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How to get 1'' Higher?

Hey guys, I have a XL model 2002 F250. In stock form it seemed pretty low to the ground. It is 4wd and I leveled it in the front with a add a leaf.

Recently I added some bigger tires and the tires rub a tad on the plastic inner liner when I am at full lock when I have my plow on. Is there any easy way to get about 1'' higher? The FX4 models and XLT models seem to be higher than my XL. Do they have lift blocks etc etc.

Thanks for any help!

2002 Ext Cab 8 ft bed 7.3

- 4'' MBRP Turbo Back Exhaust - NO Muffler

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have you tried pulling the inner fenders back with some zip ties? if so you can pick up a set of longer shackles fairly cheap


03 f-250 leveled on 35's lots of stereo equip. otherwise stock
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Hey guys, I have a XL model 2002 F250. In stock form it seemed pretty low to the ground. It is 4wd and I leveled it in the front with a add a leaf.

Recently I added some bigger tires and the tires rub a tad on the plastic inner liner when I am at full lock when I have my plow on. Is there any easy way to get about 1'' higher? The FX4 models and XLT models seem to be higher than my XL. Do they have lift blocks etc etc.

Thanks for any help!

Trim level (XL,XLT,Lariat) has no effect on ride height. There are several different spring codes that can make a difference, though.

You could always add a 1" zero rate to the front if you only need an inch or so.
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You could get these... I think I'm going to get them to level mine out.

1" Front Shackle Lift


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It really isn't a good idea to add longer shackles without corresponding hangers.
This would be a much better route:

http://offroaddesign.com/catalog/Zero%20Rates.htm
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