Rocky Mountain Suspension Products
What: Daystar Comfort Ride 2 1/2-inch kit for most applications
Where: 800/742-3171, www.rockymountainsusp.com
Wares: Front strut spacer.
Words: "Improve the all-around on- and off-road capabilities at an affordable price."
Wallet: About $130
What: The Premium Lift system for popular trucks and Jeeps
Where: 928/636-7080, www.p-a-g.net
Wares: Includes billet front-spring spacers, reinforced nylon body blocks, and CNC-machined billet steering extension.
Words: "Since there are no modifications to the vehicle's suspension system, the factory ride and alignment are not affected."
Wallet: Some kits are less than $300
What: 2-inch system for 1994-2001 Dodge 1500, 2500, and 3500; 2002-'09 2500 and 3500; and 2006-'09 Mega Cab
Wares: Cast-aluminum spacers that mount between the top of the coil springs and the spring perches.
Words: "The system retains the stock shocks and springs for a comfortable ride."
Wallet: Around $140
Pro Comp Suspension
What: 2 1/2-inch system for the 2009 Dodge Ram 1500
Where: 619/216-1444, www.procompmotorsports.com
Wares: Front spacers with bumpstop extensions and rear spacers, with black powdercoat finish.
Words: "Allows fitment of larger-size tire-and-wheel combinations, up to 35-inch-tall tires."
Wallet: Runs about $220
ProRYDE Suspension Systems
What: Adjustable kit for many applications, including Hummer H2, GM, Toyota Tundra, Dodges, Nissans, and Fords
Where: 800/813-7933, www.proryde.com
Wares: Includes Helix-drive design, 1/4-inch-thick top and base plates, and 10.9-Grade studs and hardware.
Words: "Easily installed in the most compact position possible, then simply adjusted to your liking all the way to 3 inches."
Wallet: Close to $300
Rough Country Suspension Products
What: 2 1/2-inch kit for the 2004-'08 Ford F-150
Where: 800/222-7023, www.roughcountry.com
Wares: A special molded spacer.
Words: "The new spacer design is formed to fit the strut hat, giving the appearance of a continuing strut."
Wallet: A hair under $100
What: 1-inch kit for the 2007-up Jeep Wrangler
Where: 801/288-2585, www.teraflex.biz
Wares: Spacers that mount above the factory coil spring.
Words: "The leveling kit will allow you to run up to 33-inch tires with no other modifications necessary."
Wallet: Around $40
Tuff Country EZ-Ride Suspension
What: 2-inch kit for the 2009 Ford F-150
Where: 800/288-2190, www.tuffcountry.com
Wares: They've been powdercoated for durability and install above the struts.
Words: "No strut disassembly required for easy installation."
Wallet: Close to $110
What: 2- to 2 1/2-inch kit for the 2009 Ford F-150, plus kits for GM, other Ford, and Toyota trucks
Wares: Includes front aluminum spacers with new hardware.
Words: "These metal spacer kits are easy to install and maintain the OE ride quality."
Wallet: Starts at $148
Zone Offroad Products
What: 2-inch kit for the 1988-2006 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500
Where: 888/998-9663, www.zoneoffroad.com
Wares: CNC-machined torsion-bar keys.
Words: "Made in the USA and 100 percent resonant-frequency tested."
Wallet: Under $100
What: Adjustable 2 1/2-inch MAXXCAM2 HD kit for fullsize, torsion bar-equipped GM trucks and SUVs and Hummer H2
Where: 888/629-9226, www.suspensionmaxx.com
Wares: The shock-relocation brackets are constructed from 4140 heat-treated alloy steel. The Super-T-Maxx torsion-bar unloader tool for installation is optional.
Words: "The sturdy, simple solution to ride-height woes."
Wallet: About $250
What: ReadyLift 1- to 3-inch front kits
Where: 800/434-4381, www.stylintrucks.com
Wares: Torsion keys, coil spacers, or shock extenders, depending on the application.
Words: "Easy install-bolts in the stock location; no modification required."
Wallet: Starts at around $100
What: 2 1/2-inch front and 1-inch rear kit for the 2007-'09 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500
Where: 888/660-5892, www.truxxx.com
Wares: Heavy-duty steel strut spacers for the front, replacement blocks and U-bolts at the rear.
Words: "Will enhance the look of the truck, giving it a more pronounced appearance."
Wallet: Approximately $350