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Old 06-01-2010, 12:27 PM
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05 F250 Coil spring level suggestions

looking into options to level my truck out w/ coil springs instead of a spacer. i want atleast 2.5" of lift
So far i have this in consideration (if i missed any post em up)
-Skyjacker 2-2.5 w/ nitro shocks- like this kit for the AAL instead of block, how is it a 2-2.5"? varies by truck?

-Bilstein BTS- downside is no rear lift or new shocks, + is the front shocks

-Rough country 3" w/ coils, no spacer, not a bad price but not many run it, why?

truck needs all new shocks as well, so a kit w/ shocks is a plus.
wanting to keep the leveling below $500, opinions are appreciated.

thanks in advance
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have you looked on ebay? I just looked real quick out of interest and saw probably 15 or 20 leveling kits for your truck. Just type in Ford F250 Leveling Kit. Good luck man. They will also tell you you can fit 33 up to 35 w/minimal trim, that minimal is actually crazy huge!!!!
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Old 06-01-2010, 03:32 PM
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the majority of the ones on ebay are spacers and not coils.
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A little bit more money but a very nice setup with Bilsteins at all 4 corners, caster cams and coil springs (you can add lift blocks as well) would be the RCD 2.5" leveling system.

RCD 2.5 Inch Suspension System - 2005-2010 F250/F350 4wd - 2005-2007 F250/F350 SRW 4wd - Truck Toyz Store
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I have the 3" Rough Country kit. It says it takes 3-4 hours install, B.S.!! It took me about 10 hours with all the issues I ran into. The directions suck!!! However, I'm running 325/65R18's on stock rims with no scrubbing. I will say that even after tightening everything down, I still have a clank somewhere in the suspension when I hit a bump. Also, make sure you try and find a 3" drop pitman arm, it makes the alignment much easier. Also, the ubolts that come with the 2" block in the back are way too long. I cut off over 4" and still bottomed out the deepwell socket. I'm at the end of the threads and still don't feel like they are tightened enough. Just my .02. All in all, it's not too bad of a kit, seems to have more body roll. You also need to have coil spring compressors on hand. The truck does sit pretty level now.
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any pictures?

so the rear block is 2" so pretty much sets you at a 350 rear height?
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I'll try and get some pics tonight and post them up.
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I LOVE my Icon setup and F350 blocks in the rear. It's a bit more pricey, but worth it in my opinion.

PS. I would hope that you're not stacking blocks. That's extremely dangerous...
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I LOVE my Icon setup and F350 blocks in the rear. It's a bit more pricey, but worth it in my opinion.

PS. I would hope that you're not stacking blocks. That's extremely dangerous...
temporarily i might. yes blocks stacked aren't a good idea but the real issues come into play when you have larger blocks stacked.

once what ever i do is done ill decide if i need to go w/ a larger or smaller block to get it perfectly level or decide to pull a block and go with a AAL
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I have the factory block along with the Rough Country block together. As soon as I can get a little extra money, I'll do the AAL and be done with it.
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