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Old 04-28-2011, 10:06 PM
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You don't need air bags. You need a class 4 and a WD hitch. A WD hitch spreads the load over your truck taking it off the rear. It will pull much better and much more stable.
I pulled a 6500 lb TT with a 4.7 with nothing more than a Curt WD hitch. Unfortunately the 4.7 was not up to the task but I never had any issue with the mechanics of the tow.
Me personally I stay away from anything that uses air. You never know when you will have a failure and it will happen at the worst time. If you want load leveling look at the Roadmaster Active Suspension. I currently have the Hellwig springs for my truck but have yet to use them so I can't comment.
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 4X4 5.7

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