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post #1 of 2 Old 02-24-2010, 12:37 PM Thread Starter
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Talking removing rear leafs???

In the March issue of Diesel Power, Jason Sands wrote the "Old Vs. New" article.
In it he talked about taking out a couple of rear leafs on each side for a better ride then adding air bags in case he wanted to tow....

Anybody done this?

When I bought my truck it had 3 rear leafs broke on each side How do you do that!?!?!?! No trailer hitch!
Anyway, it handled the road like it was on rails, even going waaayyy faster than I should have on those gravel back roads! I had both rear packs replaced and now it doesn't handle the corners near as well.... I'd like to do something like this but IDK...

What are your guys thoughts....


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Okay, is it possible to remove leaves from the spring packs in the fords, or is the rod in the center welded or something?


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