Lift Kit Guide Product Showcase:
Lift & Leveling Kits 2011
The best of the best
AccuAir’s eXo Mount bracket system integrates air-management components into one easy-to-install unit for vehicles with air suspension. This modular design allows the tank, compressors, ECU and valves to be mounted together and incorporates AccuAir’s new aluminum air tanks in 3- or 5-gallon sizes. Information: accuaircs.com or 877-247-3696.
Old Man Emu
ARB has developed a 2.5-inch Old Man Emu Suspension lift for the new Toyota Tundra. Old Man Emu engineers recognized the different requirements for each individual consumer and factored in how the vehicle would be used, the vehicle weight, equipped accessories and the load capacity. Information: arbusa.com or 425-264-1391.
The BDS suspension system for the 2011 Ford Super Duty comes with two Pro-Ride coil springs, radius arm drop brackets, anti-sway-bar drop brackets, a dropped pitman arm for steering angle correction, a track bar relocation bracket to properly center the axle and a bump stop extension. A 4-link is also available. Information: bds-suspension.com or 517-279-2135.
The Cognito Motorsports 8-lug leveling kit for 2011-present Chevrolet and GMC pickups levels the truck and obtains the needed down travel to keep a quality ride. Available with factory shock extenders or Cognito-exclusive Fox Factory Performance Series aluminum-body shocks. Information: cognitomotorsports.com or 661-588-8085.
Daystar has a 2-inch leveling kit for the 2011 Chevy HD. The components are different on the new truck, and Daystar developed all-new forged torsion keys made in the USA that have been re-indexed to allow more ride height adjustment and match the contours on the top of the factory keys. Information: daystarweb.com or 800-595-7659.
Off Road Unlimited
The ORU leveling kit utilizes a pair of re-indexed torsion bar cogs and Bilstein extended-length shocks. These shocks are sized and valved specifically for the application to ensure optimum fit and ride quality. The kits provide an additional 2 inches of front lift to clear a slightly larger tire. Information: offroadunlimited.com or 818-563-1208.
ProRyde Suspension Systems
The ProRyde Duck Head torsion key system’s patented shape and included reshaped adjuster allow for up to 3 inches of adjustment, the largest range of adjustment on the market. A larger 12.9 bolt set is used with the included adjuster. Depending on application, shock extenders may be included. Information: prorydeliftkits.com or 888-813-7933.
The Rancho 4-inch suspension system for 2011 Ford Super Duty F-250/F-350 trucks features exclusive competition tubular radius arms that bolt directly to the OE mounting locations without cutting or welding. The system includes a forged pitman arm, reinforced front track bar relocation bracket and rear leaf spring blocks. Information: gorancho.com or 734-384-7804.
RideTechs TowPro air helper spring packages are designed to enhance the drivability of your truck, loaded or not. The air springs offer maximum load assist and years of worry-free service. TowPro packages are engineered to be simple bolt-on installations on most applications with no fabrication or welding required. Information: ridetech.com or 812-481-4787.
Skyjacker’s 1- to 2-inch front lift metal spacers attach to the lower coil spring mount to level the front end of 2005-11 Ford Super Duty pickups. The complete kit includes two front spacers, all the necessary hardware, and does not affect the ride quality. Information: skyjacker.com or 318-388-0816.
Superlift Suspension Systems
Superlift’s 4-inch Dodge Ram 2500/2500 4×4 kit fits 35-inch tires and includes replacement coil springs (different rates for Hemi and Cummins), link arms, a track bar bracket and rear leveling blocks. Options include swiveling Rockrunner link arms, Bilstein SS monotube shocks and dual Bilstein stabilizers. Information: superlift.com or 800-551-4955.
SuspensionMaxx’s Maxx Cam3 fits 2011 HD GM 3/4-ton and 1-ton trucks. It’s designed to lift the front of a truck up to 2.5 full inches with virtually no loss of ride quality. Shock relocation and differential lowering kits are included. 2011 torsion bar unloading tool required for installation. Information: suspensionmaxx.com or 888-629-9226.
Universal Air Suspension
The Universal Air Suspension Xtreme Duty Air Load Support System for the Ford Super Duty mounts directly to the U-bolts. The single bellows design allows a more stable ride and less swaying with heavy loads. Includes powdercoated brackets, aluminum caps and synthetic rubber air springs. Information: universalairsuspension.com or 800-864-2470.
Zone Offroad Products
Zone Offroad’s 2-inch leveling kits for the GMC 2500HD and 3500 use CNC-machined re-indexed torsion keys to achieve 2 inches of lift with the adjustment bolts in the factory setting. Zone Offroad shock extensions are required with the torsion bar keys unless longer shocks are installed. Information: zoneoffroad.com or 888-988-9663.