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f350 lift issue help please.

Hey I recently bought a 04 f350 the guy said it had a 6" rough country lift kit. The only problem is that the truck sits roughly 2 inches lower in the BACK. The front is blocked up approx 5" with the back block being only 3.5-4".

I read blocking the rear anything higher then 4" could cause axle wrap which I do not want. So I'm new to the diesel world and lifted trucks so what would I do to level the front and back as much as possible. If I went and added a 1.5-2" add a spring in the rear would it level it out thanks

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Alot of lift kits that use blocks in the rear expect you to stack their block on top of the stock block. My first lift I had on my truck was a 6.5" rubicon express kit it used 2.5" hangers/shackles with 4" lift springs in thr front and a set of 4" lift springs with a block stacked on top of the stock block. I didn`t install the system myself. Stacking blocks is not a good thing todo , but alot of kits do it. I never had any problems and that lift was on my truck for over 4 yrs. To do an add a leaf will ride stiff. Best thing to do is save up and buy a good set of 4" rear lift springs like deavers or some Icon`s and us a a single block in the rear to level up to the front or raise it up just alittle higher if you want a little rack. Decide if you like that height if not and you want to go higher , then save for a all new better system .Icon you can add all the components and from a leveling kit all the way up to 12.5" lift. I have had their 12.5' lift system on my truck for over 2 yrs and have had no problems and the ride / performance is OUTSTANDING!!!!

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Hey I recently bought a 04 f350 the guy said it had a 6" rough country lift kit. The only problem is that the truck sits roughly 2 inches lower in the BACK. The front is blocked up approx 5" with the back block being only 3.5-4".

I read blocking the rear anything higher then 4" could cause axle wrap which I do not want. So I'm new to the diesel world and lifted trucks so what would I do to level the front and back as much as possible. If I went and added a 1.5-2" add a spring in the rear would it level it out thanks

I'll provide a few pictures but from a further distance it is very noticeable.
The front has blocks?

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