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Leveling a 2wd...

I guess the title is self explanatory. I have a 2003 2wd, and I'd like to level it out a little by lifting the front end. What is the best way to do this, and what is involved in doing it?

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I'm wanting to put coil spring spacers on mine. Not trying to hijack but I want to know how bad it throws alignment off?

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Haha, no problem. I've been waiting for some kind of a response... maybe someone will see it now and be able to tell us. I know you can put spacers in, but I'm concerned about alignment too, thats why I asked about the best way to do it.

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you will have to get it aligned its like $50 to get it done. i know this because my brother did it on his truck and had to get 2 new tires in like a month.

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I had a '99 f-250 2wd, Daystar makes a kit for them.
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Can the alignment be corrected with stock adjestments or would I need aftermarket bushings?

Maybe it depends on the truck...

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From a quick search online, it looks like it can be leveled out with a coil spacer
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Sweet, I guess I'll just have to take it to an alignment shop and see how much room there is to play with.

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if your just going to level it you will be able align the truck with no problems. spend the $50 and your done!

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I used the spacer kit and needed new bushings too.

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