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Old 05-16-2018, 09:23 AM
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Installed X codes now to bring the rear up 2" or so

It's been a long time since I have been on here and finally after a few years I have time to devote to my Ex.
So I had my stepson/Infinity mechanic install X codes from SDtruck springs along with Bilstein 5100's
I am loving the ride up front. Since I don't tow a camper anymore I am actually fine with the capacity and the ride in the rear.
I just need to bring the rear end up and level then add Bilsteins.
I've browsed around the threads but haven't found an easy way to do this. Either install Modded B codes,(more work than I really want to do based on my free time) Or change to 2" taller blocks (which goes against my powersports suspension background but maybe....) But maybe install a RAS kit?????
I looked at the RAS kit when I first got this truck but the weight dist bars worked just fine for my then toyhauler. I'm wondering if I cna get almost 2" of lift with them....Fairly cheap and easy to install.
What are your thoughts?
 
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NEW longer U bolts, replace the rear 2 1/2” blocks with 4 1/2” blocks. These are very nice.
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You might get an inch out of the RAS, but not 2".
 
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Or change to 2" taller blocks (which goes against my powersports suspension background but maybe....) But maybe install a RAS kit?????
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If a block goes against your better judgment then a RAS should definetly be crossed off your list.
it is just a fancy add a leaf in the form of a coill spring, it, adds spring rate but no additional travel.

your best bet is to order a 2” taller spring with the factor spring rate of 420 pounds per inch.
I have never purchased from ATS but people rave about the service Junior provides.
 
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Superdutys come with a rear block from the factory, what’s wrong with removing them and adding a taller block? You will pay a lot more for a full spring than just a set of blocks.
 
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So I went ahead and decided to install ReadyLifts 4" block set. Took out the 2" block and installed the 4" block. Now it is level.
Yes, it still goes against my suspension building experience but it is a street truck mostly. If it was a desert truck it would be different.
In the end I am happy with it.
Added DEDC new style towing mirrors also...They are nice..
 
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