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Old 02-24-2014, 10:19 PM
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Leveling Kit

I'm thinking of a 2" leveling kit for my 2012 SD, I did my last 08 PSD and needed a adjustable track bar to center the axle. Will I need to do the same on this truck? I currently installed F350 blocks and shocks on the rear and will put Air Lift bags on if I do the level.

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Old 02-25-2014, 03:20 PM
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ya to center the axle you will need either a adjustable track bar or you will need a drop track bar bracket. also to keep everything else in line you will need the trailing arm drop brackets . i just bought the readylift sst level kit. has everything to keep
the front end in line . i got mine with the 5" rear blocks. shock extensions are only required if you go off road or longer shocks. i do believe they sell the kits with out the rear blocks . there called the f350 kit coz they have 4" blocks already, right now they will knock 10% off advertised price if you ask .so you should be able to get a kit for less than 400$
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Old 02-25-2014, 05:58 PM
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That's what I thought, I didn't think the would be any difference from the 08 front end. If I remember the track bar was around 450.00 from ICON and for that price I may go with a 3" suspension lift, but I'll research the SST.
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ya to center the axle you will need either a adjustable track bar or you will need a drop track bar bracket. also to keep everything else in line you will need the trailing arm drop brackets . i just bought the readylift sst level kit. has everything to keep
the front end in line . i got mine with the 5" rear blocks. shock extensions are only required if you go off road or longer shocks. i do believe they sell the kits with out the rear blocks . there called the f350 kit coz they have 4" blocks already, right now they will knock 10% off advertised price if you ask .so you should be able to get a kit for less than 400$
Is the SST kit a 2" leveling kit?

Post up some pics....... I also have a 2012 CC 4x4 and want a little bit of lift.

I always get confused by how they call it a "leveling" kit. I have measured and my truck sits damn near level stock.

So would the kit you bought also be what I would use?

Thanks!
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Its a 2.5 level kit with 4" block its the tow package with the 5" block the 5 wont be quite level slight rake. They make a 3.5 for the diesel if you wanna modify your exhaust slightly for the drive shaft. There web sight has all the diff kits
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Yeah I am not at all interested in modifying my drive shaft.

I want to just bolt on a kit on my drive way without any other mods.
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I have found that ICON makes a Stage 4 2.5" kit and has all of the necessary parts to keep everything correct but it will cost around 3,000 just in parts, you get what you pay for!
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ya but i cant see it being worth that much more for only 2.5 inches maybe 8 to 10 inches . im not off roading like 80 percent of the people just lookin for a little more clearance .my offroading is bringing in hay from the field and its hot and dry.
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I understand I think the shocks they offer in the kit are what makes it expensive , I would only want to do this so I can gain more clearance when I have tire chains on for hunting but that is only one week out of the year plus it looks good.
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