2006 Megacab 1500 leaf springs

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  1. Nuno

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    Hi
    so I bought this used 2006 Megacab 1500 Hemi 4x4
    The truck looks lifted... but I can't find spacers on my front springs.
    On my rear leaf springs I do see about 2" spacer on the springs... and 4+1 leafs

    So my questions:
    - what is stock height?
    - do they come with that spacer between rear axle and springs usually?
    - 4+1 is way to hard and bumpy ride...when I only don't load the truck... so is it ok to use a standard 3+1 leaf setup from an used 1500 same year truck?

    All these questions because I need to update also my shocks and not sure what to buy... :S
     
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    so I bought this used 2006 Megacab 1500 Hemi 4x4
    The truck looks lifted... but I can't find spacers on my front springs.
    On my rear leaf springs I do see about 2" spacer on the springs... and 4+1 leafs

    So my questions:
    - what is stock height?
    - do they come with that spacer between rear axle and springs usually?
    - 4+1 is way to hard and bumpy ride...when I only don't load the truck... so is it ok to use a standard 3+1 leaf setup from an used 1500 same year truck?

    All these questions because I need to update also my shocks and not sure what to buy... :S
     
  3. HemiLonestar

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    You CANNOT use 1500 springs on a 1500 Megacab because the "1500" describes its capabilities. 06-08 Megacab rides on a 2500 frame with 2500 axles, suspension, 8 lug wheels, etc.
     
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  4. CatchMyDrift11

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    Yes. Your truck is a 2500hd. The only difference is the Megacab 1500 has 1 less leaf spring in the leaf pack. You can bolt up a 2500 spring if you want.
     
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    mines a 08 1500, i parked next to a qc cummins.. there were no differences between our leaf springs.. mine had the same 4 leafs and overload spring..
     
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    Ok, with your "lift" question,
    1) all newer model trucks come with a slight rake(higher in the rear than in front) not usually as much as 2 inches though which brings me to my second point

    2) you most likely have your torsion bars cranked up
     
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    uh torsion bars ? not on these trucks..
     
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    Do you have coils in front?
     
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    All 2500/3500 and 1500 megacabs which are 2500s have a solid axle with coil springs ..
     
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    Ah ok
     

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