small lift......for eventual tires and maybe wheels....programmer??
I have an 05 F250
I'm wanting a 2-3" lift front and back, nothing extreme, just a lil more clearance and I'm wanting to get a lil bit bigger tires once my stock Bridgestones start to wear out......bout the same time I might have money for new tires(their fairly new)! If I have the money then, I might try to get a set of 20's or 22's for it with rubber, but not planning on it yet nor planning on anything real radically big, more than likely money will be tight once again.
Anyone have any suggestions to give a small lift for an 05? I've heard their a pain compared to 04's and earlier. My buddy has an 03 7.3L Excursion and made his own 8" lift, and was the one who let me know its a pain on 05's and up. He also used F350 springs on his 03....does that lift it anymore???
Got exhaust and an intake waiting to be installed, but was warned against getting a programmer.....anyone have any info on this too? I drive it mostly on the highway to and from class, a little bit on the farm checking cattle, and of course its going to be used to shoot deer out of when it gets too cold! I've been told to expect up to 15% economy increase with just the exhaust and intake driving it the way I do, rather calmly and well within the speed limits. I've been averaging around 18.5mpg using diesel kleen, zoodad mod, and diesel from murphy oil (walmarts gas station).......I filled up at a Phillips 66 and it dropped to 14.5 mpg tho!!!!! Learned my lesson and they can keep their diesel!!!!
Thanks a ton, I know its a long red and a lot of stuff, I'm just gettin back into having a truck again after 6+ years driving a chevy car(not sure what I was thinking!). Not to mention its my first diesel.