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Old August 6th, 2009, 10:32 AM   #1
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my friends got a 98 durango 4x4 with a 5.2 ( i think ) , i was under it yesterday because i noticed hes got tortions , can i tighten those a little and lift his truck ( tighten them by the bolt ware they key is ) , hes not looking for anything huge maybe 1-2 inches , also hes looking for around 2inches in the back , whats the best way to do that ? .... any help is a step in the right direction
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Yes, you can crank the torsion bars, but after you might want to get an alignment. As far as the rear goes, you could get shackles or AALs. (AAL= Add A Leaf)
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thanks man , ive never worked on a dodge so i figured id ask before i mess his truck up . , . i was thinking about going to a junk yard with him and pulling the leaves off another durango and adding 1 or 2 leaves to his current setup , think that would work ?
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i also got another question about the same durango , hes got a deal on a set of 265/75/15s , will those fit his truck ? hes not lifted yet but will be in the future
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i also got another question about the same durango , hes got a deal on a set of 265/75/15s , will those fit his truck ? hes not lifted yet but will be in the future
They should fit. They are about the same as a 31/10.5/15
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thanks man , ive never worked on a dodge so i figured id ask before i mess his truck up . , . i was thinking about going to a junk yard with him and pulling the leaves off another durango and adding 1 or 2 leaves to his current setup , think that would work ?
It should work, but the packs are under pressure so be careful when pulling them apart. When I have a leaf added, I just take it to a spring shop. They are fast and usually don't charge too much.
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An easier and cheaper way to lift the ass end of that durango would be a lift block for the rear axle its cheaper than an add a leaf. Alot cheaper and alot easier to install. blocks just slide under the axle and u get larger U bolts and u can lift it from 1/2 inch up to 3 inches.
and also it wont affect the ride any. Hope it helps.
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durangos leaf springs are under the axel so if i added a block it would lower it not raise it
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he did get those tires thow they measure around 29.5 inches , looks real good , thanks man
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