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not sure as Ive always just went and had leveling and lift kits made for all my leaf spring trucks. but heres a bump

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I have heard some guys say they have used it and liked it. I have not used it and will not get a chance to because I got my truck with 4" springs that I will be trading for 2.5".

Fwiw the "mini spring" design looks to me to be just a block that is wider to prevent axle wrap and pass safety inspection.

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I would get a mini spring pack from a spring manufactor thats made from spring steel not plate steel. You will also need a adj track bar to recenter your axle after the lift. We have quality kits..

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i got my front add a leaf/leveling spring installed for $100

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i got my front add a leaf/leveling spring installed for $100
im looking for a levelin kit who did yours?

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I'm with Cary on this one. Get a spring steel set, not plate. Yes, they cost a bit more.


These mini-packs are a great way to level the truck (similar to a block, but actually bolted to the existing leaves so they're in essence just a taller, multi-leaf spring pack but without the added spring rate).

I have installed one of these in a friend's 02 F350. Easy install with desired results.
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I would get the set up that Cary sells. I will be doing the same thing once I get some other things paid for. There is a right way and a wrong way to level a SD. Most do it the cheap, and wrong way.

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My truck has the 4" revtek springs up front and I wanted it lower so I ordered the 2.5" springs and I guess it was in the nick of time... Don't know if it was a closeout or what.

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This isn't the right way to do it? All these years......





Well then, how about this?


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