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post #1 of 9 Old 09-06-2010, 07:29 AM Thread Starter
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Blocks to lift the front?

In the process of installing a leveling kit, Springs, blah blah....looking for some additional clearance in the front, can i use blocks in the front as well?
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only if you want to go for a ride. not a good idea. if the block breaks or "walks" out your truck can roll over end for end. not safe to do at all.
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Absolutely not. Blocks on a steer axle are a bad idea.

Not to mention illegal in most states

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You can get an add a leaf. thats about 2 inches.
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I have a 4.5" lift on my 2004 F350. How do I know what add-a-leaf to buy to pump 2 more inches in it in the front? I know I can use a bigger block in the rear.

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I have a 4.5" lift on my 2004 F350. How do I know what add-a-leaf to buy to pump 2 more inches in it in the front? I know I can use a bigger block in the rear.
I just put these in on top of my 4.5" hangers and x springs.

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I wouldn't recomened using ebay kits as they are not made from spring steel and a mini spring pack should never be used if over 2.5" , not my opinion but Deaver spring's who I trust.

Hanger kits from 2-4.5" will give additional travel were a mini spring pack won't but they can reuse you shocks. A adj track bar is required unlike what the ebay sellers say.
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That particular kit referenced in my post is indeed made from spring steel. I do agree that some kits are of inferior quality. Buyer beware.

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