Originally Posted by nineinchranger
i already have a leveling kit. i didnt know if there was a way to get a little more height in the front. whats wrong with lifting the front of a 2wd? or lifting it period?
2wd's don't have torsion bars, other than the Ranger Edge from the 90's, and all 2004.5+ F-150s have coilovers/struts up front. Torsion bars, as terrible as they are, are only used because the companies were too lazy to engineer a conventional spring system to work without interfering with the CV shaft while still connecting to the lower control arm. As 2wd trucks don't have a CV shaft up front, no clearance issues to worry about, and coils were used instead from 1997-2004. Ford figured it out rather quickly, GM however, couldn't figure it out from 1988 until 2007 in the 1/2 tons, still haven't figured out that 3/4 and 1 ton trucks should have solid axles up front and are still using IFS with torsion bars in 2500s/3500s.