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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-06-09, 11:48 AM Thread Starter
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suspension question

New here!! but just bought a 2006 F250 with a 4/6 in skyjacker lift on it. the problem is that the rear of the truck sits about an inch lower than the front. i bought some larger blocks for the rear, going from 3 1/2in to 5in. ill be installing them myself, my question is do i need to worry about the driveshaft angle where it meets the yoke and the tranny? if so how do i know how far to change it and are there any special tools needed to do it? thanks in advance

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Re: suspension question

That shouldn't be a problem. That will change the caster a little so it won't have quite as recentering. It won't wear the tires but it might seem to wander just a bit.
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Re: suspension question

will it not put extra wear on the u-joints? im assuming you are saying they can handle it?
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Re: suspension question

Is it a short bed? If it is it may add a little more angle. If the truck is lower than normal in the rear, then that will just bring it to where it should be and the angle will be correct. If it's a long bed and normal height, then the diffence isn't that great to worry about. I hope you understand what I'm trying to say. It's hard to explain. Post back if I didn't explain it.
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Re: suspension question

its a short bed, thanks for all the help. i wasnt thinking it was really going to put a strain on it, but wanted to ask, never lifted a truck. from what i read you are telling me it should be ok.. here is a pic, you cant really see the droup but you can tell me what you think.
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