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Rear leaf spring choices
May be a newb question as I am sure this have been covered many times...but I have been researching for a few days now and pretty much anything related to rear leaf springs and super dutys results in lift kits...
I do not want a lift kit. I am looking to upgrade the suspension on my 2000 F250 PSD while maintaining the stock ride height except for a leveling kit. The truck has 246000 miles on it and the rear leafs like to squat more than I'd like to see.
For the front I am looking at the Zone 2.5" leveling kit. Although I'd like to replace the whole pack with a leveling spring pack, I can get a really good deal on the Zone kit. I also picked up a brand new set of bilstein 5100's from a friend. Next is new poly bushings and rear leafs.
So, what are people doing for the rear springs while keeping the truck stock? Purchasing a new factory set? Installing sets from newer model? Good quality aftermarket set? Who makes them? Or going to a local truck spring shop?
I've read a little bit about installing rear leafs from 08-up trucks which will give a better ride. Is this a good route?
I am looking for a little better ride quality with great hauling/towing characteristics. I plan on installing an air bag set up down the road.
Sorry for the long post. Thanks!
Replacing the stock rear spings while maintaining ride hieght. No Lifts! What is everyone running to gain ride quality and haul heavy loads?