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Question rubbing on the leaf springs??

(2001 f250, 7.3) I replaced my stock 2001 wheels with the new 2009 20’ inch rims. I am having a problem with both front wheels rubbing the leaf springs. Does anyone have an idea how I can avoid the rubbing without an expensive lift?

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Yup, a lift won't cure it. THe problme is the BS for newer trucks differs form that of the leaf spring models.

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you could go with coil springs in the front instead of leafs

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wheel spacers is gona be your best chance of getting rid of that , still may just a little

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WHat size tires do you have? leaf springs PSD's need 4.5 BS

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