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Old 05-31-2011, 03:23 PM
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Leveling Kit

Just got my new F250 last week, but when I ordered it I had them put on the snow plow prep. From my understanding they are bigger springs on the front along with the other stuff. It looks to me like the back sits lower than the front so I went and measured it and sure enough the back sits 1 1/2" -1" lower than the front. Do they make a block that you can put under the back leafs to make it level or is their and adjustment for the front springs? I don't plan on running a plow anytime soon. Should I call the dealer and ask them? Thanks
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I had the same issue with my truck.I installed rear airbags to eliminate rear end squat when I hook up my camper. I just leave 20psi in the bags when I'm not towing and the truck sits dead level.
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I had the same issue with my truck.I installed rear airbags to eliminate rear end squat when I hook up my camper. I just leave 20psi in the bags when I'm not towing and the truck sits dead level.
Where did you get these airbags at?

I have to ask everyone who has an F250 how many leafs they have in the back? This truck only has 3 and they look the same as an F150 from what I can see. Seems like if you put 500lbs. in the back it squats!
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What about throwing a set of F350 blocks under the rear axle?

http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/10...s-to-f250.html

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Where did you get these airbags at?

I have to ask everyone who has an F250 how many leafs they have in the back? This truck only has 3 and they look the same as an F150 from what I can see. Seems like if you put 500lbs. in the back it squats!
I have 3 leaf springs also. I bought the airbags from streesideauto.com
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Sorry I spelled the website wrong its streetsideauto.com
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Ah thanks for the input guys! Might have to look into different blocks. Just ticks me off that you order a heavy duty truck and its not for the sole sake of the ride.
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reverse rake

My truck also has the plow prep and sits at a reverse rake. I spoke with a spring shop and will be putting more leafs in to achieve a 2" lift in the rear plus it will help with sag while towing my camper. Ready lift makes a 4" block which replaces the stock 2" but because I tow they recommended springs. The only issue is the angle of the drive train and warranty!
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Well I took the time yesterday and put in the Ready Lift blocks that I ordered. I must say WOW what a difference they make with adding alittle rake in the truck. It makes it look so much better with the little 17" 245 tires on it. Thanks again guys!
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Big Daddy - I have same issue as yours. Please let us know if you are happy with your solution. Where did you get the blocks? Thanks.
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Big Daddy - I have same issue as yours. Please let us know if you are happy with your solution. Where did you get the blocks? Thanks.

Yes I am happy with the way it turned out, it looks much much better without ruining the factory ride which is pretty soft. It will be interesting to see when I haul a ton of coal in the back of it to see how much it sags then! I got mine from Street Side Auto they have fast shipping it only took two days to get. Here is a link:
ReadyLift Part No. 66-2014 - 4.0 in Suspension Block and U-Bolt Kits
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