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Old 02-03-2010, 09:25 PM
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Problems with a saggy rear end. Need advice

So I was taking some gravel down to my familys cabin to redo the driveway and I went to the quarry and told the loader to put in about 1000lbs of gravel. The guy loaded 3900lbs into my poor f250s bed. Since then I have been dealing with some sagging rear springs and it seems to lean to the right about an inch or a little more looking at it from the back. Here is my question/problem. I have to get new shocks for sure but I need to find a solution for the springs. I am debating on adding a lift with new rear springs, adding airbags to existing springs, or just getting new rear leafs.

I can get a 6 inch lift with rear springs and shocks for about 1100

I could get airbags and shocks for about 500 but Im not sure if airbags will really help the problem or fix it and increase safety

I could get new rear springs and shocks for about 700

ANY IDEAS????? IM stumped!!!!!!
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Old 02-03-2010, 09:33 PM
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Or I could just blow the truck up for the insurance money! jk. I actually just repented for joking around about that
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air bags are great! but i would go back to the rock quarry and talk to them, show the problem you now have after you were overloaded.
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Old 02-03-2010, 09:44 PM
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haha no kidding. I think I might go down there and raise a little hell just for the entertainment if nothing else. I should talk to them about replacing my seat due to the brown stain that ruined it after pulling on that scale and seeing my weight
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haha no kidding. I think I might go down there and raise a little hell just for the entertainment if nothing else. I should talk to them about replacing my seat due to the brown stain that ruined it after pulling on that scale and seeing my weight
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Old 02-04-2010, 12:10 PM
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I still dont know what to do. I are so confused!
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Old 02-05-2010, 12:09 PM
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Anyone else have any opinions/advice? So far I have 2 for airbags. My wife (cuz its cheapest) and korterman
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I'd probably replace the springs AND get the 4 wheel alignment checked if it was my truck.
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if it was me i would just replace the springs but thats just my 02 with the air bags you gotta have a compressor and all the but idk
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Old 02-05-2010, 12:32 PM
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springs must be replaced.... either with a lift kit or with OEM... adding air bags to the existing springs will do nothing
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