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Old 03-03-2008, 06:24 AM
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Leveling kit?

Which leveling kit?

I cant hardly see spending $700 on the readylift.com setup...its nice and all but for that money I would go 4".


BTW I have owned MANY a BIG lifted truck...this new one....4" max...lol

If this ok? eBay Motors: Ford F250/F350 Leveling Lift Kit 1.5/2.0" 2005-2008 (item 260215319601 end time Mar-04-08 06:13:50 PST)

BTW I have an FX4 with tow pak and the camper package....honestly it sits pretty level as is, I guess has to do with the camper deal.

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Which leveling kit?

I cant hardly see spending $700 on the readylift.com setup...its nice and all but for that money I would go 4".


BTW I have owned MANY a BIG lifted truck...this new one....4" max...lol

If this ok? eBay Motors: Ford F250/F350 Leveling Lift Kit 1.5/2.0" 2005-2008 (item 260215319601 end time Mar-04-08 06:13:50 PST)

BTW I have an FX4 with tow pak and the camper package....honestly it sits pretty level as is, I guess has to do with the camper deal.

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The ebay link isn't working, but 700 bucks is alright if that includes shocks and new springs.....you can just put leveling spacers for 100 bucks and you can get away with the stock shocks
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Old 03-03-2008, 10:26 AM
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Readylift.com does not include new shocks.

They offer 2 different "leveling kits" one just front spacers, one "complete" with steering mods...I think if I remember right its track bar relocating stuff, and it comes with a rear block. For $700 or so
Part Number: 69-2518 $649

This says it will fit 37" tires and looks VERY nice....but its VERY hard for me to spend that much on 2.5" and no shocks....Of course the stock shocks on the FX4 are not "bad".


Then they offer just the front spacer for about $250
Part Number: 66-2095 $249


Heres the Ebay $89 one again.

eBay Motors: Ford F250/F350 Leveling Lift Kit 1.5/2.0" 2005-2008 (item 260215319601 end time Mar-04-08 06:13:50 PST)
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I bought the 2.5" spacers from topguncustomz.com and added a 1" rear block all togehter costing me about $140.00. I am still usong the stock shocks My personal opinion is $700.00 bucks is way to much for just a leveling kit with no shocks. You can buy a 4" superlift kit for aroung $800.00 complete, shocks steering components the whole 9. Just my .02
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I bought the 2.5" spacers from topguncustomz.com and added a 1" rear block all togehter costing me about $140.00. I am still usong the stock shocks My personal opinion is $700.00 bucks is way to much for just a leveling kit with no shocks. You can buy a 4" superlift kit for aroung $800.00 complete, shocks steering components the whole 9. Just my .02


I agree with you 100%

I found the Readylift set up for around $450 from a retailer....so thats a bit less and I do like the idea of keeping the steering accurate.

BUT, I too have seen the stuff offered by say TopGunz...and your right for $150 or less you can have the same amount of lift....however...hows the steering, is the axle still centered? Did it not shift a bit to the drivers side when you lifted it?
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It shifted about a 1/2" or so not enough to bother me
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I hear you....

Did you happen to take a look at that kit on Ebay? The spacers go UNDER the coil, any input from anyone here about that setup?
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I purchased one of the ebay kits for my truck, I don't remember the name of the company, it was two pieces of billet aluminum, two washers and two bolts, I think I paid $49.00 delivered to my house.
It took about two hours to put on, I couldn't believe it was so simple.
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It shifted about a 1/2" or so not enough to bother me
Yeah thats how mine is with the Donahoe....but I can live it.
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I hear you....

Did you happen to take a look at that kit on Ebay? The spacers go UNDER the coil, any input from anyone here about that setup?
I don't know about under the coil like that, especially with aluminum and all that weight......I'm a firm believer in you get what you pay for when it comes to suspensions
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the procomp kit that i purchased was roughly $500. pro comp k4154b - 2" front 1" back with new shocks and a track bar drop bracket - works great on my truck.
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