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post #1 of 18 Old 10-19-2011, 03:37 PM Thread Starter
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Top Gun Customz 2" leveling kit....

Been wanting to level my 05 F250 so I can run my 35-12.50-17's. I can't afford to put a thousand dollars in a Icon kit that alot of guys recommend so heres what I might go with. Top Gun offers a 2" kit at a very reasonable price. Also it is my understanding that going with the 2" I don't have to worry about the track bar. So I wanted to see if anybody has any reviews on these.

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2" 05-07 Ford F250/F350 Super Duty Front Steel Leveling Lift Spacers @Top Gun Customz

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Alot of people say spacers are not the way to go, that they really stiffen your ride, and personally I wouldnt get them. There are several kits that i would buy first before getting spacers, but most leveling kits will require a track bar, or the cheap drop trackbar bracket, but i know there is a kit out there that uses your stock bar and has relocating equipment.

I would rather see a guy intall an add-a-leaf before spacers, but the mini-spring packs and shackle/hanger kits are the best, and there are several kits out there for under $300 that comes with everthing you need. and wont stiffen your ride.

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My 05 is coil front. I'm also wanting to level it. Not interested in lifting, just want it to sit level.
Has anyone done a coil lift? I think the 2" would work perfect on mine, but want some reviews first!
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Plenty of people do the pucks and spacers and say it doesn't change the ride. He is talking about the older leaf sprung trucks. Check out the 6.0 general discussion they are talking about it now. Sayin u dont need Track bar with 2" of lift. Most people don't notice a difference in ride at all with the spacers. Get the 2" leveling kit, if the axle is too far off center then get the adjusteable later down the road. Your not suppose to use the track bar spacers I have heard. Your better off leaving it stock and axle off center just a little

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You must use a adj track bar or the axle will shift its Geometry. Castor shims must be used to restore the lost castor..this is what leads to wobble.

Its not thousands of dollors to lift a truck correctly..
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Wanting a leveling that doesnt make the truck look like its squating too bad with the toys on the back...

Im thinking these

pro comp 2" leaf spring leveling kit ford f250 f350 | eBay

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That will work will ride a little stiffer, other option is a 2" hanger kit or a 2" mini spring pack, all will need a adj track bar. hangers will ride better as you have more compression travel but should get longer shocks, mini spring pack will ride the same as stock.
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Wanting a leveling that doesnt make the truck look like its squating too bad with the toys on the back...

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pro comp 2" leaf spring leveling kit ford f250 f350 | eBay
Those look like full front spring relacements, cant really tell. If its an Add-a-leaf type set up, youll still need a track bar.

Seems a little on the expensive side, when you can buy a better, smoother, kit that comes with everything you would need.

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I did not like the idea of a spring spacer either, so I bought Icon's +2.5 inch progressive rate springs and replaced front shocks with Fox remote res. The ride is way better than stock, although the height does pull the axel to the left about 3/4 inch. I am driving it, but will be getting an adjustable track bar.
I have an 07 FX4 lariat and it sits low in the back now. I am adding F350 blocks next week.

Here is the difference between stock and Icon

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I have the 2.5" leveling kit from TGC and I like it a lot. The ride is same as stock if not better after putting the Bilstein 5100 shocks on. I am currently not running an adjustable track bar but I might in the future.

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