Leafspring differences


dw8

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Needing to replace one of the leafsprings on my 2000 Supercab flareside bed 2wd. Are their differences in leafsprings? Does it matter if they come off a long or short bed? And I am assuming 2wd is different than 4wd.
 


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AFAIK, Physically they are the same on how they mount, but the spring rate is different between different style trucks. Check the tech section on how to read door tags, it will help you if you junkyard shop.
 
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Leaf springs are cheap as dirt, replace both. Even if you have a matching model they will be at a different points in their springrate lifespan.

But yes there are a few different spring models. 2wd, 4wd, supercab, extended cab, splash, edge, fx4 and the various combinations those make dictate different ratings. They all fit, even explorer springs will bolt right on, and have their own lineup of spring rates.

In your case, any version of 2wd supercab spring would likely be fine it may +/- your rear ride height a hair. But again do replace both at the same time with a matched set.
 


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