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Old 05-03-2011, 10:22 PM
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Old 05-03-2011, 11:29 PM
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  1. cub cadet 48 hydro wb
  2. lesco 48 belt wb
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  4. redmax weed wakers and backpacks
  5. and a t-230 shindy weed waker so old that moses use it to weed wake around the ark as they was building it lol
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Old 05-03-2011, 11:38 PM
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May be I am to old but what can you do with that truck. It was a lot of work to build and it looks good but for me I can not see it.

everyone has some type of toy
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Old 05-04-2011, 06:32 AM
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We have helper spring on a few of the Frontiers that we have, they help considerably, but once unloaded, the ride stiffness is too much.

The way to go is adjustable airbags. I have the Airlift 5000 bag, air compressor, with wireless remote on my 09 Tundra. At the touch of a button I can control the exact ride comfort. Fyi, I've had this system for 60k miles with no trouble at all, the only thing done was replace the batteries in the remote.

If anything, get something, your suspension will thank you in the long run.
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Old 05-05-2011, 01:30 AM
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Supersprings.com money well spent.
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Old 05-05-2011, 02:45 AM
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I have some on the rear of my f250 that came on it when I bought it..(today) but I have yet to be able to play with them much or have a load
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Old 05-05-2011, 09:53 PM
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I kicked the airbag idea around for our F250 when we bought it. I decided to go with more rear leaf springs. I chose to add more leaf springs because it also made the truck stronger/stiffer from side to side as well as the ability to carry more. IDK, like a few guys said, the possibility's of an air leak, possible problems with air compressors just swayed me to get more leafs installed. Now we have to do the same thing with the F350 srw we bought. I never thought we would have an issue with a F350 but theres only 1 more leaf to begin with over a F250.
Not trying to be a wise guy but Ford made the rear springs EXACTLY the same for the F250/350, the only option being the overloads but my 250 has them and most that I have looked at. Trust me this has been talked about extensively on a reputable ford truck site and confirmed by Ford. The only thing that changes is the door sticker for GVWR and a 2" rear block for 250's and a 4" block for 350's thus giving the 350 a taller rear stance. The DRW trucks are different and maybe the current trucks. Below is the info from the other site.

The question that seems to keep coming up week after week is

" What is the difference between a F250 and a F350"

Here it is:

There are 3 differences between the SRW 250/350...
1) F-250 vs F-350 badges
2) 2" rear spacer block in 250 vs 4" in the 350
3) *most important* GVWR for F350 SRW is 9900 in most states and the F250 8800 in most states.

From 99 to mid 2001 the srw trucks came with a Dana 50, Ford started using the Dana 60's on all F250/350's from mid 01 to present ,the front axle is identical on both trucks, including springs.


Springs in the Source Book are EXACTLY the same:
Front Leaf 250/350

3600lb 1.12"(thickness) 55.63"(length) 3.00"(width) 350(deflection)
4000lb 1.18"(thickness) 55.63"(length) 3.00"(width) 370(deflection)
4400lb 1.18"(thickness) 55.63"(length) 3.00"(width) 390(deflection)
4800lb 1.18"(thickness) 55.63"(length) 3.00"(width) 410(deflection)
5200lb 1.18"(thickness) 55.63"(length) 3.00"(width) 430(deflection)
6000lb 1.25"(thickness) 55.63"(length) 3.00"(width) 470(deflection)

Rear Leaf 250/350

6830lb 6(leaves) 3.86(thickness @ pad) 58.1"(lenght) 3.00"(width) 320/670/1209(deflection lbs/sq") 3603(rating@pad lbs/spring)

Rear leaf DRW
8250lb 6(leaves) 3.95(thickness @ pad) 58.1"(lenght) 3.00"(width) 350/730/1270(deflection lbs/sq") 4187(rating@pad lbs/spring)




And if that is not enough, here is a email, submitted by John aka johnsdiesel, that he received directly from FORD



Dear John,

Thank you for your message of 06/24/04 regarding the 2002 Ford F-250
and 2002 Ford F-350. We appreciate the time you have taken to inquire
about the rear leaf spring specifications of these vehicles.

Thank you for your interest in our products and services. Rugged,
practical, capable, innovative - these are clearly qualities of Ford
F-Series Super Duty trucks.

In an effort to assist, we have researched your inquiry and according
to
our records, the rear leaf spring specifications for the 2002 Ford
F-250
and 2002 Ford F-350 are the same. They are:

Super Duty Series/Model: F-250/F-350 SRW Pickup
Combined Rating @ Ground: 6830 pounds (lbs.)
Number of Leaves: 6
Total Thickness @ Pad: 3.86 inches (in.)
Overall Length: 58.1 in.
Width: 3.00 in.
Deflection Rate (lbs. per in./ spring): 320/670/1209
Rating Each @ Pad (lbs. per spring): 3603

We hope this information is of assistance to you. Ford's goal is to
make your ownership experience an enjoyable one. Your loyalty is
valued
and appreciated. We would like you to continue to enjoy the many Ford
products and services that we have to offer.

At Ford Motor Company, we consider the satisfaction of our customers as
one of our most important objectives. If you have any other inquiries
or concerns, please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to
address them.

Thank you for contacting Ford Motor Company.

Sincerely,
Maggie
Ford Motor Company
Customer Relationship Center

I have the air bags and well worth the money. The air lines that firestone uses is the same product for truck air brakes....probably tough stuff.

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Old 05-07-2011, 11:48 PM
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web site for rear air bags for dodge ram 1500 ????????
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Old 05-07-2011, 11:52 PM
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web site for rear air bags for dodge ram 1500 ????????
summitracing.com

jcwhitney.com

Just use your internet search!
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Old 05-09-2011, 11:37 PM
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thanks , air shocks aint workin
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