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Old 06-13-2007, 11:32 AM
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Leveling an '06 FX4

Hey everyone,

I've got an '06 6.0 Crew Cab Shortbed FX4 with the factory 20" wheels and factory tires. I'm looking at buying a leveling kit.

I've seen several different kits on the market ranging from 1" - 3.5" or 4". My question is, is there a "standard" size for this type of truck. How do you measure to find out what size it will take?

Secondly... maybe I should have asked this first... ... My truck doesn't look that unlevel. Does anyone know if the FX4 package already has some type of leveling kit?

Thanks,

Daryl
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Old 06-13-2007, 11:34 AM
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Hey everyone,

I've got an '06 6.0 Crew Cab Shortbed FX4 with the factory 20" wheels and factory tires. I'm looking at buying a leveling kit.

I've seen several different kits on the market ranging from 1" - 3.5" or 4". My question is, is there a "standard" size for this type of truck. How do you measure to find out what size it will take?

Secondly... maybe I should have asked this first... ... My truck doesn't look that unlevel. Does anyone know if the FX4 package already has some type of leveling kit?

Thanks,

Daryl
not sure about the 06 but my fx4 came pretty level when i bought it.... as for a spacer all it is is a coil spacer. i got some 2.5" Pro-Comp coil spacers on my website... many companys make them ....
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Old 06-13-2007, 11:36 AM
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If your truck comes with the camper package it will sit almost level. My truck didn't come with it so it saged in the front but not to bad. For leveling kits I would go with Donahoe if you want a clean look or you could go with spacers between the axle and the bottom coil mount. I have the spacer and it works fine. The donahoe kit is a good $500 and the spacers are about $70 on ebay.
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The leveling kit is to level out an F350 not an F250. If you put a leveling kit on your F250 without lifting the rear, it will sit higher in the front.
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The leveling kit is to level out an F350 not an F250. If you put a leveling kit on your F250 without lifting the rear, it will sit higher in the front.
Not true. Me and my cousin have the same exact trucks but he has the camper package and I don't. When he got his spacers off ebay he got me some to and we put them on and my truck sits right at level hiegth but his truck sits prerunner about an 1 1/2". Also to I noticed his front coils were heavier than mine. There are kits for leveling just 250's and ones just for 350's. Go and level your truck and put some 35's on it.
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