2013-2018 Dodge / Ram 3500 Pickup 4" Suspension System | Ram 3500 4WD (Diesel)
$1,174.56 IS A BASE PRICE PLEASE SUBMIT A QUOTE REQUEST WITH YOUR SELECTION OF OPTIONS FROM BELOW TO SEE FULL PRICING
Important Kit Notes
- 1. For rear leaf spring equipped models only.
- 2. The carrier bearing drop kit (122405) is necessary for models equipped with two piece rear drive shaft.
- 3. Will not fit Cab and Chassis models
- 4. Not for use with factory rear airbag suspensions
NON-CRITICAL SELECTION: Rear Lift Block Selection
This system is available with a 2" or 3" rear lift block so you can achieve that desired stance. Please make your selection below.
NON-CRITICAL SELECTION: Shock Selection
Choose between the custom valved NX² series or the Fox 2.0 series gas charged monotube rear shocks.
- NX2 Series | Single
- FOX 2.0 Series | Single
- NX2 | Dual Front / Single Rear
NON-CRITICAL SELECTION: Sway Bar Disconnects
This kit allows a standard Ram heavy-duty trucks to enjoy the added articulation of a disconnected sway bar. The new sway bar links are made from 7/8" solid steel bar and feature greaseable, high-misalignment polyurethane bushings. All mounting hardware is included for simple, bolt on installation. The disconnect pins are made from stainless steel and make disconnecting easy via the removable pin clip. A set of lanyards with easy-to-grip buckles are included in the kit to retain the sway bar when disconnected. This kit also includes standard mounting hardware that can be installed in place of the disconnect pin for those that want a fixed mounted link.
NON-CRITICAL SELECTION: Steering Stabilizer
- Single | NX2 Series
- Single | 9500 Series
- Single | FOX 2.0
- Dual | NX2
NON-CRITICAL SELECTION: Adjustable Front Track Bar
Choose to use your stock front track bar or our Heavy Duty Adjustable Front Track Bar
NON-CRITICAL SELECTION: Traction Bar
For those looking to maximize rear axle control a set of BDS Traction Bars is just the ticket. Reduce axle wrap and wheel hop during acceleration. Highly recommended for high horsepower/torque applications. Tubular design for good looks and serious axle control. Black powder-coat finish. Standard and RECOIL Series Traction Bar Systems are available.
BDS Suspension 2013-17 Ram 3500 Diesel 4wd 4" Suspension System.
This system is for the all new redesigned front suspension for the Ram heavy duty trucks. The lift is designed around the relocation of the factory radius arm in order to correct suspension and steering geometry to work with 4" of lift. The radius arms are relocated with a uniquely designed bracket that mixes the ease of installation you get with an adapter-type bracket with the strength and durability of a full replacement radius arm mount bracket. The new relocation bracket ties into both the factory radius arm frame mount and the side of the frame rail.
At the frame, the new mount is fastened with specially machined sleeves and threaded inserts. The threaded inserts (2) do require a minor amount of welding in order to provide the strongest possible connection. This portion of the installation can be completed without welding and then transported to a weld shop to be welded if necessary.
In addition to the radius arm relocation, the kit includes everything else to properly lift the new 2013-17 Ram 3500s. Track bar relocation, dropped pitman arm and brake line relocation hardware position all the steering and brake components properly to work with the added ride height provided by the new progressive rate, full replacement coils springs.
Extra design time was spent developing coils that would ride great, handle the rigors of supporting a 1 ton heavy duty truck and work properly with the unique factory coil mounts at the frame and axle. In order to design the best possible coil springs, we found it necessary to develop side-specific coils. Since the coils are driver's and passenger's side specific, they are clearly and permanently labeled to ensure they are installed on the correct side.
The rear portion of the lift is accomplished with a traditional block and u-bolt setup to give a level stance.
- Tire & Wheel Combinations
- 37" x 12.50 w/17" x 9" and 5.625" back spacing
- 35" x 12.50" w/18" x 9" and 4.5 back spacing
- 35" x 12.50" w/20" x 9" and 4.5 back spacing
*Trimming may be required*
- Est. Installation: 5 hours
- Difficulty Level (easy 1 - 5 complicated): 3
- View complete Vehicle Fitment Information here
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