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I have a 6 inch rough country suspension lift and a 3 inch body lift on my 2013 ram. I want to up the suspension lift to a 9 inch, is this possible by swapping out the springs or will I need to buy a whole new kit?
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how do you plan on achieving the 3'' of lift up front... only obtion is adjustsable struts really. or a custom front end
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also pics of truck...? please
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No one makes a 9" suspension kit for a 1500 Ram. If you tried changing the springs or anything you would be putting your CV shaft and a-arm angles too steep. It's the same idea as leveling a truck more than 2.5 inches.... You would need to have custom cross members and diff drop brackets made in order to make it work. Along with new struts, sway bar links, etc.

On the back you would need taller springs or coil spacers, longer upper control arms, longer track bar, longer sway bar links.

Overall it's definitely not going to be an easy thing to do. There will be quite a bit of custom work involved.
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If the 6 inch RCX lift is a true 6 inch lift (with a 6 inch dropped subframe), you should be fine adding a 2.5 inch leveling kit or adjustable coilover shocks (Bilstien, Rancho, etc.). But I think 3 inches will be a little too much for the ball joints and CV joints to take.
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