Tuesday, September 30, 2014

2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Build - 3" Lift Carli Performance 2.5 Radius Arm Suspension System

We picked up this 2005 Ram 2500 to use as a camping/expedition style vehicle. This truck will be outfitted with a prototype of Carli Suspension's updated Performance 2.5 3" Radius Arm System. Our plans for modifying this truck are the following:

-Carli Performance 2.5 3" Radius Arm System with the following upgrades:
-Carli Full Progressive Rear Deaver Leaf Springs
-Carli Torsion Sway Bar
-Carli Fabricated Axle Truss
-Carli Extreme Duty Ball Joints
-Walker Evans Racing 17" Wheels
-Mercenary Off Road Front & Rear Bumpers
-Camper Shell with Camping Gear

And here is the truck having the updated Performance 2.5 system prototyped at Carli:

Carli Leveling Kit coming off:

Preparing to make the cut:

Factory control arm brackets gone:

New arms on, cycling:

Where it stands currently:

Here are the pictures of the completed truck:

Here's a sneak peak at some updates coming soon to this build:


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