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Old 02-03-2009, 05:34 AM
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For '05-'07 F250 4x4 owners

I am in the process of looking for a f-250 4x4 '04-'07. For the 05-07 with the coil springs how are they holding up? I do not intend on lifting the truck, nor hooking up a plow. I know from my other Fords that coil springs break. Is this the case?
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Old 02-03-2009, 05:36 AM
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They are great. My truck Is for Sale and it might be what your looking for.
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Old 02-03-2009, 05:44 AM
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I have a 05 with a leveling kit, and it spends most of its time on the streets. ...I love the ride of the coil springs...it has a tighter turning radius and rides smoother than the leafs spring fronts.
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Old 02-03-2009, 05:56 AM
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05-07 f-250

I have a 07 f-250 sc 4x4 ,great truck nice ride, low milg and it for sale
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never heard of an SD coil spring breaking myself?
mine rides great, was on stock springs for 40,000 miles and no sag or anything. running springs from a lift kit now though
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Old 02-03-2009, 07:15 PM
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Never heard of them breaking, but if you want an extra set of stock coils off an 05, let me know. I got mine that i took off.
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Old 02-03-2009, 07:19 PM
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I have 104K miles on my truck with a leveling kit and the springs have no sag at all. The truck also spends most of the day on very bumpy dirt roads and the front end is still solid as a rock.
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Old 02-05-2009, 09:45 AM
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Thanks to all for replying. I was just wondering. Had an old explorer with a cracked sping and a couple of Taurus. I know of newer IRS explorer's having the same problem.
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Old 02-05-2009, 10:10 AM
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My old 94 150 had both front coils break, but i think it was mainly due to rust. The ones on my 05 SD seem to have a much better rubber coating and seems to be holding up great. havn't seen it flake yet, and my truck is just about to roll over 150k so the spring has hit a few bumps. Over all im happy but upgrade the shocks and steering stabilizer and you will be much happier with the ride. AMAZING what new shocks will do
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