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post #1 of 16 Old 12-04-2007, 06:42 AM Thread Starter
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2 " Leveling Blocks

What is the purpose of a 2" Leveling blocks? My friend has an 07 Superduty and wants to buy new wheels and tires and they come with 2" leveling blocks. I'm assuming it's for the front.

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Its like adding a small 2" lift to only the front (where if you notice most pickups set lower in the front) which can allow for bigger tires and tends to cause your truck to set more level.
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I had 2.5" level spacers on my 07. it drove odd. bump steer etc. Axle was moved over to one side also.

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I had 2.5" level spacers on my 07. it drove odd. bump steer etc. Axle was moved over to one side also.
Yeah, I have heard good stories and bad about spacers. If I level mine, its going to be new coil springs.

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Coil springs alone won't cure the ills of the 2.5" front lift. You are still changing the steering geomtry and caster unless you go whole hog and do the new track bar and radius arm adjustments.

The bad effects are minimal and I'm pretty picky about that stuff. Neverhtheless it's still noticeable and possibly annoying! If I ever strike it rich I'll replace the spacers with a $1000 setup that restores everything back to within factory spec.
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Oops, missed the 2.5" part, I am only looking at 1.5", should only need an alignment afterwards.

2.5" blocks, dunno, I'd be leery, but that's me.

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You should be good with on 1.5". They should be able to align that alright. The 2.5" spacers are as safe as the springs that just sit there with nothing to really hold them in place. I'm still not 100% happy with them, but for $150 how much can you really expect?
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I had 2.5" level spacers on my 07. it drove odd. bump steer etc. Axle was moved over to one side also.
So you took them off?

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1.5" would be a nice level kit. where did you find a 1.5"??? what brand? 2.5" was to much.

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Rough Country has a 1.5" Coil Spring Leveling Kit for $149.xx. In the process of finding out if they are a good company or not.

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