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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-23-2019, 02:27 PM Thread Starter
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1996 Axle Swap Leaf Spring brackets.

I bought this truck about 4 years ago, The leaf spring clunks when I turn, And it rides horrible. I found out it has 03' super duty's axles & the leaf spring doesn't fit correctly.

Search on google for brackets, but I have no idea what to order.

If anyone could help that would be awesome.
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Re: 1996 Axle Swap Leaf Spring brackets.

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F-250??
my bet is when the did the axle swap, they left the 250 IFS springs in it.
F-250 IFS springs are very stiff to compensate for the lateral stress put on them by the twisting of the axles. when you put a solid axle in with 250 springs, you end up with a lousy ride.
you most likely need to switch the front springs for a set of F-350 springs.

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Re: 1996 Axle Swap Leaf Spring brackets.

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welcome to PSN.
F-250??
my bet is when the did the axle swap, they left the 250 IFS springs in it.
F-250 IFS springs are very stiff to compensate for the lateral stress put on them by the twisting of the axles. when you put a solid axle in with 250 springs, you end up with a lousy ride.
you most likely need to switch the front springs for a set of F-350 springs.
Thank you for the response, My truck is an f250, the axles & and springs are out of a 03' f350 to my knowledge.

I think this is what i need to fix the issue:
1992-97 OBS RSK SD Spring Hanger Conversion Kit

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