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Old 07-08-2016, 08:03 PM   #1
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leaf spring inboarding

has any one relocated their leaf springs inside the frame? is so do you have pics? How was it done? I was thinking if one could inboard the springs that would leave a great deal of room for BIG tires!!!

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Yes it has been done. There two guys I know of on NA dodge that have it done. Lethalhemi is one I know for sure
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Another way to go Pro-Street and still keep the basic truck ride and use.
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It would be easier to do this. Simple and effective.
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Old 07-09-2016, 10:23 AM   #5
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Sweet setup! I like...
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I was looking at mine to see what rim/tire combo would fit and in doing so of course looked at the springs and inner bed fender and what would rub first. From what I saw the tire would rub the inner fender before hitting the stock located spring. So to take advantage of relocating the spring the wheel tubs will need to be cut. I believe a 10 inch rim will fit and tires with a tire cross section of 11.5" could be fitted. There is only 13 inches between the fender lip and inner wall of the tub. This would be basically a 10.5" tread. Anyhow, my 2 cents...
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Yep which is why I don't plan to move my springs anywhere just add coilover setuos where my current shocks are
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Thanks guys! I was just thinking that it might be a cheap way to add wider tires and keep the factory ride!
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Thanks guys! I was just thinking that it might be a cheap way to add wider tires and keep the factory ride!
I've been looking for a new wheel/tire combo and trust me there is no cheap way to run wider tires. With that said however the old SS/T rims are still available and are 17x9. I ran them for a while and liked them, except with my drop I had very little clearance between the rim and the lower ball joint.
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Thanks guys! I was just thinking that it might be a cheap way to add wider tires and keep the factory ride!
I'm on the same road.

The wheel tubs will have to be moved inward to get the Pro Street look. If your looking to slam the truck. The wheel wells will have to be raised also.

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