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post #1 of 22 Old 08-31-2013, 09:26 AM Thread Starter
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Carli, Icon or other. Leveling kit.

2011 F350 4X4 6.7.

Looking to level it 2.5" was going to go with new coils, adjustable trac bar, front shocks, alignment cams. Now I work in the oilfield lots of gravel roads, pitted and rutted up locations. Looking for the best possible ride without changing the rear. It currently has air bags also.

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I've got an 09', 4.5" lift with Carli's 2.5 system on 37's. I love it! way better than stock on the street, in the dirt it's awesome. I know a lot of r&d went into their 2.5" leveling system, give them a call, or read some of the forums here. good luck bud


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I work in the patch myself so I know what your driving in. We ended up running stock with air bags. Worked out awesome so far and most trucks get a nice lift in the front as well.

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I guess I should be asking how the Coil springs differ from each other. Which ride softer?

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I have the 4.5" pintop system. Full deavers in the rear. I'm in the patch as well. It would be hard to beat.




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You will get some axle wrap with a heavy trailer, I can feel it when towing my gooseneck with some heavy equipment. My Deavers will wrap enough to make the tires rub the front of the rear fender well if I give it too much throttle on aceleration.
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Carli 2.5 pintop 2.5" leveling kit.

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If you want the best ride quality you need to replace the factory radius arms..second best improvement is shocks..larger the body the better the ride quality can be.

I would look at a Pure Performance max travel or same with 4 link arms.

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In your opinion....could have something to do with you not having them..
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