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BDS 4″ Lift Kits For Air Suspension RAM 1500 Trucks

BDS SuspensionBDS Suspension has expanded fitment of its 4″ Lift Kits for Air Ride equipped RAM 1500 4WD trucks to now include 2013-2016 models. This 4″ suspension system is designed to retain full use of the air suspension and its adjustability, this new lift system integrates seamlessly while allowing fitment of 35″ tires. As with all BDS lift kits this new 4″ system is backed by Factory Protection Plus offering a No Fine Print Lifetime Warranty, FMVSS No.126 ESC system compliance, and a 5-year 100,000-mile drivetrain warranty at no additional cost. Improve the stance and capability of your air ride equipped RAM 1500 with BDS Suspension.

For more information on the kit see below, head online to BDS Suspension or call (517) 279-2135.

4″ Air Ride Lift Kits: These new 4″ lift kits for the 2013-2016 RAM 1500 trucks with air ride are engineered to the highest standard to maximize the truck’s potential. These kits have undergone more than a year of development and testing to ensure they are up to the use and abuse truck owners expect from BDS. Up front this 4″ system include a pair of high clearance lasercut crossmembers, 3-point differential relocation system and differential skid plate creating a stout subframe for the suspension components to be installed. New ductile iron CNC machined steering knuckles are supplied along with heavy duty tie rod ends to keep the steering compatible with OE operating standards. Top mounted strut spacers are supplied to allow the use of the air-ride front air bag struts along with all the necessary air line fittings. A billet aluminum driveshaft spacers is supplied to lengthen the factory front driveline along with extended stainless steel braided brake lines, sway bar link extensions and all the necessary hardware to complete the install.

BDS SuspensionThe rear of the air-ride equipped RAM 1500 mimics the standard RAM 1500 with the exception of adjustable height rear air bags. BDS supplies rear upper control arm relocation brackets to correct the geometry, a track bar correction bracket to recenter the axle and new extended sway bar links to improve stability on and off-road, brake line correction, and bump stop extensions. The new height comes from a pair of top mounted air bag spacers are used to maintain proper positioning and functionality of the factory air bags. Finishing offer the 4″ air-ride kits are a pair shocks, BDS offers both the 5500-series hydraulic or Fox 2.0 series gas shocks specifically tuned to maximize your trucks performance in any terrain. This new 4″ lift kit corrects the suspension geometry and allow for full use of the ride height adjustability when aired up to around 6″ and down to roughly 2″ of lift allowing clearance for 35″ tires. Get more out of your air suspension equipped RAM 1500 with BDS!

Important Kit Notes:
1) Rack and pinion steering system is extremely sensitive to any out of round or out of balance wheel/tire combinations
2) Fits factory air ride equipped trucks only
3) The factory air ride is a closed loop system. Opening the system more times than recommended in the lift instructions or factory service manual will require the system to be recharged. This can be done at any Ram dealer service department.
4) Stock 20” wheel can be reinstalled with factory sized tire only. Stock 17” and 18” wheels will not fit

Max Tire/Wheel Recommendations:
35×12.50 Tires w/ 17×9 (4.5″ BS), 18×9 (5″ BS), 20×9 (5″ BS)


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