Pre-load Strut spacers

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    Readylift is the best quality out of all of them, though also more expensive. I prefer the top hat style spacer. No taking the strut assembly apart, and they maintain a closer to factory ride than the preload spacer.

    Many people have been going with a 2" or 2.5" Motofab spacer. https://www.motofablifts.com/2006-2019-DODGE-RAM-1500-2-5-LEVELING-LIFT-KIT-p/dr-2.5.htm

    The Daystar spacer is the best option as it does not require rotating the strut assembly. Rotating them has caused the 5th gen struts to be in a small bind, making it harder to put back in. The Daystar uses extensions on top of the factory bolts to make them longer.

    https://www.suspensionconnection.com/kc09139bk-ram1500-lift.html

    You can also get the front spacer by itself. I will likely be buying this kit soon if I decide I am not going with a 6" lift.
     
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    Wish they would make a 1” or 1.5” pre-load spacer. I want to maintain a little bit of rake so when I tow, my front isn’t higher than the back.
     
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    You can always get some helper bags for the rear to prevent any squat.

    Just realized I put in the same link twice. Check out the Daystar kit in the second link I edited. It is a 2" front, 1" rear kit. That will still leave you with 1-1.5" of rake depending on the truck as they all sit slightly different.

    Do you have a truck with the offroad package? If not, you can order the front springs that come on the offroad package trucks which provide 1" of lift over the regular springs. Part number for those is 68320249AB. Just do a google search and you can find them, or you could order through your dealer.
     
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    I have the off road package. Think I'm just going to wait until Bilstien 5100s come out.
     
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