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Rear spring spacer block?

Do any of the vendors on the ORG. sell them? I need to do the left side spring to see if it gets rid of the lean and the Ford part is stupid for a block of steel. I figured I'd ask here before having one made.

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Left side lean. There was a TSB about it and Ford has spacers to correct it but they are getting $270 for a spring block that can be made at a spring shop for less than $50.

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Do any of the vendors on the ORG. sell them? I need to do the left side spring to see if it gets rid of the lean and the Ford part is stupid for a block of steel. I figured I'd ask here before having one made.
If you have a lean you need to fix the weak spring!


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If you have a lean you need to fix the weak spring!
Had the springs checked,replaced both fronts with 6500#. Still 1" to the drivers side.

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Had the springs checked,replaced both fronts with 6500#. Still 1" to the drivers side.
how did they check the springs? did they remove them and have them load tested? if they didn't they where not checked. are you talking about 07/07/02 tsb?


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how did they check the springs? did they remove them and have them load tested? if they didn't they where not checked. are you talking about 07/07/02 tsb?
Yes I had a spring shop do it. I am almost ready to just add a leaf but if a half inch shim fixes it I'll be happy. Not the TSB was in 05.....I know it ends in 05 but the trucks had the same rear suspension.

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