Thread: Towing issues
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Old 01-25-2012, 10:02 PM
DavidH DavidH is offline
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Originally Posted by Swaggerville Ram View Post
I did the airbags on mine, I like them for 3 major reasons;
1) helped a lot with load handling
2) lifts the back of the truck up so it's actually level with the front "leveling" kit
3) under a hundred bucks to buy, and a half hour with basic tools to install
I have the firestone air bags. They level the load great but the ride sux. Even when I am not towing, whenever you hit a bump it feels like the rear of the truck has no shocks. It's like sitting on a seesaw and dropping a 500lb weight on the other end. At this point, I'd rather have the softer ride of the factory shocks. I thought about putting the factory axle bumper stops back in versus the taller ones that came in the air bag kit.

I tow a 4500lb travel trailer with a weight distrubiting hitch and a 5500lb boat.
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