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Old 08-03-2011, 01:47 PM
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I have been driving my new pickup for the last few weeks and I am loving it! Drives great and towed the horses this weekend and it did fine other than squatting the rear end. What is better to add to the rear end to stiffen it up, stiffer springs, or an extra leaf?
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air bags. if u have a 1500 it has coil springs in the back so air bags are your best option. I read a thread yesterday with a link to a web site not that i can find it now. but they were $85 and added 1000lb extra payload. hope this helps.
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Anyone know how bad that will affect ride quality also will it may the back end sit up much higher?
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Has anyone used this kit it is only $85 http://www.suspensionconnection.com/...-air-bags.html
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Has anyone used this kit it is only $85 http://www.suspensionconnection.com/...-air-bags.html
I have. Just installed it. Same ride quality until you need air and even then it's not bad at all.
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So should help with the sag when my trailer is on. Looks pretty easy to install to.
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I have this before pic. Maybe in a week or so I'll have the after shot for comparison.
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Wow that is sagging!
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rsg1963 do you have a shot yet of your truck after the air bags?
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I'll get pics tomorrow. But I don't have any with it loaded down yet.
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