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2.5in to 4.5 Front AlumiDuty

SKU: 105501
Customizable Lift Kit, 2.5in to 4.5in Lift - Steady Axis™ with Steady Track™ System
This kit, depending on your selections, will give your truck a minimum of 2.5in of lift and a maximum of 4.5in of lift.
This Base Kit Includes:  
- 1050** Adjustable 2017 Track Rod, OE Bushing or Teflon or Chromoly Joint or Isoball™ available.
- 105017 Track Rod Bracket Kit
- 105031 Pitman Arm
- 105058 Steady Track High Mount Fox ATS Steering Stabilizer Bracket Kit 
- 105029 Sway Bar Relocation Kit 
 
Leveler Spring Adjusters - Adjust from Zero to 2.5" lift.
Coil-over like adjustment, without having Coil-overs.
You need these or lift springs to make your truck taller than stock. 
Please Choose:
Add Lift Springs? - You can run the OUO leveler up to 2.5" lift. 
If you want to go taller than 2.5" lift you will need to add springs - Please Choose:
Pitman Arm Nut -
This system requires a pitman arm change.
It is best practice not to reuse the factory Ford pitman arm nut.
New or Upgrade Pitman Arm Nut (optional):
Track Rod Joint Options -
A One Up Offroad Track Rod is 100% required for this system,
The OUO is longer than the industry standard so the one you have now won't reach. 
These are 100% adjustable fully installed on the truck. 
An OUO jam nut wrench in included so you can torque the jam nuts. 
Scroll to the bottom to to read about the joint options.
Choose the track rod joint you want:
Basic Add-Ons -
You 100% need these or you will do damage to your truck with out them. 
But if you are converting from another brand of lift to our system, you might already have these so you have the option not to buy them.
Please select all you need:
Steady Track w/ Fox ATS -
A Fox ATS stabilizer is 100% required for this system. 
We can get this for you or you can source it yourself. 
Please choose:
Radius Arm Drops -
If you want a 2.5" lift get the105070 is you are not trying to stuff large tires.
If you want a 2.5 lift and need fender clearance get the 105040
If you want 3.5" to 4.5" lift get the 105041's 
Please choose:
Radius Arms -
Optional upgrade if you want better radius arms than stock.
Please Choose:
Shocks -
You can upgrade shocks with OUO or you can supply your own shocks.
At 2.5" of lift you can keep your stock shocks if you run shock extensions.
Above 2.5" of lift you will need shocks, the stock stock shocks will not work at 3" of lift with the extensions. 
Please Choose:
Brake Lines - 4.5in Lift -
Optional upgrade for 2.5" of lift, Needed for 4.5" of lift
Please Choose:
Bumper Spacer Kits -
If you are pushing your tire forward in the wheel wells you will need bumper spacers.
Please Choose:
Freebie T-Shirt! - Select T-Shirt Size (Optional):
Freebie Logo Vinyl! - Select Vinyl Logo (Optional):
Base Price: $1355.00
Selected Options: $0.00
Total Price: $1355.00
Availability: In Stock
Customizable Lift Kit, 2.5in to 4.5in Lift - Steady Axis™ with Steady Track™ System

This kit, depending on your selections, will give your truck a minimum of 2.5in of lift and a maximum of 4.5in of lift.

Please push back hard against the non-functional practice of rasing a 4.5" Lift to 6" by raising the springs higher. 
4.5" lift is the limit of this system for many reasons.If you want a 6" lift get the 7"to 9" in lift and run shorter springs in it to lower it to 6" the function will be perfect. 

Upgrades for the rear suspension are avalible.(Not Necessary)
OUO's Traction Bar System (Starting Budget $1200) Search # 800060 includes 101025, 101010, 101044



Track Rod Frame Joint Options
You can simply adjust the OUO track bar fully installed. You don’t need to remove the track rod to get the axle straight under the truck. We include an OUO wrench so you can torque the jam nuts. There is also a set screw lock on the joint threads.


-OE Bushing OUO Joint has a cushion to adsorb harsh road impacts. It is low cost to replace. It lasts a long time, 100k mile zone. Does not need service. Rugged, same joint is used on the F550. Tried and true, been used in these trucks since 2005. Best joint to keep the factory suspension feel.

-Teflon FK Joint is the aftermarket industry standard. It has no cushion to adsorb harsh road impacts. It will need to be replaced most frequently, 25k mile zone. It is not low cost to replace. It does not need service. We add a seal to keep the water out. Water and grease will ruin the Teflon liner in these joints. Do not grease a Teflon Joint.  

-Chromoly OUO Joint will last a very long time, 200k mile zone. It will need to be maintained. It is nearly indestructible, but it will need to be greased and tightened at the spanner ring every 20k. It has no cushion to adsorb harsh road impacts. If you do wear it out, you can rebuild it for low cost. Best for truck pulling, drag racing full boosted launches.  

-ISOBALL OUO Joint gives you the smooth movement of the Teflon joint but with a cushion to keep the Teflon liner in the joint from pounding out. This joint lasts a long time, 100k mile zone. It does not need service. It is not low cost to replace. We add a seal to keep the water out. Water and grease will ruin the Teflon liner in these joints. Do not grease a Teflon Joint. Best for a firm, but not too firm feel.

At the axle end of the OUO track bar we keep the factory Ford joint. We do this for many reasons. They are strong, the same joint is used in the F550’s and millions of Ford trucks since 2005. Yes, they are a wear item, all joints are, but they are robust and last a long time. They do not need maintenance. They can be replaced correctly, at a very low cost by any shop in the country with no special instructions. Might not seem like a big deal, until it is a big deal.


One Up Offroad’s Steady Axis™ Steering with OUO’s Steady Track™ Stabilizer.

OUO’s Steady Axis™ Steering refines the geometry of the front suspension components. Taking into account all of the factors of the radius arms, drag link, track rod, shock travel, three-dimensional axle housing, and knuckle paths to get the lowest bump steer possible. Going beyond “good enough” and optimizing the system to get it perfected.
 
OUO’s Steady Track™ Stabilizer moves the high mount steering stabilizer off of the drag link and onto the pitman arm. This design change gives a higher level of confidence in the steering performance. 
- 105058 Steady Track High Mount Fox ATS Steering Stabilizer Bracket Kit will NOT fit on 2017 truck with out all the rest of the system. There is no quick easy fix bandaid to repair the lift you have now, keep reading to the bottom to find out why. 

This 2.5" Lift System has been optimally designed to give the best possible steering geometry. We don't even call this a level kit because it is much more than a level kit.

There is more to the front suspension of solid axle trucks than trying to make the bars the same length and the same angle. No matter how many magazines say it, or internet experts repeat it, the “same length / same angle” is not the correct mathematical equation to make these trucks not have bump steer. “Same length / same angle” is an overly simplified answer to a complicated equation. Also, we know you can't just move the track rod location over an inch to make the factory track rod work and not suffer negative consequences of increased bump steer by changing that geometry. Just like putting on a 2" dropped pitman arm with no other matching components is a horrible idea. Usually the lowest cost is not the best way to get a top of the line truck to drive well. One Up Offroad has never set out to build anything lowest cost, instead we have always strived to make the best product possible and let the cost be where it may.

There were multiple issues with the 2017 and newer front suspension that we needed to address. The 2017 and newer trucks steering is much more sensitive to bumps and feedback than earlier trucks. Some trucks are worse than others. We have been able to significantly reduce the feedback with our refined designs.

When a truck is not lifted, having the steering stabilizer attached to the drag link is some-what functional because the angles between the two are closer to horizontal. As you raise the suspension you increase the angle of the drag link. When the suspension cycles, that increased angle is trying the be held straight by steering stabilizer that's moving on a completely opposing arc. These opposing arcs cause the steering stabilizer to induce bump steer by forcing the drag link to follow the arc that it is mounted on and not the arc of the track rod. The Fox ATS Adjustable Steering Stabilizer is an amazing design. The pass thru shaft design works really well, is effective and the adjustability makes this an excellent unit. However, if it is put on a lifted or leveled truck it will amplify the bump steer. To fix this problem we invented the Steady Track System. Our patent pending and trademarked Steady Track System™ moves the mounting of the steering stabilizer off the drag link onto a bracket on the pitman arm. This eliminates the suspension movements from affecting the steering stabilizers directional control. Refining these details gives a more stable feel to the steering wheel.



In order to install the OUO Steady Track stabilizer system on a 2017 and newer Super Duty, we needed to change the drag link pitman arm attachment from the joint on top, to the joint on the bottom. This modification would make room to attach the steering stabilizer to the pitman arm without contacting the drag link while turning. Also, flipping the drag link joint to the bottom allowed us to reduce the angle of the drag link. Moving the location of any steering component requires the steering geometry to be refined and optimized and OUO's Steady Axis Steering Locations resolved the new location of the drag link. This new location for the steering made the longer than stock track rod mounting to push outside of the frame rail and into the path of the sway bar. Relocating the sway bar forward gave room for the new track rod location and for larger tires to go into the clearance area of the sway bar. It’s all the fine details put together to make big improvements. Years of development and testing went into this design to make your trucks drivability better.

Trucks with solid front axles have the highest un-sprung weight in any automotive class. When you take off the 20 inch factory wheel and put on a 26 inch wheel you increase that un-sprung weight. When you take an 8 in sidewall height and reduce it to 3 inches it removes a tremendous amount of ride quality. When you run 60 pounds of air in your tires it makes the truck right very harsh. Large wheels and short tires will make it so you feel every bump in the road like it's twice as big even if you have the absolute best tuned suspension. It's unrealistic to think anyone can tune a shock to make a heavy-roller with metal wheels drive like a luxury car.

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