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Leaf Spring advice needed

I have a '97 F-250 and am replacing the TTB dana 50 with a rigid axle dana 60. I am looking for advice for the front leaf springs. The factory springs are negative arched now and I have been thinking of replacing them with factory F-350 leaf springs. I am not looking at lifting my truck any (maybe 2" at most). I have been told that factory F-350 leaf's on a Dana 60 will raise the front end 1-2"s over the factory F-250 stance. I dont know if this is correct and I dont want to order any leaf springs and they not work out properly. Also, does any one here have any suggestions or recommendations of where to get the springs from? I have looked around the net, but again, I am not looking for a 4-6" lift. Thanks for all yall's time and input.

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flex-a-form makes great leaf springs from what i have read.. ? might want to check them out.. Flex A Form Fiberglass Leaf Springs replace Steel Leaf Springs
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Thanks for the reply. I just dont know about their design for the weight of the oil burners??

'97 F-250, 4x4, Supercab, D60 Swap, Intake, Turbo Back Exhaust, TW 6 pos, IDM Mod, HPX, FS 2500 Oil Bypass, Quadzilla Recon XZT Digital Gauge, RSK w SD springs, 1.0 compressor housing, EBPV delete, modded pedestal, E-fuel with "Tight-wad" regulator mod
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I have some leafsprings for sale but, I dont know if they will fit you rig.

Let me find that post.....

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2002 7.3 Daily and rig
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Autometer Gauges,
Boost, Pyro, Trans
Torque converter lock-up
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Thanks for your reply AWD Bare, Ive tried to search for a part # from the ones that you have to cross reference them, but I cannot locate anything at all.

'97 F-250, 4x4, Supercab, D60 Swap, Intake, Turbo Back Exhaust, TW 6 pos, IDM Mod, HPX, FS 2500 Oil Bypass, Quadzilla Recon XZT Digital Gauge, RSK w SD springs, 1.0 compressor housing, EBPV delete, modded pedestal, E-fuel with "Tight-wad" regulator mod
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Thanks for the reply. I just dont know about their design for the weight of the oil burners??
I was told at one point that they custom make them to suit.. I'll see what else i can find.
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