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post #1 of 7 Old 08-11-2010, 07:37 PM Thread Starter
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Lift Question

I am looking to mildly lift my rig. I only want enough to fit 34ish inch tires at max. I really dont need or want to look like a showoff. I just want more functionality out of my rig.

I am looking at this "kit": (its the TRUXXX one about halfway down)

Ford F250 F350 Super Duty suspension lift kits for diesel engine

Curious what you guys think. I know that most guys recommend that you move the spring hangers to retain the factory ride. I really dont care too much about the ride quality but it is a factor.

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I am also looking into getting a topper. The only thing is that the topper will come on and off several times a year. Curious if there is a good product to use to seal the thing that will come on and off easily. I haven't decided on the brand yet.....


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Doesn't address the axle shifting over 1/2-3/4". Mini spring packs are a great way of lifting the truck 2-2.5" max. They will reuse stock leanth shocks but won't ride as good as a hanger lift as hangers provide additional travel. You don't need a rear block change unless you want the truck raked.



We have both kits with or without Bilsteins and will come with a required adj track bar...only a little more than that kit.

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Axle movement? I am guessing it removes to the rear?

I'd like to maintain a slight rake so that when I tow its not rediculous looking. I would guess you have that too?

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No without a adj track bar or a new drop pitman arm bracket the front axle shifts sideways. Rear rake..many ways to get whatever rake you want.
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Its just that this rig is so long that without a lift it looks too low for my taste.

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2003 F350 6.0 4x4 Crewcab Longbed SRW w/X Code Front Springs- 265/75R16's on it now. Still got the 285 retreads in the shed though.
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hey man if u can wait, i got almost the same truck, and im getting a mini spring pack installed monday, ill be more then happy to post some pics so u can see if thats wat u want...
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That would be awesome. I have nothing but time here in the desert. At least we have crappy internet!

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