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Old 10-10-2007, 12:49 PM
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Anyone used this leveling kit from Billet Garage?

Been looking at leveling kits and ran across this on eBay.

eBay Motors: 2005-2008 Ford F250/F350 4X4 Leveling Lift Kit (item 250172766189 end time Oct-11-07 23:00:01 PDT)


Usually I'm not a big fan of buying things off eBay, but this caught my eye. Number one, because it's available in 1.5" and number two, because it looks pretty well made. Price isn't bad either.

Definitely want to level it out, but by no means want the pre-runner look. Some of the other kits I've seen come awfully close to raising the front too high.

Anyone had any experience with these? Pros/cons?

Thanks!
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Hi Marv,
Those are just spacers that raise the coil spring off the axle to gain lift. Not bad but I would add some longer shocks so your factory's don't top out and make the ride suffer. I use Bil5100's or D/R shocks.


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Thanks Nick, I really appreciate it. Sounds like they'd accomplish what I need to do, but shocks probably would good as well.

Anyone else have any experience with these?

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Anyone else?

Any pros or cons to these spacers?

Thanks!
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I just put them on my 08 F-250. Worked great and my factory shocks were plenty long. No change in ride quality at all. Ended up running 3" blocks in the rear and the truck sits really close to level. Very happy with it. I'll try and get some pics posted soon.
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Old 10-13-2007, 08:21 PM
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Here you go. Pic sucks but you get the idea.
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Old 10-14-2007, 11:39 AM
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akk82,
Your truck looks great !!

I recommend a set of shocks any time we do a leveling kit. The Ford factory shocks act as a limit to the drop out travel on Ford super duty's. So when adding 2" you loose 2" of drop out travel. While driving on the highway you don't feel it most of the time but its a nice upgrade. Also the Bil5100's and D/R shocks have a better valving to them that help the ride.

I just had a guy that drove a brand new 2008 F250 off the lot and took it back to Ford because he was not happy with the ride. The local Ford referd him to us and he was ready to buy sway bars and a ton of other product that he thought would help his issue's but I told him to just replace the shocks and he would feel a night and day difference. Well I lost all the add on sales because he was done after just a pair of shocks. Well he will be back for performance I hope


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Old 10-16-2007, 12:35 PM
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akk82, I send you a PM on your setup.

Thanks!
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That is the same kit I have had on for over a month now. No problems so far. The kit did shift the axle 1/2" to the drivers side so some may want the trac bar drop bracket or and adjustable trac bar. It sits about 1" lower in the front, so there is still some rake to it. I also have air bags installed so it may seem taller in the rear because of this.
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Old 10-17-2007, 01:47 PM
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Marv here is the pic you wanted. Truck is very dirty, but you can get the picture. Hope it helps.
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