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Old 10-22-2012, 07:54 PM
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Quick Question MY EX SITS LOW???

Do the ex's sit lower then a pickup my 2002 seemed to be at least an inch higher? And as far as I knew my truck was stock. Also if this is true that the ex's sit lower can you swap leafs from a F250 to lift it up? Anyone here have a 4" on theres? Thats what I want to eventually do?
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I have an 03 excursion.. They sit 2" lower than a stock 250 or 350.. Excursions were made as a family utility, and therefore were made 2" lower to fit in a standard 6'6" underground parking lot. I lifted mine 4" from stock.. The lift was a 2" pro comp for a 250 but fit in my ex. Hope this helped a bit.
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Do the ex's sit lower then a pickup my 2002 seemed to be at least an inch higher? And as far as I knew my truck was stock. Also if this is true that the ex's sit lower can you swap leafs from a F250 to lift it up? Anyone here have a 4" on theres? Thats what I want to eventually do?
yes - the Ex suspension is unique and designed to deliver a lower ride height than a pickup.

Probably the most popular mod on an ex is to install OEM springs from a F250 or F350. That gives quite a bit of lift. Other lift options exist as well.
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yes - the Ex suspension is unique and designed to deliver a lower ride height than a pickup.

Probably the most popular mod on an ex is to install OEM springs from a F250 or F350. That gives quite a bit of lift. Other lift options exist as well.
Thanks for the info
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If you want expert Excursion help give Cary a call.

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I have an '04 Ex that I think someone lowered before me. So if I got a set of leaves from an '04 F-250, the should bolt right on and bring it up a little. Is this correct? Should I just look for one that had a diesel or is there a certain spring code I should look for?


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There are a ton of threads detailing how to do this. search the web for b/v code upgrade. FTE has a good write up.

I actually went with a heavier spring, the x/c codes.

You can also look at General Springs website for some info on spring ratinsg etc.
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We have been solving the Excursion handling issues for 8 years..if I can help PM or email me.

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I have an '04 Ex that I think someone lowered before me. So if I got a set of leaves from an '04 F-250, the should bolt right on and bring it up a little. Is this correct? Should I just look for one that had a diesel or is there a certain spring code I should look for?


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Talk to Cary, there's a BIG difference between tuning the suspension for the pickups as compared to our Excursions. He has done builds on hundreds of Excursion's and really knows his stuff.


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