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New plow, Need advice on front end

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by gcbfire14, Nov 25, 2011.

  1. gcbfire14

    gcbfire14 Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    I just purchased a MD75 SnowDogg plow for my F150 supercab shortbed XLT 5.4L. The plow installer said I had the smaller of the 3 front ends made by ford. I want to look into beefing it up and was wondering if anyone had any suggestions. My truck currently dips a little in the front and didn't know if putting a small 2" lift package on it to even it out would be enough or if I just beef up the springs to make the front end a little heavier dutier. Or do I need to do both? Any help and guidance would be appreciated.
  2. Too Stroked

    Too Stroked Senior Member
    Messages: 573

    What year F-150? It makes a difference. (Torsion bars vs. coils.)

    Generally speaking, you want to increase the spring rate though, not simply lift it.
  3. gcbfire14

    gcbfire14 Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Figured I forget something, thanks. Its a 2005 4X4. I believe its got coils in the front