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Old 06-12-2013, 05:01 PM
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I know what you mean. When I first learned back a few months ago that the air suspension was coming I got pretty excited. "Finally", I thought to myself, the weak point (ie. payload) as it relates to towing & tongue weight was being addressed. That excitement soon faded when I figured out it didn't improve the payload ratings one bit!

Truth be known, the addition of the air suspension actually hurts the official payload ratings a little bit due to the added weight of the components ...
I find it hard to believe that the "air" suspension weighs more than coil or leaf springs. I know it isn't just air but I would still think the compressor and tanks would weigh less than heavy metal springs.
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I find it hard to believe that the "air" suspension weighs more than coil or leaf springs. I know it isn't just air but I would still think the compressor and tanks would weigh less than heavy metal springs.
Keep in mind the ram 1500's use coils springs. The 4th gen rear coil suspension is much lighter than conventional leaf springs.
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Nitrogen blowing up? Land sake! We are in big trouble with the air we breathe containing 78% nitrogen and 21% oxygen. Please man don't say such outlandish thing without a smidgen of knowledge.
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