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stiff 2005 F350 rear suspension

I have a 2005 F350 crew cab long box - it's long, and it bounces all over when on the freeway. I know it's due to the length combined with stiff rear springs. And while I can't do anything about the length, I was thinking of swapping to a softer spring pack and adding airbags to support occasional extra load. I already added Bilstein 5100 shocks and while they helped with controlling the bounce, it's still there.

My question is whether there are softer spring packs available for these trucks? I also would like to lower the rear a couple inches to level it off with the front.

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some folks like to add the 08 longer f250 springs and relocate the front hanger
u can lose an inch if u go to a f250 block

and if your going to run bags you could pull a leaf out of your pack ,,

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some folks like to add the 08 longer f250 springs and relocate the front hanger
u can lose an inch if u go to a f250 block

and if your going to run bags you could pull a leaf out of your pack ,,
which leaf would I pull?

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lowest overload.

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Use 99-04 B codes direct swap and will ride great. All springs from '05 up seem to have customers complaining about the ride quality even those with '08 up's.
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