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Spring Upgrade vs Mount Height

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by Chrisxl64, Jul 10, 2009.

  1. Chrisxl64

    Chrisxl64 Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 574

    I searched around and couldn't find the answer... If i swap out the front springs in my 05 f350 for the 6000lbs will i need to adjust the mount height on my plow? Thanks. If it will be too much of a PITA I can always just toss a set of timbrens on.
     
  2. Chrisxl64

    Chrisxl64 Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 574

    bump to top
     
  3. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    Did you search " Plowing with a lifted truck" ? etc. It has been discussed in the past. Might try asking in the forum that pertains to your plow manufacturer, listed above the truck forums..
     
  4. smoore45

    smoore45 Senior Member
    Messages: 526

    If you are getting the OEM springs, I don't believe it will change the ride height very much(probably < 1") but the stiffer springs will be better with the plow. Also, I see in your signature that you are using a Boss. Is that the RT3 mount on your truck? Most I have seen(and my mount) have 8 bolts that can be adjusted for the height of the truck relatively easily.