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Sagging front spring? Is there a fix?

Ok guys i cant take it anymore. My truck leans toward the drivers side and i cant stand it. I swapped out known good front springs from a 04- 350 drw and the same thing. The drw didnt lean either.
Is there something i am missing? What else can be replaced? Is it the spring loaded shackle bracket?
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The fuel tank is on the drivers side. 38 gallons x ~8lb/gallon is 304lbs so that isn't helping any. Maybe check play in the front joints?
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You could get like a half inch block and put on driver side or buy a brand new spring pack that should level you out

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The fuel tank is on the drivers side. 38 gallons x ~8lb/gallon is 304lbs so that isn't helping any. Maybe check play in the front joints?
That would mean every long bed truck would lean on the drivers side

Whole front end was rebuilt 2 years ago and nothing changed.

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You could get like a half inch block and put on driver side or buy a brand new spring pack that should level you out
Yeah that would fix the lean but not the issue making it that way in the first place... besides clearance to the frame would stay the same.
Air bags would probably be the way i would go tho.

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When you swapped spring did you get them on the right sides?
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Left and right side actually. But I know what you mean and yes, left to left and right to right. Not that it should matter. Like I said the truck that they came out of didn't lean at all.

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my obs does that. never figured out why. looked for suspension issues, couldnt find any.....

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