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Old 06-14-1999, 10:32 AM
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93' F-250 4x4, Sagging front end

I was told the sagging front end of the 4 wheel drive 3/4 pickup was a factory defect. The shocks bottom out and/or the bump stop hit the leafs when driving over something at low speed (not noticed while driving 20 mph). I was wondering if there were any options I had to replace the front end suspension to prevent the bottoming out and possibly level out the front end?
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93' F-250 4x4, Sagging front end

The brand Superlift makes a spring helper kit that will boost your front end back up.The diesel kit is the one I bought for maximum lift.
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93' F-250 4x4, Sagging front end

Fords are kinda notoriouse for drooping or sagging front ends.I also went to Superlift when I lifted my truck,but they do make agreat spring kit just to bring it up in the front but to maintain a higher but stock look.The truck looks so much better when its not sagging,(they just look like they are kinda "road hard and put up wet" when they are sagging. As Phillip pointed out the Diesel springs are the only way to go,especialy if you are running the diesel or big block.If you are looking into raising your truck for off road let me know and Ill give you a few do's and dont's.
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93' F-250 4x4, Sagging front end

Am intrested in your does and dont's in lifting my sons 92. Am looking at Tough County 4 inch. the truck does sag bad, deisel motor. Thanks.
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Old 06-20-1999, 11:53 AM
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I had a similar problem with my truck. Now depending on what you do for work or have access to I used one International truck spring on each side it leveled it and handles great
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These trucks were not level new. The rake is supposed to be there so that when a load is put into the bed the truck sits level.
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i have a problem when i park my truck after backing it up it sags more than usual and looks like my alignment is out of whack. i think my springs are in need of being changed i know they havent been changed since i got the truck
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Leveling kit unless ur looking for a lift kit.
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i have a problem when i park my truck after backing it up it sags more than usual and looks like my alignment is out of whack.
That's normal behavior for all TTB Ford trucks, the wheels will straighten themselves out as soon as you pull forward again but if a little sag /-\ remains that indicates the springs are sacked and need to be replaced.
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Yeah thats what i figured the springs are like 18 years old i would imagine they need to be replaced.
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yeah i just noticed that now that is bringing a thread back from the dead but at least someone is using the search feature of the board
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That's normal behavior for all TTB Ford trucks, the wheels will straighten themselves out as soon as you pull forward again but if a little sag /-\ remains that indicates the springs are sacked and need to be replaced.
what springs are you talking about? the leaf springs? thats the only "springs" up there i guess right
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on 2wd f150s they have coil springs in the front
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