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Old 09-21-2009, 02:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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homemade superduty lift

Looking for some threads on Homemade superduty lifts (04 f250). Just curious on some ways people have put them together without buying a kit. Im looking for 4-6 inches, already have a add-a-leaf in the front.

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Old 09-21-2009, 02:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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homemade like smelt your own ore and forge some springs from ingots of iron ?
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2x4's pressure treated and stacked with biscuts
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make sure to use cinder blocks for your jack stands
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2x4's pressure treated and stacked with biscuts
I dont have the money to go with the pressure treated, I was thinking snow roof or black jack to keep the mud out... maybe i could stuff some old books under there....



Im looking in the direction of homemade shackles and shackle reverses
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just adding shackles to lift it will screw your pinion angle and fawk the caster.



you need to buy new leaf springs for the front and can use blocks in the back if you are lame.

or you can 4 link it with coilovers like I did

or do like all good rednecks would and just cut the fenders. with no lift you should be able to run 35's with some minor trimming and 40 with some hacking
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just adding shackles to lift it will screw your pinion angle and fawk the caster.



you need to buy new leaf springs for the front and can use blocks in the back if you are lame.

or you can 4 link it with coilovers like I did

or do like all good rednecks would and just cut the fenders. with no lift you should be able to run 35's with some minor trimming and 40 with some hacking
I wasnt sure how much it would mess with my pinion angle with shackles, I know some people run shackles on the back of there front leafs, never heard if it messes with anything... as far as blocks im trying to avoid, thats why im looking into a shackle reverse, ive heard they arent suggested if you tow anything halfway heavy though
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cheap way? body lift a couple inches, and then do the shackle relocation for teh fornt, should run a few hundred$.
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I just use empty beer kegs. I don't need the deposit back anyway
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