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Old 11-11-2012, 06:05 PM
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Installed winch, now front end looks lower. What to do?

Does ford have snow plow springs for a F350. I put a hidden mount winch kit and a M15,000 winch and now my truck looks about an inch lower in the front. Not really interested in a leveling kit but with the extra weight it may end up just a tad higher than stock.

I really do not want any after market parts on the truck except for the winch mount. I just got rid of my Dodge Ram that was plauged with problems after deleting it and chipping it. I really want to control myself and keep it reliable.

So my real question is does Ford offer snow plow springs? Thanks.
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Old 11-11-2012, 06:09 PM
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yes, they have the snow plow package/heavy service front suspension.
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Old 11-11-2012, 06:11 PM
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Do you know an approximate price for the springs.
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Where are you at and do you have a local fab shop that works with Springs? I'm lucky, use to work at a shop that speciallized in spring repair. Had a leaf on both my rear packs crack in the middle took them out and down to my buddy, replaced cntr bolts and leafs. good to go Most important if you do have a shop close by, talk to the blacksmith/spring guy find out there experience and make sure the cold role them in a roller machine to arch them.
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Old 11-11-2012, 06:36 PM
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Your not too far from me. I'm in Gilroy. I was thinking of national spring or deaver. I just don't want down time.
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Old 11-11-2012, 07:23 PM
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Nice. Go to Valley Fabrication off Sanborn (Monterey Penn Exit) and drive to the Spring shop. Ask for Ronnie and tell um BB sent you. He will look at your truck measure the width and thickness and should have the spring material in stock. Best to have him look at it first, but will probably be cheaper if you pull the springs and bring them too him. Plus turn around time will be faster. Had my springs done in a few hours. New leafs and center bolts installed. #757-5151
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Very cool. I will call him Tuesday.
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Hey Mannysouza what ever happened
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