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Will front coilovers raise the front-end of my already 6" lifted f150?

 
Old 04-17-2019, 01:17 PM
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Default Will front coilovers raise the front-end of my already 6" lifted f150?

I have a 6" Zone Offroad lift kit installed on my 2017 F150 Platinum with FX4. 35" x 12.5" tires.
In the rear, I have Fox 2.0 shocks.
In the front, I have the stock fx4 shocks.

I'm wanting to raise the front end of my truck a couple inches. Maybe 1-2" max. Currently there is a sizable rake forward so if i raised it it would actually sit more level. Plus it would give my wide offset tires more room to turn (rubs if I slam on the brakes in certain angles of a turn - happens very rarely, but happens embarrassingly when I have alot of people in the cab and the front nose takes a dive with heavy breaking)
If I accidentally went too high in the front, I could always install an add-a-leaf in the back to get some rear height rake or leveling back.

My Question: If I replaced the front shocks with the 5-6" Fox Adjustable Coilover 2.5s in the front, would that give me additional height in the front? Or would that be pointless?
Any other suggestions on how to get another 1-2" in the front-only on a truck that already has a 6" lift?

Wish i would have went with an 8" lift kit to begin with!

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yes you can adjust the coil overs to raise the truck up a bit. I have the Fox 2.5 coil overs on my 2011 and there's plenty of adjustment to raise them up higher. When you adjust them higher it does increase the preload on the springs so the ride gets stiffer. you may only need to go up an inch to keep your front end from diving and rubbing the tires.
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Originally Posted by DZYNR View Post
I have a 6" Zone Offroad lift kit installed on my 2017 F150 Platinum with FX4. 35" x 12.5" tires.
In the rear, I have Fox 2.0 shocks.
In the front, I have the stock fx4 shocks.

I'm wanting to raise the front end of my truck a couple inches. Maybe 1-2" max. Currently there is a sizable rake forward so if i raised it it would actually sit more level. Plus it would give my wide offset tires more room to turn (rubs if I slam on the brakes in certain angles of a turn - happens very rarely, but happens embarrassingly when I have alot of people in the cab and the front nose takes a dive with heavy breaking)
If I accidentally went too high in the front, I could always install an add-a-leaf in the back to get some rear height rake or leveling back.

My Question: If I replaced the front shocks with the 5-6" Fox Adjustable Coilover 2.5s in the front, would that give me additional height in the front? Or would that be pointless?
Any other suggestions on how to get another 1-2" in the front-only on a truck that already has a 6" lift?

Wish i would have went with an 8" lift kit to begin with!
You have strut spacers, and the extended Fox CO's that BDS(and Zone now I think too, they're both owned by Fox) offers as an option simply go in place of the spacers. Same lift, same height, lengthened shock bodies in place of spacers/stock struts.
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