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ive seen ads in Offroad magazene for 5" and 10" lifts. I was wondering if anyone has had any experiance with this company. I am considering the 10" lift but i dont want to go too high that i cant use my truck, like all those show truck guys. any feedback apprieciated.
 

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I was looking under dodgedakotas.com, and a guy in the forums there said that he is contacting all the suspension lift companies and asking them about their lifts. He has called Rancho, Sky Jacker, Pro Comp, and Fab-Tech. Their lifts are good and i will probly be getting a 3" Pro Comp lift for my jeep. He has yet to call Whiplash but says by the look of the web site the lifts dont seem to promising. What do you mean when you say you wont be able to use your truck?
 

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The whiplash lift for Ram is 5" coils and 5" spacers in front. 5" leaves and 5" blocks in the rear. A little questionable as to the quality of the lift.
 

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by "use my truck", i want to be able to take it on trails, bog in the mud, run in the sand dunes, basically anything that i want. I dont want to be like all those f350's with their 3 foot lifts that only drive on the street because if they tried anything, they would break something or roll. I bought my truck to use it.
 

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I would think you would be able to use it for mudding and off roading but like Outlaw Ram said, its a little questionable for a lift if you ask me.
 

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I honestly question anything durable over 8" of lift. If you truely want to be able to use your truck for wheelin', you are not going to be able to gain much as far as articulation and clearance over 6". The Ram is limited as is when dealing with front flexing, the coil has the possibility of popping out on full droop. Case in point, limiting straps!
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I second that motion! <IMG SRC="/board/images/smilies/nono.gif"> This lift is strictly for looks on the street, not for serious off-roading or off-roading at that! Think about it, 5" spacer on top of a 5" spring??? I don't think so!!! Hawaiiluver, you can go wheelin'just about anywhere with a 5" lift and still be able "to use your truck"! A good quality lift like SkyJacker runs about $1500.00 with all the bells and whistles, where as the Whiplash lift cost the same, but for a 10" lift??? Go Figure??? <IMG SRC="/board/images/smilies/dunno.gif"> Yup! Stay Away!!!
 

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Yeah dont trust Whiplash. I was looking up stuff on the internet tonight (11-21-01) and there are soem quotes from other people saying that Whiplash is a bad product for suspension lifts.After reading them I dont think it would be a good thing for off-roading.
 

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Thats pretty much what I was thinking. Thanks to all for the input though. I really havent found anything i cant do at the height that im at, i just want to go higher. you understand right? <IMG SRC="/board/images/smilies/icon_smile.gif"> It would be sweet if I could stuff 38's under my wheel wells, and going high is the only way to do it. I like big trucks, but not too big. Thanks again.
 

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with a 5 inch lift and the daystars you alread yhave you might be able to fit 38's under there. put on a 2-3 inch body lift and it wouldnt be a problem. theres no need for a 10 inch kit. if a ram 1500 with a 5 inch suspension lift and a 3 inch body lift can fit 38's then it shouldnt be a problem on your truck.
 

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hey hawaiiluver
i'm running a 5 inch skyjacker with the tuff country leveling spacers on the front and a add-a-leaf in the rear. i'm running 38.5 thornbirds. have flexed pretty good and haven't had a prblem yet.
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no prob. actually ive decided on a dick cepek 6" lift. wow you dug that one up fromt he dead. goes to show you how much a i knew back then. haha, we all have to learn sometime.
 

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I was looking into to this lift too but i think the better way to go would be to get some custom 10" coil overs and some national springs in the rear. A bit more cash but A LOT better in the long run.
 
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