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post #1 of 6 Old 07-28-2007, 09:16 PM Thread Starter
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Leveling Kit?

Can someone tell me what I gain out of a leveling kit other than 2 to 2.5 inches rise in the front end?

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Well, the ability to run larger tires... a little larger. Either height or width or a little of both.
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post #3 of 6 Old 07-28-2007, 10:00 PM
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Right, larger tires and a level sitting truck...

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Level kits only lift the front end. so it sits "level". It's going to drive like a Turd. I highly recommend against it. You lose quite a bit of caster. The only Level kit that corrects the caster issue is the SuperLift 2" or 2.5" kit. HOWEVER, it's a permanent modification to your radius arms; fair warning. I wanted to do a level kit and F350 blocks.... couldn't figure out a way to properly level the front end. so I am getting a 4" Skyjacker kit on Tues. Hope that clears things up.

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My 05 rides and steers just fine with the 2.5" leveling kit. We carry all major brands of suspension kits, but I didn't want the truck so high that my wife and kids had a hard time climbing in. You will notice the tiniest bit of bump steer. Maybe an inch in the steering wheel, but that is my truck. I guess other could react slightly differant. I have sold many to members of this site. Hopefully they will chime in. Good luck in your decision. If you have any questions feel free to call us or one of the other helpful supporting vendors of this site.

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Level Kits also pull the axle over to the Driver side like 1/2" or something. I'm a trained Auto tech, so I notice the bump steer and other details alike. I'm very curious to see how my truck drives tomorrow with the 4" SkyJacker kit.

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