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Old 10-06-2008
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Leveling my 2WD

I searched for Leveling Kits but I got a bunch of stuff about '97 I am thinking about Leveling my 2wd '04 and was just wondering is there anything I need to know that was different for my '04.
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You can get some front lift coils for pretty cheap of eBay and then just a 2" block in the back. You should be pretty level and 2" higher with that.
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im not to sure but i believe you can get F150 coils. (lifts 1.5in)

judging by your picture the truck appears to be an XL. thus means you have coils.

if it was a sport/edge model then it would be as easy as cranking your torsion bars. (the best part is it would be free.)
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I've heard you can get Chevy 1500 coils as well.
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What year coils do i Need, I also need new shocks right?
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Believe F150 coils are only good for the '97 and older trucks.



You can either A: Put on lift coils. Or B: Spacer above the stock coil. You should be able to get away with running the stock shocks. Or just throw on 3" spindles and AAL.
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aal?
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^^add a leaf
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When I want mine to sit level I just make my wife sit in the back between the wheelwells.









OW!!
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I machinined a coil spacer .750 thick and stuck it between my coil and i ibeam mounts, lifted my truck 1.5. Cost was free and time was less then 15 minutes to make. I have been running them for 7 months now and not a problem in the world.
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When I want mine to sit level I just make my wife sit in the back between the wheelwells.









OW!!
Slam dunk!


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I machinined a coil spacer .750 thick and stuck it between my coil and i ibeam mounts, lifted my truck 1.5. Cost was free and time was less then 15 minutes to make. I have been running them for 7 months now and not a problem in the world.
Want to make me some in the near future?
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Depends. Chromoly is hard to come by now. Plus i do not remember the bolt size, if i do find my drawing and some steel i will see if i can work something out with my machine shop teacher.
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