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Old 05-20-2013, 03:49 PM
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Leveling kit? aftermarket springs? help

K guys im fighting a steering problem. my track bar bushing is bad and im trying to see if i need an adjustable one or a drop mount. my wheel sticks out farter on the driver side than it does the passenerger side. now this was a boarder patrol truck so i know it has different suspension. My coils are blue. i assume that isnt factory. the truck sits front high. i believe i have a factory spacer on the coil.
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Yes, if you want the axle to be centered then get an adjustable track bar.

If you get a drop mount, then you also need to get a dropped drag link to match, otherwise you will have bumpsteer!
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I'm installing a leveling kit that has blue springs. It's a 2.5". Does that mean I need to buy additional hardware?

Sorry to hijack. Maybe we have the same springs.
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I'm installing a leveling kit that has blue springs. It's a 2.5". Does that mean I need to buy additional hardware?

Sorry to hijack. Maybe we have the same springs.
You don't have to if you don't mind having your axle a little off-centered.

I ran a Daystar 2-3/4" leveling kit on my truck for a year and had no problems running the stock parts with it.
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Yea non centered bothers me. I notice things like that. Anyone ha a link to an adjustable that works for leveling kits?

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Going through the same thing, especially since adj track bars are not cheap, but here are the cheapest I've found; BD Diesel Performance Ford Adjustable Track Bar Kit

and

BD-Power Adjustable Track-Bar 1032110

Not sure if the 10% off works at XDP but I'll probably order from them when I order an exhaust tip in a month or 2. EDIT: May10 is 10% off XDP, so I will probably order that sooner than later. Leveling kit is supposed to go on tomorrow, blocks following that unless I have them today before truck goes to shop. Figure this looks like an easy install much like the blocks for the rear and can handle that. The front end was not going well when I tried to do the leveling kit and I just said screw it.
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Wonder if the ball joint flip would work

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