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  1. UnleashedFord
    09-25-2010 03:09 AM - permalink
    UnleashedFord
    Thanks larry!!!

    by the way the drive back was horrible!!! haha
  2. Larryw1
    09-22-2010 12:56 AM - permalink
    Larryw1
    I go to bed around 12 -1 am I get up around 7:30 am most days
  3. UnleashedFord
    09-22-2010 12:52 AM - permalink
    UnleashedFord
    thanks larry see you friday

    what time do you usually wake up lol
  4. UnleashedFord
    09-21-2010 06:18 PM - permalink
    UnleashedFord
    hahaha well friday morning i have to drive to LA to pay a fix it ticket in the morning around 9 or 10 and i was wondering if i could come after that, its like a 2-3 hour drive from there so around noon
  5. UnleashedFord
    09-21-2010 10:30 AM - permalink
    UnleashedFord
    i wanted to come pick them up last friday night but for some reason i keep getting too nervious to call you and ask haha, can i come get them this friday after im done paying for my stupid fix it ticket?
  6. UnleashedFord
    09-21-2010 01:54 AM - permalink
    UnleashedFord
    decided not to go with the higher lift, i think i will loose way too much power and not worth it i guess

    but is the gears still up for me to come get?
  7. UnleashedFord
    09-16-2010 01:21 AM - permalink
    UnleashedFord
    sorry larry if i seemed a little weird on the phone when you called i wasnt trying to be mean but my dad was getting mad at me, since i was at the shop
  8. Larryw1
    09-14-2010 09:09 PM - permalink
    Larryw1
    1st 6" install was a Doetsch Kit (piece of junk) with a spacer in front. then I took out the spacer and installed the Bilstein struts. (changed height) Then I raised the spring cup adjustment which changed my height again. Last I took out the Doetsch kit and replaced it with the Pro Comp 6" Stage II. Again my truck ride was changed. Note: I aligned or tried to have my truck aligned each time.

    Now my truck sits 11" higher than stock. I also added the rear anti sway bar. this cured the roll issue from lifting my truck and also improved handling during hwy use. ( I know the Sway bar defeats some of the off road crawling abilities my truck has)

    Could you imagine if I was to re-spring the back every time I changed something!!!

    Now that my truck has been at the height I like . I am planning on re-springing the rear so I can remove the 5" block.

    My truck drives real nice. It corners well. I drive on mountainous roads every day.
  9. Larryw1
    09-14-2010 09:08 PM - permalink
    Larryw1
    My 5" block is a replacement for the stacked 2" + 3"
    When I did the Pro Comp 6" I received the 3" to add to my stock 2" I called and asked why they stack blocks? Pro Comp said that it's just how they do it!

    So after looking into what is ok or not I found that the best choice would be to have springs made. possible $1000.00
    I decided to compromise with a single 5" block for the time being.

    Worst choice: stacked 2" + 3" block

    usable but not the best choice: 5" block

    Best choice complete set of springs.!!!!!!!!!!!


    Since my truck height has changed 4 times. I am glad that I have not gone with the new springs as of yet.
  10. UnleashedFord
    09-14-2010 07:38 PM - permalink
    UnleashedFord
    people are saying a 5in block is a bad idea

    http://www.truckmodcentral.com/forum...ad.php?t=10030

About Me

  • About Larryw1
    Biography
    I am a certified Volvo Tch
    30 years of car repair - retired
    I am now president of Arra Inc. Consulting firm
    and computer networks
    Location
    El Cajon, Ca.
    Interests
    Computers, off roading, Atv, Cars,
    How did you find F150Forum.com?
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  • My Truck
    Make
    Ford
    Model
    F150 Super Crew Lariat FX4
    Year
    2016
    Engine
    5.0
    Options
    502a
    Modifications
    Borla S-type exhaust, tinted front windows, Wrapped the bumper, De-badge Bed, Painted grill between chrome bars
  • Signature
    2016 FX4 Lariat screw 5.0

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