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Old October 26th, 2011, 10:24 AM   #1
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Anyone know of a company/shop/person thats lifted a 1996 Ford F350 dually 2WD? I have a buddy who is putting semi wheels/tires and needs help with how to lift the front end. I have looked through all the suspension lift companies out there and they do not show anything for this year. I believe it is a twin I beam front end.
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you may need to build your own brackets. i'd check in with the closest suspension shop. they may be able to get springs for your application because there are aftermarket lift kits for the 2wd f150's, and if it's just a higher tonnage, then there "should" be aftermarket for an f350 also. if not, it would make a cool project!
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I would probably double check what front suspension it has.

I have a 95 2wd dually and it is a leaf sprung solid front axle beam.
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Sky jacker has 1 in up to 6 in lifts for 96 f350s on there website.http://skyjacker.com/
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What are you planning on doing with the rear as far as suspension?

Saying "semi tires" tends to make me think your going with a air bag setup in the rear and making this a tow rig. For not much more you can easily go with bags up front also using universal brackets(Most mount to the axle or use the coil buckets) to mount bags. This would give a level/comfortable ride with a lot of adjustment for leveling the truck eliminating most of the guesswork and giving your buddy a lot of weight capability for towing. Good time to replace his bushings by the way.
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