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Old 09-16-2012, 12:01 AM
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So traded in the 08 for a 12 about 2 months ago and i love it. Been planning my upgrades lift tires exhaust. My question is just as the title says how will this thing tow if i put a 4 or 6 inch lift on it. I am mostly wondering about sag because i tow my wife and i's horsetrailer and it sagged the back end a little more than id like. its a steal 3 horse slant load weighs in at just about 8k pounds with 3 horses fully loaded maybe a little less. I know i can get bags for the stock height but i have no clue if i can get something if its lifted. any help would be greatly appreciated thanks in advance.
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From my experiences with lifts i dont do em anymore because i tow. It sags alot from what i noticed with lifts but i know there are guys that do it. If you do i would definately get a set of air bags. I may be wrong because i havent had a lift in 5 years but when i had em on my older trucks it really soften the suspension alot.
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Out here in Cali the Desert Rats tow their toy haulers to the desert and dunes with huge lifts. Doesn't seem to be any kind of a big deal.
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The 4th gen will sag even without the lift.
With some lifts you can still run airbags. That's probably your best bet
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