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4” Rough Country lift (SKU: 33330)

Discussion in 'Lifted' started by ALFREDO SILVA, Jul 8, 2019.

  1. ALFREDO SILVA

    ALFREDO SILVA Junior Member

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    So I bought my Ram 4x4 recently and it came with everything I would have done myself. Actually, only items missing were the CAI and an exhaust. Other than that, everything done. The lift it came with is a 4” Rough Country lift. Trouble is, the sway bar ends are tilted up; also the C/V axles are also tilted up, instead of down as you would usually see. Called RC and they said if I didn’t see the strut spacers, then they purchased the optional lift struts. They also said the way the sway bar and C/Vs are tilted is normal because this and the 6” kit use mostly the same parts. Who else has a 4” RC kit that can ease my doubts?
     
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    You said that your sway bar links are tilted up? Not sure what you mean by that? I have a 4” RC Lift on my 13 1500 Crew Cab. I can’t say I remember which way my sway bar links are angled or my CV joints are but I’ll look when I go to work in an hour and let you know.


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    Post some pics of the suspension
     
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    Here's a pic of my driver's front wheel cranked all the way to the left and a shot of the CV axle and sway bar link My CV axle is angled upwards a little bit.
     
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    I’m guessing it’s either straight out or slightly downwards by the way he’s questioning it. I don’t know as I never paid that much attention when I was working in the dealership to be honest. The angle isn’t bad at all and should allow for more articulation since it has more ability to angle down farther with the wheels since it’s angled up on a regular basis. As for the sway bar links I’m still not sure what he’s talking about in terms of the angle.


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    I’m guessing he just needs longer end links to get the sway bar back to parallel with the ground. He said the end links are up but I’m guessing he means that the bar is going upwards where the end links connect.
     
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    If that’s what you’re thinking and he means then I’d say to look at the Hellwig adjustable sway bar links. My truck rides like a Cadillac the way mine are positioned and I’ve had many people tell me that. But I’m thinking of adding the Hellwig rear sway bar and adjustable links when I’m done upgrading my shocks/struts/springs.


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    Most likely needs SHORTER sway bar links, not longer. It’s not a great pic, but I also have what I believe is a 4” RC lift, and my sway bar angles upwards quite a bit. It would require shorter links to bring the sway bar parallel with the ground. I think this is because RC uses the same sway bar links for both the 4 and 6” lifts.
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    Ah yes...up front the gap would be made longer between the two attachment points so a shorter link would bring it back down.
    Now the rear is the opposite because the links go above the bar so it needs them longer after a lift to push them back down.
     

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