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Old 10-26-2020, 11:34 AM   #1
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2017 and newer F250 owners with a leveling kit....

Any reviews (good/bad) on specific brands? Estimated cost installed? Looking at 2" or 2.5".

Let me know what y'all recommend. Thanks.
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Old 10-26-2020, 11:43 AM   #2
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I have a readylift on mine . Seems to be alot of peoples go to
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Old 10-26-2020, 12:15 PM   #3
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I put a proryde kit on me. I got it for around 230 and put it on myself. Can be 2 or 2.5. 2 inch leveled mine out and clears 35s
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Old 10-26-2020, 12:26 PM   #4
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Thanks. Good info.
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Old 10-26-2020, 12:28 PM   #5
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You'll need one of these too.
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Old 10-26-2020, 12:43 PM   #6
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You'll need one of these too.

That will help me clean the running boards, at least.
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Old 10-26-2020, 12:56 PM   #7
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I’m running readylift 2.5. No complaints here
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Old 10-26-2020, 01:06 PM   #8
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I cant remmeber the brand, but I got a 2" on mine, I know it seems silly .5" more, but i wish i would have gone with the 2.5", I paid $400 installed. I run 35" and they rub a little at full turn.
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Old 10-26-2020, 01:12 PM   #9
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Did y'all keep the factory shocks or did you have to upgrade to longer/heavier
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Old 10-26-2020, 01:14 PM   #10
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I don’t have an f250, but I have a Ram 2500 and the suspension is similar.

If I was in your shoes, and I am with my truck, I’d look to spend a little more to get improved ride quality.

Look at Carli suspensions (or some comparable company) at new front coils and shocks. It will not only look good, but function well. Labor would be similar to that of a spacer.

I bet parts are around $1000 for the springs and shocks, vs $200 for the spacer and you’ll have a softer ride.

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Old 10-26-2020, 01:15 PM   #11
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The proryde has an adapter so you can keep factory shocks.
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Old 10-26-2020, 01:15 PM   #12
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Readylift here as well but not on a F250
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Old 10-26-2020, 01:17 PM   #13
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I learned the hard way to spend a little more on suspension stuff. I’m running an 2.5 inch Icon set up on my 2017 on 37s and it rides awesome!
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Old 10-26-2020, 01:42 PM   #14
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I have a 3 rough country suspension on the front w/replacement shocks and steering stabilizers. I also added air bags to the back for when I hook up to a trailer.
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I had Planet Ford do my leveling kit (2 I believe) but do not recall brand. I had them upgrade / beef up the steering stabilizer as well. Happy with the results.


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Old 10-26-2020, 02:27 PM   #16
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Old 10-26-2020, 04:23 PM   #17
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Did anyone get their headlights reaimed after lifting their truck?
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Old 10-26-2020, 04:38 PM   #18
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Bobby I went with the ReadLift 2.5 SST and have been very happy with it. I upgraded to some stiffer shocks so the ride is a little rougher but not that much.

The SST has the drop bracket for the track bar to help keep everything in line. This kit has brackets for factory shocks also.

ETA I paid around 650 or so for the kit and installed. Found the kit on sale is the only reason.

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Old 10-26-2020, 04:38 PM   #19
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Did anyone get their headlights reaimed after lifting their truck?
No because I installed rear blocks as well so the front end is still pointed in the original direction
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Old 10-26-2020, 04:54 PM   #20
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I went with the 2.5" readylift and running 37's... Rubs at full right turn but I am happy with the set up... I was looking at the Carli kits and just decided the money difference didn't seem to be worth it...
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Old 10-26-2020, 04:56 PM   #21
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Did anyone get their headlights reaimed after lifting their truck?
I had to do mine as everyone was hitting me with the bright lights. Did it in my driveway in less than 15 minutes. Mark a line on the wall with painters tape (I found the height online somewhere), adjust them down the till you hit your mark...
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Old 10-26-2020, 07:14 PM   #22
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Old 10-26-2020, 07:17 PM   #23
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I went with the 2.5" readylift and running 37's... Rubs at full right turn but I am happy with the set up... I was looking at the Carli kits and just decided the money difference didn't seem to be worth it...
Thanks. Did you get installed around MOCO? Or do it yourself?
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Old 10-26-2020, 07:53 PM   #24
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I had a 2 bds leveling kit and bds dual steering stabilizer installed on my 17 f250. It made the steering wheel very loose and felt like I was going to lose control when driving at speeds 75+ mph. A lot of steering wheel shock when Id hit a pothole too. I dropped it off at the shop that did the install and was told everything looked fine. Ended up having it removed a few months later and went back to stock suspension. Paid $947 for the leveling kit and stabilizer forget how much labor cost. Maybe I had a bad experience idk.. but wont do it again my one ton now is bone stock and rides like a champ
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Old 10-26-2020, 08:44 PM   #25
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Thanks. Did you get installed around MOCO? Or do it yourself?

Yessir, I had it installed at CC Plus on 105 just West of Conroe.
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Old 10-26-2020, 08:45 PM   #26
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Thanks. Appreciate it
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Old 10-26-2020, 09:10 PM   #27
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Go with CARLI coils ans.Fox 2.0 shocks. Call CJC offorad and they can talk to you about why to use these over spacers and pucks.

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Old 10-26-2020, 09:31 PM   #28
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Bds has a 4in radius arm kit. About 1800. I have a readylift 2.5 and motofab 1in rear blocks. If i were to redo it, or do it again, id buy the bds kit. Eliminate the spacer stuff, comes w extended fox shocks replaces factory radius arms, so no rub. I want one, just money, thats all.
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Old 10-26-2020, 09:54 PM   #29
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2.5 Readylift with the trac bar relocator. Rides great.
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Old 10-26-2020, 10:30 PM   #30
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I had a 2 bds leveling kit and bds dual steering stabilizer installed on my 17 f250. It made the steering wheel very loose and felt like I was going to lose control when driving at speeds 75+ mph. A lot of steering wheel shock when Id hit a pothole too. I dropped it off at the shop that did the install and was told everything looked fine. Ended up having it removed a few months later and went back to stock suspension. Paid $947 for the leveling kit and stabilizer forget how much labor cost. Maybe I had a bad experience idk.. but wont do it again my one ton now is bone stock and rides like a champ
Ive got a similar experience...2019 f-250. Changed my entire ride for the worse. I have steering wheel shock and a little bit of death wobble (not as severe as the actual wobble) when I hit holes. Changed my ride for sure...
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Old 10-26-2020, 10:40 PM   #31
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Ive got a similar experience...2019 f-250. Changed my entire ride for the worse. I have steering wheel shock and a little bit of death wobble (not as severe as the actual wobble) when I hit holes. Changed my ride for sure...
Yeah it was a good kick in the 🥜s after paying the king ranch price tag. I didnt want to drive the truck. It still wasnt 100% after going back to stock suspension. I traded it in and wont touch the suspension on my new truck.
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