There are several ways to upgrade your leaf springs. You can simply replace the original springs with new ones, of course. But maybe what you really need to do is change to better springs. Not necessarily stiffer springs, because that will make your car or truck have a stiff ride. You also have the option of adding additional “helper springs” to the rear suspension that only come into play when the bed is carrying a heavy load.

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  • ReadyLIFT® Progressive Rear Springs
    (0 reviews)
    # sp8468
    Progressive Rear Springs for Mid / Long Travel by ReadyLIFT®. To compliment the increased off road performance of our Mid-Travel front suspension system, we are proud to offer our Progressive leaf pack made by Deaver. This eleven...
    $872.95 - $1,533.33
  • ICON® Leaf Spring Lift Kit
    (1 reviews)
    # sp12351
    Leaf Spring Lift Kit by ICON Vehicle Dynamics®. These Springs are Progressively Rated to give your Super Duty a much better ride quality as well as on and offroad performance. The thin multi-leaf progressive construction makes sure...
    $849.95 - $4,194.95
  • Hellwig® Pro Series Helper Springs
    (4 reviews)
    # sp3749
    Pro Series Helper Springs by Hellwig®. This is a set of secondary helper leaf springs that add 2,500 pounds of load support while providing the quietest ride possible. Pro Series adds polyurethane cushioning blocks (sold separately...
    $156.18 - $287.20
  • Hotchkis® Lowering Leaf Springs
    (0 reviews)
    # sp9347
    Lowering Leaf Springs by Hotchkis®. This is a set of two replacement leaf springs curved specifically to lower the ride height of your rear suspension 1.5 inches. Crafted from heavy gauge reinforced steel, a durable powder coat...
    $350.88 - $527.52
  • Belltech® Shackle Lowering Kit
    (3 reviews)
    # sp8858
    Shackle Lowering Kit by Belltech®. Belltech lowering kits give your vehicle an aggressive look while retaining factory ride quality. Kits include Drop Ball Joint, Drop Spindle, Rear Aluminum Lowering Blocks, and Rear Shackles. Kits...
    $53.60 - $321.40
  • Tuff Country® EZ-Ride Leaf Spring
    (0 reviews)
    # sp10068
    EZ-Ride Leaf Spring by Tuff Country®. Tuff Country EZ-Ride Suspension offers the ultimate EZ-Ride leaf springs. Each spring is tapered, snub rolled and pre-set for the most comfortable ride available in a lifted positive arch leaf...
    $22.45 - $392.48
  • Superlift® Leaf Spring
    (4 reviews)
    # sp8838
    Leaf Spring by Superlift®. Superlift's Product Development staff, arguably the industry's most experienced and talented group, utilizes the latest computer modeling technology to aid in product design. Most of Superlift factory...
    $75.65 - $279.99
  • Tuff Country® Heavy Duty Leaf Spring
    (0 reviews)
    # sp10069
    Heavy Duty Leaf Spring by Tuff Country®. Tuff Country leaf springs are the superior choice when choosing a positive arch leaf spring. All springs are tapered, snub rolled and pre-set for the most comfortable ride available in a...
    $23.93 - $216.78
  • Hellwig® Load Pro Series Helper Springs
    (0 reviews)
    # sp3745
    Load Pro Series Helper Springs by Hellwig®. Hellwig offers heavy-duty secondary helper leaf springs designed to take weight off overly compressed OEM leaf springs while restoring comfort and stability to the rear of your full-size...
    $47.55 - $463.15
  • Skyjacker® Heavy-Duty Add-A-Leaf
    (0 reviews)
    # sp4239
    Heavy-Duty Add-A-Leaf by Skyjacker®, 2 per Pack. Add-A-Leafs offers a diverse selection of front and rear Add-a-Leafs. Skyjacker Add-A-Leafs insert directly into your factory leaf spring providing lift and added strength.
    $90.83 - $170.22
  • Pro Comp® Leaf Spring
    (0 reviews)
    # sp10482
    Leaf Spring by Pro Comp®. Diamond cut multi-leaf springs with urethane bushings provide additional clearance and improved ride quality.
    $58.99 - $175.99
  • Belltech® Lowering Leaf Spring Kit
    (2 reviews)
    # sp8151
    This is one replacement leaf spring curved specifically to lower the ride height of your rear suspension. Crafted from heavy gauge reinforced steel, a durable powder coat finish effectively resists corrosion, peeling, chips and...
    $119.50 - $267.80
  • Rancho® Lifting Leaf Spring
    (1 reviews)
    # sp13337
    Lifting Leaf Spring by Rancho®. Rancho is a worldwide leader in off-road performance suspension components and Jeep accessories. All Rancho products deliver rugged performance for work and play in any on - or off-road environment.
    $91.99 - $172.99
  • Fabtech® Leaf Spring Lift Kit
    (0 reviews)
    # sp9191
    Leaf Spring Lift Kit by Fabtech®. Proper design in suspension development is key in providing a quality, trouble free product to the end consumer. Fabtech leads the industry with extensive research, design technology and rigorous...
    $70.19 - $718.81
  • RideTech® StreetGrip™ Composite Leaf Springs
    (0 reviews)
    # sp13771
    StreetGrip™ Composite Leaf Springs by RideTech®. 50lb weight savings in unsprung weight will improve handling and ride quality. These composite leafs also incorporate more torsional strength so any "spring wrap" is diminished....
    $800.00
  • Rubicon Express® Leaf Spring
    (0 reviews)
    # sp2771
    Rear Leaf Spring by Rubicon Express®. Whatever suspension components you need to upgrade your factory system and make your vehicle maintain optimum ride quality and handling, Rubicon Express has everything you need. With Rubicon...
    $58.99 - $187.99
  • Superlift® Add-A-Leaf Kit
    (0 reviews)
    # sp8821
    Add-A-Leaf Kit by Superlift®. Superlift's Product Development staff, arguably the industry's most experienced and talented group, utilizes the latest computer modeling technology to aid in product design. Most of Superlift factory...
    $55.89 - $82.00
  • Hellwig® Medium Duty Helper Springs
    (3 reviews)
    # sp3746
    Medium Duty Helper Springs by Hellwig®. Hellwig offers medium-duty secondary helper leaf springs designed to take weight off overly compressed OEM leaf springs and restore comfort and stability to the rear of your truck or van....
    $51.73 - $383.58
  • Tuff Country® Lift Add-A-Leafs Kit
    (0 reviews)
    # sp10061
    Lift Add-A-Leafs Kit by Tuff Country®. Tuff Country add-a-leafs are an economical solution to lifting vehicles with leaf springs. These add-a-leafs are designed to be added to existing stock leaf springs to give a small amount of...
    $56.10 - $147.02
  • ICON® Mini Leaf Spring Lift Kit
    (0 reviews)
    # sp12356
    Mini Leaf Spring Lift Kit by ICON Vehicle Dynamics®. ICON's system is a great, cost effective way to level out the Super Duty trucks and to provide room for large tires. This system utilizes a mini spring pack that is a simple to...
    $244.95
  • ARB® OME Leaf Spring
    (2 reviews)
    # sp8906
    OME Leaf Spring by ARB®. Combine this with punishing off road conditions, and the limitations of standard springs soon become apparent.
    $23.75 - $295.45
  • ICON® Leaf Spring Lift Shackle Kit
    (0 reviews)
    # sp12352
    Leaf Spring Lift Shackle Kit by ICON Vehicle Dynamics®. These Hangers and Shackles are ideal for the Super Duty owner looking for an easy bolt on way to increase their trucks ride height without sacrificing the vehicles current...
    $134.95 - $144.95
  • ICON® Bash Bar Kit
    (0 reviews)
    # sp12339
    Bash Bar Kit by ICON Vehicle Dynamics®. This system is designed to lift your vehicle in front. This system drops your stock springs, which allows for lift while maintaining the stock spring rate. This system comes with a bump stop...
    $594.95 - $599.95
  • Pro Comp® Add-A-Leaf Lift Kit
    (0 reviews)
    # sp10411
    Add-A-Leaf Lift Kit by Pro Comp®. Pro Comp carries a wide range of accessories to support your suspension system. From heavy duty traction bars to high quality steering stabilizers and skid plate kits, Pro Comp can fill all of your...
    $35.99 - $169.99
  • Rugged Ridge® Leaf Spring Shackle
    (0 reviews)
    # sp8898
    Leaf Spring Shackle by Rugged Ridge®. These leaf spring shackles feature thick, heavy-duty side plates with a center bolt and sleeve, which makes them much stronger and more rigid than the stock units. They're available with and...
    $31.99 - $95.99
  • TeraFlex® Shackle Kit
    (0 reviews)
    # sp8885
    Shackle Kit by TeraFlex®. Lift your Jeep. Lift it for several good reasons, all of which will make it more capable in off-road situations. Lift it to install larger diameter tires by making more room in the wheel wells. Lift it to...
    $0.94 - $267.89
  • Rancho® Add-A-Leaf Adjustable Leaf Kit
    (0 reviews)
    # sp13331
    Add-A-Leaf Adjustable Leaf Kit by Rancho®. Rancho is a worldwide leader in off-road performance suspension components and Jeep accessories. All Rancho products deliver rugged performance for work and play in any on - or off-road...
    $60.99 - $122.99
  • ICON® Leaf Spring Lift Expansion Pack
    (0 reviews)
    # sp12349
    Leaf Spring Lift Expansion Pack by ICON Vehicle Dynamics®. This Leaf Progressive Add a Leaf Kit comes complete with U-bolts and Center pins for an easy install. This add a leaf kit will give your vehicle additional lift after...
    $214.95 - $459.95
  • Belltech® Shackle Lift Kit
    (3 reviews)
    # sp8155
    Shackle Lift Kit by Belltech®. This is a set of replacement shackles designed to reposition your leaf springs and raise your rear ride height. Heavy-gauge reinforced steel construction provides high strength and rigidity, and a...
    $53.60 - $262.00
  • Daystar® Lifting Shackles
    (0 reviews)
    # sp7868
    Lifting Shackles by Daystar®. Whether you want to raise just the front of your truck to offset a slant-nose factory design or bring both the front and rear up equally, Daystar offers durable polyurethane spacers and bushings...
    $52.58 - $119.99
  • Pro Comp® Body Lift Block Kit
    (0 reviews)
    # sp10494
    Body Lift Block Kit by Pro Comp®. Pro Comp's Lift Block Kits feature tapered lift blocks to improve and retain vehicles driveshaft angles. The block kit is what you need to achieve rear lift on your leaf spring equipped vehicle.
    $50.99 - $180.99
  • Hotchkis® Leaf Spring Shackle Kit
    (0 reviews)
    # sp9367
    Leaf Spring Shackle Kit by Hotchkis®. These shackles are made from heavy duty steel and are finished in gloss black powder coat and includes leaf spring bushings. What s really cool about these shackles is the design. The bolts are...
    $86.94 - $278.25
  • Tuff Country® Axle U-Bolts
    (1 reviews)
    # sp10063
    Axle U-Bolts by Tuff Country®. Tuff Country U-Bolts are designed specifically for vehicles with suspension lift kits. These zinc plated, corrosion resistant kits include (4) u-bolts along with nuts and washers.
    $27.93 - $60.47
  • Whiteline® Leaf Spring Bushings
    (0 reviews)
    # sp10184
    Leaf Spring Bushings by Whiteline®. A critical service item for any leaf sprung vehicle. High kilometers and heavy load carrying causes excessive wear on rubber bushings. Restore the rear end of your vehicle to as new condition and...
    $17.82 - $62.82
  • Steinjager® Flat Bar Cut-to-Length
    (0 reviews)
    # 82997098
    Flat Bar Cut-to-Length by Steinjager®. {short description}
    $6.12 - $205.56
  • Rancho® DuraCrush™ Leaf Spring Bushing Kit
    (0 reviews)
    # sp13336
    DuraCrush™ Leaf Spring Bushing Kit by Rancho®. Rancho is a worldwide leader in off-road performance suspension components and Jeep accessories. All Rancho products deliver rugged performance for work and play in any on - or...
    $19.99 - $69.99


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Some vehicles, usually cars, use a single leaf. That’s fine for cars, which don’t carry such heavy loads compared to trucks. In order to add more spring rate, to carry more weight, often the spring is composed of several leaves, stacked up. It’s possible to make the spring rate get stiffer as the suspension compresses. More leaves in a multi-leaf spring, curved so the spring rate gets progressively higher is one way.

Spring rate means how much force is required to deflect the spring. If you add 500 lbs. to the bed of your truck, and the bed drops 2 ½” that means the rear spring rate is 100 lbs. per inch (Remember, your truck has two springs, one on each side.) The problem is that a really stiff spring is needed to hold up a really heavy load, but when there’s no cargo the spring rate will be too high, making the ride rough. Suspension engineers have to make the spring rate a compromise, but you don’t. We can supply you with performance leaf springs geared to your specific application.

We have add-a-leaf kits that are the economical way to increase ride height and spring rate without replacing the entire spring. Or helper springs that supplement your springs, and only come into play when the cargo is too much for the stock springs. We can hook you up with springs with more leaves and a stiffer spring rate if you think you’ll be carrying that load most of the time (like that camper that stays on the truck permanently). Building a lifted truck and need to raise the body to clear the tires? Then you can pick from our selection of leaf springs that give your truck more height without being stiff.

Lifting a truck is an art. You can simply put blocks between the springs and axle, and that might work for a small lift. But a serious lift calls for a multi-faceted attack. You’ll need new springs to achieve plenty of lift, but we’ve also got engineered lift kits that will give you everything you need to lift your truck, including the springs. Our performance suspension manufacturers know what is needed for every application. In addition to leaf springs, we also have everything necessary to complete the installation. For example, if not included with the springs, we have hardware, polyurethane pad sets and bushing kits.

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  • Performance Parts
    The springs in your vehicle probably aren't something you think about until there's a problem or you've decided to upgrade suspension parts in the interest of sportier handling. But what specifically do springs do? In short, they play a major role in the safe handling and ride comfort of your vehicle. Not only do they keep a vehicle at a designated standing height, they provide recoil necessary to bounce back after suspension components move up and down over uneven road surfaces. By themselves, springs will continue to bounce up and down for a long time unless a motion damper such as a shock absorber is present to keep things stable. Springs can be soft and extremely bouncy, or they can be stiffer and less bounce-prone.
  • Performance Parts
    If you are using your "daily driver" car or truck for occasional towing duty, you are looking for that ideal sweet spot where the weekday commute is comfortable and quiet, and the weekend trailering feels solid and secure. In other words, you don't want to vehicle to feel too "stiff" during the week, nor do you want it to ride "soft" when pulling a trailer.
  • Performance Parts
    Very often we don't even realize what a crucial role a car's suspension plays in providing a safe and comfortable ride. The system maximizes the friction between the road surface and your vehicle's tires, ensuring steering stability along with responsive handling.
  • Performance Parts
    The very first thing to know about timely suspension system diagnosis is that the stability and steering control of your vehicle and, what is more important, your safety on the road depends on how often you make it. Automotive suspension belongs to one of those car systems that are constantly exposed to high loads and thus are prone to wear and tear. Most specialists recommend inspecting suspension system after every 6,500-7,500 miles or when there are any signs of its breakage.
  • Performance Parts
    Lowering is high on the list of many people who want to improve the appearance of their car. If you want to lower your car with the coil springs, then replacing them with lowering springs is the way to go. But what if you want to lower your car and also make it handle better? If that’s your goal then consider coil-over shocks.

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Everything went well and looks great! The only thing that became a little problem was the pinch welds on the bed, but I folded them over and it didn't hit. Thanks!
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