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i am reposting this in the aussie chapter perhaps you guys could help
Hi there fellow truckers
please please could someone help me, i live in south africa and down an 2wd 2005 fender stamped F250, yip the brazilian made one. im in the process of a complete ground up restore and want to lift it 6 inches or more if i can. is there anyone here with really good knowledge on suspensions and what type i have, i would like to put Pro comp in with MX6 shocks but need to know what kit to buy 1999-2004 or 2005-2009, PLEASE PLEASE HELP, thanks again. i am in south africa and this is the manufacturing plate info:
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GA/BA FRT A FRT : 1860 KG
GA/BA RR A RR: 2760 KG
GCM/8KM D/T 6492KG
GVM/BVM:3992 KG JUST UNDER THIS IS STAMPED PXI
Any guys on your side that have upgraded or do any performance mods to these motors?, if you looked at the suspension is it the correct on as i am off to the states in 2 weeks and want to buy one to bring home
If you have heaps of money like Nkelly you could go full airbag. Have a read of this... ROFLMAO i spend $ 5000.00 on suspension and i have heaps of money.... I FARKEN WISH I HAD HEAPS OF MONEY SUNSHINE THEN YOU WOULD SEE A BEAST ..
I had some money..
Now back on topic
What is the DATE OF BUILD thats pretty important when ordering stuff from the states..
And what you put on your vehicle depends on your wallet,as *Cpt thinks he knows* said i put airbag suspension on mine,which is a far better ride than the Procomp leaf spring suspension i had..
I've installed the Pro comp MX6 shocks adjustable's,make sure you order the correct one's in regards too your lift and also take note of the size of the shock mounts,whether they 1/2" or 5/8" or both like mine 5/8 on top and 1/2 on the bottom..
Try and get a SOFT spring set,you can always get airbag assit kits which will be way better than a heavy duty spring set that you cant soffen when you are empty.
2005 FORD F250 7.3L, Maxxis BigHorns 35's,16x10 alloy rims,5"Procomp/Icon Vehicle Dynamics lift,AIH Delete,CCV,FRX,HPX, OCR,JW valve body,mag-hytec rear diff cover,Riffraff Billet plenums,Clays ported housing+11 blade comp wheel,Bellowed up-pipes,Garrett turbo outlet,F6 chip,Custom 4" to 5" exhaust,All from clay @ RiffRaff,BD big trans sump,Carpc got the ****,got a IPAD in the dash now
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