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post #1 of 26 Old 11-10-2011, 01:26 PM Thread Starter
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What do you guys think about this 3 inch leveling Kit?

Just saw this for the first time. Kinda a different idea for the track bar relocation but it sounds like it would work.
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That is an interesting way of doing, looks like it would work...I need to extend my stock track bar or relocate it really bad, my truck leans to drivers side a good bit.

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Like the Icon 2" mini pack but 3 inches instead. I run a 2" mini pack and wouldn't mind upping it to a 3" mini pack. But actually I want 2 more inches, lol.

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I just bought it today so I'll let you know how it works out

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I recently purchased an 2000 about a month ago and this truck has this similar kit. No track bar drop however. I think if you have an aftermarket heavy big butt bumper or carry a plow all the time then it would help bring the height back up. Honestly I don't see this kit on my truck being any different then using front blocks. The shortness of the added leafs can't really add spring, maybe I'm wrong on this though.

Seems to ride fairly stiff not sure if it is the kit or not. I'm fighting with minor steering issues, not sure if it is related. I may take the leveling kit out and go back to the two OEM standard leafs once I've ruled out everything else.

Here is a pic to give you an idea of vehicle lift/level, mine is RCLB - 285/75/16 tires.

I beleive you have the longer truck.

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Ya its just a standard mini-spring kit, most kits are 2-2.5 inches though, that one might get the front slightly higher than the back. But thats a pretty good price. I think they are saying it included a drop track bar bracket, instead of an entire new adjustable track bar.

The reason for using mini-springs is because blocks are illegal, but adding leavess is not, so its kinda like stacking more smaller leaves with the ends cut off. I have heard mini springs ride better than most other leveling kits.

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Like the Icon 2" mini pack but 3 inches instead. I run a 2" mini pack and wouldn't mind upping it to a 3" mini pack. But actually I want 2 more inches, lol.
So with the 2" kit is your truck not quite leveled? I had my eyes on a 2.5" kit, but if this 3" cheaper kit would work than I might get it instead.

I have a e99 DRW so I have 4" blocks in the rear anyways so I wonder if I should use the 3" kit. They also will include e99 hardware, which would save me from having to modify my stuff to fit a 99.5+ kit.

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Im still waiting for it to ship, whenever it gets here Ill try to get it on and take some good pics

I was wondering if I dont like it if I could throw a longer add a leaf on top of it to give me more spring, guess ill find out

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So this kit would be all you'd need? Or would blocks or something be neede for the rear? Excuse the newbness.

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It shouldn't affect te spring rate. I would guess u could sandwich and add a leaf betweent the oem spring and mini pack but would need a net pin/bolt for the leaf pack.

Also, I believe the rear oem f350 block is shy of 4". More like 3.75 or something like that.

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