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Front Leaf?

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by KoolAidMan888, Oct 29, 2010.

  1. KoolAidMan888

    KoolAidMan888 Member
    Messages: 32

    Hi i have a 02 F250 5.4.. When i lift the plow the leaves seem to have a little arch downward. Is this bad.. I measured the truck only sinks about a Half a inch when the plows full weight is lifted..
  2. FordFisherman

    FordFisherman PlowSite.com Addict
    from 06611
    Messages: 1,613

    How much ballast do you have in the bed of the truck?
  3. wild bill

    wild bill PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,239


    this is a normal thing ,a little downward arch is normal . this is what's called a negative arch spring , if you take it out of the truck it is dead flat ,versus a positive arch sprig that bows upward .
  4. KoolAidMan888

    KoolAidMan888 Member
    Messages: 32

    Oo ok Thanks.. I looked and i said sweet looks like those are gonna be new.