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There are only a few of benefits of leveling your truck.

One - It will allow you to fit larger tires under there

Two - It gives you more ground clearance

Three - It looks real cool!!
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Ford is the worst at ride height problems, my brother-n-law had a short bed Ford with a severe ride height problem, it was so bad that at a red light he would slide forward in his seat to the point of riding at the front edge of the seat. Believe this, he got an actual APOLOGY from FORD in writing. They told him to take it back to the dealership for an instant repair. They had screwed up his front springs with the wrong ones, they were far to soft and then they changed the seats mounting brackets, tilting the seat to the proper angle it should have been at in the first place.

I think a group of trained monkeys could have built a better truck than Ford was and is doing right now.
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The reason why most trucks have the stink bug look is so they will sit level when loaded. It looks great with the leveling kit, but then, when you put a load in the bed, it has that drop tail, nose in the air gasser look. I remember my old 2wd '85 long bed was really high in the in the tail, unloaded. I took a pair of 36x14.50 GroundHawgs and put them on the back. Like a tractor pull truck. Kind of goofy lookin but definitely got some double takes.
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Interesting point ^^^^, one not often considered, even by me, and I'm still debating on whether to level mine at some point.

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No leveling for me - I like the raked look. I'm not planning on bigger wheels/tires so clearance isn't an issue.
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No leveling for me - I like the raked look. I'm not planning on bigger wheels/tires so clearance isn't an issue.
Yeah, that's kinda what I'm thinking, too, but I'm interested in hearing some more input on this.

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I plan on leveling. After loading the truck down this weekend with mulch and plants, she looked really good. Plus the wife didn't have to run and jump to get in on her side. She gave me the thumbs up to drop the back
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Cause they look badass leveled out with 35's!!!! lol
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AGREED! That does look awesome!
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Of course, if you wanted the best of both worlds, you could put on the leveling kit in the front, then some air bag helpers in the rear, with the onboard compressor. That way, when you put a load in the bed, you can push a button and bring the tail back up to level it. Just be careful not to overload the truck, cuz now you have a harder time, visually, seeing how taxed the suspension may be. I've thought about going this route myself.
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