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Possible wrong suspension parts

So I just spent 10 hours installing my 4 inch lift kit on my 1996 f250.. and it is not good.

The springs are too much for the drop brackets and my tires are folding inward at the bottom.

I had said from the start I didnt think the springs looked right and the saleman assured me they were larger for the weight of the powerstroke.

I think I got 6 inch lift springs, does anyone know the part number for the 4 inch lift springs for a rough country lift? Or if the springs just need to settle, a speedy way to get them to sit down lower'?

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You need a Superlift superrunner steering system when you lift a F250 that has the D50.
FYI Its going to ride worse...if thats possible with RC's springs. I would take all back and save up for a D60 and a RS kit.

If thats not a option then get the steering kit and a alignment and you will solve the problem. Whether the springs are correct..... make that salesman show you the RC parts book and prove he gave you the right springs.

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Gave it a rough alignment today (sunday so no one is open), monday it will go in for a real alignment if rough country tech confirms that the springs are correct for my application.

It rides a lot better now with the toe adjusted and drop pitman installed and it looks like the springs settled a little bit. Not much, but it does look improved, albeit still crooked.

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hmm mines a 00 but there was no settling with my springs on a rc kit ...

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