill start with my setup: 2013 ram 1500 sport, 6" zone with bilstein at 2", 20x9 fuels with 35" dick cepek and I also have 3.22 gears:LOL: I just bought a 6" zone lift to ad to my existing bilstein 5100s. I had a local shop install it and it looks great. The only issues I have with...
  13. Clunk/Rattle after Bilstein Install

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    Had Bilstein 5100's installed at the 2.8 setting in the front of my 2013 1500 Sport. I also installed 1" coil spacers in the rear. I drove home from the shop after the install and returned the next day for the alignment. It drives well and I'm happy, with ONE exception: I now have a...
  14. Help with Bilstein Setting???

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    I'm hoping someone or several someone's can help me out deciding on my Bilstein 5100 setting. I have a 2013 Sport Crew Cab, with stock 20" wheels, tires, and suspension. I have purchased the Bilstein 5100 adjustable struts for the front, Bilstein 5100 struts for the rear, and 1" coil spacers...
  15. Passenger side sag after shock install

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Leveling
    Replaced the shock and lower control arm on the passenger side of my truck this past weekend and now the front end sits lower on that side. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Could it be that this shock is just shorter than the one on the driver side? (no clue what is on the driver side, it...
  16. 35x12.5x20 Trail Grapplers with 20x9 Fuel Pumps PICS

    Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires
    OK here is my 2011 Ram 1500 Sport with a Bilstein 2.8 Level, 35x12.5x20 Trail Grapplers, and 20x9 Fuel Pump Wheels with +1 Offset. Took me forever to decide on this combo but I am very happy with my decision. The truck looks MEAN!!! Finally feels like I'm driving a 4WD Truck!! Thanks to the guys...
  17. Bilstein at 2.8 now no MDS mode? Help

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    I have an 09 ram 1500 4x4 and I wanted to lift my truck so I got the bilsteins. First off I love the look although after I put them in at Max (2.8) my truck doesn't go into mds mode like it used to. Now when I installed the shocks I noticed that the sick spring is SUPER tight and I wonder if all...
  18. Wheel offset/backspacing

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Leveling
    Hi I'm looking for some info on wheel offset and backspacing. I have a 2014 ram 1500 single cab short box 4x4, I want to put the Bilstein 5100 struts at the 2.1" and I would like to run 295/75R17 tires. (or bigger if I can fit them), I would like to have 17x9 rims but I'm unsure about the...
  19. Bilstein 5100 shocks with leveling kit

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    I have a 2007 ram 1500 4x4 with a 2.5 inch level and 2.5 inch blocks. I want to level it out by adding the bilstein 5100 leveling shocks. I know if I put both on it would be hard on the cv axles so if I did a diferential drop would this be possible?
  20. Leveling a truck with air suspension

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Leveling
    Hey everyone, traded in my 09 Sport for a 13 Limited 4x4. I wanted to know, for those who have air suspension, has anyone tried to level the truck with the Bilstein 5100's or a leveling kit? I just want it level, I don't plan on increasing wheel or tire size or anything. Thanks in advance