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Lifting A Dually

I have my 99 f350 crew cab longbed dually that I would really love to lift, but like most newbies I have not much clue on what to do. I would like to do 2.5"+ but not bigger then 5.5ish. I want to use my 16's with some beefier tires, and eventually upgrade to 18s or even 20s at the biggest. I don't want to break the bank on the lift so any help and direction would be greatly appreciated. I have done 2.5 inch leveling rings on my 08 ram and was pleased but have no idea what would lift my tank how I want. Can I just do blocks in the rear (I have 2" factory now) and leafs in the front?

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I wouldn't think that lifting a dually is any different than lifting a regular truck. I think the Tires in the rear will be the only difference. Personally I don't like blocks, I view them the same as coil spacers, I think they compromise your stability some. I don't think you could go wrong with any of the big names, Fabtec, Procomp, Skyjacker, ect.

If you do your research and spend a little money on a nice lift you will be much happier. There is a reason its call a death wobble.
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Only difference is the rear u-bolts ......they are bigger on a drw because of the larger diameter axle tube. Other than that you can install a reg lift kit for srw.

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I see some cheapo block kits online. 4" rear blocks and u bolts 119$ or so. Then lot of mini leaf packs to do the front. Are those just simple cheesedick lifts or what. I obviously understand the big names are better as I work in Car audio and know u are paying for the name as well as product. I just don't need anything special. I don't tow or haul anything and don't are too much about change in ride quality since Im jn a 1ton. Thanks guys

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