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Old 05-17-2016, 08:50 PM
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Front Leaf spring hangers

I am doing a 4wd conversion on my 350 dually and I am in the process of setting up the leaf springs and I need to get the rear mounts for the front springs. Can I use the same mounts for the rear leaf springs? Or are there specific hangers I need to get. I am just using OBS replacement springs not superduty springs.
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I am doing a 4wd conversion on my 350 dually and I am in the process of setting up the leaf springs and I need to get the rear mounts for the front springs. Can I use the same mounts for the rear leaf springs? Or are there specific hangers I need to get. I am just using OBS replacement springs not superduty springs.
The mount is different than the rears. It straddles the cab mount. Dorman does make one. I have not seen it though so I cannot comment on its quality.
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We have them available. Made in the USA, not like Dorman who has everything made in China.

Send me a message and I can give you some pricing on the kit which will give you all the bolts too.


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If your going to all the work to make it 4x4, spend the money and install a Reverse Shackle Kit, instead of the worthless factory parts.
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We have them available. Made in the USA, not like Dorman who has everything made in China.

Send me a message and I can give you some pricing on the kit which will give you all the bolts too.


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If your going to all the work to make it 4x4, spend the money and install a Reverse Shackle Kit, instead of the worthless factory parts.
My thought exactly. My project truck is a dually that's getting a Dana 60. My RSK should show up today. New super duty U codes, U bolts and factory rear lift blocks showed up last week thanks to ATS!
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My thought exactly. My project truck is a dually that's getting a Dana 60. My RSK should show up today. New super duty U codes, U bolts and factory rear lift blocks showed up last week thanks to ATS!
I have gotten springs and hardware from ATS, and I agree! All around great company. My springs are supposed to give about 2-3" above stock 350 4x4 ride height so I feel that with an RSK as well, the truck will ride too high to tow a gooseneck or 5th wheel. What do you all think?
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I have gotten springs and hardware from ATS, and I agree! All around great company. My springs are supposed to give about 2-3" above stock 350 4x4 ride height so I feel that with an RSK as well, the truck will ride too high to tow a gooseneck or 5th wheel. What do you all think?
That very well may be the case. As I'm not running a big lift with a gooseneck, I have no first hand experience there.
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