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post #1 of 11 Old 09-04-2010, 01:21 PM Thread Starter
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04 front suspension ideas needed

i have a 2004 f-350 4x4 srw, the problem is my front springs have sagged (im running 295/75/16 and they rub) anyways rather than going stock i was figuring it might be time to lift, i'm debating 2" lift just front or maybe a 4" or 6" lift, anyone who has some experience with lifts please chime in i need to know if with a 2" what other parts would need to be changed, how would ride quality be affected what brands would you recommend

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With a 2" leveling kit, ride should stay about the same with good tires and shocks. From what I've seen and read, rides don't get horrible until you pump tires to max pressure or pass the 6" point.....
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If you're even considering 4", then that would be the minimum I would start at. Do a 4" Icon front spring kit. Either taller blocks or 5" leafs in the rear.

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Since you springs have sagged then new ones are in order. Since you want to go 2" higher best option is Ford X codes will ride better than any other and cheaper than new V codes and hangers.

Going higher..additional front lift 2, 3 or 4.5" hangers with the X codes will ride better than any lift spring. Depending on front lift, rear blocks, deaver mini spring packs or a 5" Icon rear lift spring.

We can put together a custom kit that can ride better than any off the shelf kit. PM if we can help.

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