What tools do I need to install a leveling kit?

How to Install a Leveling Kit

  • Floor jack and jack stands rated for the correct weight to support your make and model.
  • Torque Wrench.
  • Wrenches (various sizes)
  • Screw driver.
  • Pliers.
  • Hammer.
  • Extra nuts, bolts and screws in case you misplace yours.
  • Ratchet.

How hard is it to level a truck?

While it’s relatively simple, it’s still a highly mechanical process, so we suggest reading through all your instructions before you get started and checking to make sure you have all the tools necessary. The great thing about leveling kits is that you typically don’t have to replace numerous parts to install them.

How does the air ride suspension work on Ram 1500?

Equipped with the Active-Level™ Air Suspension, the Ram 1500 can automatically or manually adjust ride height to optimize performance – with a lower ride height at highway speeds to increase aerodynamics and a higher ride height to increase ground clearance on the trail.

How do I know what size leveling kit to get?

If you’re buying the front kit only, just purchase that height (we recommend rounding down if you’re in between heights). If you’re buying a full kit, you will have to do some more math to find out what you need. For example, if the rear minus the front was 2″, then you need a 2″ front kit to have your truck sit level.

What needs to be replaced when lifting a truck?

Besides the actual suspension system, you should check what else your vehicle is going to need. Some lifts kits might require new driveshafts, exhaust modifications, steel braided brake lines, carrier barrier drop brackets, axle shims, or other items you didn’t realize you needed.

Can you lift a Ram 1500 with air ride?

Coldwater, MI : BDS Suspension is now offering updated 4″ lift systems for the late model 2019-2020 RAM 1500 and Rebel trucks equipped with Air Ride. These new air ride compatible kits are built to the highest standard to maximize the truck’s potential with room for 35″ tires.

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