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Old 04-27-2013, 10:01 PM   #1
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Want to lower my 2006, but keep the stock 20"s best suggestion...
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Old 04-27-2013, 10:18 PM   #2
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2"/4" drop. I used the McGaughy's deluxe kit and have been very happy with it.
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Old 04-28-2013, 06:15 AM   #3
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:03 AM   #4
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Yep, spindles and a flip.
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:16 AM   #5
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2/4 drop will be perfect 4/6 rubbing likely
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Old 04-28-2013, 11:10 AM   #6
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Have to disagree with the flip kit due to the problems that I had.

http://www.hemitruckclub.com/forums/...lem-11805.html

It would be better if you installed lowering leaf springs. That way you don't have to use the longer rear shackles that will change your ride and tow quality.
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Old 04-28-2013, 11:41 AM   #7
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Stu, not sure how you got into that mess. But there have been hundreds of flip kits installed without the issues you had/have. Most all problems come back to the axle rotating after install altering the driveshaft angle and in the extreme cases destroying the driveshaft. I know most if not all of the guys who have used flip kits will tell others to install the kit, check your angles and go have the perches welded. It's cheap insurance that keeps everything lined up and safe. Our Ram springs are IMO relatively flexable and wrap easily (wheel hop) when launching, adding something to control this movement is also a good precautionary step to keep from damaging the drive train. If you are using the same spring as before the drop then you will have the same spring rate after the drop as it's the same spring. That's my 2 cents.
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I agree and I know what controls that wrap very well



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Old 04-28-2013, 01:18 PM   #9
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2/4 mc g's kit has been doing me good, but i got the springs up front not spindals
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Old 04-28-2013, 04:53 PM   #10
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It really sucks you have to use a flip kit to go 4" in the back. I had a 3/5 drop on my f150 and just changed the shackles and hangers in the rear. Only needed a flip kit to go 6".
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