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Lift type?

I'm looking to lift my '07 F350 soon. As I search for lifts I see some that are 4 link conversions. I understand that the 4 link provides a nicer ride, but are they as strong as the stock radius arms? I'm thinking of getting the Rough Country 6", 4 link kit. Does anybody have experience with this kit? I occasionally tow a 30 foot camp trailer and sepnd a good deal of my time in the Oregon Dunes. I don't want a lift that'll be weaker than stock components. Thanks
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Most aftermarket companies are stronger than stock. I would say go for it if you want it.

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the aftermarket kits are stronger and lighter than the stockers.... i havnt sold or use the RC 4 link yet... i have sold the fabtech ones.. they are very good kits but more on he expensive side....


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I am looking into a 4 link kit also, coilover sounds good. I know the difference between the stock suspension and coilovers on my 2001 mustang was night and day difference I am just wondering if it is the same on a truck, but I would assume so.
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the aftermarket kits are stronger and lighter than the stockers.... i havnt sold or use the RC 4 link yet... i have sold the fabtech ones.. they are very good kits but more on he expensive side....
Have you sold one of the z-links/4 links from skyjacker for an 04? Right now Fabtech looks to be 3x more expensive than skyjacker.

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I am looking into a 4 link kit also, coilover sounds good. I know the difference between the stock suspension and coilovers on my 2001 mustang was night and day difference I am just wondering if it is the same on a truck, but I would assume so.


Have you sold one of the z-links/4 links from skyjacker for an 04? Right now Fabtech looks to be 3x more expensive than skyjacker.
that skyjacker system rocks... i hink the fabtech is way overpriced... i know they want over 6k for their kit you would be very happy with it.. one of the best coilover conversions for our trucks.... let me know if i can help you out with anything


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...I occasionally tow a 30 foot camp trailer and sepnd a good deal of my time in the Oregon Dunes. I don't want a lift that'll be weaker than stock components. Thanks
Damn, dude. You're making me homesick. I grew up riding out there. I miss that place!

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Damn, dude. You're making me homesick. I grew up riding out there. I miss that place!
I know what you mean.. I haven't been on the dunes in 2 months... which is a long time for me.

I think I'll go with the Rough Country 4 link kit. It sounds like it'll be a good ride and strong components. 4-link is just new to me so I'm not familiar with them.
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Wellsit i am woundering how you are liking your RC lift. I am considering a 4" lift on my 05 and have not decided yet what i wanna go with. I do know that i want a good quality ride and dont want any made in china parts in it. Any body else feel free to throw you .02 on the best lifts. I think a top 10 best lifts list would be great to have on here.
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There are certainly more expensive and arguably better quality lifts. I like the fabtech... good quality and fair price. the ride is stiffer than stock. I intend to upgrade it to the fabtech 4 link kit eventually, it just isn't in the budget for now. My 6" clears the 37" tires. I'm very happy with it so far. I'll be up in the snow this weekend... we'll see how it does.

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