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post #1 of 15 Old 09-01-2013, 11:27 PM Thread Starter
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Lift kit help

Please tell me what the difference in ride quality is gonna be in these kits and whats the better deal... what would you buy.
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Do RC lifts really ride that bad? im not looking to spend a lot on a lift. whats my next best bet with comparable price if you do not want me to get a RC lift.

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The $500 kit with new coils is better then the cheaper puck kit for sure. Worth the extra $150 for sure. I am guessing the ride will be 40-60% as nice as it is now.

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definitely go for the one with the new coil springs. the cheaper kit just uses a spacer for the coils.


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do you think i should just cough up more money for a nicer kit? i dont wanna lose a bunch of ride quality.

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leveling kit
XD Strike 17x9 -24 offset 295/70/17 Hankook ATm
HID's
fox shocks & fox dual steering stabilizer kit
K&N CAI
4in. turbo back straight pipe
ARP head studs
EGR delete
SCT Livewire custom tuned
sinister diesel coolant filter kit
blue spring
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Alpine double din
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do you think i should just cough up more money for a nicer kit? i dont wanna lose a bunch of ride quality.

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IMO yes. I have seen too many people go cheap, then replace the cheap kit with a nice kit in 6-12 months.

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What kit lifts so small?


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leveling kit
XD Strike 17x9 -24 offset 295/70/17 Hankook ATm
HID's
fox shocks & fox dual steering stabilizer kit
K&N CAI
4in. turbo back straight pipe
ARP head studs
EGR delete
SCT Livewire custom tuned
sinister diesel coolant filter kit
blue spring
6.4 Banjo Bolts
BPD 48v FICM
Alpine double din
4 Hertz door speakers
2 rockford fosgate 10's
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Actually the spacer kit using stock coils would be better than crappy RC coils. Unless u find some progressive rate coils like icons just use a kit with a spacer as long as it is correcting the steering geometry. Check with Trevor at PMF he can put something together w some progressive rate coils. Good replacement coils (icon, etc) would be preferred, but stock coils with a spacer woukd ride better than some cheap coilspring (procomp, RC, fabtech, etc)


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Icon you can do 2.5" 3.5" or 4.5" lifts.

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the icon kit for about the same height is about 1700 bucks. so perhaps i should do his suggestion and just do the kit with the spacers and new shocks


07 F250 Lariat ECSB bed FX4 6.0
leveling kit
XD Strike 17x9 -24 offset 295/70/17 Hankook ATm
HID's
fox shocks & fox dual steering stabilizer kit
K&N CAI
4in. turbo back straight pipe
ARP head studs
EGR delete
SCT Livewire custom tuned
sinister diesel coolant filter kit
blue spring
6.4 Banjo Bolts
BPD 48v FICM
Alpine double din
4 Hertz door speakers
2 rockford fosgate 10's
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does anyone have any experience with zone lift kits?


07 F250 Lariat ECSB bed FX4 6.0
leveling kit
XD Strike 17x9 -24 offset 295/70/17 Hankook ATm
HID's
fox shocks & fox dual steering stabilizer kit
K&N CAI
4in. turbo back straight pipe
ARP head studs
EGR delete
SCT Livewire custom tuned
sinister diesel coolant filter kit
blue spring
6.4 Banjo Bolts
BPD 48v FICM
Alpine double din
4 Hertz door speakers
2 rockford fosgate 10's
kenwood amps.

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