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Old 03-13-2009, 08:37 AM
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Ok i know this has been ask many times, What is the best four or six inch lift out there? What are the pros and cons? I dont wanna spend alot but then again i dont wanna buy a cheap lift and hate my truck.
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Old 03-13-2009, 08:40 AM
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Ok i know this has been ask many times, What is the best four or six inch lift out there? What are the pros and cons? I dont wanna spend alot but then again i dont wanna buy a cheap lift and hate my truck.
Well there is more to it than that........... do you actually use your truck offroad or do you just want a good lookin' nice ridin' kit for the street?
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Old 03-13-2009, 08:52 AM
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best thing to do is let us know how much your willing to spend and well tell you what the best suspension kit fits in your price range.. because you can easily spend 5k+ on the suspension a lone... all depends on your price range and what you really use the truck for

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For a 6" with the best ride quality you want a 4 link don't use the stock radius arm. So a Icon with the 4 link or a RCD 4 link.
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Old 03-13-2009, 11:16 AM
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street and minor off roading, money wise less than 2k
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Old 03-13-2009, 11:26 AM
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street and minor off roading, money wise less than 2k
you wont be able to do a 4link kit for under 2k so i would just suggest going with something like Procomp or Fabtech....you would be looking at from 1k-1800ish depening on what exact kit and options you want...

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Best riding in that range would be the Icon 4.5" system, IMO. Icon uses progressive rate coils and shocks specifically valved for the Super Duty:

Icon Vehicle Dynamics 2008 FSD SRW 4.5 inch Suspension System - 2008 F250/F350 SRW 4wd - Truck Toyz Store



2nd would be CST, IMO:
CST 4.5 Inch Suspension System - 2008 Superduty 4wd - 2008 F250/F350 SRW 4wd - Truck Toyz Store



And 3rd would be the RCD, IMO:
RCD 4 Inch Suspension System - 2008 F250/350 SRW 4wd - 2008 F250/F350 SRW 4wd - Truck Toyz Store



Can't really go wrong with any of them, all very well built.
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My truck has the heavy duty springs on the front and I like the stiff ride. Is there any lift that will maintain the stiffness of the heavy duty springs?
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My truck has the heavy duty springs on the front and I like the stiff ride. Is there any lift that will maintain the stiffness of the heavy duty springs?
My truck has the "Camper Package" one upped springs in the front,
and it doesn't feel stiff to me. But, I really like the way it feels up
front. So, I have wondered also what the change to a lift set of
springs in the front will do to the ride up front. It's a matter of
finding out what the weight rating is for the lift springs, I guess. I
asked a big name company ( I won't name them here ) about their
weight rating for the front springs for their 6" lift and I was told, "I
don't know but it rides like a Cadillac." But, I don't want it to ride
like a Cadillac, though
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My truck has the "Camper Package" one upped springs in the front,
and it doesn't feel stiff to me. But, I really like the way it feels up
front. So, I have wondered also what the change to a lift set of
springs in the front will do to the ride up front. It's a matter of
finding out what the weight rating is for the lift springs, I guess. I
asked a big name company ( I won't name them here ) about their
weight rating for the front springs for their 6" lift and I was told, "I
don't know but it rides like a Cadillac." But, I don't want it to ride
like a Cadillac, though
Exactly...I want it to ride exactly like it rides now, only higher!
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