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F-450 springs

I have an 06 F-350 and was wondering if rear springs off an F-450 would bolt in? Has anyone done this and is there any ride height change? Just looking to gets some added hauling capacity without airbags.

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I use the Firestone airbags and love them
My truck has a daily weight or 12,000 lbs and has been loaded up with 3-4,000 lbs of material and it did not even sag.
It also tows a 10,000 lbs dump trailer with no sag.

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I thought about airbags but I have a 6" lift on my truck and I don't think airbags would work. I would love to get a pair, but I don't know if anyone makes a set that work with a lift. Thanks for the input. Your truck looks cool with the box painted the factory color!

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6" Fabtech Lift, looking to go a few inches shorter and higher quality
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I did not see that you had a lift, my bad.
Thanks for the complement.

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One of the CT members on FTE have a brand new set for sale for an 08 F450 in you know any one that needs them.

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I use the Firestone airbags and love them
It also tows a 10,000 lbs dump trailer with no sag.
same here.
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I thought about airbags but I have a 6" lift on my truck and I don't think airbags would work. I would love to get a pair, but I don't know if anyone makes a set that work with a lift. Thanks for the input. Your truck looks cool with the box painted the factory color!
Do you have a spring lift or just taller blocks?

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