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Old 03-24-2013, 06:45 PM
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I thought F350's had a 4" rear block...

After installing a leveling kit I noticed the rear of my Truck sits alittle lower then the front now. I measured the Rear Spring Blocks and they are 3 1/2". I thought they all were 4". I was hoping for a slight rake. Is there a such thing as 4 1/2" blocks?

2005 F350 KING Ranch 4x4

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Old 03-24-2013, 07:00 PM
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F350's are 3.5" rear blocks, u could just stack a 1" on top.

Gb
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Old 03-24-2013, 08:35 PM
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There's a reason why they call it a leveling kit
Not all F350's have the same rear block either. I do not know why people call them 4" blocks if they only measure 3.5". My dually F350 only has 2" blocks but measure around 1-7/8"

Also what kind of leveling kit did you get?

Also I would not stack blocks, but that's just me. I know it will cost more, but you can get a set of PMF blocks
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Old 03-25-2013, 08:07 AM
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We have blocks available in 1/2" increments from 1 to 6 inches.

We have 4 1/2" blocks available here:

TGC: 99-12 Ford F250/F350 / 00-05 Excursion 4.5" Steel Fabricated Lift Block Set

Remember, as a forum member you get a 5% discount.

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The guy who invented dimensional lumber was hired by Ford to design the blocks.

He figured a 2X4 was only 1.75"X3.5", therefore a 4" block should only be 3.5".

There ya go. Mystery solved.
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Old 03-25-2013, 09:48 AM
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Re: I thought F350's had a 4" rear block...

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u could just stack a 1" on top.

Gb
DO NOT STACK BLOCKS!!


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Old 03-25-2013, 10:10 AM
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We have blocks available in 1/2" increments from 1 to 6 inches.

We have 4 1/2" blocks available here:

TGC: 99-12 Ford F250/F350 / 00-05 Excursion 4.5" Steel Fabricated Lift Block Set

Remember, as a forum member you get a 5% discount.

Thanks,
Derek
What will I do about the bump stops?

Ray
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:34 AM
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Depending on your cab/bed configuration you will probably want to go with a 2.5* taper. Our blocks have three different taper options and are available with or without a bumpstop tang. If you have any questions, just let me know!
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:37 AM
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I also just checked stock and I have a pair of 4.5" 2.5* taper blocks with the bumpstop tangs instock...
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:20 AM
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Hey Trevor,
When do you know if you need a taper? I have 2" flat blocks on my dually but I was thinking of putting a set of your 4" blocks on. I am not sure if I need to go with a flat block or 2.5* taper.
I am not fully set on what I want to do yet, just trying to do my homework first. Thanks
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