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leveling kit? or heavy duty springs?

Hey guy im picking up a full front winch bumper that weight around 500 pound, i dont want the front end to sag and i want my truck to sit level. any advice on a leveling kit? or heavy duty springs like a plow package? also is there anything else i neeed to do to avoid whobble etc? i dont have any problems now just dont want to put a crappy kit in and regret it. what brands do you guys run.
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If you decide with leveling kit I would recommend Readylift, they offer very complete packages.

I added the F550 springs to my f350srw about a year after I got it. It didnt lift the front much, ~.5" but it did hlep hold the weight of my snow plow better. Off the top of my head I believe the 7k lb springs from the 550 are the AA code springs. I paid 140 for the pair at a dealer. For comparison, my truck came stock with the 6k front end (had plow package & camper package).

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Mine also came with the plow/camper package and I installed a Ranch Hand guard on front. Did not phase it.


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If you decide with leveling kit I would recommend Readylift, they offer very complete packages.

I added the F550 springs to my f350srw about a year after I got it. It didnt lift the front much, ~.5" but it did hlep hold the weight of my snow plow better. Off the top of my head I believe the 7k lb springs from the 550 are the AA code springs. I paid 140 for the pair at a dealer. For comparison, my truck came stock with the 6k front end (had plow package & camper package).
I second this approach. Exactly what I did. And yes, the spring code is 5c3z-5310-AA

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do your trucks sit level? with these springs? any pictures of the stance of the trucks?
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