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FX4 vs. Regular 4X4

So Im looking at a 2006 F350 lariat 4X4 it has a fabtech lift, waiting to hear back from the guy to find out exactly what is done in regards to that. So I guess what my question is what is all different with the FX4's. And what are your opinions on fabtech and whether I should stay away and get something stock instead. thanks in advance for your responses.

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An fx4 truck has a 2.5 inch higher ride height than a regular 4x4 and also come factory with rancho shocks!!!!! As far as fabtec goes i have never heard anything negative about them
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fabtech makes quality products. Nothing bad to say about them.

But the shocks are a little stiff. The regular ones. I have not experience with the dirt logic set up's

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I have the Dirt Logic's on mine, it's an '08 so the ride will be different from an '06, but I can tell you on mine it rides much better then stock. I have dual reservoirs in the front with singles in the rear.

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