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I decided to try and flip my overloads this weekend since Dodge decided to put them in upside down. It was super easy and when I got everything back together, I got roughly 1" of lift. The ride is just slightly stiffer in the rear and does not feel like it's bottoming out when hitting a bump. Hopefully now when I have a load in the bed or a trailer hooked up the rear will not sag so much.

Anyone else done this?
 

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never even thought about it
 

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I did the ones on my 02 before I got it back on the road again, and like you said a fairly easy mod. What did you torque your U-bolts down to? I have had to re-torque mine a couple of times now (used new u-bolts since the originals were bent in the accident) and I'm going to 100 ft-lbs. I haven't noticed any stiffer of a ride, but I know with some weight in the bed the spring rate is higher with less travel needed.
 

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I did the ones on my 02 before I got it back on the road again, and like you said a fairly easy mod. What did you torque your U-bolts down to? I have had to re-torque mine a couple of times now (used new u-bolts since the originals were bent in the accident) and I'm going to 100 ft-lbs. I haven't noticed any stiffer of a ride, but I know with some weight in the bed the spring rate is higher with less travel needed.
Somewhere between tight and very tight. :D
 

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I have been thinking about doing mine. You have any before and after pics?
 

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I thought about it, I have 2" lift blocks and never got around to finding longer u-bolts
 

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I have been thinking about doing mine. You have any before and after pics?
Do you want pics of the whole truck or just the overloads? I have before pics in my gallery and will try and take new ones tonight.
 

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Of the whole truck, thanks
 

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I finally have pics of my flipped overloads. I got about 3/4" lift from doing this and the ride quality has not changed. With the 2" front level, the truck sits 1" taller in the rear.
 

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looks good man
 

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I did it to my QC LB with shell and carpet kit, it does make it bounce a little more on the bad portions of the freeway. looking to add airshock on top of the Ranchos to help the backend hop.
 

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Im going to want to do this now
 

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Now that you have been driving it for a while, any regrets at all? Have you pulled a trailer yet? Is it still riding as smooth as stock?
 

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Thats a nice truck
 

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Nice job Morgan... You live in south Broken Arrow huh?
Thanks, it was a good excuse to get out in the garage for a while. Getting married in a few weeks and need all the wedding planning breaks I can get.

I am actually in south Tulsa, just a little west of BA.
 
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