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post #1 of 17 Old 02-20-2013, 08:37 AM Thread Starter
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axil swope PLZ HELP

im new to the power stroke page but im looking to swich to a solide front axil in my 95 f 250 xlt truck i would like to know where to start at PLZ HELP
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post #2 of 17 Old 02-20-2013, 09:57 AM
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Find a 4x4 f350 with the front end still there, if you unbolt the springs, brake lines, trac bar mount, sway bar mount, and drive shaft you will have everything you need and should just bolt rite up to what you putting it under, with 95-97 axles it's simple bolt in, 86-94 axles will need the ledge on the brake line block grinded flat

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Thank u so much... Cud I do it in a day or... O and do I need the back blocks to..
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The back blocks would only raise the rear a couple inches, not necessary and it will sit level without them, I've done one in a couple hours, mite take longer mite get shorter, just depends on skill and tools available

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On my truck I got bout 286,000 on it is that to many miles on it to put sum performance parts on it just dont want to git all the stuff and sum thing happens ..
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I bought mine at 274k, bone stock, I'm at 300k now with all the mods, it's never to late to start

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Sweet o and do I need to git the front leaf springs off the 350 all so..
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O and duzz the mpg change at all to or
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I would recommend that you did, just leave them on the axle when you take it from the truck

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How's the mpg.. Duzz the 350 leaf springs go right in to my 250 spring mounts
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