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Old 11-20-2007, 06:57 PM
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06 F350 Lift questions

For those of with experience I am looking at either the 6" Superlift or 6" ProComp. I wanted to get the rear springs with either, but found out I would lose the overloads. Is this a big deal since I have air bags? Is there much of a difference between the bilstiens that come with SuperLift or ProComp's MX-6? Which kit in general would be better? I am keeping my 325/65/18's for now and my wheels have 5 1/2" backspace. I do tow my 40ft Toy Hauler occasionally but we are hoping to sell it and down size.

I would love to do a DR kit, but I don't want to spend that much coin for a lift.
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I have had good luck with Fabtech kits and Bilstein's. I would do the rear springs and add helper bags for the best end result. Remember that even if you keep your stock springs and over loads the rear will squat about 2" before the start working so if you start with a level truck and drop your trailer on you will still squat a little lower than the front. Bags will help with ride as you can adjust them depending on the road and weight you are towing.

Are you doing the install on your lift yourself?


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I installed my owm Pro Comp 6" stg 2 lift W/ new rear leaf pack... simple install (except pitman arm) Have had it on for 14,000 miles now and is a great lift and have had no problems.....Cant help you on shocks... i dont use either of those sorry
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Thanks for the replies. I was steering away from Fabtech because of multiple issues I heard about in another forum. I will probably be doing the install myself.

huhner5, do you have any pics of your truck?

Do you guys have any other suggestions, things to watch out for? One thing I have noticed on the kits with rear blocks, it sounds like they want you to either stack the blocks (I don't think so) or install one that is only an inch or taller than I have now. So with a full 6" in front and only 1-2" in the rear, the truck would look like a pre-runner, or am I missing something?
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Old 11-20-2007, 09:23 PM
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Also, are there any benefits to new radius arms over the drop bracket? Increased travel?

Anybody heard much about the Rough Country 6" 4 link. I just saw this kit and it seems reasonable compared to the other 4 link kits out.
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When installing blocks out of a kit they ask you to install them with the factory block/bump stop so the factory bump still works. Stacking is not my favorite. If budget doesn't allow start with the blocks and know that springs will be better and you can all ways up grade later.

I prefer the radius arms over the drop brackets. They work better and are way stronger.


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