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Need Help From A Stock Height 6.0 Owner

I'm trying to find some new Bilstein shocks, but can't figure out which ones I need. I think I have a 4" lift, but I'm not sure because new coil springs were installed. Can someone with a stock 6.0 measure from the center of their wheel hub, to the opening of the front fender well? Same with the rear?

06 F250 FX4 Lariat, 35" Nitto Terra Grapplers, 6" Lift Leveled w/Bilsteins, 4" MBRP TB Exhaust w/Cat Delete, Edge Insight w/EGT Probe & Dash Pod, SCT X3 w/SRL Tune From Matt @ Gearhead, Powerslot Rotors, Hawk Pads, Upgraded Oil Cooler Screen, Upgraded Turbo Drain Tube, Upgraded STC Fitting, Upgraded FPR Spring, CAT ELC Coolant, ARP Head Studs, Opti-Lube XPD, Coolant Filter, 45K Miles

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23 for the front and 25 for the back on a 2005 f-250 fx4
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23 for the front and 25 for the back on a 2005 f-250 fx4
I'm within a quarter inch of these measurements on my early '04. Hope it helps.

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Thanks guys, I appreciate your time. I'm at 29" in the front and 30" in the rear. So, looks like I have a 6" lift.

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Mah77- what step bars are on your truck? I'm looking for a set to replace the stock ones on my truck.
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Mah77- what step bars are on your truck? I'm looking for a set to replace the stock ones on my truck.

Westin Step Bars

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no worries just send me one of those stickers in your back window.
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I dont know if you bought your shocks yet but i just picked up 4 bilstein 5100's from 4 wheel parts for 300.00 may want to look into them unless you can find a better deal.

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I dont know if you bought your shocks yet but i just picked up 4 bilstein 5100's from 4 wheel parts for 300.00 may want to look into them unless you can find a better deal.
That's where I just bought em. $307.14 shipped.

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