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post #1 of 17 Old 11-20-2011, 02:07 PM Thread Starter
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Two suspension questions

Ok so this is my first F 350. and I have two suspension questions

1. Do all F 350 super duties have leaf springs in the front?

2. Is it supposed to have a factory installed steering stabilizer
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Mine does not have a steering stabilizer.



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So do they all have leaf springs in the front?
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Front leafs if it has a solid front axle. Mine has twin Ibeam and it's coil over.



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thanks for the info. really appreciate it
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4wd Superduties (F 250,350, 450, 550) from 1999 to 2004 have front leaf springs. From 2005 to present they have coils. 2wd all use coils.

Steering stabilizer was an option.

2004 F-350, 4x4, SC, LB, 6.0PSD, 6spd
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Would it make a major improvement if i put a steering stabalizer on it?
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i have an aftermarket steering stabilizer because my stock one was blown and it seemed to take some bump steer away but really i got it cause it was on sale at my fourwheel parts .... i wish now i would have got the dual steering stablizers they look awsome!!!

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Im not really going for looks i am going for functuality
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4wd Superduties (F 250,350, 450, 550) from 1999 to 2004 have front leaf springs. From 2005 to present they have coils. 2wd all use coils.

Steering stabilizer was an option.

This.

What are you trying to accomplish in terms of functionality?

A properly set up suspension shouldn't "need" a steering stabilizer but I suppose it is nice to have. From what I've seen most trucks don't actually have a factory stabilizer. My F350 SRW does but IIRC it was part of the "camper package".

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