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well after ALOT of debate I think I finally decided to do a lift kit on my truck in february. is this kit the best I can get for around $1500? I have heard great things about icon and I am stuck between either

1999 - 2004 Ford Super Duty F250 / F350 6" Suspension System - ICON Vehicle Dynamics

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Pro Comp Suspension Part K4016BFR - 6.5 inch Lift Kit with Fox Reservoir Shocks

I like the pro comp lift because it has the fox remote reservoir shock but do the procomp lift last or do they start to sag soon? Also on the Icon kit I will have to buy shocks extra so it will end up costing more by the time I buy good shocks

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youy will be happier oin the long run, spending a little more for the icon with a good shock. the procomp will sag after a while. DONT GO CHEAP HERE, this is where it really counts.

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thanks that's the kinda info I'm looking for. Now I just need to figure out what shocks to get for the icon kit

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I know I want to run a 35x12.50R18 toyo at IIand have not decided on wheels yet either

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Get what you can afford...ICON is a great choice but they have changed shock design since I got my shocks.


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add my 7 inch stack and some traction bars and this is what I am going for
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by what i could tell that icon kit does even come with shock unless you pay extra which i would not i would either get adjustable bilsteins or foxes

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I got some OneUpOffroad 6" rear traction blocks that allow you to bolt up their traction bars. Or mod up a set of your own...


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Pmf has nice floating traction blocks

2004.5 Mods: CTS, Lots Of Gauges, 7 inch Stack, ARP Studs, Tuned by Eric, SAP Diesel Full Fuel System, WEP Ported Intake Manifold, Mechman Alt, BPD 6 Phase Ficm, BPD Oil Cooler, BPD Oil Bypass, Warren 350cc conventionals, SAP Diesel/Warren Diesel Twin Pump Kit, SAP Diesel Triple Turbos and SAP Diesel Trans in Progress.

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You will not be disappointed with the icon kit. Had it on my 03 with bilsteins, great ride for a lifted leaf spring truck and still no sagging 6 years later.
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