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post #1 of 8 Old 11-30-2009, 12:29 PM Thread Starter
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Lift?

Id like to lift my obs a little bit, was thinkin about either a 2.5 leveling lift or a 4 inch lift. Im leaning more towards the levelin lift and i havent found where to get one for a 97 obs. anybody help me out here? im going to put some money aside this winter to do it next spring.

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I can make you a good deal on the 4" lift kit if you want?.... or I can do a little research and find a decent leveling kit if you are dead set on going that direction

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Id like to see some pics of a 4" lift on an obs and pics of a leveling kit before i really make a decision.

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'09 F-250 Lariat Crewcab Longbed
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DPF deleted
Industrial Injection twins

EGR to be deleted once I get the blowoff valve installed and lots of other upgrades to come.

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97 Ford F250 HD Supercab XLT Longbed
AFE Stage 2 Intake
3" dp
Bully Dog exhaust
Hypertech programmer-getting 6 pos chip soon
Hankook all-terrains on Mickey Thompson classic II
Autometer: Pyro, Trans, Boost guages in A-pillar
Beans IDM Mod
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just a side note, I did a 6 inch lift on my 96 250, be weary who you get the lift from, Mine had poorly engineered drop brackets and whatnot, I did alot of fab work of my own to get them where they needed to be, If i had to do it all over again id go with no more than 4 inch, Seems to be all the drive line angles can take without tearing itself apart

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yea i dont plan on going above a 4" lift anyway

Mike

'09 F-250 Lariat Crewcab Longbed
6.4 PSD
Spartan tuned
DPF deleted
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EGR to be deleted once I get the blowoff valve installed and lots of other upgrades to come.

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97 Ford F250 HD Supercab XLT Longbed
AFE Stage 2 Intake
3" dp
Bully Dog exhaust
Hypertech programmer-getting 6 pos chip soon
Hankook all-terrains on Mickey Thompson classic II
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I think for my 95 i want to try out that 2.5 inch lift, it seems like a leveling kit but with drop brackets to make my alignment right. plus its not a whole lot more than add-a-leafs

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yea i was looking at the same thing really, just havent made my mind on what i want. id like to see some pictures of other obs's with a 2.5" leveling lift and a 4" under them. jut to see what they look like

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'09 F-250 Lariat Crewcab Longbed
6.4 PSD
Spartan tuned
DPF deleted
Industrial Injection twins

EGR to be deleted once I get the blowoff valve installed and lots of other upgrades to come.

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97 Ford F250 HD Supercab XLT Longbed
AFE Stage 2 Intake
3" dp
Bully Dog exhaust
Hypertech programmer-getting 6 pos chip soon
Hankook all-terrains on Mickey Thompson classic II
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ive seen tons of 4 inch lifts and they dont seem to fit the trucks right, makes them look narrow, granted people run 10.50 wide tires where as i run a 14.00 wide tire on mine with that 6 inch. I ordered the 2.5 so when i get it and if its all i hope for i wanna run 35x12.50s with an offset wheel so i look wider but not low and wide

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