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Upgraded UCA's by zone or others will be cheaper and 10 times stronger than factory.
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yes I'm just looking at those now...thanks.

now i wonder if anyone has any experience with them. they look awesome and claim to fix the issues with the ball joints by relocating them a little and being obviously beefier.
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sucks man, ever since I saw your first post i am keeping an eye on the Upper control arms. I run 5100's @ 2.8 and Zone 1.5BL.

You will have no problem installing the body lift in. Its easy but a little time consuming.

Installing larger body lifts take more steps, but you only have to disconnect the grounding strap with the 1.5, plus the front and rear bumpers.
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for anyone interested in buying from ProComp, be aware, their customer service was not all that great.

i called them with my issues today and spoke with their "head tech" rep.

he basically said unless i can prove the kit is defective, then there is nothing they will do for me.

I tried to explain to them that i don't think that the kit is actually for the 2014 as they described it (because of the adverse pressure its putting on the ball joints in my upper control arm), (i actually think the 2014 has a design change in the suspension somewhere due to the lack of many lift kits of all sizes being available for 2014) and he said there have only been 3 complaints out of 700 kits sold with my same issue. i call BS on that. he knew exactly what i was talking about as soon as i called.

Anyhow, we bantered back and forth and he told me that the issue is with Chrysler, not ProComp.

Im going in tomorrow to Chrysler to see what they can do for my ball joints, but i suspect they will tell me to hit the bricks because of the aftermarket addition of the spacers.

I'm very disappointed with the way this turned out, and the lack of care from the lead tech at pro comp. oh, and I'm not done with ProComp yet...

You may be right about the difference.

I installed the spacer kit on my 2013 and then the same on my Dad's 2014 RAM that is essentially identical to mine. On the 2014, there was a lot of tension on the coil over strut assy trying to get it back into place. So much so, I had to use a pry bar to hold the bottom of the strut in place in order to get the lower bolt in. I mean, I had to put a lot of my strength into it and I am no small guy. It is as if the spacer needed a shim or to be slightly angled because the bottom bracket of the strut was about 2" pushing to the outside.

BUT, my Dad's kit was a 2" and mine was 2 1/2". The extra 1/2" would have REALLY made it hard to get back together.

I did not have this issue at all on my 2013 at all. It went right into place.
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I just went with an 1.25" body lift. Didn't have to extend anything at all.
As for the bumpers if you did not relocate it in the front you would have the 1.25" gap between your headlight and your sport bumper or chrome bumper. and in the rear your bumper would be sitting 1.25" lower than your bed/tailgate Not a hard process, but make sure you have some good *ss drill bits to make new mounting holes.

It comes with the brackets and templates, a monkey could do it. Its just the time.
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You may be right about the difference.

I installed the spacer kit on my 2013 and then the same on my Dad's 2014 RAM that is essentially identical to mine. On the 2014, there was a lot of tension on the coil over strut assy trying to get it back into place. So much so, I had to use a pry bar to hold the bottom of the strut in place in order to get the lower bolt in. I mean, I had to put a lot of my strength into it and I am no small guy. It is as if the spacer needed a shim or to be slightly angled because the bottom bracket of the strut was about 2" pushing to the outside.

BUT, my Dad's kit was a 2" and mine was 2 1/2". The extra 1/2" would have REALLY made it hard to get back together.

I did not have this issue at all on my 2013 at all. It went right into place.
interesting. thanks for the input. I've been noticing a lot of different kits that are specific for 13-14...im no genius, but i think there is a difference.

ProComp is now looking to take care of me! i can't say enough about the change in consideration they are know paying to me.

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I just went with an 1.25" body lift. Didn't have to extend anything at all.
As for the bumpers if you did not relocate it in the front you would have the 1.25" gap between your headlight and your sport bumper or chrome bumper. and in the rear your bumper would be sitting 1.25" lower than your bed/tailgate Not a hard process, but make sure you have some good *ss drill bits to make new mounting holes.

It comes with the brackets and templates, a monkey could do it. Its just the time.
thanks! but i tried to sell to my installer friend today. no dice...hes not interested in doing anything else to my truck...lol!
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So now Im curious about doing anything to my 2014? I plan on Bilsteins in the front as I had spacers on my 07 and they worked but the new strut just seems to be a better choice. That said is there anyone with ball joint issues on 2014 with bilsteins? Glad in not in a hurry.
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