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  1. 94-98 7.3L General Powerstroke Discussion
    97 F250HD. Done many mods, injectors, exhaust, oil tube, shocks, sound insulation....blah, blah, blah....(Youtube is gonna be the end of me. Next week I'm building a nuclear reactor in my basement..) All those other mods are a distant second to #1: new rubber leaf spring bushings, all 8 of them...
  2. 94-98 7.3L General Powerstroke Discussion
    ’97 F350, crew cab, 4x4. Need to update suspension for smooth, plush ride when empty (95% of the time now!) air bags? Newer undercarriage? Ideas? has anyone done/ modified their suspension? please share positives and negatives of you mods thanks!
  3. 99-03 7.3L General Discussion
    Hey everyone- First time posting after being a viewer of the forum for quite a while now. Let me start off by saying that I am probably the least qualified person in this forum to work on a truck. Mechanic work and motors have never been my thing. I’m a career carpenter, if I can’t beat the...
  4. General 6.0L Discussion
    Bought this truck used and its time to replace the shocks. They are a Rancho shock and I would like to replace them with another Rancho shock. My problem is the truck I dont believe it is lifted but it seems to sit very even front to back and I suspect its leveled but im not sure. Is there a...
  5. General 6.0L Discussion
    Hi All, First time poster, long time reader. I bought a 2003 F350 Crew Cab Dually. It has has a 2010 front end conversion, including going from leaf springs to shocks and springs. I bought a leveling kit from Skyjacker (a 2 inch block to go under the springs) But everything is WEIRD. Instead of...
  6. 99-03 7.3L General Discussion
    Hey,I’ve been planning on doing a front suspension swap on my 1999.5 f250 to the coil suspension from 05+ superdutys, I found a whole front end off a 2008 truck for $300 and bought it,after research I realized a few parts won’t possibly work with the swap to my truck and had a few questions if...
  7. 99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems
    Looking for suggestions for front end parts. I know I need all tierods, all the ball joints and suggestions on any bushings I should replace while I'm there. I think I need outer U joints and either rebuild the locking hubs or replace them. Any pointers in the right direction will be...
  8. Suspension & Steering
    Hello All, I bought a 2017 Ford F-250 SD Powerstroke (shortbed) last June. I took it to a local 4x4 shop called 4 Wheel Parts in Portland OR. The guy I was working with recommended an Icon kit and 37 inch tires. He said Icon is really nice. I opted for a 4.5 inch stage 3 Icon kit and the 37...
  9. General 6.0L Discussion
    Now, I know before I even get started people are going to start jumping on me for wanting a "smooth ride." Slow down, and hear me out. I am not looking for a Cadillac, if I wanted a smooth ride I would have bought a 1/2 ton. BUT, my ride is rough to say the absolute least. It's a '06 6.0 with...
  10. Suspension & Steering
    Hello Group Unless I order a truck in the trim package I want ( XL or XLT ) no local dealer has Skid plates ( AKA "FX4" ) on any XL/XLT. So after market "Skid plates" ( or ones removed for some reason from contemporary Ford ). What have you ( or someone you know ) bought? Fuel tank...
  11. Rancho Shocks
    It is that time of the year! Get the shocks or suspension you want for your rig!!! Check with your favorite retailer on pricing. See below for hints and the link! Tips to Ensure Timely Processing of Rebates: Carefully review all Terms and Conditions on the back of the rebate form. Check...
  12. Rancho Shocks
    Great little article on what goes behind the scenes at our plant in Long Beach CA. Always love reading and seeing stuff like this. 60+ years isn't too shabby to be in the off-road industry. :beer: Made In America ? Rancho Suspension | JCWhitney Blog
  13. 99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems
    During braking, occasionally there is a loud clunk that sounds like it is coming from the front driver side of the truck. How hard I brake does not effect if it occurs or not. It is completely random, will go away for a while then it might do it consistently. Guessing it might be dry end link...
  14. Group Buys
    Hi everyone! We would like to announce that Hellwig will be hosting a Summer Liquidation Sale for select 2600 lb. Air Bag Systems. These bolt-on kits help level your truck, and improve handling/control while towing or hauling. Thanks to the large 2600 lb. capacity you can run less pressure than...
  15. 6.0L Problems Forum
    Hi, my names Curtis and im new to the forum.. I have a 2006 f-250 4x4 king ranch, and lately when I start speeding up from a stop i hear what sounds like a pop and it does it when i come to a stop. Today I got under my truck to drain the oil and noticed this red dust on the bottom on my front...
  16. 6.7 Exterior Discussion (2011-2016)
    Hello, I just recently signed up to this forum because I need help! I currently have a 4" lift on 37s with 20X10 Wheels. I then purchased 20X12 thinking they would fit but they rubbed so i was forced to purchase 35's temporarily. I was considering either doing a 6 or 8 inch lift. A good friend...
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