BDS 6" Lift Kit for 2009-2011 Dodge/Ram 1500 Pickup
- Important Kit Notes
- Vehicle Fitment Data
- Base Kit Components
- Manufacturer's Warranty Statement
BDS Suspension 6" 2009 - 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 4WD 1/2 Ton Pickup.
This 6" lift kit is based around two one-piece, 1/4" laser cut high clearance crossmembers and replacement steering knuckles. The high clearance crossmembers increase ground clearance for off road performance.
The replacement steering knuckles reduce installation time as well as maintain proper steering angles and ball joint angles. A differential skid plate is included for off road protection.
The system also includes bump stop drops, anti-sway bar links, 3 point differential drop system, strut relocation brackets, and front stainless steel brake lines.
Customize this 6" lift kit with your choice of BDS exclusive 3" or 5" rear Pro-Ride coils that are capable of being smashed totally flat and will come back to normal ride height. The rear for this Dodge Ram lift kit is completed with a track bar bracket, upper link relocation brackets and sway bar links.
Rear NX² series shock absorbers are included with 9500 series gas shocks available as an upgrade for this 6" Dodge 1500 lift kit.
These vehicles vary from 1" to 3" tail high from the factory. BDS offers both 3" and 5" rear kits. Be sure to measure your vehicle and order the appropriate rear lift height to level your truck. You can also choose between the custom valved NX² series or the BDS by Fox 2.0 series gas charged monotube rear shocks.
Note: Components displayed in images may change based upon selections.
1. These trucks can vary from 1" to 3" tail high from the factory. Be sure to measure your vehicle before ordering. Part numbers 022209, 022309 and 022509 can all be substituted to achieve the desired stance.
2. The Rack & Pinion steering system is extremely sensitive to an out of round or out of balance tire/wheel combination. As you increase the tire diameter and/or decrease the wheel backspacing the more sensitive the system becomes and can cause minor steering wheel shimmy.
3. Not recommended for AWD models.
4. Stock 17" and 18" wheels cannot be reinstalled. Stock 20" wheels can be reinstalled with factory tires.
5. TRX models will achieve approximately 1" additional lift. This lift is not recommended for use on the TRX models due to possible CV shaft vibration caused by the additional lift. Instead, consider our 4" lift system for 5" of lift or replace the TRX struts with standard struts for use with this system.
6. This kit is FMVSS No.126 Compliant
The NHTSA's Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No.126 requires all new passenger vehicles to include Electronic Stability Control (ESC) systems that meet certain standards that can be tested through a comprehensive series of evasive maneuvers. Aftermarket products must meet these standards as well. BDS Suspension is leading the industry by independently testing all suspension kits to verify our kits are fully compliant with the stability control system requirements set by Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 126.
Front (Base Kit): 6 in IFS System
Rear (Base Kit): 5 in Coil Spring
Tire and Wheel Combinations
37" x 13.50" with 17 x 9 and 4-1/2" backspacing
37" x 13.50" with 18 or 20 x 9 and 5" backspacing
*Trimming my be required*
|Dodge / Ram||1500 Pickup||2009-2011|
Difficulty Level (1 easy – 5 complicated): 4
Estimated Installation Time (hours): 10
PDF (click here)
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|(1)||022605||06 Dodge 6" Box 4 Of 4|
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|(2)||85759||BDS NX2 Shock Absorber|
*Subject to change based upon selections
No Fine Print Warranty
BDS stands behind its products and that’s evident by their No Fine Print Warranty. This no-BS warranty protects the original purchaser against breakage, bending, sagging, or any other usage failure. This “no fine print” lifetime replacement warranty extends to cover all BDS hard parts as well as bushings. Exclusions would be product finish and wearable items such as shock/stabilizer cylinders, tie rod ends and ball joints that would fall under the separate Limited Lifetime Warranty policy. Beginning February 1, 2020 all new kit purchases include the No Fine Print Warranty on bushings.
Limited Lifetime Warranty (for wearable items)
Wearable items include shock/steering stabilizer cylinders, ball joints and tie rod ends. BDS Suspension Co. warrants to the original retail purchaser that its these wearable parts are free from defects in material and workmanship for so long as they own the vehicle. Excluded from this warranty are the finish of the product. Defects in material and workmanship do not include such things as dented cylinders or bent rods caused by obvious side impact, rust or corrosion. A shock absorber is a wear item and over time will experience diminished damping resistance due to normal component wear. This is not a defect in material or workmanship and is therefore not warrantable.