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post #1 of 15 Old 10-27-2009, 07:55 AM Thread Starter
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07 & 08 2" or 3" lift

I am getting ready to order a lift for my truck and my cousin's truck. We are looking at the Rough Country 3" suspension lift. I want to like this lift better than a 2.5" leveling kit because it has new springs, radius arm brackets, etc. It seems like a more complete kit. Has anyone had any experience with this kit? I have had a preference for Skyjacker in the past but can seem to find anything of theirs comparable. All advise and input is appreciated.
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i dont have any answers to ur lift questions, im wondering if u have had any problems with ur cruise control, mine now is not working after they replaced the brake switch, now ford dealer says its they brake switch again, i have a 2008 f-250 fx4 crew with 6.4 thanks
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That is an odd problem, I haven't had any problems with the cruise so far. Hope it doesn't pop up, I have 32,000 on mine it will be out of warranty in about a month.
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One more bump, need some advice.


08 F250 CC LB 4X4
Top Gun Customz Stabilizer
2.5" Newton lift w/ Bilstein 5100
Duratrac 325/60/20
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rough country makes some nice kits... also look into ready lift....
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Biggest problem are the crap shocks you get..swap them for Bilsteins
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So the coil springs, brackets etc. are decent? If that is the case I don't have a problem upgrading the shocks. I figure I'll end up putting a dual stabilizer on it. The only decision now is to go with 285/65/20 or 325/60/20 on my stock rims. Thanks for the advice!


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20x9 Monsters
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i just ordered the same kit from topgunn customz and will let you know how it is. fyi go on ebay and best offer them, i got the lift & shipped to my house for 450 thats almost 100 bucks off.
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i just ordered the same kit from topgunn customz and will let you know how it is. fyi go on ebay and best offer them, i got the lift & shipped to my house for 450 thats almost 100 bucks off.
LOL. Or better yet, save the hassle and just call us toll free. We'll take care of you. The shocks do leave a lot to be desired. They are your standard white powdercoated Gabriel shocks. We can upgrade you to Bilstein 5100s, and w/ that kit, it's a nice ride and a good bang for the buck. Thanks

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I am getting ready to order a lift for my truck and my cousin's truck. We are looking at the Rough Country 3" suspension lift. I want to like this lift better than a 2.5" leveling kit because it has new springs, radius arm brackets, etc. It seems like a more complete kit. Has anyone had any experience with this kit? I have had a preference for Skyjacker in the past but can seem to find anything of theirs comparable. All advise and input is appreciated.
Depends on what you are looking to get out of the lift.

Best ride will come from the Icon Vehicle Dynamics 2.5". Icon uses a replacement cam to correct the caster (that's what the radius arm drop on the RC 3" is doing..correcting caster).

We offer a few different leveling systems for your truck:
2008-2010 F250/F350 SRW 4wd - Truck Toyz Store

Let me know if you have any questions.
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