CARLI Suspension - Ford 2.5" Commuter 2.0 System
Ford Leveling Commuter 2.0 System, 2005-2007 Base Kit
A Budget friendly system with our Carli Signature Shock Tuning. This system was designed and built for the truck that keeps it on the pavement.
Shock Diameter - 2.0"
Lift Height - 2.5"
Tire Size - Up to 35"
Front Travel - 9"
Rear Travel - 13"
Base Kit Includes:
CS-FLC-05 - Front Leveling Coils
CS-FC20SPKG-LVL-05 - Commuter LVL Shock Package, Front Bump Drops
CS-FORDBBL-05 - Brake Lines
CS-FCASTERSHIM-25 - Caster Shims
CS-FPRB-05 - Track Bar
ADD Rear Leaf Options
Rear Leaf Options
Rear Add-A-Packs +$
- Built in the U.S.A. By Deaver Leaf Spring
- Smooth progressive design
- Supplied with U-bolts and hardware
- Provides 2.0" of lift
- The O.E.M. load capacity is still maintained while improved ride is achieved
ADD Radius Arms Option
Radius Arms for 2.5in Lifts +$
- For Leveling Systems
- 1 Degress of caster correction engineered into arm
- Internal Gusseting
- Limit Straps Included
- 1/2" Additional Tires Clearance
- Huge Johnny Joint at Frame Connection for longevity and bind free Cycling
- Fitment: 2005+
Add Steering Stabilizer
Low Mount Steering Stabilizer +$
- Stainless Steel Body
- Custom Valved for Larger Tires, Adjustable Nitrogen Pressure
- Includes Differential Guard and Clamp
- Combines with High-Mount Stabilizer for Opposing Setup
- Fitment 2005+ F250/350 4x4
- Optimized for Carli 2.5"-5.5" Systems
The Super Duty Commuter 2.0 system is designed for people seeking the best on-road ride quality on a budget. Utilizing Fox 2.0” internal reservoir shocks, we’ve developed a tune that delivers all around comfort and ride quality designed for on-road, in town, highway, and towing/hauling. The Fox 2.0s boast extruded aluminum construction with a clear anodizing for corrosion resistance, are fully rebuildable and are built with hour-glass bushings in the rod-ends. Fox builds these shocks with their legendary red shock oil that flows well down to -55° F. Unlike most of our suspension systems, the Commuter was tuned with 20”, factory wheels on factory Michelin tires given many in the entry level, 2.5” lift market want the most bang for their buck and will continue to run the factory wheels and tires. We still recommend 35”, E-Rated tires at 40F/35R as the ride only gets better with proper tires.
The truck will sit 2.5” higher in the front and have more wheel travel thanks to the taller, lighter rate coil springs. Stainless Brake Lines and an Adjustable Track Bar round off the front end geometry correction while Caster Shims improve on the stock handling. The rear is outfitted with a Progressive Add-a-Pack lifting it 2” and matching rear shocks help keep the truck planted over rough terrain while maintaining factory towing and payload capacity. The 2.5” systems are designed to work with trucks equipped with the 2” rear block. Super Duties equipped with a 3-5/8" tall block from the factory will require the factory 2" tall Block to achieve a leveled stance with the Add-a-Pack. Part Number: 7C3Z-5598-L and 7C3Z-5598-K
The Commuter is the beginning of our no-compromise, custom tuned suspensions. The 2.5” lift variation was tuned with the Progressive Add-a-Pack. We advise against upgrading to the Full Progressive Spring Pack.
Wheel and Tire:
On our 2.5” Ford Systems, we recommend 17”-18” wheels, no more than 9” wide with 5.5” of backspacing with Carli Fabricated Radius Arms or 5” Backspace with factory arms; 5” will require a bit more trimming. Tires, 37x12.5” will fit with some trimming; 35” will likely fit without trimming. The more rubber, the better the small bump compliance will be at proper inflation pressures. The ride will firm up as you go larger in wheel diameter. For more details, see our article on wheel and tire selection and tire pressures:
Wheels - Carli Recommends a 17"-18" Wheel, no more than 9" wide with 5"-5.5" of Backspacing on Leveling Systems
Tires - 35", E-Rated Tire Fitment is Recommended. Recommended unloaded Tire Pressure 45F/40R.
Recommended Configuration - Carli Leveling Systems are Designed and Tested on Vehicles with 17"-18" Wheels with 35", E-Rated Tires. Stock wheels and tires or running a larger wheel diameter will result in a stiffer ride.
Add-A-Packs - Super-Duties equipped with a factory 3-5/8" Block will require the 2" Factory Block [7C3Z-5598-L, 7C3Z-5598-K] to achieve a level stance.
Leaf Springs - Full Replacement Leaf Spring Option Requires NO BLOCKS to achieve level Stance
Leaf Spring Modifications - CS-FFSP-LVL-08: Full Springs require the front leaf spring hanger be moved forward to accommodate the longer, 2008+ Leaf Springs on 2005-2007 trucks.
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