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Old July 11th, 2012, 01:46 PM   #21
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looks just like the dodge I just bought off here just a few days ago

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Looks like the same long arm lift and everything. Im DD'ing mine currently and i like it, it rides no diffrent or better than most 3/4 ton trucks ive been in, I will be leaving mine alone because it rides great and handles great, sure its a little tall but I like it.. My kit is a BDS kit so I would call them first to see what your options are cause I highly doubt that you can just slap stock springs back on.

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Old July 11th, 2012, 06:37 PM   #22
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What do you mean im screwed? Could you explain a little more?
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Old July 11th, 2012, 06:38 PM   #23
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Damn dodge is linked and your screwed. Toss a thick skidplate on it if you think the locals gaf. Not exactly legal by the book. But, really the only cheap crappy fix. Or, just keep the thing off the street.
What do you mean I'm screwed? Could you explain a bit more?
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Old July 11th, 2012, 06:39 PM   #24
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looks just like the dodge I just bought off here just a few days ago

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Looks like the same long arm lift and everything. Im DD'ing mine currently and i like it, it rides no diffrent or better than most 3/4 ton trucks ive been in, I will be leaving mine alone because it rides great and handles great, sure its a little tall but I like it.. My kit is a BDS kit so I would call them first to see what your options are cause I highly doubt that you can just slap stock springs back on.
I have a hard on for that truck. Want to trade? Haha
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Old July 11th, 2012, 06:46 PM   #25
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I might do that. I have all the means to...moms boyfriend runs monster trucks so I have all the equipment I'd need in his shop. If done right, safe for dding?

Limiting straps as well, good for a daily?
this speaks volumes!
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Old July 11th, 2012, 09:12 PM   #26
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this speaks volumes!
I know!
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Old July 11th, 2012, 10:59 PM   #27
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Just drive it, it's a dodge it won't last "that" long anyway. Haha
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Old July 12th, 2012, 06:38 AM   #28
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If you drop it, you will also need shocks or you will bottom the ones on the truck out and need new ones anyway.
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Old July 12th, 2012, 10:15 AM   #29
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I have a hard on for that truck. Want to trade? Haha
Nope im good



But to answer your question I believe you are stuck with the truck that height unless you swap the lift with another dodge 2500(trading your lift for stock parts) besides in that you would need so many parts like springs, shocks, Etc for the smaller amount of lift that it would basicly be just as expensive as lifting it in the first place I would just put some smaller tires on it and leave it alone and enjoy it.
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99% of this thread is filled with fucktardness
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Old July 12th, 2012, 11:26 AM   #33
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this whole place is full of fucktardness. What else is new...
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Old July 13th, 2012, 11:11 AM   #34
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What do you mean im screwed? Could you explain a little more?
monte already said it. you can't slap new springs in. It is linked, dropping it 2-3 inches means you will need to move all your link and suspension mounts or shorten them. Either way it is a huge PITA for something that most people will overlook.

That being said there is the legal side of it. If say you blew a red light and a Z4 went under your door you could face jail time for involentary manslaughter or end up living in a box.

You bought a toy. Most of the people with rigs like yours treat them as toys and trailer them. If you want to make it into a driver you may want to get ahold of a member or shop that will lower it correctly using smaller springs.
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Old July 13th, 2012, 02:47 PM   #35
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run it until you get the ticket for being "over" the legal limit.
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