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8 inch lift, piece together or kit?

Whatsup yall?
Looking at doing an 8 inch lift, no leveling puck, no blocks.
Would I be better off piecing together a kit, or buying a full kit?
If piece together is the way, what is the best coils and rear springs
for ride and quality?
I will be doing a small amount of offroading and I have horses, so I haul feed/hay and tow the horses often.


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Buy a kit...add traction blocks in the rear....OUO or PMF...this IS the way to do it for the BEST towing and ride vs aftermarket springs.

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^ What he said. Or if you do go with a good set of aftermarket springs, look into getting bags so you can still tow.

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