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Old 05-31-2010, 10:06 PM
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Skip the Transgo they suck. I have had them in my cars before and its better to get a aftermarket valve body that actually increaces fluid flow instead of just fooling the trans and just uping line preasure. Check with Factory tech and see if he has something for the X. I put 37x13.50 R20s on mine and it makes a huge dent in you power and fuel economy. All be it still driveable but you will not be passing anyone unless you have a run at them.
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I'm hoping to order my Procomp setup later this week -- I just have to decide between going springs or blocks in rear. The difference is less that $200 so I may just end up doing the front Procomp 4" kit that comes with the shocks, and rear springs 22415's.

Also ordering Dunlops Maxx Tractions 315-75-16 for the stock rims.

I just wish I had enough $ left over to regear both axles... That will just have to wait I guess - I hope it isn't too much of a dog with the stock 3.73's
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Never ever go with blocks in the rear, always do it right the first time and go with springs...

One too many times, I see someone that has a nice lift of their truck, but it's all over the road wandering and squatts low like it's trying to take a dump when they tow something.

I went with all springs and am very satisfied, my truck barely squatts even with a 8K load behind it...
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Never ever go with blocks in the rear, always do it right the first time and go with springs...

One too many times, I see someone that has a nice lift of their truck, but it's all over the road wandering and squatts low like it's trying to take a dump when they tow something.

I went with all springs and am very satisfied, my truck barely squatts even with a 8K load behind it...
Yeah -- I know the difference in price is really negligible when it comes down to it when you subtract the price of blocks to the price of the 22415 rear springs.

I'm hoping for 4"s or so on the Procomp lift using the 22210 fronts and 22415 rears. I really woould love to go 6" but with 2 kids (4yr old and 19 month old ) and one more on the way I can only go so high ....
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Never ever go with blocks in the rear, always do it right the first time and go with springs...

One too many times, I see someone that has a nice lift of their truck, but it's all over the road wandering and squatts low like it's trying to take a dump when they tow something.

I went with all springs and am very satisfied, my truck barely squatts even with a 8K load behind it...

Whoa... I'm running blocks in the rear and mine handling like a champ, but I'm sure if I hooked up a load, it would look like its dumping. I would like to replace the blocks with springs so that I don't get the axle warp, but I'm worried that I'll lose some of my handling. I 100% agree with you. Maybe I'm just a lucky fella.
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There will be a noticable drop in fuel economy
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My antiwrap blocks work like a champ I havent had a single issue yet with this set up.
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So all of you with a 4" kit - did you get the actual kit with the dropped pitman arm and track bar bracket or just the springs?
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Need a little help

You guys might have covered this already but i'm still a little lost.
I have a 2004 ford excursion v8 turbo diesel. Im looking for the best 6 inch lift that can run 35's. I want a lift that can handle whatever it needs to, Off roading, mudding and whatnot. Something very durable. Can somebody give me some direction?

Thanks guys, Adam
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This

This is exactly what i want to do to my excursion, same excursion. I dont know the lift or tires. looks like they had the front cut out and maybe the rear. help? http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2704/...7d9cee45f6.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2609/...f8b6232a2b.jpg
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