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Old 01-05-2015, 08:13 PM   #1
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E350 leveling kit

Anyone install a leveling kit on an E350? Was it worth it?
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Old 01-05-2015, 09:42 PM   #2
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Most use RV blocks... I use rocks or wood but can usually find a spot I like.
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I used some trex deck material because they fit in the storage of the rear Aluminess bumper, and they were free. I use rocks and such too.
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Re: E350 leveling kit

I've looked into two options, the kit from Maxx-Lift or replacing the front springs with longer Moogs.

Ramsey from Agile suggested the Moogs, others have used the Max lift. After I built out my interior the van sits pretty level now, but I need a bit more clearance up front.


This is for a 2wd E350.
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Ah, a lift type leveling kit. I thought of those similar to what are used on a camper. Not what the OP is looking for.
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Re: E350 leveling kit

I put on Moog springs with a higher spring rate, giving about 1.5" of lift. I'm happy. Keeps the van off the bump stops most of the time, but will still take an alignment with standard offset bushings.
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I put on Moog springs with a higher spring rate, giving about 1.5" of lift. I'm happy. Keeps the van off the bump stops most of the time, but will still take an alignment with standard offset bushings.

What size tire are you running?
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I put on Moog springs with a higher spring rate, giving about 1.5" of lift. I'm happy. Keeps the van off the bump stops most of the time, but will still take an alignment with standard offset bushings.
Did you install the springs on the black van on you profile picture?
Mind me asking what the cost was?
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I'm running 32" tall tires. 265/70R17 front and 235/80R17 rear. Yes, the van in my profile pic is the one I did the springs on.

The pair of springs was only about $100. They are probably more now. Plus the cost of full alignment including camber adjustment. I don't remember what that was. The springs are about a half-hour job with a lift and the right tools. Double that if you use a floor jack.
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Old 01-09-2015, 07:28 PM   #10
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Was at Les Schwab today picking their brain about wheels and tires etc glad you said something about alignment. Brought it up to them and they said they didn't think it was needed. I told them I was informed it was. They didn't say much after that. I'll have it done none the les(pun)haha. Just wondering what would be the better choice. Leveling kit or springs. I'm thinking springs... Also is a 2011 bolt pattern a Chevy pattern wheel?
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