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Toon tugr, are you having any issues running the TLC bags nearly empty and bolted down at the bottom? If this doesn't screw up the bags, I'm leaning toward this setup as well.
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Bolted mine down on the bottom but was only able bolt them down with rear stud, a nut on the front stud would not fit because the stud just clears the plate on top of the axle. One trip 50 miles with 3 psi and no load and nothing bad happened.
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Toon tugr, are you having any issues running the TLC bags nearly empty and bolted down at the bottom? If this doesn't screw up the bags, I'm leaning toward this setup as well.
Best thing I did was remove the aluminum locator pins and bolt them to the lower plate with a single bolt on each side where the locator pin was screwed in, eliminated all my issues. I run them with just a pound or two of pressure in them just to keep them inflated. No issues at all.
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I've been running 8psi for 2 days now (only put around 100 miles on) and the ride quality seems as good or better than stock for me. Only raised my back end by 1/2" or so....wondering if having the TGC spacer in my rear coils is making things better?
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I sent TLC an email yesterday because I've been having the same damn problem with my locator pin coming out of the bottom plate. At least once a week I have to completely deflate the bags, then while they're reinflating I have to hurry and get underneath with a pry bar to get both of the bags to seat properly before they fill back up. I only go to about 5 PSI when I'm not hauling. The response I received from Lola was to bolt them down with a 3/4"x3/8" bolt and large 3/8" washer. She also told me to run 8-10 PSI instead of 5. Even with Bilstein 5100s set at 2.1 inches in the front, 5 PSI still keeps a 1.5" rake on my truck; I can only imagine what kind of rake I'll have with 8-10 PSI...?

I'm gonna try inflating them to 8 PSI because I'm hesitant to bolt the bags.
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Mine have been the same way, locator pins pop out daily. I contacted Lola and was told it's rare and that someone has this issue. (Doesn't seem that way now, does it? ) No fix was available.. I have been running them without the pins and they seem to be working fine. I like the system and the ride it gives but feel that the design is really lacking and doesn't work. I am a machinist by trade so I will end up voiding my TLC warranty and redesigning how these mount and "locate" at the bottom so that the bags will actually work as described.
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