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Old 01-06-2013, 04:45 PM
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Options for lifting my 2wd

I have a 2006 2wd. It's the lowest sitting f350 I've ever seen, half tons usually sit a good 2 inches higher than my truck and other f350 2wd make mine look like it's been lowered.

All I can find to lift it is the 6" fabtech kit which is going to be an easy $1k. Or I can put a leveling kit on it and thats only a 2" lift.

I know that if I had leafs up front I could convert to the X code springs but I don't have that option with front coils. Any insight on what springs I could put on to lift this thing up to a respectable height? I believe I could put f550 springs on the front but I'm not sure.
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we have the same truck except for color.... and im trying to do the same as you but want a 4 inch,
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There are only 2 options for our 2wds, a 2 inch spacer that levels the front end, or the Fabtech 6 inch lift kit: 6" Basic System w/ Performance Shocks - 2005-07 Ford F250 2WD w/ V10 & Diesel

My truck has the 2 inch leveling kit and that 6 inch lift kit would bring it up 4 inches from how it sits now.

Do the 2 inch kit for now, but make sure you buy a metal spacer, not the poly ones!

You'll like it a little better and you can save $$$ for the 6 inch lift.

There are 3 ebay stores that have the kits for under $1300 all the time.

Talk to me if you ever need to replace your front rotors, they are fun...
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thanks for the reply. i guess ill have to go with the 6 inch in a few weeks.
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I bought F550 front springs for my truck and they seem to be a lot longer than my current ones. I don't have time right now to install them but I have a feeling they will lift the front end a substantial amount from the sag I have now. But I think my front end sags way too much for an f350 as it is.
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Old 02-07-2013, 11:24 AM
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thanks for the reply. i guess ill have to go with the 6 inch in a few weeks.
You'll have your 4 inch lift with the 6 inch kit.

It raises the front 6 inches, level is 2 inches.

So once it's level, you get an additional 4 inches, hence 4 inch lift from level.
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The 6 really is not that high, here is a pic of my 02 with the pro comp 6 and 35's.

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I was hoping a 6 inch lift would be a little taller but it is still much much better than the sage I have now. Heres a picture of how badly my front end sags. I'm literally 1 inch from bumpstops on my front end. I'm not suspension expert but I would expect an f350 to have more than one inch of suspension travel right?


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