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i wana lower my F350 Dually about 110-12 inches, i have found kits for the 2WD ones but cannot find one for the 4WD one. Anyone know anything about swapping the front axle to a 2WD one? and why does it matter if i use 4WD, there is still an axle there....i looked at a 2WD front suspension and its really not different from the 4WD one....any suggestions besides not lowering it!
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no i havnt looked at any of them yet, i was lookng at stylinconcepts.com, but thanks for the info i will have to call them.


im also looking for a wide single wheel and tire for the rear, to replace the Dual wheel with one FAT tire. I have seen them in florida but i have not been albe to find them on the net
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Forgive me if this is a stupid question, by why would you want to do that? Seems that any load would wind up with the truck scraping the road.
 

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Are you on the wrong forum? A Dmax guy wouldn't think about lowering his truck. We are not low riders here! We haul A$$!
 

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heh...i wana lower it to be different, EVERYONE lifts their trucks nowadays. AND just because its lowered doesnt mean it doesnt haul A$$...i can give a 05 Vette a decent run for its money...runnin high 14's in the 1/4 mile
 

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Are you on the wrong forum? A Dmax guy wouldn't think about lowering his truck. We are not low riders here! We haul A$$!
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heh...i wana lower it to be different, EVERYONE lifts their trucks nowadays. AND just because its lowered doesnt mean it doesnt haul A$$...i can give a 05 Vette a decent run for its money...runnin high 14's in the 1/4 mile
I use Vets as speed bumps! :ro)
 

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what year and a 10-12 drop wont happen without bags. (been there done that to a 1999 f-350 dually) most drops for the fords are a 3-5 and a 6-8. With the bags I could lay the trailing arms on the ground did a custom rear frame rail setup for the back axle to travel without a notch into the bed, everything was mounted under the frame. To get the front lower than the rear part of the trailing arms to lay you will have to take and notch the front frame horn where the stering passis under with a pice of pipe cut and welded in place. the worst part on the fords (that year) is that the 4xs are straight axles up front and you are only going to get down so far either way. look at doing some different leafsprings all the way around like from a springshop and alter your steering components for the new angle along with your carrier baring.
 

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Are you on the wrong forum? A Dmax guy wouldn't think about lowering his truck. We are not low riders here! We haul A$$!
A Dmax guy doesn't have to think about this because they come slammed from the factory.
 

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A Dmax guy doesn't have to think about this because they come slammed from the factory.
they come ready to race, dragster style, with a 10" rake to the front:D ):h
 

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what year and a 10-12 drop wont happen without bags. (been there done that to a 1999 f-350 dually) most drops for the fords are a 3-5 and a 6-8. With the bags I could lay the trailing arms on the ground did a custom rear frame rail setup for the back axle to travel without a notch into the bed, everything was mounted under the frame. To get the front lower than the rear part of the trailing arms to lay you will have to take and notch the front frame horn where the stering passis under with a pice of pipe cut and welded in place. the worst part on the fords (that year) is that the 4xs are straight axles up front and you are only going to get down so far either way. look at doing some different leafsprings all the way around like from a springshop and alter your steering components for the new angle along with your carrier baring.
it is a 2000 and i planned on using bags, like i said above i found a kit to lower the rear up to 14" with bags and a kit for the front thats up to 12" but for 2wd only...i will have to start looking for a 2wd front end for this truck...i have never even turned my 4wd on in the 4 years ive had it.

any idea how low i could get it to go if i used leaf springs to lower it? i never really thought of that...im not worried about using it for towing, i have a secondary truck for that so whatever i have to do to get it to touch the ground, ill do it
 

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Then why in the HELL would you get a 4WD
 
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