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Leaf Springs or Block in the back

Im looking to get a 6" lift for my 03 f250 soon, probably fabtech, skyjacker, superlift, or procomp.

Is it alot better ride to go with leaf springs all around instead of 5" Blocks?

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Your truck already has blocks in the rear. In some states it is illegal to stack blocks. It will be stronger with springs.

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springs for the best ride

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Yup, what they said is all true. But, it kinda depends on what you are going to be using your truck for. If you are going to be hauling a lot of heavy loads, go with blocks. If you are just looking for the "look" and a good ride, I would go with springs. The capacity wont be quite as much I don't think, but you will def get a better ride.

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go with the leafs, blocks will increase the leverage on your diff and axle wrap will increase ALOT. especially with 6 inch blocks. if the springs have a lighter load rating you can always add air bags.



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