2016 2500 CTD and 3.42 gears and 35" tires

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  1. Robert66

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    My 2016 Ram SLT 2500 CTD apparrently has 3.42 gears according to the build sheet. Will I have any issues with this gear ratio and 35" tires?

    I think I have decided to go with the Thuren 2.75" coil / trackbar setup. Stock, my truck has a 2.5" rake so it may be slightly high in the front with the new springs until they "settle". I also plan on installing a rear air bag setup also so I won't sag in the rear when towing.
     
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    I just did a 2.75 and with a diesel it will sit level!

    I have 3.42 and 35" and no problems. Hemi, maybe... but not feeling it with the CTD!
     
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    Just the front springs? Got any pics? I'd like to see how it sits now.
    Thanks


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    3.42s and 37s here. I have no complaints. I pull this in the summer.
     

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    Awesome. Looks great. Can't wait to get my project going.


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    I am running 37s and 3.42s....35s should be no sweat.
     
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    Excellent. Guess I was worried about nothing.


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    I will get some tomorrow after I wash the truck. Maybe not wash it, it may rain.. haha

    Yes, just the front!!
     
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    What lift are you running. Looks good.


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    Thanks! It's a Zone 6.5"
     
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