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Leveling Kit Question/Problem??

Hey guys I have an 08 F250 2WD, I just got the 2" leveling kit put on yesterday and when I went to pick it up I noticed that the front wheels looked as if they were bending inwards from the bottom. Like lowriders when they get dropped soo much the tires buckle in towards the top but mine go in towards the bottom. Any help guys?? Idk if this is normal or is there something I need to do to correct it?? Thnks guys.

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What leveling kit did you get?
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Maxx-Lift, It was the cheapest one I could find, idk if I made the wrong decision.

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That kit should have not messed with the wheel camber did you put on a track bar bracket or adjustable track bar i cant tell if the wheels are wide or off center from the leveling kit? When it get leveled the axle will shift the the drivers side 1/2"-3/4" mine looked like that at first before i adjusted it correctly.
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They were wide to begin with but now the top shoots out wider than the bottom and this is on both sides not just the drivers side, no i didnt put a track bar bracket or adjustable track bar. Would I need to? What did you do to adjust it? Thanks.

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let me know what fixes this issue. I am about to do the same to mine.

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Will do Keel056.

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I spoke to a couple of people and what they said was that its cambering. All I would need to do is go get it aligned and it will fix the problem. Pretty simple, $100 more tho.

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Cool Shouldn't have affected that!

I installed a 2.5" ReadyLift kit in mine and did the majority of the work myself. I had no camber problem at all. I did install the Track Bar spacer but even that shouldn't affect camber. The spacers change the angle of the track bar and that causes the entire axle to shift towards the driver's side evenly. This should not affect camber - ??? Not sure what happened there... what did they actually supply you to raise the front 2"?


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Cool After thought...

That wouldn't happen to be 2 wheel drive, would it?

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