1st gen 2wd Cummins - can I lift it???

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by A1 Grass, Aug 30, 2003.

  1. A1 Grass

    A1 Grass LawnSite Senior Member
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    I have a '92 Cummins LE 2wd. I HATE the nose-down configuration of the Dodge. I bought a 2wd for the mileage, but I crave the look of a 4wd, even though I would rarely go off-road.

    Has anyone leveled (or even better) lifted their 2wd? I have heard that the Daystar coil spacers for the '94's are the same diameter and will work on the '92.

    Any thoughts????
     
  2. Randy J

    Randy J LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Buy a 4X4. With a Cummins the mileage will still be great!

    Randy
     
  3. A1 Grass

    A1 Grass LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 330

    Not an option at this time, plus if I were going to sell it I would be inclined to get an older model Power Stroke 4x4.

    I'd at least like to get it level....
     
  4. LawnSmith

    LawnSmith LawnSite Senior Member
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    trucks sit tail high for a reason, its to compensate for load. if you jack the front end up you are asking for trouble w/ a moderate load.
     
  5. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,544

    If the truck has spring blocks in the rear you can remove them trying to lift the front won't work with the A arm set up Dodge uses.

    I agree with Randy if you want the look of 4 wheeldrive get a 4 wheel drive or just live with the low riding nose down look.

    Good Luck
     

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