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Old 12-11-2011, 02:05 AM
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I just purchased a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Crew Cab. I would like to do a 2/4 drop on it. Would I still be able to tow a trailer with 2 jet skis on it, or a trailer with 2 sport bikes on the back of it?

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Old 12-11-2011, 02:15 AM
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Disregard, I found that the
AIR LIFT 60818 1000 Series Rear Air Spring Kit does the trick
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The jetskis would be at most 3k lbs and the sport bikes would be less than 2k lbs. That little bit of weight will hardly tax the suspension. With your truck rated to tow 8k lbs or more, you should be fine.
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The jetskis would be at most 3k lbs and the sport bikes would be less than 2k lbs. That little bit of weight will hardly tax the suspension. With your truck rated to tow 8k lbs or more, you should be fine.
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That would be no problem at all...those airlift helper bags are money!
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I'm only going to be towing my bikes maybe once a year for about 800 miles round trip. If I didn't get the bags, would I mess anything up?
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No, BellTech tested the springs with a bunch of weight in the bed, you will be fine!
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Thanks for the info
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Dodge is seriously considering putting Air Springs on the Rams, maybe soon
I am planning on buying a 2013, i will order it lowered & if Dodge has not done it for me, i will be looking at one of our Vendors set ups
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Belltech kit will ride on the bump stops with grocerys in the back so plan on adding airlift helper bags as a MUST with the belltech kit. I have both and am very happy now that airlift bags are in. also great at towing with bags, but was nasty with just the belltech.

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