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post #1 of 5 Old 07-05-2012, 01:09 PM Thread Starter
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Any reason this wouldn't work?

I put the lift spacers on my 1999 2WD truck and it made a really big difference in the overall appearance , but the front springs are sagging pretty bad because of the Ranch Hand bumper that was on there for a long time. I couldn't find any stock replacements online but did come across some Pro-Comp 6" lift coils that are sold separately. Withough getting into the whole discussion about how cutting springs is ghetto, does anybody see any real justifiable reason I shouldn't just put these on and cut them to the right height I need to give me the lift I want without the spacers?

Pro Comp Suspension Systems 24615 - Pro Comp Lifted Coil Springs - Overview - SummitRacing.com

Here she is with the front sagging a bit, I'd like to have it up a bit more....



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if you like your teeth and kidneys ....YOU WILL NOT CUT THAT SPRING. you greatly increase the spring rate when cutting that much. that truck will ride like a straight axle gasser.

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A 2" spacer is probably bout all you can do before you have no way to align it. I am assuming that it is i-beam front suspension. the more you go up the more camber you get, at some point you will have to lower the i beams so you can keep camber in check.

I had a procomp 6" on my 01 2wd. let me know if you want some pics. to be honest the 6" was not all that big. maybe an 1" higher than a stock 4x4.

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Here is how I leveled my truck:

Daystar 2" leveling spacers
tufTruck heavy duty coil springs #2814
to keep it riding nice I added the Doetsch Tech Baja Rider shocks.

truck rides a little firmer than stock but I wanted it that. Handles dirt roads and rough stuff pretty good
Any reason this wouldn't work?-f-250-tuf-coil-2-spacer.jpg
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I had a procomp 6" on my 01 2wd. let me know if you want some pics.
I want to see some pics
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