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    Does any manufacturer make 2" dropped springs for the first gen ram 50?

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    aim industries makes drop coils also. Be sure to cut the front bump stops in half so the is room for the suspension to travel.
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    What about the rear? What is the best suggestion on getting that back end down?

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    Blocks. And cut the bump stops down to almost nothing
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    Rearch the rear springs and have the eyes reversed - reversing the eyes will give a 2" drop by itself, and rearching eliminates the axle on stilts issues that blocks creates. This requires the springs to be modified by a spring shop. Realize too that our leaf springs are 2 3/4" wide, not 2 1/2" or 3" and not normally found at a spring shop. Another reason lowering blocks are bad if you want the suspension to work well as they are all for 2 1/2" springs and allows the blocks to shift due to the gap between the u bolts and the blocks.
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    FWIW, here are the part numbers for what I put on my '86. Belltech stuff. Perfect fit.

    Part # 4270 Belltech coil spring set, 83-97 Mighty Max, 2.5" front drop

    Part # 6200 Belltech lowering block kit, universal 3" block, blocks, u-bolts, hardware

    Part # 8000, 8517 Belltech shock absorber, Nitro Drop 2 (front, rear)

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    sorry to bump such an old thread, but the mighty max springs will fit a ram 50? Im just looking for verification because i do not want to order them and have to send them back.

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    same trucks - Dodge bought them from Mitsubishi and rebadged them.
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