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Old 06-26-2011, 10:09 PM
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should i get hangers or new springs? please advise

hey guys i have a 2000 f250 powerstroke, i did 2 add a leafs in the front which raised it 3| then i put 5" blocks in the back and it sits 3" higher in the back now so should i get some 2-3" hangers and shackles or get new leafs?


and if i bring the front end up another 2-3" what size lift do i have roughly? like a 4" or more of a 6"
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Old 06-27-2011, 04:49 PM
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Keep in mind, if you start going any higher in the front than you already have gone, then you are going to need to change more front end components than just your springs. I.E. Tracbar, pitman arm, shocks, swaybar end links, etc...

IMO I would buy a 4" or 6" kit for the truck that includes everything you need instead of piecing something together.
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Old 06-27-2011, 08:47 PM
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hmm i think i may just go ahead and order shackles and sway bar end links how long of ones should i get 3-4 or 4-6"? trac bar drop brackets, longer shocks etc itll put me around the 300-400 mark plus shipping
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Get the the 3-4" ones. If they aren't long enough you can always just flip the factory bracket under the frame rail.
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Ok cool thanks a lot for the replys man, if you don mind I have a couiple more questions, umm so off TGC I'm gnna get the 2" shackles and is there any reason they won't give a full 2" lift? Also I'm gonna order the trac bar brcket, sway bar links, and drop pitman arm is there anything else you'd think I would need?
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Old 06-28-2011, 09:31 AM
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Shocks for sure.

Possibly extended brake lines. Although probably wont need those, but you won't know until you get into it.
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I'd get a complete kit if you want the truck to have a good ride quality..and everything needed for a 6" kit.
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Ya I understand what u mean but what's the difference if I buy every thing seperately?? Cuz it'll be a lot cheaper if I buy things seperate cuz I jus need to lvl the frt out and all the steering components?
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