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Best leveling kit for my '04 350??

Hey guys I recently purchased an '04 Supercab Longbed Stroker. I am looking for the best overall leveling kit. The truck has 285/75/16's on it now and only the drivers side rubs.. I guess the spring is weaker than the right. Anyways I am looking for a true leveling kit.. I want my truck to sit level NOT high in the front. If anything I would rather it be just a little low in the front. I have seen a lot of these kits that are labeled leveling kits and the nose sits too high for my taste. I am wanting to run 305/70/16's on stock wheels for possibly some aftermarket wheels. I wouldn't mind running 315's if I could fit them. Anyways any input is great and pictures too!
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I put on a 2.8 inch level kit and I'm running 315/75/16 and they rub a little once in a while at full lock in reverse. The truck looks slanted but its from the parking lot
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You could do 2.5" up front and if that's too high add a 1" block to the rear...



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After I bought mine I wish I would of made mine. I have the spring pack and it would be very simple to make.
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Get X code springs. Gives a better factory look and no added parts to worry about.

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Local off road shop here likes to use BDS add a leaf to the front to make it sit level.. And claim that guys really like it. Sounds like a pretty good idea. My thoughts were if that would work going with BDS 5500 shocks all the way around and a new stabilizer. My original Ranchos are pretty well wore out. I really wish I could see a picture of a truck with a BDS add a leaf.
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Local off road shop here likes to use BDS add a leaf to the front to make it sit level.. And claim that guys really like it. Sounds like a pretty good idea. My thoughts were if that would work going with BDS 5500 shocks all the way around and a new stabilizer. My original Ranchos are pretty well wore out. I really wish I could see a picture of a truck with a BDS add a leaf.
For me I would much rather do the add a leaf and new u bolts over a spring pack. I seen others do the x code spring and I'm pretty happy with it. I believe the X were supposed to come on the snowplow prep trucks.

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That's what I am thinking.. either a kit that has new springs or an add a leaf, either way I guess I will need an adjustable track bar to make it right I am assuming.

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That's what I am thinking.. either a kit that has new springs or an add a leaf, either way I guess I will need an adjustable track bar to make it right I am assuming.
Depending on how high you go, you may not need an adjustable track bar. Its not a bad idea to with one though. It will give you more adjustment capabilities. Fwiw, I didn't with mine, I bought the newer 7.3 track bar for my e99 and it centered my axle perfectly.

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