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Old 02-03-2009, 02:04 PM
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Let me see your lifted F350's!

Hey guys, I am going to be installing a 4" inch Rough Country lift and putting 35 inch tires on my truck soon, but I want to see other guys lifts on their F350's, I am hoping this will give me a clearer vision on what it might look like. Thanks guys!
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Old 02-03-2009, 10:37 PM
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Here is my 97 F350 with a 6" Skyjacker lift, and 37" tires. If you haven't purchased the lift yet, my advice would be to stay away from the Rough Country stuff. If you do some research around here you will find stories of sagging springs and lesser quality parts. (IMHO)


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Old 02-03-2009, 10:50 PM
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Nice truck loss!

I agree with him too about Rough Country. I had one of their setups on my 87 Suburban and it sucked. Spring sagged after six months and I ended up getting custom stuff made at a local spring shop.
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Here is my 97 F350 with a 6" Skyjacker lift, and 37" tires. If you haven't purchased the lift yet, my advice would be to stay away from the Rough Country stuff. If you do some research around here you will find stories of sagging springs and lesser quality parts. (IMHO)


DAM I WANT IT !!!!! Gotta love the to tones !
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Old 02-03-2009, 11:11 PM
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Looks good, I think you do need a bigger tire tho. I fit them on my stock F350. I dont like too much gap. Its the way I am. I do love ur truck so dont take it the wrong way.
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Old 02-03-2009, 11:44 PM
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thats a sweet 350 i dont even like single cabs but thats hella clean i want ur truck
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Old 02-03-2009, 11:46 PM
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Your truck is ill! That is perfect looking, did u go with Skyjacker? And did u use have to upgrade your sway bar links, and did you add a single or dual stabilizer link? Also, what gearing are you running?
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Heres big black, my 96 f-350 . I dont know what type of lift it has. But I do know that the previous owner swapped ouy the spring hangers front to rear to give it 1 1/2in more lift in the front. It is sittin on Dick Cepek 35's.


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My 1990 F350 Im buying in a few days

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35's with just a leveling kit. Not as pretty as most, but it is a work truck, after all .





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Looks good, I think you do need a bigger tire tho. I fit them on my stock F350. I dont like too much gap. Its the way I am. I do love ur truck so dont take it the wrong way.
Ah no offense taken, I did have a difficult time deciding on the 37x13.50's, I really love the way 40's look on these trucks, but I needed a decent highway tire so this fit my needs a little better. To my surprise though, they measure a little over 38" tall, so not too bad.

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Your truck is ill! That is perfect looking, did u go with Skyjacker? And did u use have to upgrade your sway bar links, and did you add a single or dual stabilizer link? Also, what gearing are you running?
Yes it is a Skyjacker; I did not upgrade the sway bar links. They are a bit of a stretch to get back into place, but it can be done. I went with dual steering stabilizer shocks, which I think are definitely necessary for these trucks, they tend to have a bit more play in the steering than the newer ones. The gears are 4.10, which is really reduced to about a 3.55 (maybe slightly higher) with the bigger tires. I don't mind the higher gearing, it helps out alot at higher speeds, and the diesel has plenty of power, so it isn't too bad. I'd love to re-gear, but that's pretty far down on the list at this point.
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heres mine, got some 40's for it too on 20" rims , pic is with 38.5's
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Old 02-07-2009, 09:11 PM
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87wreckerman, i dig ur truck bro, i think that rig would like much better with a black grille with an emblem in it, and some emblems on the side...I love it tho
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i actually got some RBP ( rolling big power) 08 F350 side vents coming monday as for the grill i bought it after painting it and just havent gotten around to it,lol!
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