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Old 05-12-2010, 03:06 PM
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Coil Spacer for additional lift - have a few questions

Every since Bondsman lifted his truck to 9.5" with 38s (pictured below) I've had this little voice in my head telling me to go up to 38's. I love Superduties on 38's and ABSOLUTELY LOVE Bondsman's truck. My question is about coil spacers. I have 7" ICON coils in there now and want to bump up to 9.5". Are there any advantages/disadvantages to going with a coil spring spacer on top of the coil compared to underneath the coil? I have a set of 2.5" DR/ICON coil spacers, that go top of the springs, that I can pick up. Or would I be better off getting the kind that go underneath, or a combination using one on top and one on bottom?

I'm running a ICON 4-link so using spacers is not an issue as far as Caster. Let me know what you think. Here's Bondsman's truck that keeps me up at night LOL

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IMO...go with billet spacerrs UNDER the coil....to ME...they are much better...and for sure look better cause..well you cant see them.
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What about these?

Ford F250 F350 4WD Leveling Lift kit 2005-2010 2.5" : eBay Motors (item 120554458308 end time Jun-07-10 13:06:11 PDT)

I really like how my ICON TEI spacers were made but they were only 1"
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Old 05-13-2010, 08:09 AM
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Nothing wrong with those...my Fabtech 10" coil "kit" came with spacers just like those cept 2" and black anodized and an 8" spring...never had an issue and the same parts are being installed today on a friends truck.
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LOL I know its a bad disease!!
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I thought adding spacers on top of a lift would not be good.. I have a 3" Rough Country, could I do that?
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Odds are...and I dunno for sure...I am guessing...that yoru 3" did not come with an aftermarket pitman arm or track bar drop so I would not add on top of it unless you are adding those parts too.
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I have done some research to turn my 6" to an 8". Everything that i have found says it should work no problem. you may have to get new shocks though.
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