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Old 03-16-2012, 10:37 AM
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so if i were to put the 2wd 2500 springs would i need longer shocks or not?
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Old 03-16-2012, 10:42 AM
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[QUOTE2wd springs will all interchange (except maybe the solid front axle springs). You'll get like 3/4" from gas springs and at least 2" lift from V10/diesel springs (the ride will be terrible).][/QUOTE]

so the springs wont matter is it is diesel or not? becuase if they dont i may be looking to buy your springs grox
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Old 03-16-2012, 12:15 PM
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The only difference in the springs is their weight (thickness of the coils). There are 3 different kinds for the independent front 2wd suspensions, one for each of the GVWRs, which are 6400# (1500 models), 7500# (2500 V8 models), and 8800# (2500 V10 and CTD models).
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Many v8 2500's were 8800# GVWR trucks. Like mine, for instance.
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Old 03-16-2012, 12:22 PM
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so if i were to put the 2wd 2500 springs would i need longer shocks or not?
You will not need longer shocks if you change out the springs since the springs are the same length, anyone who tells you otherwise is wrong. The lift comes from the lack of sag from the stronger springs. You will need new shocks rated for the heavier springs, but they are a sock shock.
If we work out a deal for the springs I'd be glad to send the shocks along with them.
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Many v8 2500's were 8800# GVWR trucks. Like mine, for instance.
That may be true, the springs though should go along with the rating of the truck. The stock part number for V8s is for 7600# for the 2wd front ends.
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That may be true, the springs though should go along with the rating of the truck. The stock part number for V8s is for 7600# for the 2wd front ends.
Interesting. When I look up that kind of stuff it always gives two part numbers, one for each GVWR. Is there not that option with 2wd's?
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Not as far as I've found, it definitely is an option for the 4x4 trucks. I could be wrong. At any rate (no pun intended) all that really makes a difference is what GVWR the spring is for. There is a fairly dramatic difference between the 8800# springs and the rest of them.
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They also can sneak up and surprise you. I've said many funny puns without even realizing it. I always play it off like I had thought of the pun too when people laugh.
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these been in my truck for about 2+ year rides the sames as stock
http://www.suspensionconnection.com/...c09103d16.html

for 40 bucks!!!!!!

40 bucks i cant see messing with the jy time is money and gas

i dont see it doing much more than a bad ride,, because of the spring rates, sure the "may" sit higher because it doesnt have that bigger motor pressing down

3/4ton 2wd dont "realy" sit higher, i know on 4x4 3-4 ton yes springs and frame taller,,, frame maybe taller on the a 2wd 3/4 idk

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i dont see it doing much more than a bad ride,, because of the spring rates, sure the "may" sit higher because it doesnt have that bigger motor pressing down

3/4ton 2wd dont "realy" sit higher, i know on 4x4 3-4 ton yes springs and frame taller,,, frame maybe taller on the a 2wd 3/4 idk

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Your 2 cents are wrong. If you put the 8800# springs in your 1/2 ton truck it will sit 2" higher.
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Can I bring this back from the dead???

I'm in need of info, as I have ordered the wrong parts for my truck..

2002 1500 Quad Cab SOHC 4.7L RWD

I went with a 2in lift all around as I tow a race trailer, and don't like the level look daily and then saggign while towing.........

I used Rough Country spacers up front and standard blocks in the rear.....while also replacing the shocks with Bilstein HD's...

I ordered part # 24-184847 (wrong mounting, and not longer)......I have been riding on stock front shocks, toping them out on every speed bump!! lol

I AM DONE WITH THIS AND WANT TO FIX IT!!!


After research, leading me to join here and such....I need verification....am I correct?

I need Bilstein part# 24-186063 (correct mounting "T" and 2in longer, but found only for a 2500 van??)

NOW SPRINGS!! I'd like new....

I saw length varies per corner?? that true?? I seen Reybestos? Moog? and Rockwell......

I also seen a part# listed the same for the 6400 and the 7500 rates and truck.....I don't get it......I don't want to end up with the same spring I have....and still w/wrong parts!

I tow a lot, and finally decided to get rear leveling bags, so the 3/4in lift from the 7500 v8 springs will be level enough w/matching shocks of course, leaving the 2in in the back and the bags

the 8800 rates are not an option, I daily my truck....LOL...unless someone says otherwise??


Thank YOU!! I look forward to exploring the community....

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Can I bring this back from the dead???

I'm in need of info, as I have ordered the wrong parts for my truck..

2002 1500 Quad Cab SOHC 4.7L RWD

I went with a 2in lift all around as I tow a race trailer, and don't like the level look daily and then saggign while towing.........

I used Rough Country spacers up front and standard blocks in the rear.....while also replacing the shocks with Bilstein HD's...

I ordered part # 24-184847 (wrong mounting, and not longer)......I have been riding on stock front shocks, toping them out on every speed bump!! lol

I AM DONE WITH THIS AND WANT TO FIX IT!!!


After research, leading me to join here and such....I need verification....am I correct?

I need Bilstein part# 24-186063 (correct mounting "T" and 2in longer, but found only for a 2500 van??)

NOW SPRINGS!! I'd like new....

I saw length varies per corner?? that true?? I seen Reybestos? Moog? and Rockwell......

I also seen a part# listed the same for the 6400 and the 7500 rates and truck.....I don't get it......I don't want to end up with the same spring I have....and still w/wrong parts!

I tow a lot, and finally decided to get rear leveling bags, so the 3/4in lift from the 7500 v8 springs will be level enough w/matching shocks of course, leaving the 2in in the back and the bags

the 8800 rates are not an option, I daily my truck....LOL...unless someone says otherwise??


Thank YOU!! I look forward to exploring the community....
You need to post this in the third-gen section.
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HA!! The noob got owned!! DOH!.......
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Replacing all front susp,steering,brakes,this week while my tranny is out.....if anyone is interested in a stock set of front springs from a 99 2500 4x4 ctd,pm me an offer.....you pay for the ride from va beach,23454.....i can take paypal right to my phone number
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