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Front lift?

Want to bring my front end up at least a couple inches without spending a bunch of money. Don't do much off roading just for looks for now. Any tips? Ford F250 XLT Lariat 2WD 7.5 460
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spacers, i think dayton. my experience is that with trail-master load lever springs i ended up with 1" up front and 1" lower in the back. it give you a tidder-todder effect. also did 2 + " lowering shackles on the back, same thing = 1 + " lower in the back and 1 + " up in the front. i remember one man saying that he used 2" load leveler springs up front with dayton 2" spacers to get he truck level.
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spacers, i think dayton. my experience is that with trail-master load lever springs i ended up with 1" up front and 1" lower in the back. it give you a tidder-todder effect. also did 2 + " lowering shackles on the back, same thing = 1 + " lower in the back and 1 + " up in the front. i remember one man saying that he used 2" load leveler springs up front with dayton 2" spacers to get he truck level.

Also i dont know why but the rear is already higher then the front and i hate it
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It sits higher in the rear by design. It's so that when you put a heavy load in the bed the truck becomes level instead of facing the sky. New truck don't have as much of it as the old trucks and that likely due to the fact that a lot of trucks sold nowadays are used like cars and never see any kind of load in the bed.
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It sits higher in the rear by design. It' so that when you put a heavy load in the bed the truck becomes level instead of facing the sky. New truck don't have as much of it as the old trucks and that likely due to the fact that a lot of trucks sold nowadays are used like cars and never see any kind of load in the bed.
I see, I guess that was a dumb question ha. Anyways do you have any tips for my original post I'd really like to get the front end up maybe even higher then the back
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