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  1. Dodge Dakota 4X4 - Off Road Discussion
    I have a 2001 standard cab Dakota 4x4 and I was wondering if anyone knows how much I need to lift the front to be level with the back.
  2. Dodge Dakota General Discussion
    i bought a 3in lift 3in block in back and 3in torsion keys but the torsion bar wont move at all tried liquid wrench and heat would not move any other recommend options please and thanks this is on a 2000 dodge dakota quad cab slt
  3. Suspension
    I looking for the best option to lift my truck. I heard that switching the leaf spring to the be on top of the axle on the rear and placing the spring spacer on the front is a good and cheap option but does that affect highway driving, stability or safety in anyway??? Thanks in advance
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hey I'm new to the forum and a new Dakota owner! I just got a used 2007 Dakota SXT that I want to lift and put new wheels and tires on. I need some help on what kind of lift i should get and how much to lift it. Any advice helps! Thanks
  5. Wheels, Tires & Brakes
    hello all, im new to the forum and am struggling with navigating though it. i was wondering if 265 75 16 goodyear duratracs would fit under my 05 4x4 dakota. its stock height and i just bought it and plan on lifting it but need to get tires now and i want to know if i can get the ones i want...
  6. Wheels, Tires & Brakes
    I have a 2003 Dak 4x4 3.9L single cab. I have a stock lift with 16 wheels with stock tires. I want to go to a larger tire, considering 31s without a lift. Has anyone done this and know whether there is any rubbing at all? Also looking at 3 different tires, Bridgestone Destination A/T, Toyo...
  7. Dodge Dakota General Discussion
    In may I purchased a 3" torsion key lift and had it installed. 3 days after having it installed the passenger side control arm came loos causing me to pull hard to the left when braking and the steering being messed up for a bit after turning then correcting itself shortly after. my mechanic...
  8. Suspension
    Hi just joined the forum so if this is the wrong place, sorry. I am attempting to replace my front struts and lower control arms but cannot get the camber bolts out of the lower control arms. I would just cut them but cannot locate replacements. I have contacted multiple dealerships as well as...
  9. Suspension - Lifting
    I am planning on lifting my Dakota and I would like to upgrade my t bars. I don't want to add stress to my stock ones. Which are cranked all the way up and have 220k miles on them. Does anyone know where I can find off road or more heavy duty torsion bars? Thanks much appreciated.
  10. Suspension - Lifting
    Hey all, I just bought a 99 Dakota Sport, it has a 3" lift on it that I would like to remove. My main concern is the steering column/shaft. Are they normally lengthened when a body lift kit is applied or Is the shaft telescopic? Any other tips would be appreciated as I am a first time Dakota...
  11. Wheels, Tires & Brakes
    I recently bought a 2002 Dakota and I'm looking to get larger wheels and lift it but I am unsure of the sizes that will work along with what profile will not affect my speedometer. Any help is great!!
  12. New Member Introductions
    Not too long ago i bought a stock 2006 Dodge Dakota that i would like to take up on some trails. I would like to put some 33 inch tires one it, with a suspension lift kit but i could only find 1 online at "jackmyride.com" but it was out of my budget. Has anyone else lifted a Dakota from this...
  13. Suspension - Lifting
    Hello all, Last year I bought a 1997 Dakota club cab sport 4x4 with the 3.9. It had already been lifted 3 inches with new torsion keys and blocks. The original owner gave me the original torsion keys when i purchased the truck. I am getting ready to order the Tuff Country 5.5 inch suspension...
  14. Suspension - Lifting
    I have a 2011 Dakota. I'm gonna do a leveling kit on the front but can't decide between 2.5 or 3 inches. Leaning towards 3 but I'm curious if anyone has run into any problems at that height? Also, ever purchased from Summit Engineering or Supreme Suspensions? Both on ebay. Reviews seem to be...
  15. New Member Introductions
    ive got a 97 DAK that im having trouble deciding to either lift or lower:confused:....but all i know is im gonna try and run 15x10 wheels (most likely gonna need adaptors). but also im trying to decide between a winchready frontend, a bull bar, or a brush guard?! seems like no one really ever...
  16. Suspension - Lifting
    I have a 1996 Dodge Dakota Sport 4x4 and so far am cursed with not being able to find a decent lift or suspension lift for that matter lol. Can anyone help me find one or have any good suggestions? Just looking to lift it 3", should be high enough for other tires.
  17. Dodge Dakota 4X4 - Off Road Discussion
    I just recently purchased my 2000 Dakota 4x4. I'm wanting to fit 33s or more but I can't seem to find a suspension lift anywhere. Any help?
  18. Suspension
    Found a 3in suspension lift for my 00 dak 4x4 from "lift usa" never heard of them any reviews? Also what is the backspacing on a stock dakota 15"rim.
  19. Dodge Dakota 4X4 - Off Road Discussion
    Wanna take the doors off my truck, wondering of anyone had tried this and the pros and cons of such, and also the laws in Michigan reguarding.. I'm from the back woods of Virginia so the north is alittle new to me and I don't know how they will take my 'country' ways.. also does anyone know a...
  20. Dodge Dakota Body & Interior Problems/Questions
    I have a 2001 dodge Dakota 4x4 with a 5 speed and it has the 4.7 in it. I want to lift it a little bit but I dont want to do a body lift. the only lift I've seen is a 3 inch suspension lift from rancho? However it's like 1800 bucks and it's discontinued. does anyone know a lift kit of any size...
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