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Old 05-20-2010, 06:53 AM
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Add a leaf

Anybody hear know if the add a leaf that fits on a 4X4 truck will work on a 2 wheel drive truck?? I'm looking to add this in the front but most places I find that have the item at a reasonable price is for a f250 4X4! SO will it work on mine or should I keep searching for the particular one that says 2 wheel drive?
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Old 05-20-2010, 06:55 AM
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The 2wd trucks are coil up front, they dont have leafs. You would need longer coils.
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Old 05-20-2010, 06:57 AM
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The 2wd trucks are coil up front, they dont have leafs. You would need longer coils.
So where do I get those from? Is it simply called longer coils??
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Old 05-20-2010, 07:01 AM
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I dont know, when i had my 2wd i went with the cheap method (so i thought) i bought the coild spacers from auto zone. They are actually called "knuckle spacers" which keep the coild from colapsing all the way. I put 4 on each side. It raised it about 2 inches. But then the tires started to wear on the outside, so i had to buy offset ball joints which cost me more than just getting a right lift would have!
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Old 05-20-2010, 07:10 AM
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I dont know, when i had my 2wd i went with the cheap method (so i thought) i bought the coild spacers from auto zone. They are actually called "knuckle spacers" which keep the coild from colapsing all the way. I put 4 on each side. It raised it about 2 inches. But then the tires started to wear on the outside, so i had to buy offset ball joints which cost me more than just getting a right lift would have!


Just going to have to go with smaller tires lol
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Old 05-20-2010, 07:12 AM
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No, just need a kit like this. THey are easy to install.

Ford F250/F350 2" Front Spacer Lift Leveling Kit (w/ Extender Studs) 2WD 1999-2010 -- Fat Bob's Garage Online Store
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Old 05-20-2010, 07:13 AM
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And here is a full lift, 6'' in front and 3'' in the rear.

Pro Comp Suspension Systems K4020B - Pro Comp 2WD Suspension Lift Kits - Overview - SummitRacing.com
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Old 05-20-2010, 07:23 AM
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Think I will order this week.. How easy is it to install???
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Truck will need aftermarket camber eccentric to be alligned properly. Camber eccentric's are available through most alignment shops


Will I need to re-align my truck after adding these?
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Old 05-20-2010, 09:02 AM
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You may need a coil spring compressor? They have them you can borrow at a auto parts store. And the wheels may need to aligned, the toe and Camber i think it is?
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