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post #1 of 31 Old 01-18-2010, 04:50 PM Thread Starter
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fliping front leaf springs 96 F250

is it possible to flip the front leafs on an obs f250 to gain a little lift in the front since the are arched opposite of the rear just wondering if it is possible.

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i dont think you can, the way the pin on the leaf spring is set up, it wont do in the bottom hole if you flip it and im not sure if it would fit into the shackle like that. however, if your willing to try it, why not, maybee im wrong.


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I would not do that. Just buy add a-leaf for $75 on ebay and call it a day. You will get a 1.5" lift out of it and will help level your truck out.
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I would not do that. Just buy add a-leaf for $75 on ebay and call it a day. You will get a 1.5" lift out of it and will help level your truck out.
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I would not do that. Just buy add a-leaf for $75 on ebay and call it a day. You will get a 1.5" lift out of it and will help level your truck out.
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cool i dint think so but was just curious was going to put f350 leaf and a add a leaf in the front cause i have f350s in the rear so i want the to match and i can get the fronts for 40$

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I dont know if i would do that. From what i know/have read if i can remember that the F-350 springs are softer to accomadate have a stiffer axle. So that means the F-250 have firmer leafs for the TTB so they wouldn't sag as much. But i could be wrong but i hear of people doing D60 swaps and they get f350 or superduty front springs to make it ride smother.
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huh so why does the f350 have three leaf and the 250 have two wouldnt more leafs mean more height?

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No i am pretty sure that the F350 on has two atleast i know the superduties do.
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pretty sure my F350 has two springs.

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