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Old 02-09-2008, 01:10 PM
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'96 F350 Add-a-leaf kit

Hey guys i was jus wondering if anybody knew of a add-a-leaf kit for my '96 F350 standard cab long bed? Any help would be appreciated. thanx
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Old 02-09-2008, 01:35 PM
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i have a 250 and put a skyjacker add a leaf in my truck. i'm sure they make them for 350's too.
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Old 02-09-2008, 05:28 PM
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I bought mine off ebay. Rough country for around $80 plus shipping.
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how much harsher does the add a leafs make it ride?
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Old 02-09-2008, 06:39 PM
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i just put em on mine for $95. not too much harsher of a ride. you wouldnt know it if u didnt ride in the truck alot
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Old 02-10-2008, 08:29 AM
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are we talking about front or rear add a leafs? I am looking for a front one to help with the weight of the plow in the winter. I just bought a rear set and have air bags on top of that in the back.
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Old 02-10-2008, 08:32 AM
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we are talking front. mines rough country
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Old 02-10-2008, 03:22 PM
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Fronts for me as well.
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hey tj or 2 stroke man do you guys like your add a leafs? Front end doesn ' t sag yet just want extra help in the front end.
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Old 02-10-2008, 07:36 PM
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hey tj or 2 stroke man do you guys like your add a leafs? Front end doesn ' t sag yet just want extra help in the front end.
Hey fordman I have a set of firestone air bags in my front end and they work awesome for if you have a plow I added a leaf in the back for the weight of my camper and trailer in the summer but still doesn't seem to be enough so I am contemplating air bags in the back as well this way with no load I can let the air out and have a decent ride
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You guys have any links as to the right set of add-a-leafs to get for the 250. Also, how hard is install? I'm assuming it probably depends on how rusty things are.
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/80-98-Ford-F-250-F-350-2-Leveling-Lift-Kit_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ33585QQihZ015QQitem Z250214476925QQtcZphoto

this is where I will be getting mine once I get my bumper and winch mounted, these should fit a 250 and 350 and are meant for diesel trucks. They seem pretty straight forward and simple to install, un-bolt u-bolts, lift truck, install levelling springs, lower truck, re-install u-bolts, and ta-da!! but it is probably not as easy as it looks.

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Got mine from a place in Brockton, Ma called Wood-Ward spring. They tweaked them a bit on the machine a bit to give them a little more U-shape. Cost 68 bucks.

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I liked mine. On the 250 you will need an alignment after you installed them. I was just able to get camber back into spec with new camber bushings. One problem I had with my 250 was that after the leveling kit it was too level. It was still 1/2 to 3/4 lower in the front but when I would park in certain spots it looked like my truck was sagging in the rear. So of course I had to lift the rear a bit!
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