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Old 02-12-2007, 05:10 AM
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I have an '03 350 extended cab dually with the FX4 package. It rides way to rough. I am looking to put a leveling kit on it. any suggestions to soften the ride, like air or such. PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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I have an '03 350 extended cab dually with the FX4 package. It rides way to rough. I am looking to put a leveling kit on it. any suggestions to soften the ride, like air or such. PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Shocks help, a good set of quality shocks. That will soften your ride, as for leveling kits, the simple hanger kit from rubicon suspension, or fab tech will work. That is if your 03 has leaf springs. If you have coil springs which i don't think you do the coil spring spacers will work for you. There are several companies that make them.
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Old 02-12-2007, 05:26 AM
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I have heard that the rubicons are nice. and no, no coil springs
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Know anything about the edelbrock IAS shocks??
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I heard donahue racing went from bilsteins to the eldebrocks in 2007. They make off road suspensions and leveling kits. I have heard they are very good shocks.
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I suggest the Rubicon Hanger kit then to level the truck out. I know nothing about any of the edelbrock shocks, thats a dang carburator company. For Shocks I recommend rancho rs9000 with in cab adjust. Or get the BDS shocks both of those ride nice and smooth. If you want to feel like your riding on Cloud 9 get a set of Billesteen Shocks.
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You could also do the Rough Country add a leafs up front. They will level ya up. And there are some velvet ride rear spring hangers I belive is what they are. Clay (Chenry) knows more about them, I belive he has a set and is very happy with them. Maybe he will see this and chime in here in a few. But, a good set of shocks will help also. I have had the Rancho RS9000 before, they are nice as Scott said earlier.

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The ranchos come with the fx4 package, not sure what part #, but they are way rough
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You need some velvet ride spring hangers, they quit making them, so you have to look hard to find them!
Shocks will help some but dont expect to much, let some air out of the rear tires, if your not hauling much 50-55 psi is plenty, then get some weight in the back, 3-4 sand bags close to the tailgate will take a fair amount of that "shock" when you hit a bump.
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The ranchos come with the fx4 package, not sure what part #, but they are way rough

I believe they are the RSX rancho shocks which is nothing more then a glorified monroe gas shock.
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