Dropping from 12"-8" - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Suspension & Steering Discuss OEM & aftermarket suspension, lifts, air ride suspension, shocks, steering components, etc.

User Tag List

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 Old 12-25-2011, 02:42 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Pacifica, Ca
Posts: 361
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 4 Post(s)
Thanks: 13
Thanked 8 Times in 6 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Dropping from 12"-8"

Hey guys, I'm looking at buying this truck: 02 f-250 12" lift,22s, 7.3 powerstroke But I dont want it to be lifted 12". I want more of an 8 inch lift. I know i can just pull out the shackles in front and throw some stock ones in, but Im wondering how I would go about doing the rear? He says he has 10" springs and I'd wanna bring the back down to 8"? (would bringing it down to 8" make the truck sit level or would I need it to be 6"? I want the truck to sit level.) My question is, how would I go about dropping the front to 8" and drop the back as well to make the truck sit level and how much the back does need to be dropped to make it level? Any and all input is greatly appreciated! Thanks and Happy Holidays!!
LTSmith is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 Old 12-28-2011, 07:43 PM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 27
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I've heard of shops custom making lowering shackles or could always get smaller springs
whitepowerstroke92 is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome