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Old 11-19-2009, 02:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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1972 ford f250 lift

I want a 4" lift to run 37 " tires I can buy a lift kit from skyjacker or have custom springs made for about the same price. What would be the better solution and is there any other options.
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Old 11-19-2009, 03:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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This belongs in newb or ford section. Ask other people at the mall.
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Old 11-19-2009, 04:06 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Good luck getting custom rear springs... they are the 'narrow' spring and not easy to find.
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Old 11-19-2009, 04:12 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 11-19-2009, 06:02 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I don't go to the mall but this will see about half street use but never above 50 mph, only side roads and will see about half of its use on the trail. I will not use blocks. I have talked to two different places that will make springs for it.
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i vote for hockey puck body lift.
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Old 11-19-2009, 06:51 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Is it pretty? Or is there a reason you couldn't trim to fit?

Skyjacker EZ ride springs are said to be "flexy". Many people pull and replace leaves until they have a "home brew".
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i vote for hockey puck body lift.
works fine for me.
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Old 11-19-2009, 07:24 PM   #9 (permalink)
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if you want a cheap lift, just put more air in the tires.

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Old 11-20-2009, 05:02 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Be very careful when they say they will make springs for ya... 73 and up went to 3" wide and they may be thinking your's are the same... ask them what is the spring width they are making.

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I Had a tough time finding the 2 and ahalf inch springs. Most places wanted to start by making stock replacments, rearching and adding add a leafs. Since that was what I was replacing (too stiff) I contacted Deaver spring got a quote and couldn't make that fit my budget. I ended up using used stock springs full length add a leafs and making my own 4" shackle drop brackets. End results are a very flexable spring pack with 4" lift. This is a pic of the spring pack I replaced same brackets.

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