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post #1 of 5 Old 08-18-2010, 10:04 AM Thread Starter
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Question to lift or not?

Ok i have wanted to do a 2" lift for a wile and now i have a bushing out on a front spring so i am thinking it is time! There are a couple of options and i was wondering what you folks thought. For the rear i will use factory 4" 350 blocks and i will need to get new U-bolts. Springs for the front is my dilemma.

I did some checking on having some new 2" front springs made and new u-bolts and this is what they told me,
(Heavy duty three leaf front springs that add 1-1/2" to 2" are $224.27 each. U-bolts for the front would cost about $40.00 for a set of four, U-bolts for the rear would cost around $60.00 for a set of four.)

This sounds like its on the spendy side! Or am i just getting old? All i want is springs that will give me 2" in the front not a rough ride and 1.5" or maybe 2". Am i asking for to much?


There is always the add a leaf way but i think that will ride to rough.

Or will factory 350 springs fit on my 250?


Or forget about it and fix the bushing that is out?

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I edited this post as what I had posted before didn't pertain to a F250 with the TTB..sorry just spaced out.

If you lift a TTB you need to get a center drop bracket for the lift to correct the Camber change that will happen.

I don't sell anything but shocks for a F250 with a TTB. I don't belive in spending anything on the TTB..if at all possible get a D60, RS kit with SD springs..

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Do i realy need the track bar for 2"? It seems like there is plenty there to work. Or am i looking at it wrong? I could be !

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id say put a d60 under it or leave it as is..... I wouldnt lift a TTB

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Well (deep subject) i am not sure what to do then. I think i will think about it for now. Thanks for the input guys!

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