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post #1 of 15 Old 05-27-2010, 09:12 PM Thread Starter
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I want your advice!

Ok guys I've had this idea for a while and I'm sure I'm not the first person to think of it or do it for that matter. I have an 01 F250 6.5 inch pro comp lift with 38s. When I look at the truck from the side it looks like the front might be a HAIR lower than the front. Soooo this is what I want to do - put on a sky manufacture 2 inch leveling kit. Do you guys think this will be way to high in the front? I kinda like the raked look.....Here is a picture of my truck as it sits with my lift right now.......

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Ok guys I've had this idea for a while and I'm sure I'm not the first person to think of it or do it for that matter. I have an 01 F250 6.5 inch pro comp lift with 38s. When I look at the truck from the side it looks like the front might be a HAIR lower than the front. Soooo this is what I want to do - put on a sky manufacture 2 inch leveling kit. Do you guys think this will be way to high in the front? I kinda like the raked look.....Here is a picture of my truck as it sits with my lift right now.......
Personally, I like the front end slightly lower, even though I've heard many 4X4'ers like the higher front end look and off road performance. I added Air Lift air springs, and with my 8" lift, the truck profile looks similar to yours, and I think that's sharp.
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I would leave it the way it is. It looks the way it should.

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When I look at the truck from the side it looks like the front might be a HAIR lower than the front.
Ok, I'm confused. Is the Front lower then the Front or the other way around?

Me, I like the truck to look level. In your picture though, it does look like the front may be a tad lower then the rear. Doesn't look bad if that's the look your going for. If your looking for a more leveled look, then yeah, the level kit may be the ticket or like Zues mentioned, air bags.

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I meant the front looks a hair lower than the rear lol sorry.
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It would be very unsafe to try and add to a kit that isn't meant to be added to. How is the truck lifted? All springs? Springs and hangers?
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Measure the front and rear to see the height difference. That way you'll know how tall you need to go to level it out.


If you end up needing a 2" lift in the front, I would recommend the RCD 2" hanger and shackle. Very high quality setup.



But as SAK mentioned also give us info as far as how your truck is currently lifted.
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The truck is lifted all springs right now. No blocks, no hanger and shackles. I'll measure the difference of the front and back today
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Measure the front and rear to see the height difference. That way you'll know how tall you need to go to level it out.


If you end up needing a 2" lift in the front, I would recommend the RCD 2" hanger and shackle. Very high quality setup.



But as SAK mentioned also give us info as far as how your truck is currently lifted.
Your truck is actually the look I am going for, more leveled in the front. Thats a beauty you got there!
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