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youll probably need a track bar to straighten the axle back ? maybe control arms? center it in the wells..... thats just from other posts ive read it from.......
 

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Yea I think if you get a 3" kit, you will need to get a long arm kit too. I have a 2.5" on mine and I didn't have to get the long arm kit...but I think its reccommended....
 

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Thanks. anybody out there have these? I know it needs a track bar bracket but it doesn't say anything about longer control arms?
 

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control arms will center the axle in the wells.....making your wheels turning radius better ......when hitting bumps......
 

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Yes i fully intended to get them, i just wasn't sure if they were necessary immediately or not? I really hate the tires rubbing and i ain't got the extra money for the control arms at the moment...
 

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No control arm needed with 3" of lift, but you would benefit from having them. Also, if you run a track bar drop bracket you better run a drop pitman arm also. Just make sure you keep the track bar and steering link parallel.
 

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ok. Thanks alot im new to the front suspension on these dodges... I do need the drop bracket for the track bar and drop pitman arm right? All these extra parts that i don't think are needed on the 2" spacer kits... crazy
 

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No, for the spacers you don't need either. But if you don't run them you'll need a longer track bar to recenter the axle under the truck. If you have the money to spend I recommend a Thuren Fab track bar. If you're on a budget, you can get eccentric bushings for the factory bar here. And really you don't need either, but I recommend it.
 

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Once again thanks for the help. So i should be fine for a couple weeks then, thats great news. just a few more items on my to do list and i should be alright. Eventually im goin with after market 3" coil but im not really sure which ones i want. I am planning on the track bar, Drop pitman arm, control arms, sway bar links and that first so i have some time.
 

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Ptgarcia is correct. I have dealt with Top Gun Customz several times when I first started lifting dodges. Good quality for the price, but you can find the exact same pieces on ebay or on dodge forums quite a bit cheaper.

If you don't want to change anything, I would look into a 2 inch leveling kit. 3 inches in the front alone will prob result in the front sitting higher.

3 inches break you into the realm of needing a new trackbar at the bare minimum. Your factory control arms will be fine with 3 inches of lift, as well as your steering, especially if youwill never leave the pavement.

A good set of long arms will make the truck ride better, flex better, and keep your axle centered. you may have to do some cutting on body mounts and such with a true long arm set.
 

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Ive been running them for a couple years now (just recently added the bils.) Im using all stock parts as well. The only additional front end part that I have is a DSS that I made. There are some pics in my gallary. Thats 3 inch in front and two in back.
 

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Thanks for the help guys
 

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My friend at work is running the Top gunz 3" spacer and add a leaf in the rear. He added new shocks, and track bar bracket, and sway bar blocks to make it right. It looks real good now and drives right.

The stock shocks are not long enough for 3" of lift. The track bar is too short and had the axle way to the drivers side and in a bind. It will lean back pretty good until you do something to bring up the back end.
 
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