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post #1 of 49 Old 04-17-2014, 07:25 AM Thread Starter
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08 leaf springs install

Is there any truth that the rear leaf springs help the older trucks (07 and back)to ride better ?

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Yes there is but I would go with 2011 and newer spring if it were me.

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Yes there is but I would go with 2011 and newer spring if it were me.
Thanks,so basically I would just need to get the spring assemblies out of and f350,since my truck is and f350?

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You need to move the front hangar 8" forward as well

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You need to move the front hangar 8" forward as well
Okay does it require welding etc....?

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2008-14 F250 leafsprings

Robertc68, I've done the conversion as well and it's a great improvement. I've actually just put the other set of leafs I had up for sale.




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I went with a set of 08 rear springs and moved the stock hangers forward 8 inches. The ride is a great improvement over the older springs. A friend has a 13 F250 and complains that the ride is Too soft compared to his last Dodge.

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Does it affect the height in the rear if you install the newer springs? My 2002 has more springs along with an overload block/spring. Looks like the height would be different compared to the ones that BigRed posted.

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Because the 02 springs are not as thick I used a larger block. Another option is using a Deaver Mini pack

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