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Old 11-13-2011, 06:02 PM
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can you lift an f250 with f350 coils and block?

Just put a lift on my F350 so i have the suspension parts left over.

My buddy with a f250 is wondering if he puts my coils and block in his truck, will they fit? how much lift will that render him?

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Old 11-13-2011, 06:21 PM
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I could be wrong but I think the coils and springs are the same for the f250 and f350.The only difference is the 3.5" rear blocks for the f350 and 2" blocks for the f250.......
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Old 11-19-2011, 04:21 PM
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I have actually pondered this pretty heavily.. I know the SRW 1 tons have a taller block in the rear than the 250's or 350 duallys. I have raised the rear of many f250's by ordereing the thicker blocks from ford (really reasonable) and then putting a 2 or 3 inch level kit on the front.. HOWEVER, my srw 1 ton 2007 model sat taller in the front without a leveling kit. Making me think if i knew the spring code of a 350 srw truck with a diesel you could then raise both front and rear about 2 .5 inches.. Problem is my 07 was stolen so i don't have access to the door tag anymore to get the spring code. If anyone knows somebody with a 06 or 07 f350 SRW and we could get the vin/ spring code off the door tag then we could order springs..etc. to make this happen.. I have a dually now and i currently have the 350 srw rear blocks and then put a leveling kit on the front .. I would love to make it all spring
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Old 11-19-2011, 05:15 PM
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i did this about two years ago. i put my friends 350 coils in my 250, along with 2.5" leveling spacer in the front. for the rear i put in a add a leaf, it raised the rear 1.5". the truck sits level to the eye but is 3/4" low in the front. my 250 and his 350 are identical supercab longbed 6.0. IMO i would not put the add a leaf in if you are not towing or hauling anything, it makes the rear end very stiff. feel free to ask any questions, it has been trouble free for 2 years. by the way if you put the coils and the spacer in you need to put a drop bracket in for the track bar to recenter the front axle. i used procomps 2" drop bracket
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Old 11-19-2011, 08:31 PM
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so the coils did give it some lift?
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Old 11-19-2011, 08:35 PM
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yes it does lift the truck but 1" at most. The thing you notice the most is the ride, the coils firm up the ride some.
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Old 11-19-2011, 10:23 PM
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It would have to raise it more than 1 inch.. The factory tires on a 07 f350 srw 1 ton are nearly 35 inches tall. The overall trucks sit close to 4 inches taller than a comparable 250 srw.. The rear blocks are 2 inches (roughly ) taller. If the front coils were only worth a inch then the srw 350 trucks would sit severely low in the front compared to the rear and both of my srw 1ton 350 trucks sat only a very small touch low in the front.. Now we are talking about 05 and up coil spring frontend trucks. Or at least i am.. I can't speak for the leaf spring frontend trucks 04 and back. I'm gonna look in coming days and see if i can find a vin number for my old 07 and check with the dealer and see if i can get a spring part number based on that.. If i do.. i will put them on the front of my 06 dually with and without the spacer to see how they stack up...
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