sick of shopping - PowerStrokeNation : Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-27-2013, 08:48 AM Thread Starter
User Error
 
buck90's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: California
Posts: 108
sick of shopping

I have a lift from Xtreme Off Road in Georgia. Idk if they sell crappy lift kits or the owner flubbed the install, but the lift kit was sold as a 6" all around lift. However, the front leafs are 6" but the back leafs are factory w/helper spring and 2 blocks stacked on top each other. Definitely bad juju. Figured screw it, I'll get a REAL lift where I get 4 lift springs vs 2 and an assortment of blocks. Problem is, Im looking to go 8 inches and nobody sells the kits other than 4 wheel parts,(at least not anyone else that I could find) and I know good n well leaf lift springs dont cost near $390 apiece for 8" lift. Anyone got any leads to a company that sells an 8 inch lift leaf kit with shocks for less than $1700? Maybe know someone that has a used kit in good condition willing to strike a deal? Anything 6" or HIGHER. I know for a fact with that price, 50% of it is the 4 wheel parts logo.

I work with people entrusted to maintain and repair $110 million airplanes, but can't change a car battery.

2001 F250, Floyd's Stage 3 trans, GTP38R, aFe Stage 2 intake, TS Performance 6 position, 5" Diamond Eye straight turbo-back, 6" Pro Comp lift, 36" Nitto Terra Grapplers
buck90 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-27-2013, 11:43 AM
PSN Veteran
 
jtgf250's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Bumpass,Va
Posts: 1,586
Re: sick of shopping

Actually when you go over a 4 inch lift and want 4 new springs( not adding a stack0 in the rear, kits get pretty pricey. That sounds like average to me for that kit. the add a block in the rear is the cheaper route though. They're are lots of vendors on here that can hook you up though.

2003 F-250 CCLB 7.3L
4" lift and PMF traction bar/block setup running 35s on 20x12s. Intake, exhaust, PHP Hydra w/ Gearhead tunes, gauges
2005 F-350 CCLB 6.0L
6" lift on 20x10s and 37s, studded, deleted, Powermax and Livewire with Quicktricks tunes, exhaust, intake (Wife's Truck)
jtgf250 is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-27-2013, 03:06 PM
<<< THE GAUGE WHORE...
 
CSIPSD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Bend, OR
Posts: 12,083
Re: sick of shopping

Just get a single taller block... Never stack blocks.

[CENTER]01 F-250 SC PSD,430k,16 Isspro Gauges, AFE-2,CCV Mod,IAH delete,map reg,Modded H2e, 6.0 IC, 230/100, Studs, 910 springs, Forged rods, Hydra chip, Swamps HVHF IDM, MBRP 4" dual's, Aero, 6" tip's, 4" Revtek lift, 37/12.5/16.5 MT's
Joe
CSIPSD is offline  
Closed Thread

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the PowerStrokeNation : Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome