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post #1 of 25 Old 12-26-2007, 02:40 PM Thread Starter
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Problem w/ new leveling kit...Rear is sagging

I just got a pro comp leveling kit for my 2004 F250 4x4 CC WB. They told me it would be level. Problem is the front is now higher than the back. The guy at 4 Wheel Parts said the front springs would soften up within 1 month and the truck would be level. I don't believe it. Anyone have the same problem I have? Should I add a block or add a leaf in the back? I really appreciate any help! Thanks
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It does settle in a couple months depending on use of truck
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i saw in an older post that it will settle. but im not sure....here is a bump for you maybe Raul from stealth will see this im sure he knows.

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yes it will settle . I added a block to the back to give the rack back for pulling trailers.with the front higher it doesnt look as bad as stock..I beleive your truck has a 2" block in the rear you could take that out and put in a 3" block with out changing anything else..then when it settles it will not be very noticeable..

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i agree with rednekexprez, it will settle and you have 1 7/8 inch blocks on the back. mine has leaf's up front and mine wasn't level when i got it. (i bought it used, and it already had the leveling kit) so i bought 3 inch fabtech lift blocks. they're heavy as crap and they have a slight angle in them for the driveshaft/pinion angle correction. it now sit's level. i also found out my rear shocks are nonexistant. oh well, i'll replace them when i get the money.

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i have the same leveling kit as you (installed it back in october) and the front still sits higher - doesn't look like it's going down any time soon.
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i have the same leveling kit as you (installed it back in october) and the front still sits higher - doesn't look like it's going down any time soon.
did you add anything to the rear?

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Please clarify something.... did you get a leveling kit that involved new additional springs?? new shackles?? or shackle mounts?? If you added or switched the front springs then yes, it will settle. If you just changed the mounting point of the original springs, by shackles or leaf mounts, then it isn't going to settle because the settling has already occurred a few months after the truck was new.
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did you add anything to the rear?
nope, she's stock.

and the pro comp kit uses new springs - no add-a-leafs or shackles or anything like that.
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Then it will settle some.
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