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    i recently put 350lbs in the back of the truck and the back of the truck dropped 4 inches and was lower than the front if i replaced my shocks with a stiffer set like a set out of a 2500 or 3500 would this help the sagging
    i dont even want to see the truck with the wheeler in the bed and a couple deer and 3 deer stands

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    Shocks will not change your ride height, they merely dampen the control of spring rate oscillation.

    If your loads are seasonal or by inconsistant needs, and you don't want a perminate lift from installing after market springs or add-a-leaf set, you may want to look into air bags that you can control from the cab.
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    Yeah get an add-a-leaf or some blocks. Preferably the add-a-leafs for hauling.

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    look into Monroe Coil over load leveling shocks they work wonders

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    get an over load spring for your leaf springs, or air ride, all those will stop it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kgibson181 View Post
    Yeah get an add-a-leaf or some blocks. Preferably the add-a-leafs for hauling.
    blocks wont help, they only lift

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