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post #1 of 8 Old 03-12-2010, 06:39 PM Thread Starter
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parts for leveling kit?

i just bought a leveling kit from rough country. what all would i need to install them? they came with just the leaf springs pads, center bolts. im thinkin i will need u-bolts but what about shocks? the instructions didnt seem like i would need longer brake lines, am i right? oo i have a 97 f350 cc 4x4
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no you won't need longer brake lines. you can stretch your stockers up to about 6" (not much room to flex though)

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is it a add a leaf? or new leafs?. add a leafs just stack more leafs under factory leafs. the shock mounting points dont change. if it springs with more arch you will probably need new shocks. You will also have to lengthen the steering ling a bit to resenter youre steering wheel.

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its just a single add-a-leaf. 1.5" nuthing big. made by rough country. thanks
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Im about to Put the same kit On my 02 250 hd PS , My mechanic friend told me all I have to do is adjust the steering, Rough country tells me I need to do nothing, I thought for sure I would have to get new camber and Caster Bushings Went to ask the ford parts guy and he freaked out on how bad it was for the truck? So I know this topic has been beat to death but what else in needed do to the 2inch leveling kit Proper for long team heavy duty farm use?
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lol im still not sure on whats needed. i havent done it yet. wainting for good weather and a friend to help. well a friend to do it cause i have a messed up shoulder and cant lift ****
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You will be fine. when it is all installed youre steering wheel will not be straight you just need to lengthen the steering link from the pitman arm to the grag link.

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You will be fine. when it is all installed youre steering wheel will not be straight you just need to lengthen the steering link from the pitman arm to the grag link.
Thanks Much. And you are saying this will not change my camber?
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