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post #1 of 5 Old 06-12-2011, 07:26 PM Thread Starter
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4" Rear leaf Springs or Lift Blocks

I have a 2000 F-350. I do lots of towing..Lots. My question is this.
I have a 4" lift on it with the rear lift Blocks. I have been running this for years and have not had a problem. Well except for axle wrap. I was at the tire shop the other day and got to talking about axle wrap. He said that I was crazy for not having 4" leaf springs in the rear. Said that it would be safer and drive way better. Is this true? Will it make that much of a diffrence in the way it drives? Should I replace the lift blocks and put a full 4" leaf spring. Is worth the $600 since I have not had a problem with the blocks? Any info will be helpful. Thank you.
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Quality springs can ride better..Icons and stop the axle wrap but won't carry the loads as well. if you need pricing let me know.
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If you want to sell your 4" blocks let me know, Ive been looking for some

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Wait, 4" wide or a 4" lift spring?

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A 4" traction block if they make it in a 4" would be another option. That would take care of the axle wrap and keep the load capability.

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