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    new here but like to read about chevy trucks.
    my 1990 1500 silve
    rado rides rought in the rear.new shocks all way around.

    wood like to know if i could remove 1 leaf to help soft up the ride.it has 4 leafs



    Thanks for any help

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    Welcome to the site!! As long as you dont do much hauling with the truck, I dont see any problem there. Remove one of the middle ones though.
    Don't take this the wrong way, but the truck is 20 years old and you could look into findin a newer model also.
    Schrub!:sign0011:

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    the truck is in great shape
    dont haul any thing hevay.
    the rear is so stif it hurts my backand i love to drive her.
    did not think it whould hurt anything



    Thank you Tom

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    All right then. go for it. Can i see some pics.
    i got lucky and found my 96 with 77k miles in 2007. and she is in great shape.
    then i ahd to add rims, tires, a lift, and a few other mods you might notice
    Schrub!:sign0011:

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    The leaf removal sounds good but it will also lower the rear some. The new shocks might work well in front due to the load up there but might be to stiff for the rear with no load.
    Everyday I wake up is a great day! ;-)
    05' Chevy Suburban, 11' Ford Fiesta

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