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Old 07-03-2011, 07:27 AM
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what size traction block

Hey new to the forum beeen readin alot on here. i just purchased my first diesel 07 f250 and im tryin to figure out what size rear traction block i need? im going to be buying the PMF traction block setup with the bars, i just dont know what size lift i have on the truck? it has a 5" block and 2" block on top of the factory block, im runnin 37s on it now. any idea what size lift i have and what size block i need for the rear i know having them stacked isnt good at all im getting the sct x3 from IDP and dont want to mess up anything. thanks in advance
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Old 07-03-2011, 08:03 AM
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wait, do you have 3 total blocks then? the factory block should be a 2" block on the F250's, it should have an "ear" sticking off of it for the bump stop. If you truck sits pretty level with a 5" block stacked in the rear and you're clearing 37's, I would assume you have some sort of ~6" lift maybe more if it's something rigged together.

If you want to keep your ride height you are at now, I would assume that you would want to order a 7" traction block from Trevor and replace the stacked factory & 5" block
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Old 07-03-2011, 08:20 AM
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yes theres a total of 3 blocks..its a fabtech radius arm lift just dunno what size thanks
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Is there any way you can take a picture of it so we can see? Might help us determine exactly what you have.
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just threw one in my gallery for yall
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You just have two blocks on there. The bottom one in the picture stays on the axle and doesnt move. It will be there regardless of what block/blocks you put on.
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thanks for the info so you think its a 6' lift and prob should get a 7-8" block for the rear
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Old 07-05-2011, 04:17 AM
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I would say if you like the height it's at now, just measure the total of the big block and the factory block (top one), and order your traction block that size.
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