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thats is the overload leaf it makes the rest of the inverted arch lay down on it under compression and it caries the load
the thickness of that spring is the minimum your truck will drop when removed ( like Matt mentioned ) also make sure you have enough threads on the ubolt to do accommodate the missing spring thickness ( supposed to use new u bolts )
but you will also loose some load capacity if it was included in the OEM rating and it will ride a little different
and honestly that looks like an oem leaf pack all 5 leafs, they probably used a block an add a leaf wouldn't add 6"
ps that that bottom leaf is part of the pack and has a through pin so you need to clamp the pack remove the pin , remove leaf,re pin usually requires a new pin
might be easier to raise the front the 1/2 inch IMHO
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Last edited by ZMANN; 03-20-2014 at 06:42 AM.