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Old 01-02-2011, 07:51 PM
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What about this for a budget friendly lift?

What are you guys thoughts on this setup?http://www.suspensionconnection.com/cgi-bin/suscon/22924-ford-f150-lift-kit.html

Just ran across it looking around and the price is right,not sure about quality though.I would love to see a pic of a 2 inch lifted supercab that still had the factory rake.......
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Old 01-02-2011, 08:02 PM
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Honestly I do not think that's a great deal. Notice that does not come with the shocks, they are extra, you can go get a proven AutoSpring or HBS kit. $70-80 for front spacer and $100-110 for the AAL.
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Old 01-02-2011, 08:16 PM
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I actually didn't notice the shocks weren't uncluded.I thought it was a decent deal because it included the shocks...I just skimmed it quick and posted,sorry about that.What aal kit is every body runnin and where are they gettin from? I'm leveling my front with billsteins and want a quality kit(if there is a diffrence in brands) to match.thanks for catching that,too!
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Sorry for the typos,I'm on my phone and cant go back and edit.....
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Old 01-02-2011, 09:33 PM
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Your good LOL, a lot of people are running the AutoSpring kits, you can get them off ebay. I think skyjacker or procomp is another popular one. I have the AutoSpring for my front level and have had no problems out of it. If you dont tow/haul on a regular basis go with blocks and save your ride. Also, on your 2005 and with only 2" of level you may not even need to raise the rear.
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What block kit? Like,1.5 or 2...and where's the best place jyst to get a block kit? I'm trying ti luft it and keeo a little to factory rake. The block kits are intended to replace factory blicks not stack right?
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Old 01-02-2011, 09:57 PM
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I hate this touch screen pos phone....fat fingers little buttons,lol
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What block kit? Like,1.5 or 2...and where's the best place jyst to get a block kit? I'm trying ti luft it and keeo a little to factory rake. The block kits are intended to replace factory blicks not stack right?
If you have a 4x4 you should already have a block that is 2" and some change. I would go around a 4" block to keep close to factory rake if you go up 2" in the front. You are correct, do not stack. Here is a link:

http://www.suspensionconnection.com/...con/79004.html
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Old 01-02-2011, 10:49 PM
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Thanks bud.you have been a big help!
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Anytime - have fun with the mods. Oh one more thing, b/c some trucks (by year) and leveling kits/shocks end results tend to vary. If you dont mind doing the front and rear in two steps. I would measure center of hub to bottom of fenderwell now, install lift and see how much lift you got (after alignment). Then measure factory blocks and see how tall the new ones need to be to get it back to where you started. Still guessing 4" will be close, but never hurts to measure twice, buy once.

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i know its not on the budget u where looking for but I just got a 6'' pro comp for $1700 shipped w/ a $400 mail in rebate - $1300 for a pro comp is pretty darn awesome
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Old 01-05-2011, 09:52 PM
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[QUOTE=lomo2surf;4448320]i know its not on the budget u where looking for but I just got a 6'' pro comp for $1700 shipped w/ a $400 mail in rebate - $1300 for a pro comp is pretty darn awesome[/QUOTE

That's awesome but Xmas murdered my account so that aint happing for awhile!
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That's awesome but Xmas murdered my account so that aint happing for awhile!
I know the feeling
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