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stock ride height, F-350 dually

Does anyone have the distance from the top lip of the rim to the fender lip for the front and rear of a stock 2002 F-350 4x4 dually?

Its really the only way I can think of to make sure that the springs are stock and no leveling kit....

2002 F-350, was a DRW, now a SRW (but kept the dana 80 ARB's front and back, 4.88 gears on 37's
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Most leveling kits were made by Rugged Trail and were a 2.5" lift.
I've put some on and the easiest way to tell (if it's Rugged Trail) is that one of the bottom springs on both sides will angle down(just one end) - can't remember if on front or back of spring-been a while,and not follow the contour of the rest.
Also look for a track bar extension piece.
If the truck doesn't have a nose-down look-it's probably had a kit put on
of some kind.
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Mine is this...
Front is appox 14.5 inches
Rear is approx 18.5 inches

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Great! Thanks all! I will be remeasuring as soon as the sun comes up (I forgot my measurements I took a few days ago...)

2002 F-350, was a DRW, now a SRW (but kept the dana 80 ARB's front and back, 4.88 gears on 37's
AIS, 4 inch MBRP, 38R ww2, IHI bellowed up pipes
PHP 6 Pos Chip, swamps 140 volt mod
PMF coilovers and 4 link...front and back
2008 D60 up front, 2002 D80 out back
Psc hydro assist with ported hydroboost, p pump
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I just measured mine. 15 inches in front and 17.5 in the rear...

2002 F-350, was a DRW, now a SRW (but kept the dana 80 ARB's front and back, 4.88 gears on 37's
AIS, 4 inch MBRP, 38R ww2, IHI bellowed up pipes
PHP 6 Pos Chip, swamps 140 volt mod
PMF coilovers and 4 link...front and back
2008 D60 up front, 2002 D80 out back
Psc hydro assist with ported hydroboost, p pump
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I just measured mine. 15 inches in front and 17.5 in the rear...
Sorry for calling it Rugged Trail
I meant to say Rough Country
Looks like your stock height,I just measured mine(with leveling kit) and is 11.0 in front and 11.5 on rear w/33"tires.
Now that the trucks inside--the bend down is on the front of the spring and is roughly the3rd leaf from the top down.
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What are the companies to stay away from when it comes to shackle kits? Which ones are good?

2002 F-350, was a DRW, now a SRW (but kept the dana 80 ARB's front and back, 4.88 gears on 37's
AIS, 4 inch MBRP, 38R ww2, IHI bellowed up pipes
PHP 6 Pos Chip, swamps 140 volt mod
PMF coilovers and 4 link...front and back
2008 D60 up front, 2002 D80 out back
Psc hydro assist with ported hydroboost, p pump
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Never done shackle lift-only springs.
Some one on here will know.
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