I need 1.5" more of clearance

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    1480949929838-149239521.jpg My 07 f150 4×4 is at stock height. I absolutely need another 1.5 - 2" more of clearance.
    I'm leaning towards 33" tires with taller coils up front to level and have additional clearance.
    The tires on it now are 31.5.
    Thx
     
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    Get some Bilstein 5100s all around and an Add a Leaf for the rear. That will raise you 2" all around and have room for 35s

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    Sounds good and all but wouldn't a gearing change be required to accommodate the 35s
     
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    Depends on what gears you have. If they are 3.73s and you don't do much towing you'll be fine. If only 3.55s and/or towing/hauling a lot, 4.10s would be a worthwhile upgrade.
     
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    3.55s is what's on the truck. Any towing I do will be in 4wd
     
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    I've been reading about the hell bent leveling kit for $70. I'm surprised to see that there are no bad reviews thus far.
    What are your thoughts on the kit. A 2" clearance up front would do wonders.
    I'm rubbing on the rocks coming back down the mountain from our cabin.
     
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    I would think 33s would be enough but when loaded down with lumber I might end up with the same problem all over again. So maybe 35s are the way to go. I did read that after the hell bent leveling kit was is installed 35s could be used without any issues
     
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    What do you think of the proximo Xtreme and or the gladiator tires?
     
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    That was supposed to say procomp.
     
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