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post #1 of 23 Old 09-25-2010, 03:05 PM Thread Starter
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Best 6" lift for an 04 F250???

I would like to see what lift most people would recommend. im looking for a 6 inch lift just not sure which brand to go with? i want something that will still ride good on the street since my truck is my daily driver im just lifting it for looks.
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anyone have any input??
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That's what i am wondering too. From what i am read on a leaf sprung truck it all depends on what shock you run. But i am sure that there are some difference. But I want to know what would be a good set up too. I am been looking at the one from national wheel and tire for $900 and getting some good shocks. But I haven't seen any one running.
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It's more than just shocks that make a difference. Make sure you go with a company that has two different kits, one for the gassers and one for the heavier diesels.
A suspension with a "one size fits all" approach won't be good at either.
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well if your looking for a nice ride for your daily driver, get rid of the leaf spring and get a coilover conversion kit, either by fabtech or skyjacker. myself i have the skyjacker z link kit. the ride quality is great. Just depends on how much you want to spend really though is the question

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So who makes a good kit for diesel applications I have an 04 F250
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well how much money are you willing to spend on a lift kit?

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on my 97,99,01 i ran BDS 4" and 6" kits. I liked them but you have to upgrade to a better shock like bilstein shocks or some thing valved for the SD truck. on my last truck i had procomps mx6 res shocks and i could adj the shock to where i liked it. but in the end its still a leaf spring truck. BDS or Procomp would get my vote for a suspension on 99-04 trucks. and tires/wheel combo makes a difference to. 35's on 16's rode better then my 35's on 20's so thats something to think about to.

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leaf springs ride really nice if your using quality parts. my dads truck deavers front and custom valley spring rears. its smooth,handle wonderfully and with airbags tows 12k+ better than stock.

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well how much money are you willing to spend on a lift kit?
im looking to spend no more than $2k
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