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Old 10-06-2010, 06:46 PM
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readylift sst kit

Hi everyone I am ready to purchase a leveling kit for my 08 f-350. I was thinking of the 3.5 sst kit by readylift and was wondering if anyone here has installed this kit, if so can u post some pictures along with tire and wheel sizes. thanks to all for your help.
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Readylift makes a quality product. I put a stage 1 on mine and was extremely easy. Instructions were extremely thorough. That said, whatever they advertise the maximum tire size will realistically be about an inch smaller. Stage 1 states max size of 35", I put 34" terra grapplers and they BARELY fit. Of course, backspacing, etc will be a factor in determining clearance as well...

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Old 10-06-2010, 07:32 PM
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I have their 2.5 inch kit with the track bar bracket drop and 4 inch blocks in the rear. It went on very easy and im fitting 295/65/20 nittos without scrubbing.
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do the the kit you mentioned (OP), and add Icon shocks because the 3.5'' lift will half life stock shocks. Icon will also give better ride quality. go for around $110ish each I believe for the shocks. Then you have a solid quality and inexpensive lift kit. Just MHO. Hope it helps.
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Readylift makes a quality product. I put a stage 1 on mine and was extremely easy. Instructions were extremely thorough. That said, whatever they advertise the maximum tire size will realistically be about an inch smaller. Stage 1 states max size of 35", I put 34" terra grapplers and they BARELY fit. Of course, backspacing, etc will be a factor in determining clearance as well...

Sig
I ran the 2.5 lift with the Nitto Terra Grapplers in the 325/60R20 which measures 35.12 and had no issues of rubbing, in fact I still think I had enough room to run 37s...

To the OP, Readylift is a good cost effective solution, but the Icon shocks would definitely make a good kit better. My 2.5 kit did stiffen up the ride a bit, but it wasn't too bad...
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Icon shocks are just relabeled Bilstein shocks.
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Icon shocks are just relabeled Bilstein shocks.
To a point. They have different valving and the Icons have a nice clearcoat finish over them. The bilsteins do not, and are rough to the touch. I have Icon shocks on my suspension, and bilstein on my stabilizer.
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This is another reason I will never buy icon stuff...

Some of you will get it, some won't..

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Because the original owner of Donahoe went to jail and the rest of the company continued but changed the name to Icon?

EDITED OUT INCORRECT INFO.

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Because the original owner of Donahoe went to jail for tax evasion and the rest of the company continued but changed the name to Icon?
Not tax evasion, not even close..
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