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Leaf Spring Comparison

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This is a comparison between the stock two-leaf front spring and the 10-leaf Fabtech unit. The stocker weighed in at 42 pounds, while the beefy Fabs topped out at a whopping 96 pounds each. Surprisingly, the ride is very similar with both, which is to say quite comfortable for a 1-ton pickup. When it comes to handling and cornering control, the stout Fabtech system wins hands down despite a 5-inch-higher center of gravity.