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post #1 of 3 Old 10-25-2009, 07:46 AM Thread Starter
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08 F250 Coil Spring Removal

What all is involved in changing out the front coils on a F250?

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easiest way to know is to download an instruction guide from a lift kit or leveling kit that has new coils, as it will show you the steps, with pics. but you have to unbolt trackbar from trackbar drop bracket and the drag link from the pitman arm. Have the frame rails on some very TALL jackstands and lower the axle down. be sure to first loosen brake lines, ABS lines, and axle breather tubes as well while lowering the axle. The OEM coils will fall out, then lower axle a little more for the new coils if they are taller. Then raise the axle back up to seat the new coils, reconnect everything and are done. like I said, d/l some instructions though, may have left a step out somewhere.

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Upper and lower brake line brackets, sway bar link upper bolts, and frnt shocks is all. Jackstand frame @ front and support axle before you remove shocks because they are limited droop.
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