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dropped5thgen

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I’m hoping someone might have some info for me. I have a 2019 Ram 1500 Sport w/4x4. I’m currently on a 3/5 IHC drop. The rear shocks for this kit are terrible in my opinion and I’m looking to upgrade.

I would love to get my hands one some Viking double adjustable shocks but from what I’ve found they don’t have any that fit the 5thgens.

I’ve talked to Matt from moes performance and he hasn’t gotten back to me with any answers.

If I can’t go the Viking route what rear shocks do you all recommend for my truck with the 3/5 drop? I’m running the air lifter helper bags too which help a lot in the rear.

Thanks
 

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A question for you. You say you have a 4x4 and are running the IHC 3/5? How did they do the front drop? Did they use the front lower control arms to get that drop?
 

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I would assume I’d have to remove the shock adapters that came with the lowering kit for those shocks to work?
Yes you have to remove the adapters if you do the 5100s I did. Since you already have the adapters from the kit, you can run a 4th gen rear shock like a Viking or a QA1 as your kit allows them to mount like a 4th gen.
 

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A question for you. You say you have a 4x4 and are running the IHC 3/5? How did they do the front drop? Did they use the front lower control arms to get that drop?
Yes sir! They get the drop from the lower control arms. I have stock struts in the front as of right now. Going with the Maxtrac lowering struts once I get new rear shocks.
 

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Yes you have to remove the adapters if you do the 5100s I did. Since you already have the adapters from the kit, you can run a 4th gen rear shock like a Viking or a QA1 as your kit allows them to mount like a 4th gen.
Do you have a part number for the Viking or QA1? From my understanding the smooth body Viking shocks hit the relocation brackets…
 

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Yes sir! They get the drop from the lower control arms. I have stock struts in the front as of right now. Going with the Maxtrac lowering struts once I get new rear shocks.
Why are you going with the Maxtrac front struts if you already have the IHC on the front?
 

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Gotcha!

Can you post some pics of the underneath of the front of your truck?
I'd like to see the angles of the tierods, cv axles and balljoints vs my 2/4 drop.
 

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Gotcha!

Can you post some pics of the underneath of the front of your truck?
I'd like to see the angles of the tierods, cv axles and balljoints vs my 2/4 drop.
I’ll try and get some later in the week! I live in Canada so roads are full of salt and snow lol. Supposed to be high 40s by Wednesday so snow should be melting.
 

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