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Old 12-16-2010, 04:25 PM
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Default What is the best leveling kit for my 2010 Dodge Ram

I have a 2010 Dodge Ram Hemi 1500 SLT Crew Cab. I want to either get a 2" or 2.5" leveling kit. Not sure what brand to go with or what size? I appreciate any input thanks.
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I would go with a 2"
2.5" IMO is almost too much, especially when you throw something in the box...Nose high...
I am going to remove mine and upgrade the front shocks someday next year to make mine level...I currently have a 2" solid billet leveling kit
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the best thing to do is to messure the differance between the front and rear then decide,with most 2.5 leveling kits,you will be level but when you throw a load in the bed,you gona sag a bit.I have the hbs 2.5 on my reg. cab trx4 and its been great so far,no problems
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look into the bilsein shock leveling kit. you can search it here on this site many have gone this way and love it myself included. It is a little more expensive but in my opinion the right way with the lowest risk of prematurely wearing out parts or causing other problems with your truck. Good luck with whatever you decide to try
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Again I agree with Crash. Bilstein 5100 leveling shocks.
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I did the 2-1/2 inch on my Quad Cab and wished I would have done the 3 inch. No extra shock work was needed. No cost diff between the two.
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Default Daystar 2.5" leveling spacer issue!!!

I had a Daystar 2.5" leveling kit installed on my 010 RAM 1500 ST 4x4 and have not been happy since!!! I know that a 2.5" kit will still leave rake but I didn't think it would be as much. I still have 1.25" between the front to rear with no load in the bed. When I went to pickup the truck from the installer I said to the guy "did you do anything?" I could hardly tell there was a difference. And to top it off, after the install of the spacers, I now have a banging sound when I go over washboard like bumps that sounds like when a strut goes out on a passenger car, if anyone known’s what that sounds like?? It's driving me NUTS!!!! Took it back and the guy checked everything and said it all looked good and everything was tight. Needless to say I am not happy and plan on going back this week. If they can't find the issue with the banging, the kit is coming off!!!

I guess my suggestion would be if you’re going for a coil-over spacer kit, make sure it's the right kit for you vehicle, make sure the installer is good, (if you don’t do it yourself) and don't plan on seeing the frontend and rear perfectly level. Leveling kits don't level they just lift a little!!!
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I wanting to do the same thing, so my reply is partly to get updates for this thread...

I've been searching for them, and the price range on leveling kits is crazy. From about $200 to $500. Now, the $500 kit adds lift to the rear as well, I think It's 2.5" front and 1.5" in the rear. From Autoanything.com http://www.autoanything.com/suspensi...0A3169781.aspx

Mine is an '09 (same as the '10 in the suspension I'd assume?) Mine appears totally level as is. Until I broke out the tape measure and actually measured the wheel wells to find that it's not. Ugh, now I forget what my front to rear height difference was but it was under 2.5" I believe. That's why I want a kit that will raise all 4 corners, I don't want the saggy rear, I just want a little more height and clearance for slightly larger tires eventually. Laramie packages obviously have less "rake" than other models from the factory...

Found a CHEAP kit on ebay that's both a suspension lift (spring spacers) and a 1.25" body lift. Did a little thinking on the body lift and decided nooooo way. With the tail pipes that fit under the molded bumper, plus other things, a body lift on my model truck would look horrible!

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I like the bilstein 5100 leveling shocks..$336 for four.
http://www.tirerack.com/suspension/S...+Cab&brand=all
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