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post #1 of 11 Old 10-30-2011, 01:35 PM Thread Starter
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Lifted 08 F-450

We installed a 8" 4 link lift on our Super Duty. After a few calls on whether this lift would transfer from an 07 F-350 6.0 to 08 F-450 6.4. After getting the green light from a few reputable suspenion shops. We knew the rear U-bolts would not work so had some built locally using 44" 7/8 rod. The sway bar on the F-450 makes the F-350's look like a toy! (every thing on the F-450 is beefier than whats on the F-350) Couple of other things we ran into were the pitman arm is not interchangable, nor is most of the steering linkage. The track bar relocation bracket had to be modified (nice to have a plasma cutter laying around) because of frame differences between these trucks. All in all about 6 hours to swap out all the parts using only one hoist! Nice job and thanks to friends for ALL the effort!
Here are some pics with custom studded and grooved 285/70R19.5 (35.5" tall) Just in time as we woke up to an inch of snow and has been snowing all day!










'08 F-450 Lariat 4x4, 8" Sky Jacker 4 link suspension lift, custom studded & grooved 285/70R19.5, H&S Black Maxx Hot Damn tuned DPF/Cat Delete, AFE Stage 2 CAI, 4500K HID Head & fog lights, AVIC Z930BT, upgrade 6x8s, 1250w 10" subs, Truxedo deuce tonneau cover, Reese 25K Elite hitch w/stealth mount. Air lift bags w/wireless, El Diablo Air horns, LED lights

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Recon lights, Vision X lights, Cervini Ram Air hood, Transflow tank

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Wow that is a great looking truck!

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very nice. I woke up to about 4" of snow this morning. too early for this crap


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That thing looks great.

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looks fantastic!


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Thanks guys!

'08 F-450 Lariat 4x4, 8" Sky Jacker 4 link suspension lift, custom studded & grooved 285/70R19.5, H&S Black Maxx Hot Damn tuned DPF/Cat Delete, AFE Stage 2 CAI, 4500K HID Head & fog lights, AVIC Z930BT, upgrade 6x8s, 1250w 10" subs, Truxedo deuce tonneau cover, Reese 25K Elite hitch w/stealth mount. Air lift bags w/wireless, El Diablo Air horns, LED lights

Future mods:
Recon lights, Vision X lights, Cervini Ram Air hood, Transflow tank

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Looks great!!!

I assume you're not in Florida!!

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Looks great!!!

I assume you're not in Florida!!
LOL, Right. Great looking RED truck.
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Great looking Truck!!

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Looks goodgood dude..but out here on the west coast we have sand not snow! Check it out!

This truck has everything with low miles asking 49,500 obo

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