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Old 06-26-2013, 11:12 AM
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Want to level out my 01 4x4 dually flatbed

I have a 2001 f350 4x4
I want my front end a little higher, the rear of my truck is up in the air
What kit should I be looking at
Price is a consideration as in I just graduated college and have a chunk of debit
Ill be still using my tires - 245/75R/16

Any thoughts are appreciatedWant to level out my 01 4x4 dually flatbed-image.jpg
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Pic is of the two leafs that's are up front
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Old 06-26-2013, 11:13 AM
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Here is a pic from the side
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Old 06-26-2013, 11:14 AM
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I guess it's side down but the front sits approx 2-3 inches lower
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What size rear blocks do you have? From the pics it looks like 2in like mine.

Do you really want a leveled look? Im sure you haul a lot of weight which will make your a s s sag, lol

Id do a pmf hanger kit if it were me. But you also have the option of mini spring packs. Cost will be about the same, around $300 iirc.

Or for free you could take out the rear blocks...
If you level the front, its recommended to get an adj trac bar to recenter the front axle, thats another $225. If you do not recenter, the truck will dog track/ crab walk...
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Old 06-26-2013, 09:33 PM
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I don't haul often but eventually ill be pulling a car hauler or up to 10k but I have a few more mods to do (chip, hpx, fpx, 4" exhaust, ww2, hutch mod) before ill be hauling more

Several people have mentioned air bag system..... Thoughts?
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Old 06-26-2013, 09:37 PM
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And infrnl ill check my rear blocks tomorrow, already have adj track bar,

Also how do you like your 4.10s ... I have 3.73s
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air bags are a good option, especially if you plan to tow a lot. I thought about bags but I do not tow often anymore, so we will see on that.

The 4:10's are great as long as you are not after fuel economy. I have not updated my sig, but I lifted my truck a bit and put 315/75/16s on to help bring my gear ratio closer to 3:73's. If I towed on a regular basis, I would have left the truck close to stock.

When I had it stock, I got around 14-15mpg city and 17-18 hwy running around 70-75mph iirc. That was last summer and I have done some work to the truck since then. Ie, injectors, turbo, fuel, etc. I'm hoping to remain the same with my current setup.

Since my current tires are pretty much 35s, I can feel a loss in power on the top end but nothing too drastic. Overall, not much power loss from stock 32s to the 35s with 4:10 gears However I should be pushing somewhere close to 500hp from what i'm told, IDK.
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Measure the thickness of your leafs near the u-bolts. I would look into getting X code springs. Look online at suspensionkings and they have a reference on what thickness is each code.

I have them and it raised my front 3.5" now front to back is only 2.5" difference instead of 7". Yeah it was that bad. The ride was no different with the x codes.

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