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ok so my freind has a set of f250 SD springs for the front laying around. I want to mount them on my obs f350. what do i need to do to make them fit?
 

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ok so my freind has a set of f250 SD springs for the front laying around. I want to mount them on my obs f350. what do i need to do to make them fit?

I am not sure it is possible with out a whole lotta modifications. I am interested to know for sure though so here is a free :bump::bump::bump:
 

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I just had a thread on this.
I am doing this now and will post pics once done.
I have a set of 11,000 mile springs from an 05' that are going in my 96'
The front bolt on the 05's are m18 10.9. Get them from ford $15 ea
The rear is m16 or just use 5/8"GR 8
I measured the distance between eyes unsprung and they are within 1.5"
The front mount hole will need to be enlarged.
 

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why would you put F250 SD springs on a '96 F350? I would understand if they were F350 springs.. im not trying to be rude, im just asking.
 

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why would you put F250 SD springs on a '96 F350? I would understand if they were F350 springs.. im not trying to be rude, im just asking.
there the sd trucks springs are a little more beefier at stock. i also heard it gives a little lift enough to level the truck, i could be wrong but i think i read that somewhere.
 

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Im In the Process of putting SD Springs and Axles on my 95 OBS
Fun Stuff, i got all new mounts on and shackles. doing the springs tomorrow morning!
 

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To install SD springs on a D60 OBS you need a RS kit and front 99-04 V codes, or U, W or X. Rears bolt up, B codes from 99-04, F codes 05-07. Cannot use '05 up fronts as they are coils..unless you use the SD axles and coil buckets and radius arms. I installed '08 frt and rear axles and front suspension in to my '95.

If anyone needs help with this mod PM me , I have helped hundreds since I developed this mod 8 years ago.

Cary
 

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caryt could you post some pics of your obs. id like to see some with a D60 and coils
 

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To install SD springs on a D60 OBS you need a RS kit and front 99-04 V codes, or U, W or X.

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so with the RS kit the front springs are a bolt in?
i have been tossing around the idea of doing this for a while.
 

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I used sky manufacturing shackle reversal kit. moved the shackle fwd and installed SD springs. My truck rides much better now. I cut the welds on the bumper brackets and smoothed them down. I cut a spacer off that is welded on Sky's front shackle bracket. I reversed the bumper brackets and bolted them to the shackle and frame. (I hade to buy some longer bolts for that) Tools I used are: Wrenches/ s****ets, jack/ jackstands, 4" makita, tape measure, C-clamps, drill motor( get cutting oil/bo-lube) for the bits, ratchet straps( to hold the axle and aide in moveing it as required. I took 2 days to do the job. After I located and drilled everything I dissassmbled it all cleaned and painted everything.
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