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Old 02-20-2008, 12:57 PM
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New Springs or what??

I need to bring the front of my truck up a little and I am not shure as to what exactly to do. I may have talked of this before.Sorry if so. But shuld I just get the new springs or go with add a leafs. To me they are just a bandaid over an open wound. I could go with air bags too but I am not shure.
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Old 02-20-2008, 01:26 PM
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Can you take some pics of the springs? How much lift do you need?
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Old 02-23-2008, 09:52 AM
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Thanks for the reply and sorry about the delay I have this pic now and will get another in a little bit. I am looking for about a good 2" inches. Prices just went up on the Tuff country springs I was going to get.
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Old 02-23-2008, 09:54 AM
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If I had a solid front axle I would just do a shackel reversal but i have the ifs. Anyone have a 60 they want to get rid of....
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the tuff country springs would be a great way of lifting it up.
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Old 02-23-2008, 01:23 PM
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I am pretty apprehensive as to the add a leafs. I worry about them riding harder than if I just got new springs.
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Old 02-23-2008, 01:37 PM
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here we go.
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Old 02-23-2008, 01:56 PM
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Man! The salt does a number on your trucks up north. I'm thankful we don't have to deal with that down here.
Is it my imagination or are you springs turned down at the ends? Maybe just new replacement springs will bring it up some?
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Old 02-23-2008, 02:17 PM
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Yeah, I can't believe the corrosion that has occured this winter it is rediculous. The truck was practically mint before this winter. I HATE it.
How do you mean "turned down" ?
The springs have a really strong arch to them if that's what you mean.
This "spring" (no pun intended) when I do the suspension I am breaking out the POR-15.
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