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post #1 of 12 Old 05-18-2012, 04:15 PM Thread Starter
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A spring Question

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Ok a Question for you guys. I think I'm going to do front springs in my X I want to go with X coades since my plow has killed a set of stock ones.



Also for the rear I don't know if i want to replace or just add a leaf. I put my enclosed or any trailer with wieght and it drops bad. also front sway bar links???



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The X-codes will raise the front up an inch or 2 over what was stock, and for the back, id get airbags, that way you wont sacrifice ride, but youll have the support youll need when you need it.

And if your concerned about ride height, An AAL wont give you MUCH more height, but will stiffen up the truck.

Id do the front springs, let them settle, then decide on what to do with the rear

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X codes on an excursion should raise it up pretty good. Since Excursion springs are about 1.5" lower than V codes, and X codes are another 1.5" taller.
But the main thing is spring capacity. I think the X codes would be perfect for a plowing excursion and not raise the truck up too much especially when you hang a plow on it.

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Thanks Guys I think the x codes might be a good one But I don't wan't to raise alot. But I am carrying a 9' 2" boss V plow.

The rear i think need more then just bags. It used to handel a trailer no problem now any trailer just a car drops the back quite a bit my enclosed killes it.

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If thats the case, then Put B code springs in the rear

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I'm in the middle of getting the parts to do mine. I have waiting to install V-codes up front and B-codes for the rear. I fully understand the drooping in the rear, put my 26 foot Travel trailer on and things sagged pretty bad. I just need to get the rest of the stuff needed(i.e. shocks, adj track bar, etc...).

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I'm with you on that

Where is a good place to get them???

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I'm with you on that

Where is a good place to get them???
If you search the v to b mod, you'll see several posts by Cary over at CT performance. He has everything you will need. I am just saving my pennies to be able to finish my supply list to get this done.

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Cary is probably the best source, however a local spring shop can get them for you most likely

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Haven't had much luck inthe past at spring shop on the SD springs for some reason

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