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Today I started to jump into the lift kit for my 2001 F350 DRW. The kits a DR/Icon 4.5 hanger kit with brand new X springs in the front and 6 inch Icon fabricated lift blocks in the rear. This should net about 5.5-6" in the front and level it all out.

I ordered the 17" rear dually U bolts as the company I ordered the 6" blocks and U bolts from recommended. Now upon install they are NOT long enough to use the factory overloads (top leaf/plate)? Is this normal? I really wanted to run the overloads since I tow and was told these are the U bolts for me. I need another inch or 2" and I could make it work.

I dont see longer U bolts on Icons site or any of their supporting vendors. I will double check the part number on the U bolt box but I know for a fact the box dimensions were 18 long. Do other companies make these bolts or will I have to get them custom made?

Thanks for any advice... the rear lift is ON, front will be tomorrow when its nice and sunny out =-)
 

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Answered my own question......... I should I have looked but I couldnt find the box in the mess of the garage. They sent me 3-7023 (15") NOT what I ordered which was 3-7022 (17") looks like someones getting a call monday 1st thing

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just in case they dont fix it for you(wich im sure they will) any local spring shop can bend up new u bolts for you and they are usually cheap...i had some made for my 97 a couple years ago and for 4 of them 20 inches long was about $50
 

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Thanks. I will be calling the vendor tomorrow as it was an error on their part. Depending on what they say that they will do will determine the route I take.
 

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In case you run into any problems like stated before, or others reading this thread in the future, Napa Auto Parts sells them. They don't keep them in stock and take a few days but it's another option.
 

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We can get custom U bolts made and shiped in 24hrs!
PM if we can help.

Cary
 

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Thanks all! I called the company this morning and they told me they'd have new ones sent out to me today. Just hope they get them out fast so I can get this finished up the right way one and for all.
 
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