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question about blue spring upgrade...

Good morning, Im getting the courage up to tackle the blue spring upgrade. What I have found is you can buy the "kit" with or with out a new cover/housing that just bolts up on the side.
So question is,is the extra cost of the new housing justified? Thanks
Sorry if this has been covered a hundred times....but I just need to know once!
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i just ordered the part from international comes with o rings spring all you need it was like 30 some dollars hope this helps
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Thats what I have found. You can order the one that you did for around $30. Or you can order the one's with the cover for around $60. Just trying to figure out,1) is it something that warps or breaks easly? 2) is the 30 extra reeley worth it....
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Cover is not necessary, spend your $30 else ware

06 f350: 8" ICON 2.5 resi's, ouo ala's, pmf track bar, dual stabilizers, custom 5" exhaust, 37" BFG km2's, 4.30s, 08 tailgate w/step, 08 tail lights, coolant filter, BPB oil cooler w/p 58v ficm and radiator, ARPs, 175cc, MTW s1 billet, ported intake, egr delete, onboard air and gearhead tunes
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X2 for no need for buying the cover. Just undo the intercooler pipe from the intake elbow and rotate it out of the way then use a rope to pull the rad hose a little out of the way, then undo the #27 Torx screws and pull back the cover enough to pull out the spring. I've seen a number of guys kink their fuel lines trying to take them off which is unnecessary.

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Tousley ford google it

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03 f250 king ranch 4x4 6.0, 2.5 level with bilistein 5100s,04 KR Rims with Toyo open country 33/12.5/18s , GONE LOONEY , bully dog cold air intake, mbrp 4inch turbo back exhaust 5inch tip, edge insight cts w/ egt probe, sinister coolant filter,Updated hcfm plug Blue Spring, Rotella T6,10k headlights and fogs, EGR Gone, ELC

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I bought the cover for mine only because mine had 305,000 miles on it when I replaced it... I got the cover just cause it seemed like a good thing to do.


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^ how's your tune by Vivian? You running the looney? I have exact truck just less
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^ how's your tune by Vivian? You running the looney? I have exact truck just less
Miles
It is freakin sick, my truck loves her tune. A guys truck who I met this weekend said his truck ran like crap on her tunes. Mine will squall my 37's...


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-Edge CTS
-SCT X3 (Tuned by Vivian )
-4" Turbo Back Silverline Exhaust, 5"tip
-Blue Spring Mod
-Sinister Coolant Filter
-Oil Cooler
-Sinister EGR Delete
-OEM Cab Lights
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-ARP Studs
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-6.4 Banjo Bolts?
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What brand and wattage are your HIDs?


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2003 F-250 6.0L - Lariat King Ranch
-300k+ miles and still strong
Current Mods
-6.5" Pro-Comp lift
-Edge CTS
-SCT X3 (Tuned by Vivian )
-4" Turbo Back Silverline Exhaust, 5"tip
-Blue Spring Mod
-Sinister Coolant Filter
-Oil Cooler
-Sinister EGR Delete
-OEM Cab Lights
Wants/Soon
-ARP Studs
-MTW Stage 1 or Hybrid
-6.4 Banjo Bolts?
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