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Old 07-06-2013, 08:00 AM   #1
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Concerned about my leaf springs. Truck has 100,800 miles and the stock leaf springs are still intact. I have taken extremely great care of the truck,(Oil, transmission, and differentials have Royal Purple fluids) and plan on towing an ultra light travel trailer in the future (under 8000 lbs). I have Rancho 9000 adjustable shocks installed already and was wondering which route to take concerning leaf springs. All of the front end has been updated (ball joints, sway bar links, inner/outer tie rods, and wheel bearings) with Moog parts. I also plan on using load leveling hitch and bar setup. What is the best route to take concerning the leaf springs? I am not beyond replacing the leaf springs. I plan on keeping the truck for a while and then passing it on to my son in-law. Any advise would be great! Thanks in advance!

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Old 07-06-2013, 02:49 PM   #2
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you could go with overload add a leaf or air bag it.
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Old 07-07-2013, 12:40 AM   #3
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I would talk with Danny (03MopaRamman) he has updated springs and suspension and tows a travel trailer.
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i know on the chevs you can use 2500 springs in a 1500...maybe the same on a ram?
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i know on the chevs you can use 2500 springs in a 1500...maybe the same on a ram?
Ram uses different width springs. The length I don't know about.
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Old 10-12-2013, 10:54 AM   #6
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HD springs use a two-bolt mount, 1/2 ton use one. Your best options are a mini-pack from KORE or full custom set from Deaver or National Spring. I've had Deaver springs on my truck for years. Better ride and axle articulation. Expensive, but worth it.
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