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Old 02-17-2014, 01:40 PM   #1
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I'm considering ordering a AS or HBS 2.5" Level. I feel that my RC 2.5" isn't actually 2.5" I've seen guys w/ 2" HBS or 2" AS sit level. So my question is, would it be worth my time to purchase & swap to an AutoSpring or HBS 2.5" spacer? Would they hold up as well being metal instead of a poly spacer?
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Not worth the small gain IMO. Waste of money.
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My motoFab 2.5" lifted the front about 1/2" higher than rear btw. So now I've ordered rear airbags. :-) $55 off eBay, solid metal.
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See i'm almost certain my rear still sits higher. I don't mind the front being a tad nose high, not 6" lift high, but like 1/4" wouldn't bother me, but i think the backs still higher.
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would only upgrade to the F-150lifts Coilovers IMO. Not worth the trouble. I've been told coilovers are 10x better than a spacer.
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Yea. I may go Coilovers. Idk. Lol. That's money. But why spend money on leveling kit again.
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depending on the condition of your OEM coilovers it may be a huge improvement IMO
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would only upgrade to the F-150lifts Coilovers IMO. Not worth the trouble. I've been told coilovers are 10x better than a spacer.
I put on the Bilstein Adjustable Coilovers from F150lifts. Only been on a week but I'm happy with the result.
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See i'm almost certain my rear still sits higher. I don't mind the front being a tad nose high, not 6" lift high, but like 1/4" wouldn't bother me, but i think the backs still higher.
I have the 2.5" rough country on my 2013 stx 4x4 and I think mine is nose high a little bit. Probably a 1/4 to 1/2". It all depends on if the ground is level or not. If it's on level ground you can definitely tell it's higher in the front.
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Yea. I may go Coilovers. Idk. Lol. That's money. But why spend money on leveling kit again.
Go with a 4" suspension lift.
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