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Old 10-06-2012, 12:36 AM   #21
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With only 1500 in shocks , I doubt that.
X2 i'm going to dump about 8k into my suspension and not claim to take on a raptor, its designed for Baja man
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Old 10-06-2012, 12:50 AM   #22
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X2 i'm going to dump about 8k into my suspension and not claim to take on a raptor, its designed for Baja man
8k should get you there and perhaps even better performance than a stock Raptor. I by no means saying the Raptor is some untouchable machine. But 1500 sure is hell wont get you there.

You would need 2.5" or better shocks on all 4 corners, a set of Dever or National rear leafs, LCA's, UCA's and tie rods. Even then your still missing out on all the electronic goodies, like off road mode.
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Haha yeah I am going the rpg stage 3 or 4 route (cant decide just yet) springs and ucas with 2.5 coilovers up front hopefully but I havent found a place to get lca yet
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Haha yeah I am going the rpg stage 3 or 4 route (cant decide just yet) springs and ucas with 2.5 coilovers up front hopefully but I havent found a place to get lca yet
Stage III rear is real plush. If your just in a regular F-150 I would not go with 3.0's, the shock mounts are not as strong as the Raptors.
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Stage III rear is real plush. If your just in a regular F-150 I would not go with 3.0's, the shock mounts are not as strong as the Raptors.
Yeah I've read that a few places..looks like stage 3 will be fine,i wonder if the fiberglass fenders would allow for stock raptor wheels and tires
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