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new x code springs and a add a leaf....?

My trucks front springs are sagging real bad, the front of my truck is 4" lower than the rear. The truck also has a replacement front bumper that weighs ~500 lbs or so. I am looking at replacing the springs and trying to level the truck. I have the V code springs on there currently. I have thought about adding the X code springs to the front to support the extra weight, but to also add a 2" lift front add a leaf to level the truck out and to support the extra weight and beef up the front suspension.

What do you guys think about that or what else would you suggest?

I cant afford a lift kit right now and dont really want to lift the whole truck just level it out and beef up the suspension to support the extra weight. The ride being stiffer isnt a problem, becuase I know I bought a truck. I drive the truck daily, but I also use it for hunting, fishing, offroading, and camping, so it sees a lot of rought roads.

Thanks for the help.


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Funny, I just came on here to ask pretty much the same question...The front of mine is 3.5" lower, don't know what it was like from the factory. I have a brush guard on the front, which may account for some of it. I was looking to do a 2.5" leveling kit, and replace the rear blocks with 5" one, making a 1.5" difference...which is about what the difference is when I hook up my boat, so in theory, it should be level under load. Was wondering how much the X code springs would raise the front end...

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