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Old 01-13-2013, 05:37 PM
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Replacment leaf springs

HI everyone,
Im looking to replace all the leaf springs on my 2003 f350 6.0 with the fx4 package and was wondering what everyone suggests. some one told me that i have to special order the springs because it has a stock 4 inch lift and i dont know if thats true or not. plus its kinda confusing since it has all the way around leaf springs
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To my knowledge, Ford Motor Company has never offered a "stock" lift kit on any of their trucks. Some dealerships will upgrade new trucks with aftermarket lift kits, but that is pretty rare due to warranty issues.

If you have time, take pics of the front and rear suspension so that we can see the number of leaf springs in each spring pack. Look to see if you can find part numbers or the aftermarket company's name or logo. Also, does your rear axle have blocks?

I don't know why you need to replace them, but if we can determine "who" made the leaf springs, you may get them replaced under the aftermarket company's warranty.
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first do what furian said too. get pics of the front and rear springs, a good side shot and the height of the rear block under the spring. Then we can suggest a few possible options for you.
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and whats the need for you to replace everything?
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the front leafsprings are sitting to low the are pretty much shot. i found my spring code on the door pilar so im just going to order some new ones from sdtrucksprings.
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Custom springs are not real expensive. Look in the yellow pages for your area for a spring shop. Discuss with them what you want (more height, ride modification, etc.) and they will bend you a set. A buddy had a set of springs made up for an 80's F-250 at this place, to increase rear height and capacity so he could haul a camper. The cost was very reasonable.

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The 4 inch lift you've been told about is probably a reference to the 4 inch axle blocks on an F-350.
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