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Air Bag question

I have a 2004 F350 4x4 with a 6 inch lift and 37's. I've replaced the front left leaf spring 3 times, all 3 times changed the ride height but I just cannot get it equaled to the right side. Is it possible to install airbags/helper bags up front that I can run separate air supply to so I can level the front end side to side? I am pulling my hair out with this one.......wait, im already bald!!!!!
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Re: Air Bag question

It's a common issue for these trucks. Do you have the proper lift parts installed? Drop trac bar bracket or adjustable trac bar? How much difference side to side?

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It's a common issue for these trucks. Do you have the proper lift parts installed? Drop trac bar bracket or adjustable trac bar? How much difference side to side?

Money can fabricate anything you want...just got to get to it.
All correct lift parts installed. Just cant seem to get 2 leaf springs sprung the same.
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Re: Air Bag question

it's not unheard of to shim one leaf pack

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Re: Air Bag question

How much is the difference between the sides?


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How much is the difference between the sides?
Just under an inch.
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rear is level? and a bent frame has been ruled out ?

it's a pain but did you swap front springs side to side to see if the sag is indeed the spring ?

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rear is level? and a bent frame has been ruled out ?

it's a pain but did you swap front springs side to side to see if the sag is indeed the spring ?
No, but I did replace the sagging leaf spring a couple times. Does anyone sell shims to get that one side up?
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it is a block of steel with a hole and a new center pin
you can make your own

also if you are not measuring to a frame point but are using the sheet metal as a reference point that may add to the problem

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u can use these
Add a Leafs, Zero Rate for 4x4 Suspensions from Offroad Design

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