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Guide to Leveling & Wheel and Tire Sizing for 06+ 4wd Ram 1500's


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Originally Posted by Jrock0311 Great looking rig man! I don't even own anything to tow currently so I'll just address ...


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Old 09-03-2015, 12:09 PM   #21 (permalink)
 
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Great looking rig man! I don't even own anything to tow currently so I'll just address the concern in the future if it does become an issue then. I appreciate all of the sound advice. I picked out some 20x9 ProComp wheels. They have a 0 offset which should allow for the 5" of backspacing that Zone says is required for their kit.
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5" backspacing is the maximum that will work with their kit. You can go with a wider rim and more negative offset if you want to. Personally I would recommend a 20x10 -12 offset. The wider rim and slightly wider stance will look better with the height of the lift.
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Hey Brandon, just wondering where on the Motorsport Techs site can you find those 10mm spacers? Can't seem to find them
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Hey Brandon, just wondering where on the Motorsport Techs site can you find those 10mm spacers? Can't seem to find them
Go to their website and click on custom spacers (We manufacture the best Wheel Spacers money can buy | Motorsport Tech). From there just enter in the details for your truck and you can order exactly what you want.
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I had a 2.5 inch spacer lift on my 2015 4x4 and I was completely level at 39 inches I think. Today I had Bils installed front and back with Mevotech UCA. I had the front Bils set at 2.8 and a 1 inch Top Gunz spacer added to the Bils in back. Now I am nose high. I sit 41 1/4 to the bottom of the wheel well in front and 40 1/4 in the back. That's 1 inch in the wrong direction! Will the springs settle in front to level it out or should I lower the front to 2.1??? The rear shocks says that it should only go up 1 inch so I don't think I should add a larger spacer in the back. What should I do?

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I had a 2.5 inch spacer lift on my 2015 4x4 and I was completely level at 39 inches I think. Today I had Bils installed front and back with Mevotech UCA. I had the front Bils set at 2.8 and a 1 inch Top Gunz spacer added to the Bils in back. Now I am nose high. I sit 41 1/4 to the bottom of the wheel well in front and 40 1/4 in the back. That's 1 inch in the wrong direction! Will the springs settle in front to level it out or should I lower the front to 2.1??? The rear shocks says that it should only go up 1 inch so I don't think I should add a larger spacer in the back. What should I do?
First thing I'd check is the assembly of the Bilsteins. If the bottom spring seat is on upside down it will be sitting nose high. The Bisteins at 2.8" shouldn't be sitting much higher than the 2.5" spacers. If you want, post up a picture and I can take a look.
The springs won't really settle much at all since they're the OEM springs that have already been broken in.
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This is the very top of the Bilsteins. Is that a spacer on top? The steel coil on the bottom of the picture reflecting the flash is the highest coil. What is the thing above it? Could that be the spacer?


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Another angle of just above the highest coil. Is that a spacer?


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Another angle of just above the highest coil. Is that a spacer?


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Definitely a spacer !

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And after i installed the bilsteins @2.8

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