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post #1 of 26 Old 09-30-2010, 12:46 PM Thread Starter
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06 F350 with 4.5" DR lift. want to level

I have an 06 F350 with a 4.5" DR lift installed but the front end sits lower than the rear and I want to bring it up to level. is there a way without replacing the lift?
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How much do you need to come up?

Add a 1" TEI spacer under the front coil spring mount.


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its about 3 inches lower in the front so i'd like to go at least 2
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what in the world did you use in the rear if you are 3" higher than the front?

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it was a block under the leaf spring but it only messured 4 inches
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To be that much higher in the rear you would have to have 7-8" of lift back there.

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take a measurement from the ground to the center of the top of the fender opening. Take it on the front and on the rear and see what we are looking at.

Do you have lift springs on the rear? Any pictures of the truck?

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Also...what size tires are you running?

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thats how i measured and came up with the three inches. ill try to get some pics up in a minute
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what were your measurements? that will gives us an idea of whats going on

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