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2.5 lift

Hi guys what would be a good 2.5" lift to get? It would be going on my 2006 F350. I am going to be getting some bigger tires too. Getting the Nitto Terra Grappler 295/70/18 They measure 34.41 fully inflated. I was think about get the Newton 2.5" lift kit. Any other's that would be good too?
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Are you looking to lift it or level it? From the sounds of it you are looking to level it since Newton lifts only go down to 3" from what I can tell.

The Newton kit is great. It supplies everything you need for a good price!
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All of the leveling kits are pretty much the same. Some spacers go under the coil mount and some go on top. My only suggestion is to get a kit that comes with shock extenders or new shocks that are the right length.


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How much taller than my truck do you want to go Brian?

Mines a leveling kit and almost the exact tire size you are looking for.

With just a leveling kit your truck would sit about 2 inches higher in the rear than mine

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I want to keep it the same look as stock just go up a little bit. I no the new tire will do that. Just think about a small lift if the look is not right to me. I am going to be getting a 5th wheel camper soon. So I don't want to go to high. The newton lift or leveling kit witch ever you call it. You can get diferent block for the back.
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If you want to tow 5th wheel just get a leveling kit IMHO. Thats the best way to go

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You might want to look into an adjustable trac bar too.

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