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Old 06-09-2013, 09:36 AM
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Leveling Kit Question.

My '00 F250 CC 4x4 is currently stock height, running 285s. I want to level the nose off and run a 315 on the Lariat rims. I'm also running a Ranch Hand bumper on the front.

Do I need to go with a 2 or the 2.5 kit to get what I need? I was currently looking at the Zone 2.5'' kit.
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Old 06-09-2013, 10:21 AM
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Some sell complete leaf springs that have add-a-leaf, some sell add-a-leaf only and some sell longer shackles. I have the shackles.
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I would go with a 2.5" since you have the Ranch Hand. I have a 2" and had to trim the plastic under the bumper a bit because it would rub the corner of the plastic sometimes. Trimming the Ranch Hand would be a bad idea.
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Old 06-09-2013, 10:41 AM
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i did the zone 2.5" kit and had to add 1" taller blocks in the rear to level it out. i would get the 2.5" since you have that heavy bumper. you could always 1 spring out of each side if it was too tall. post up a pic with the 315s on lariat wheels when you get them
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Old 06-09-2013, 11:06 AM
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not trying to hijack the thread, but gomer pyle. could you post pics of your truck. I have been also trying to decide on a leveling kit. have decided to either get the zone kit or pro comp full leaf 2 inch lift. I have a 2002 f350 cc. just trying to decide if I need a 2 inch kit or 2 1/2 inch kit.
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Old 06-09-2013, 04:54 PM
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yup, i can but it will be tomorrow
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Not sure if this helps you, but I run the SummitRacing kit and 35/12.5/17s with no rubbing except for the occasional turning while going over a large bump situation.

The summit kit is a leaf pack and it it comes with a drop track bar bracket for a pretty decent price.
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Old 06-10-2013, 08:36 AM
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Here is a quick pic I took last night of how it sits as of now for reference.

I think I'm more concerned about getting the nose to high and having to come back and mess with the rear.

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I would look at Ford X code springs they will carry the weight of that bumper.
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Old 06-11-2013, 07:32 AM
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Nice looking truck. Have you tried measuring from the level ground to the top of each wheel well? If so that will give you the height you will need to level her out.
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