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Old 04-23-2007, 04:10 PM Fanatic

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Cheep way of lowering my dually?

Id like a 4-5 inch drop front and rear.

In the rear I can just put the leafs on the bottom of the axle assembly and raise the bumpstops and shock mounts via welding.

But what about the front? What will I have to do to put it down?

I am assuming move the front shock mount, but what about the spring? Id rather not cut it, thats alittle to ghettoFAB for me.
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How much drop in the front if you want 2" you can have a sprng manufacturer make a set of coils for you, If you want 3" buy lower I-beams get the belltech ones (part# BEL 4020), DJM suspension is cheaper but the belltechs are much stronger, and if you want 5" of drop ( the Maximum drop you can get on these trucks without extensive frame fab) combine the 3" and 2" method

If you tow alot of weight a flip kit will need to have airbag assist, you can get 4" from a hanger/shackle kit that belltech makes( part# BEL 6420) you can also remove a leaf or two on spring pack for about another 1"
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Old 04-23-2007, 08:49 PM

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The belltech beems do seem like the better setup.
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