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leveling kit affected by payload?

I have an 08 350 xl longbed. I would like to put the leveling kit on the front to give it a little more height. My question is if I routinely carry about 2500-2750 pounds in the bed will that make the front end higher than the back? It has leaf springs if that helps. Thanks
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If you always carry that much weight you may want to add a leaf in the back. Then the truck would sit ok with the level kit. I would think otherwise it will sit way lower in the back with the level kit.

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I would go with Air Lift air bags , Doing a add aleaf = Stiff firm ride... Air bags are inexspensive and easy to install. you can run them empty when you dont need them.

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leveling kit in the front and airbags in the back is the way to go.

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Thanks for the replies everyone. I think I am going to go with a leveling kit and airbags. Do you guys have a recommendation for a 2wd leveling kit? Thanks
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