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NEED LIFT HELP

Sorry im new at this but, I have a 04 Powerstroke and its a FX4, now looking at lifts. Was wondering if anyone can help me pick a 6" kit thats not going to beat the hell out of me and not break the bank. I know I can't expect much with a straight axel but would really like a half way smooth ride.
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You can easyly have a great ride quality with leaf springs..just need quality parts..Best riding kit would be using 4.5" hangers with X codes and 5" rear Icons in the back with correctly valved Bilsteins. Will ride better than stock

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thank for the help!
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You can easyly have a great ride quality with leaf springs..just need quality parts..Best riding kit would be using 4.5" hangers with X codes and 5" rear Icons in the back with correctly valved Bilsteins. Will ride better than stock

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I'm clueless and just learning about the SD's. Kinda lost on the whole hangers and x codes. Where do you find these?

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Hangers replace the stock front spring hangers. X codes are Ford springs and provide a additional 1.5-2" lift
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