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can i lower my lift?

i have a 6" lift and its to high for a ex cab short bed. i was wondering if i can make it shorter? like 4"?

1997 f250 HD ex cab sb with southbend 450hp singlemass clutch, 6" lift with 35"s, 3 1/2"down pipe with straight pipe, afe stage 2 intake, tw chip, ccv mod, 17* hpop, 120v idm,vegistroke system V3. (AKA electric fuel for diesel and veg side)
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your best bet is to find someone willing to trade.
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yeah if you buy the 4'' lift and swap out the parts.....

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No way ur making the 6inch kit smaller. Just take it off and replace it with ur new kit, or just bring it back to stock, trade... whatever u know?

My opinion is.. my lift kit was such a PITA going on that It aint coming off.

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dang. ya cause mine is a 6" with like 8 leafs its crazy and its way to high it doesnt look right

1997 f250 HD ex cab sb with southbend 450hp singlemass clutch, 6" lift with 35"s, 3 1/2"down pipe with straight pipe, afe stage 2 intake, tw chip, ccv mod, 17* hpop, 120v idm,vegistroke system V3. (AKA electric fuel for diesel and veg side)
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yeah i kind of have the same problem, i love the way the truck looks but i load the back alot and it is a pita with all the lift.
i have been eyeing up the shackle reversal kits and am thinking of doing a superduty spring swap at the same time, that would lower the truck a little and supposedly give me a much better ride.



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