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  1. Rear Bilstein springs anybody?

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Leveling
    Has anyone used the Bilstein coil springs that raise the rear by 1 inch? If so, are they better or worse than stock springs? Firmer or softer? Any input is appreciated.
  2. 2017 1500 with 275/65R20 BF Goodrich KO2's

    Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires
    Just put these on and love them. Went up one size from the 275/60R20 Goodyears.
  3. Bilstein 5100's - w/BFG KO2's

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Leveling
    Here's what I'm thinking: Install front Bilsteins at 2.1 Rear Bilsteins with no spacer BFG KO2's 285/65/20 keeping stock rims Looking for any pros & cons with this set up. Will the tires rub? Do the rear Bilsteins make a noticeable difference?
  4. I need Bilstein 5100 leveling advice

    Suspension
    Hello I recently purchased a 2017 Ram Laramie crew cab. The dealership threw in a set of 275/65r20 BFG k02 tires on the deal. The tires are being put on in a few days. I ordered front and rear 5100s for the truck but after doing research like everyone else I have seen that some people have...
  5. Video showing 17" wheels on 2.8" Bilstein lift/level

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Leveling
    Since I've seen this conversation numerous times and the kits say not to use 17" wheels I decided to make a quick video addressing that. https://youtu.be/f-XNzXRR0CA If you can think of any reason I'm missing, why this shouldn't work I'm definitely interested in learning from that...
  6. Rough Country leveling spacers vs Bilstein 5100 series

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Leveling
    I recently bought the rough country leveling kit for my 2011 dodge ram slt. i have read that they arent as good as the bilsteins. can anyone give me advice as to if i should send the rough country level kit back and get the bilsteins, if you have either one please comment on your experience...
  7. bilstein 5100 actual height

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    So, I'm going back under my truck to fix my initial mess up with installing my 5100s tomorrow. Now I'm trying to decide if I should go with the 2.1 I initially was going to go with. I'm kind of thinking I might take them up to 2.8. I'm wondering how much height everyone else is actually...
  8. Bilstein 5100 2.1/2.7 and rear spacer

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    Hello, First post here. Recently picked up a 2010 1500 Sport crew cab. Just got my Bilstein 5100s in the mail. Originally was going to go straight to 2.1 and leave the rear. Now I'm thinking about going to 2.7 and doing the TG customs .75 or 1.5 in the rear to get the max lift I can out of...
  9. Alignment needed with Bilstein adjustable?

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    I have the bilstein 5100 front adjustable shocks that I am going to have installed tomorrow. I was told that if they were struts I would have to have an alignment done, but since they are shocks it is not necessary. I have also read that after installing the 5100s it is recommended that you get...
  10. 4" Lift kits for 2013 Ram 1500

    Suspension
    Hey guys this is my first time on the site and I need some advice. I want to put a 4" lift on my 2013 Ram 1500 truck but can't decide on which one. I have it narrowed down to the following. Pro Comp 4 Inch Lift Kit with ES9000 Shocks- http://www.procompusa.com/suspension...2281&pqa=13488 Pro...
  11. Bilstein 5100 / rear blocks / Mevotech UCAs???

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    So I am currently out of the country on Army business but I have a bunch of parts at the house ready for install on my 14 Ram Black Express after this tour is complete. First off is the cherry bomb extreme muffler, EGR body guard molding, EVO3 light bar mount with 17 inch cree light bar for the...
  12. My Truck

    My Truck

    Storm Coming ⚡️ 6" ProComp 2.8 Bilstein 5100 Mickey MTZ 35x12.50 SideBiter II's
  13. Looking for Bilstein 5100

    Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion
    :smileup: Hey guys I am looking for a front set of the Bilstein 5100 adjustable shocks in order to level my truck and fit bigger tires. I have a 2010 Ram 1500 TRX4 and I want to fit Nitto G2 305/55-20. These Bilsteins seem to be sold out many places online.. Anybody know where I can order them...
  14. 2013 Ram levelling problems??

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Leveling
    So I want to level my truck with bilstein 5100 setup at 2.1" now when I went to the tire shop to get it installed the mechanic told me that I could have problems with the upper control arms and the ball joints popping out, so I've been researching for awhile now and haven't really found any...
  15. Front diff height, Level VS suspension lifts?

    Suspension
    Please redirect me if this conversation exists already. I just rang up Bilstein and had a long talk with one of their 25 year fellas who had a lot of new info for me to think about. First off, he squashed all the threads I've seen about getting 2.5" out of these shocks (wasn't planning...
  16. rcx lift kits?!

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    I'm looking to lift my 06 dodge ram 1500 4x4. Im going with the 6 inch rough country lift kit on 35/12.50r20s. Just a few questions about it. Will I need anything other than the lift kit to lift it.. like longer brake lines, or longer pitman arm, new steering components Etc etc etc.. I'm...
  17. First Pic

    First Pic

    First pic after lift and wheels.
  18. Finally got the Bilsteins on! (with pics)

    Suspension
    I just got back from having the new shocks installed and the wheels aligned. They are just the 4600s because I wanted to stay at stock height (I know, I know, y'all were probably hoping to see her leveled). I wanted to do it myself at the auto hobby shop on base, but I've never done anything...
  19. Bilstein 4WD Vibration on 2.8 setting

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Leveling
    I installed Bilsteins set at 2.8 on my 2011 Ram Sport today. Truck looks great but I now have a vibration in 4WD when I accelerate fast from 0-40. It only seems to do it in 4WD. I ordered new wheels and 35x12.5x20 Trail Grapplers which have not come in yet. Once I get everything set up i will do...
  20. Nitto Trail Grapplers 295/60r20 or 35x12.5x20

    Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires
    I'm in need of some help. I have a 2011 Ram Sport 1500. I just ordered 20x9 Fuel Pump wheels with a +1 offset. I also purchased Bilstein struts and was going to do a 2.1 level. I planned on getting 295/65r20 Trail Grapplers. After combing these forums I decided that is my best option and I love...
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