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post #1 of 10 Old 09-12-2010, 05:27 PM Thread Starter
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97 F-250 2WD front lift kit

I have been searching for a 2WD front leveling kit for the 97 front 2WD Coil TTB suspension. I can find them ALL day long for a 98 on up but NOTHING for a 97. I just want to get the front to match the back as I really dont like the look of a raked truck. I dont plan on running big tires or pretending its a 4wd. Is there a way that I can level up the front of the 97? Does anyone know what the difference is between the 97 and say the 98 or 99?

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So REALLY??? There is not a simple 1.5" or 2" coil spacer for these? Has anyone used a coil spacer for a 98 on this OBS truck? What kind of alignment problems would that cause if it would even fit?

I am from the Solid front axle 4wd jeep world and dont get this TTB crap that ford uses. I LOVE everything about my truck except the high rear end look.

HELP Please!!!!!!!!

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I had a truck identical to yours, and always wanted one. Let me find my thread from long time back, I have a link for a leveling kit.

MINE - 1997 F-350 ZF5 XL
WIFES - 2006 F250 Lariat FX4
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Dude, that would be sweet. I look forward to it.

1997 2WD F-250 PSD 4-Door Short bed
Banks upgraded Turbo, 3" downpipe into a 4" exhaust
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ok, they dont have a leveling kit anymore, sorry bout that. I wish someone would of made one.

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but i dont see why you cant get a taller coil spring. just like 2 or 3 inches taller than factory would be good.

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but out of what? that is the issue, everyone around here just looks in a book and goes DUH, I DUNNO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I am NOT afraid of doing something out of the ordinary as long as it works and is safe. Like maybe a coil out of another rig that goes in and gets 1.5". My only question would be what alignment issues are we looking at?
Heck, at this point I am about to swap the front end out to a solid beam from a F-350 and leafs. LOL

1997 2WD F-250 PSD 4-Door Short bed
Banks upgraded Turbo, 3" downpipe into a 4" exhaust
D.I.Y. Tymar Intake, Boost, Pyro and Trans gauge pod
Soon to be a TW 6 position chip and Straight pipe CAt/Muffler Delete.
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but out of what? that is the issue, everyone around here just looks in a book and goes DUH, I DUNNO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I am NOT afraid of doing something out of the ordinary as long as it works and is safe. Like maybe a coil out of another rig that goes in and gets 1.5". My only question would be what alignment issues are we looking at?
Heck, at this point I am about to swap the front end out to a solid beam from a F-350 and leafs. LOL
On the alignment, i dont know, but the whole solid beam idea would be awesome!

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even with the 6 inch lift its not that tall it would be equal to a 2005 superduty with a level kit and 33's but you would have 35's
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