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Old 03-12-2014, 08:56 AM
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2WD Lift

I've done a good amount of research over the past couple of years regarding lifting a 2WD. For my 06 (if not all Powerstrokes), it seems as if I have 2 options: either the 2" leveling blocks which I currently have; or a 6" lift - which I understand is basically a 4" lift when you factor in the 2" drop in the front.

My issue is that after a couple of years of running the polyurethane 2" leveling pucks, the front is starting to sag again. My question for anyone who's done this is: would I be better off using the 2" METAL spacers under the front springs? Do the metal spacers make for a much rougher ride? I'm also noticing that my alignment is getting worse.

Additionally, I've probably got 10-15k miles of life left on the tires. If I were to do the 6" lift, now would be the time, since bigger tires would be necessary. Any general opinions on this? I've seen some before/after pics and it looks pretty good. I'm just wondering if you would need to re-gear afterwards. Any opinions would be appreciated. I'm tired of that sagging front end.
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Old 03-14-2014, 12:08 PM
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Yep, I replaced my poly pucks for metal pucks...

It bows out the springs un-naturally... More than I care for.

I'm saving for the 6" lift kit.
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