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Old 07-26-2011, 10:46 AM
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Default Suspension Differences in two Ram 2500 CTDs


I'm picking up a (new to me) 2003 Lance Lite 835 Truck Camper to put in my Ram tonight.

My question/concern is this: The previous owner had it in a 2003 Ram 2500 Quad Cab Long Box ST Cummins 4x4. I intend to put it in my 2006 Ram 2500 Quad Cab Long Box Laramie Cummins 4x4. The year and trim levels are the two differences. He added Firestone RideRite helper airbags to "stop it from swaying like a boat" as he put it.

Now, I know I have much wider tires (12.5 on mine). I also have 35's on mine, and his are 33's at best. Do I have any other suspension differences (additional sway bars, etc.) that will aid in the ride.

Yes, I'll know tonight how it rides. I just wonder if adding the airbags will truly help if my tuck is more equiped to carry it (if it's any better than his at all).

I did just put on SkyJacker Hydro 7000 shocks and my whole front suspension has been redone and is very tight.

Should I spend the $300 on the airbags?

Oh, the RV weighs 2,050 empty and is rated at 2,400 with fluids not including people and gear and whatever I'm towing.

As always, thanks for the input and have a great day!

-2012 Ram 1500 Sport Hemi 4x4 Quad Cab 6.5 Box - Unstock Zee Truck...
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