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Rough Country Add-a-Leaf VS. Icon Mini Spring Pack?

Hey guys looking for some help here.
I want to add just a little more height to the front of my truck. I already replaced my shocks with my 2.5" hanger/shackel setup so I'm trying to stick with something that goes between the springs and axle (So I don't have to replace my shocks again)

What are my options other than those two? is the $200 different really worth it between the RC leaf and the Icon mini pack? My truck rides like...well like a damn leaf spring solid axle truck so a little stiffer ride I can't imagine will make my life any different (my girlfriend is the only one that complains every once in a while )

Also I'm going to pick up an adjustable track bar since another 2" atop my 2.5" current setup will make things pretty ugly, I'm assuming I will need a drop pitman arm as well?

Thoughts/suggestions/prices would be nice!

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Only option is a mini spring pack to keep your shocks. A add-a-leaf will lift and also extend the shock a mini kit will only lift. A drop pitman shouldn't be used without a drop track bar bracket..I'd get a kit with both a drop track bar bracket, droped Pitman arm and longer sway bar drops..then your set..We have them.

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how does an add a leaf up front mess with the shock? does the add a leaf mount between the original spring pack and the shock mount? or does it mount between the axle and original spring pack?

Either or, I'm ready to pull the trigger on some new parts so send me a PM with a good price!

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Mini spring pack is what i would get!

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A add-a-leaf arches the std spring a little making the shock extend at ride height a mini spring pack sits under the shock mount and doest affect the arch or shock leanth.
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ahh ok I see how that would happen.

so mini spring packs were around $250'ish

extended sway bar links $??

Track bar drop bracket $??

Drop Pitmant $50'ish ?


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Be happy to quote you prices please PM.

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