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Snow plow prep or not

I'm ordering a 2016 f350 crew cab, shortbed 4x4 with the 6.2 gas engine. I have no intention of ever installing a plow on it but do like the little extra ride height. I originally was ordering without it but When I look on all the dealer lots in my area, they all have it and I like the way they sit.With that said, is there a big difference in the ride quality between no plow prep and prep package? Also, what is the ride height difference between the two?
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if you like the way they sit with the plow package then I'd get it or you won't be happy. I would guess that it might ride a little bit rougher since it will have the max capacity springs, but I wouldn't think it would be night and day difference. I guess if it rides too rough for you it would be a good excuse to get an aftermarket deer bumper to offset the heavier springs.
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I've driven both and I can't say there is much difference at all. But I drive a 04 f3(0 with 2" level front leads springs for a diee when I have a 5.4 and I don't think that rides bad either. I'd say go for it! Don't dislike the truck for a 55 dollar option, if I could afford a new f350 it would be ordered with 6.2 and the plow package and don't forget the 4.30 locker option!!!
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I got the plow prep package on my '15 250. Truck sits almost level from it, so upsizing tires was simple. I don't know how the truck would ride without it, but I don't think my truck rides bad. It was stiff when new, but I lubed the suspension and after a few miles it eased up. Its a good value IMO.
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I have the snow plow prep as well. On the test drive route I didn't really notice the difference between the trucks w/ the package versus w/o the package. I now have close the 6000 miles and think the ride is perfectly acceptable.
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