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Old 09-22-2008, 08:45 AM
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Add-a-Leafs - 2" to clear 35's

So I was on e-bay looking at add a leafs for my '03 6.0. One company is selling Pro-Comp long leaf add-a leafs for the rear for $79. + shipping.

Another is selling Rough Country 2" Add a leafs long leaf for the fronts for roughly the same cost.

Is there any problems with either of these two companies - talking about the leaf companies - I know Pro-Comp is great with tires and suspension as is Rough Country for suspensions -

Any issues would I face with simply installing the 2" leafs to my front and rear packs? Forgive the stupid question - will I need longer shocks? I have Rancho RS5000 on there now. Will I need steering adjustments or pitman arm or anything like that?

The leafs intent for me is to clear for upcoming 35's and to increase weight and towing capability -

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I bought the rough country 2 inch leveling kit back before I had the lift. Fit 35's just fine and looks good and level. Worth it!
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I bought the rough country 2 inch leveling kit back before I had the lift. Fit 35's just fine and looks good and level. Worth it!
Did you notice it stifening the ride or anything adverse? I dont mind a stiff suspension - so that wont bother me. Was it as simple an install as it seems - unbolt u-bolts - slide new leaf - tighten u-bolts. Done?
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The ride was the same, except for the tires. Just keep the axle down and the body jacked up then slide them in.
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Anyone else - what shocks will I need or do you recommend, will I need anythign else?

Will it look stupid with 33's on there until I get my 35's? (their LT305/70R16E currently)
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Looking at tires again today - will 36.4" fit under my front with a 2" add-a-leaf kit?
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I've got the Rough Country front leafs on mine and It clears my 255/70R22.5's (about36.6") with a little bit of rubbing on tight turns. Truck looks perfectly level with these
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35's no bigger you will rub really badly. The 33's will look fine for awhile you might even like it more. I liked it. But 35's look really good
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Thanks BigRick! I'll stick to 35's. Just need to get the leafs, get them installed - will I need new shocks? Or will my stock Rancho RS 5000's work for now?
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It wouldn't be a bad idea, especially if you plan on any off-road. I haven't had any issues with my stock shocks but I stay on the highway mostly.
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