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Old 02-11-2008, 05:37 PM
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Information on bilsteins

Hi
I've did a search but can't seem to find what I'm looking for.I have a 2004 screw,4x4.I want to level out the front.Reading this forum has given me two options.
1.Leveling kit 2"
2.Bilsteins that have 0"to 2" built into them.
If these two options ars correct what would be the recommendation?
What would be the right model in the bilsteins?
Any instructions for the front leveling install if I go that way would be good.
Thanks in advance for your time.
Mike
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Old 02-11-2008, 11:33 PM
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From what I heard I'd run the bilsteins, that way when your factory shocks go you won't have to change them! You can also adjust it if you don't care for the added lift. I went with the 2.6 AS level kit... I with I woulda heard about the bilsteins
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Old 02-13-2008, 08:31 AM
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I only have 9k on my 06 FX4 but I figure at about 20K the stocks should be shot so I will be going with 2" lift of the Bilstiens. The if I need warranty coverage they really can't say that a leveling "kit" caused any issues.
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Old 02-13-2008, 09:19 AM
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I did a lot of research before I install the leveling kit on my truck....I went with the ready lift because its a metal product and with the others which are made of polyurethane I feel that over time they will wear down and begin to make the front end drop....so whatever way you go is only up to you...but just keep in mind that a steel product is always stronger and durable. Just my opinion.

This is the link for the leveling kit for your truck:

http://www.autoanything.com/suspensi...0A2529335.aspx

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Hi
I've did a search but can't seem to find what I'm looking for.I have a 2004 screw,4x4.I want to level out the front.Reading this forum has given me two options.
1.Leveling kit 2"
2.Bilsteins that have 0"to 2" built into them.
If these two options ars correct what would be the recommendation?
What would be the right model in the bilsteins?
Any instructions for the front leveling install if I go that way would be good.
Thanks in advance for your time.
Mike
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Old 02-13-2008, 04:59 PM
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I went with the Bilsteins. They ride stiffer than my stock shocks, but level the truck pretty well. I did mine at 30000 miles and of the 4 shocks that I replaced only one was still any good.
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