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OLD suspension, NEW suspension !!!

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Turf Commando, Oct 24, 2008.

  1. Turf Commando

    Turf Commando Senior Member
    Messages: 567

    Finally did something about my suspension problem, added F-250 3/4 ton coil springs. ''WOW'' what a difference...

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    After
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  2. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,737

    Still looks like its sagging a lot to me?
     
  3. Milwaukee

    Milwaukee 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,180

    I am happy you did it.


    I hope my 89 F150 don't need upgrade spring when lift plow.
     
  4. Turf Commando

    Turf Commando Senior Member
    Messages: 567

    Insert contacts now.....:D
    It's way better you obviously missed something...
     
  5. Turf Commando

    Turf Commando Senior Member
    Messages: 567

    Depends on the blade weight, my blade weights in at 690 lbs ....
     
  6. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,737

    I see its better, but still looks like a lot to me?
     
  7. Turf Commando

    Turf Commando Senior Member
    Messages: 567

    It's okay your forgiven ....:p
    The truck was dropping 3 inch's if not more, now it doesn't move much ...
     
  8. Turf Commando

    Turf Commando Senior Member
    Messages: 567

  9. bltp203

    bltp203 Senior Member
    Messages: 484

    Some ballast in the rear would help it even more!
     
  10. sweetk30

    sweetk30 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    x2......payup
     
  11. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,245

    It is not perfect, But I think it is a huge improvement. Lay off a bit... Why be a :realmad:...
     
  12. affekonig

    affekonig Senior Member
    Messages: 909

    These are severe duty F350 Diesel springs. they may be the same as the ones you bought, but either way, I'm also very happy with the results.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/papa-bear/2932170241/" title="DSC01074 by affekonig2000, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3177/2932170241_3b6d65d8c7.jpg" width="500" height="375" alt="DSC01074" /></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/papa-bear/2932169919/" title="DSC01073 by affekonig2000, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3200/2932169919_cff48ffdf0.jpg" width="500" height="375" alt="DSC01073" /></a>
     
  13. AndyTblc

    AndyTblc Senior Member
    Messages: 681

    I think ford trucks with that body style and year sag in the front anyway. A guy up the street has a truck like that and his front end sags,
    Or you can think that his back end is raised.:dizzy:
     
  14. Milwaukee

    Milwaukee 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,180

    Most I have see those because worn out front spring plus ball joints.

    My 79 F150 sit front low than rear because worn out spring due drive bad road all time hit huge pothole.


    How long it get you do that job? 2 hours for 1 side?
     
  15. fordmstng66

    fordmstng66 Senior Member
    Messages: 527

    looks good. the front end on my F150 was lower than the back, i fixed it with spacers, but then there is a lot more you have to do to align the front end, i would not recommend doing that.
     
  16. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    does that truck by any chance has torsion bars in the front.
     
  17. Turf Commando

    Turf Commando Senior Member
    Messages: 567

    The sprigs took me and my buddy about 2.5 hrs...
    I firmly believe going with 3/4 ton springs was wiser move than timbrens...
     
  18. USMCMP5811

    USMCMP5811 Senior Member
    Messages: 267

    But with the plow off, does your front end sit up higher than the back?
     
  19. Turf Commando

    Turf Commando Senior Member
    Messages: 567

    No it doesn't, sits a little lower.......