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Adding a front lift shackle and drop bracket.
When I purchased my 04 4x4 f250, it had a factory rake to the front. I really didn't like the way it looked so I added a Tough Country 2.5" add a leaf leveling kit (included track bar bracket). Now it rides cowboy by a bit more than 1". I was thinking of ordering 4" block for the rear (removing the current 2" rear block) and adding a 2" front shackle and drop bracket from Precision Metal Fab. Or will this still result in a higher lift in the front? Obviously I'm adding 2" in front and 2" in rear and I am already higher in the front. Do I just need 5" blocks in the rear? I hope to run 35x12.50x18 on 18x9 wheels.
What are everyone's thoughts on adding the shackle lift to the current setup?
I know I should just take out the current front leaf setup and add a 4" leaf pack but it's so much more $.
Am I endangering myself by doing this? What sort of problems will I run into?
Are there other suspension/steering mods that I need to address.
2004 F250 CC SB 6.0
SCT X3 Custom Tuned: Eric@IDP, Matt@GearHead
Edge Insight Monitor w/EGT Probe
High Idle Mod
Tough Country 2.5" Front Leveling Kit
MBRP Turbo back exhaust and a dead cat
New Oil Cooler and EGR cooler
Dieselsite Coolant Filter Kit
305/75/16 Nitto Dune Grappler
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Last edited by fordstang93; 09-26-2010 at 08:29 AM.