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Lift and tires?

I'm ready for a lift. Nothing too big so I was thinking 4" (because I still want to use my goose neck trailer). I have a few questions:

Can I run 36" tires with a 4" lift?

Does anyone make an all spring (leaf) 4" lift? (I don't want to do blocks)

What other components will I need? (Extended brake lines, carrier baring, tie rods, have drive shafts extended)

Any info and/or help would be greatly appreciated!

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you can find all spring 4" lifts, brake lines would be recommended, due mainly to age.... a 36 will fit with correct sized wheels. you will need to address steering items, ( pitman arm ) and track bar, ( adjustable recommended, but a drop bracket for sure ) you must match your steering angles to your track bar angle.

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contact, TREVOR @ performance machine fabrication ( i think ) he is a vendor on here.i am sure he will chime in for some input

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Thanks Shawnb99!

Trevor, you out there? I am looking at going with a 4" lift (all spring) and need some pointers please. I will also be installing Spyntec hubs at the same time so I will stop eating up OEM hubbs!!!!

Has anyone installed Spyntec hubbs? Easy or Hard?

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2004 F250 4X4 6.0 Diesel "War Wagon"
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Running 5w-40 T6 with RevX
FICM PHP Eco Tune
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Warren 175/30 Injectors
EGR Deleted & Studded
Dieselsite Adrenaline HPOP
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Ranch Hand's Legend Front & Rear Bumpers
2" Rough Country Lift
SCT Livewire Tuner
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PMF makes a hub conversion kit also. Definately give trevor a call
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Thanks Shawnb99!

Trevor, you out there? I am looking at going with a 4" lift (all spring) and need some pointers please. I will also be installing Spyntec hubs at the same time so I will stop eating up OEM hubbs!!!!

Has anyone installed Spyntec hubbs? Easy or Hard?
I have those hubs. They are easy to install and GREAT customer service.

I would go with an Icon lift kit from trucktoyzperformance.com

You truly get what you pay for when it comes to suspension systems....

2001 - 14" OUO 525 - 38x15.5x20 Toyo & 20x12 Weld Cheyenne's. Hybrids, 38R, BTS, Spearco, Terminators..



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You will get some axle wrap with a heavy trailer, I can feel it when towing my gooseneck with some heavy equipment. My Deavers will wrap enough to make the tires rub the front of the rear fender well if I give it too much throttle on aceleration.
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