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I didn't realize the outdoorsman has a raised suspension higher than the other trims. What is the height compared to the other trims?

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Does anyone know what the difference is (XZNP Outdoorsman Raised Ride Height) between outdoorsman and other trims?
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I believe the front struts are 0.75" higher. That's what I've read around the forum at least. The back height should be the same.

The Outdoorsman trucks also have a different front valance to give a little give approach angle (along with the raise front end).

So keep in mind that if you order a lift kit or a leveling kit, you will be 0.75" higher on the front than what the kit says. Therefore a 2.5" leveling spacer will not work for you, you'd need to go 2" to avoid problems with CV shaft angles. That problem would go away if you leveled with Bilsteins though.
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I believe the front struts are 0.75" higher. That's what I've read around the forum at least. The back height should be the same.

The Outdoorsman trucks also have a different front valance to give a little give approach angle (along with the raise front end).

So keep in mind that if you order a lift kit or a leveling kit, you will be 0.75" higher on the front than what the kit says. Therefore a 2.5" leveling spacer will not work for you, you'd need to go 2" to avoid problems with CV shaft angles. That problem would go away if you leveled with Bilsteins though.
Thanks. That should mean I wouldn't have any problems goting to a 285 70 17 instead of the stock 265 70 17 although I saw where someone had posted that on another trim the 285 rubbed.
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Nope, you shouldn't have ant problems running that size. They are essentially 32.5" x 11.25" Which is shorter than the stock tires on the 20" rims and only a little bit wider. If you do have any issues with rubbing it would be on the upper control arm. If so, 1/4" wheel spacers would fix that no problem.
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I went through my build sheet on my Longhorn and it has this same code XZNP Additional ride height... Why it was oedred like that is beyound me
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I have the same code on my build sheet for my Longhorn with air-suspension.
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We have the XZNP Raised Ride Height code on a 2014 R/T build sheet so that does not compare with the four-door or 4 wheel drive trucks mentioned. What could that mean on a two door 6.4 bed truck?
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I've seen a couple of different reasons cited for the raised ride height. One reason given is that Ram increased the front end to slightly level it. Another reason I've seen is to allow for the 20" tire/wheel combination. It does seem that most if not all Rams have the code listed on their build sheet.
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Our '13 Bighorn with 17's and air suspension, has only this line regarding ride height. It is the truck in my sig.
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