This is for a NON-COILOVER F250 Superduty, and will be somewhat brand specific to the Rough Country 498s 2.5" Leveling Kit. It is a full front leaf spring replacement kit, and to keep things symmetrical, the rear blocks were replaced with F350 OEM blocks.
This lift will allow for 305/70R16 tires, (or a 33” x 12” tire)
FYI, a good site for comparing tire sizes: Tire size calculator
Without further ado, let’s get started….
Floor Jack, Jack Stands, Hammer, Sockets 10mm, 15mm, 18mm, 30mm, 21mm, 24mm, Wrenches 15mm, 21mm, 24mm.
Additional Tools Used:
Multiple Floor Jacks, a Bottleneck Jack, Pry Bar, ½” Breaker Bar, ½” Drive 8” Extension, Air Tools – Impact Guns and Air Wrench, 4”x4” wood blocks, Multiples of the above sockets, and a 7/8” deep socket.
PB Blaster, a couple of buddies, a case or two of beer and classic rock radio (your choice there)
1. Position vehicle in park, E-Brake set and rear wheels chocked
2. Raise the front of the vehicle, and secure with jack stands. Jack stands can be placed behind front spring shackles, or as I did at the outer most points of the front framing crossmember.
3. Remove the front wheels and shocks
4. Remove the front bumper. The four nuts just outside of the front tow hooks (18mm) and the bumper support bracket at the frame (15mm). You will have to unplug the fog lights if equipped and remove wiring from bumper, and the block heater plug to completely remove and place aside, out of the way.
ERIC - Tennessee Powerstrokes Chapter Director
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