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I had another build thread but it was more my initial question then it was a build thread. We started installing yesterday at the offroad shop I used to work at. We are just doing it after hours so it's taken a few more days. Hoping to be done tomorrow. I will continue doing more to the truck in phases, thinking Road Armor or Ironbull bumpers next.

Bought the truck in July from the dealership I am a manager at. Decided instantly I wanted to lift it. I've owned many dodges and other lifted trucks from diesels to other half tons. This however has been my favorite project.

Truck:
2012 Ram 1500 4x4 Crew Cab Bighorn
3.55 Gears
Hemi

Lift:
6" RCX
Kicker Bar
Bilstein 5100s at 2.1"
Tires:
37x13.50x20 Toyo Mt
Wheels:
20x10 Fuel Hostages Black
Misc Mods:
Bedliner
Tint
Exhaust

So far we have about 4-5 work hours in it, hoping to have it done tomorrow. We have it at a new property we bought in Old Katy Tx. Nice to have a full lift and space to work.
 

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One last shot before the truck went in on the ramp


Measurements:






Tear down:






The bike in the back got a full camo wrap. We were testing our new $30k auto wrap machine.
 

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Old Wheels and Tires: SOLD!


New Tires:
Got these from the old show truck, I was gonna run new 35 Toyo Mts but these only have 9k miles and they are in pristine condition and got them for a price I cant share :)
37x13.50x20





New Wheels:
 

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looking good cant wait to see more :) what you setting those bilstiens at...never mind i see it 2.1 lol my fault

Haha ya I decided on 2.1". My buddy at RCX said he personally didn't like the idea of them at 2.8". And I'm happy at 2.1". Going to start on the truck around noon tomorrow. Hoping to have it done by the evening. Just need to finish the front and I don't think the back will take long at all.
 

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Haha ya I decided on 2.1". My buddy at RCX said he personally didn't like the idea of them at 2.8". And I'm happy at 2.1". Going to start on the truck around noon tomorrow. Hoping to have it done by the evening. Just need to finish the front and I don't think the back will take long at all.
many people run them at 2.1 and it looks real good, 2.8 has some good and bad reviews, my adjustables are at 2.8 and ive never had any issues however my drop plate is a little bigger than the rcx drop plate, but with and rcx kits i too would recommend 2.1 :) looks good so far cant wait to see it all done.
 

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wow, Very nice, can't wait to see it all put together, and the truck color is a beaut, all done up, this will be a sweet ride. One of my future mods, the Bilsteins are going on.

Thanks for sharing and them pics also, very nice work.
 

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looking forward to seeing the finished product! I love the rims :smileup:
 

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:wow: that is going to be one sexy ass truck ;)
 

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It will still need a 1" space in the rear to level. I'll do that later. Getting the kicker bars painted to match the coils and shocks. Bright silver. We are installing tires and wheels tonight and possibly driving her home tonight.
 

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Mount and balance is at 8a. Then taking the tires and wheels to the shop to put them on the truck! Entire thing should be done around noon. Kicker bars are getting painted wed but I can install then whenever

Our mount machine didn't fit the 37s.. That's why we are doing it at discount Tom.
 
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