The Leveling System was designed for the Power Wagon Owner seeking a more leveled vehicle with more performance and ride quality than a generic spacer lift. The IFP Carli Signature Series front shocks have been custom tuned, in house, for superior ride quality.
Your Power Wagon will sit ¾”-1” higher in the front (year/cab configuration dependent) thanks to the taller, lighter rate coil springs. The included, front, Carli Signature Series Shocks are longer to accommodate the extended travel. When designing the shocks, Zinc plating, Clear Coat for corrosion resistance and quality bushings were a must; finished off with boots to protect the shafts, we back them with a limited lifetime warranty to ensure their quality is as unbeatable as their ride quality at this price point.
In factory form, the Power Wagons have the same control arms and track bar as a standard Ram 2500 but a 2” taller coil and longer shock. As the Ram is a short arm design, this pulls the axle off center to the driver’s side about ½” and back toward the cab about ½”. Although this is perfectly operable, we recommend the purchase of an Adjustable Track Bar to shift the axle back toward the passenger side and provide a stronger link with less deflection for the lifted application. To shift the axle forward to the center of the wheel well, we recommend a set of Extended Control Arms (especially when adding 1” of lift from the Carli Coil Springs). The control arms are not included in the system as there are two options to allow customers to select whichever is best for their wheel and tire application.
The Factory Sway Bar Disconnect with which the Power Wagons are equipped works great for those wanting the two ends of the spectrum, rigid or flexy. For those wanting to land in the middle of the spectrum between these two end points, Carli’s optional Torsion Sway Bar removes the entire factory sway bar assembly replacing it with a torsion bar supported by fabricated drop brackets and delrin bushings. Fabricated sway bar arms and dual 5/8” FK heim end links round off the package. This is the single best bang for the buck, ride-quality upgrade offered by Carli Suspension when compared to the locked, factory sway bar. The Carli Sway Bar allows nearly bind-free articulation in low-speed applications; when things heat up, it allows the Carli Shocks and springs to breath while engaging progressively to provide control in high-speed cornering situations. Removing the factory sway bar may disrupt the axle-locker wiring, hard-wiring the locker may be necessary.
With this system, the rear is left stock; matching rear shocks can be purchased to refresh worn out factory units.
Wheel and Tire:
This system will fit up to a 35” tire with stock control arms (we recommend purchasing our extended, Mild Steel Control Arms) on wheels with 5.75-6” of backspacing. If running factory wheels, we recommend an All Terrain 35” tire to avoid rubbing. For 37” tire fitment, our High-Clearance Control Arms and Adjustable Track Bar can be paired to a wheel with 5.75” of Backspacing. The more rubber, the better the small bump compliance will be at proper inflation pressures. The ride will firm up as you go larger in wheel diameter. For more details, see our article on wheel and tire selection and tire pressures:
Tires and Wheels: How Do They Affect My Ride?