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post #1 of 17 Old 09-13-2008, 10:57 AM Thread Starter
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hey guys, i currently have the rough country 2.5 inch leveling kit installed and love the look. what else can i install to get the best possible ride quality? should i switch leveling kits to another company? should i get new shocks and if so what brand. this is for street driving only if that helps. thanks in advance, john
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hey guys, i currently have the rough country 2.5 inch leveling kit installed and love the look. what else can i install to get the best possible ride quality? should i switch leveling kits to another company? should i get new shocks and if so what brand. this is for street driving only if that helps. thanks in advance, john
prob at least get you some Bilstein 5100's
did the leveling kit just put spacers on top of the coils?
Bilstein actually has a leveling kit now for the F250 that looks pretty sweet.

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Good looking truck! I was wondering what size tires your running?

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prob at least get you some Bilstein 5100's
did the leveling kit just put spacers on top of the coils?
Bilstein actually has a leveling kit now for the F250 that looks pretty sweet.
it actually put a spacer underneath the factory bottom bracket to it lifted the spring up not down.

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Good looking truck! I was wondering what size tires your running?
the tires are 275/70/18 and thanks for the compliment.
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new sway bar bushings make a big difference too.

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Bilstein 5100s or Icon shocks.

Bilstein or Icon coils, they are progressive rate coils so, the initial travel is actually softer than stock coils.

But, since it looks like you have a snow plow, I would recommend keeping your current setup and just upgrading the shocks.
Unless you don't drive around with the plow and only do your driveway and then unhook....then you could do the new coils.

We sell both Bilstein 5100s and Icon shocks.
The benefit of the Icons, for your application, is that they have clear powder coated bodies and they use nitro steel shafts which are harder than chrome and last longer under salt spray tests.


Let me know if you have any questions.
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well the thing with plowing is i plow for the town so i could be out there for 10 hours at a time. pm me a price for each individually im looking to buy now. thanks, john
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Bilstein actually has a leveling kit now for the F250 that looks pretty sweet.
Yea it does. I have 7100's though. And get an adjustable tracbar.

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