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post #161 of 166 Old 09-17-2016, 12:20 PM
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Well now, check this out.
I did remove the leaf on my '14 1500 136 last year.
Now,today, im rotating my tires and the stock jack wont raise the rear left wheel off the ground.
It.could be my uneven driveway. Ill find out as I work my way around the van.
Oh yeah, I did put a 2Χ 10 under the jack and the screw and jack up-right hit the spring and I couldnt seat the jack boss into the hole.. double waaa waaaa

Ps.. stock jack doesn't lift the right rear wheel either. Hydraulic jack now stowed in the van

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post #162 of 166 Old 11-28-2016, 04:39 PM
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Just did this on my 3500 extended. Looks great as the front and rear fender openings are about even, and the floor is pretty close to level. Rode it around the block and hit some bumps and it is a bit softer and smoother, but not too much. I saw some talk earlier about a rear sway bar option. My 3500 definitely has a rear bar, so I don't really feel a difference taking turns in terms of extra lean or sway. Love the way it looks/feels.

Thanks to the bolt advice on here. Got those 1.25" 3/8" nuts and bolts and the whole job took about 1 hour total. There is no need to remove the shocks. I just pried the big spring up a touch with a crowbar and removed the smaller one easily.
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post #163 of 166 Old 11-28-2016, 05:57 PM
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post #164 of 166 Old 11-28-2016, 08:13 PM
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Looks awesome! Nice and level.

You don't have a "before" picture by any chance?
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It will need a headlight adjustment.
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Many thanks to all who chimed in here. I just took care of this with my 2500, 159" high top and it feels a lot better. Cheers to all the advice and good people here. I should mention that it took me about 3 hours to complete this. I'm pretty new to the mechanic world so I took my time and tried to get it right.

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