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Timbren Vehicle Suspension for the 2005 T600 by Kenworth

Timbren Vehicle Suspension

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Code:   TKWRAG100

Retail:$1,339.19

Price:$1,138.31


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Timbren Heavy-Duty Rear Suspension Enhancement System - 2005 T600 by Kenworth

Heavy-duty, hollow rubber springs sit above the axle, helping to stabilize and level your Kenworth T600 and providing a more comfortable ride by absorbing road shock and improving roll stability. Easy to install and use.

Features:

  • Improves suspension, handling and safety
  • Provides additional support as needed, so you always get a smooth, comfortable ride
    • Allows the leaf spring ample movement and cushions light loads
      • Rides just as smoothly when you're not hauling a load
    • Becomes more rigid as more weight is added
      • Increases stability - gives you great performance when you are hauling heavy loads
      • Reduces rear sag
  • Works independently - side to side
    • Helps to compensate for off-center loads
    • Reduces body roll when you have to swerve or execute a sharp turn
  • Acts as shock absorber, taking the brunt of bumps and rough roads
    • Extends the life of your suspension
  • Includes 4 Aeon heavy-duty, hollow rubber springs, custom-fit brackets and hardware for simple installation
    • Replaces axle bump stops on frame
    • No drilling required


Specs:

  • Capacity: 40,000 lbs
    • Do not exceed your Kenworth T600's weight-carrying capacity
  • Designed to work with a suspension system that is in good working order
  • Limited lifetime warranty - satisfaction guaranteed


An example of sag on a truck's rear axle under a heavy load. The Timbren Suspension Enhancement System levels the Kenworth T600.

Whether you're hauling heavy loads in the cargo area or by pulling a trailer, you will often see the rear sag while the front end rises. In these cases, the rear axle is handling not only the weight of the cargo, but more of the truck's weight, as well. Because less weight is on the front axle, the front tires are making less contact with the road. Overall handling - traction, steering, and braking - is negatively affected. But the resistance from Timbren's Suspension Enhancement System works with your factory suspension to keep your Kenworth T600 level and improve your driving experience.


Diagram of the Timbren spring installed

The Timbren system has a custom-fit bracket that will be bolted onto each frame rail above the rear axle. Hollow rubber springs are bolted to the bottom of the bracket and hang down to where the bottom of the spring sits, one inch above the axle. The inch of clearance allows the existing factory suspension to operate normally under light loads and standard terrain, ensuring the smooth, comfortable ride that you are used to.


Animation of a standard Timbren rubber spring

Timbren Suspension Enhancement Systems are designed to work progressively. When the hollow rubber springs are compressed, the convoluted design causes them to quickly collapse along the folds. Once the folds are compacted, the stacked barrel shape increases resistance, stiffening the suspension and keeping the truck level.


Timbren suspension system works to prevent body roll

Each hollow rubber spring works independently to support the driver's or passenger's side of your Kenworth T600. This is helpful when you swerve or make sharp turns. Each spring is activated when it is needed, so body roll is greatly reduced. The independent action also works well when you are hauling off-center loads.


An example of a trailers swaying

Because the Kenworth T600 handles better with the springs, less turbulence will be passed along to the trailer, and this helps to keep the trailer in line. Your driving comfort is further enhanced if the trailer does begin to sway (from a gust of wind or a passing semi), because the movement from the trailer is not transferred to the truck. This also works to make the sway subside more quickly.


An empty truck on a bumpy road without Timbren

Another great feature of the rubber construction is that the springs absorb most of the road shock, creating a smoother, more stable ride overall. Wear and tear on the factory suspension is also lessened because the rubber springs work to prevent bottoming out on rough roads.


Compared to the Competition

Timbren's suspension enhancement systems are much easier to install than air springs - there are no air hoses to run, no compressors or gauges to hook up, and no manual adjustments to make. The rubber construction makes Timbren's springs more elastic than similar products constructed of microcellular urethane. And more elasticity allows for a more comfortable ride because the rubber has more travel.



KWRAG100 Timbren Heavy-Duty Rear Suspension Enhancement System











Customer Reviews

Timbren Heavy-Duty Rear Suspension Enhancement System - TKWRAG100

Average Customer Rating:  ratingratingratingratingrating3.7 out of 5 stars   (3 Customer Reviews)

Heavy-duty, hollow rubber springs sit above the axle, helping to stabilize and level your vehicle and providing a more comfortable ride by absorbing road shock and improving roll stability. Easy to install and use.


- TFVR001

ratingratingratingratingrating by: BILL B.05/07/2012

Review from a similar Timbren Heavy-Duty Rear Suspension Enhancement System


I've had the Timbrens on for about a week and I've already noticed a great improvement when I hit familiar dips and bumps in my local roads. My 2001 Nissan Quest minivan used to bottom out and make a large banging or thumping noise when i would hit these dips, and now the rear end of the van absorbs these dips and bumps a lot better. i have yet to fully load up the van to see if the timbrens will take a lot of extra weight on them, and will report back after i do that. 39656



- TNRARM

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Scott01/26/2013

Review from a similar Timbren Heavy-Duty Rear Suspension Enhancement System


Bought the TNRARM for my 2008 Nissan Pathfinder V6 4WD. The actual suspension is not even close to the diagram on the instructions. I sent an exploded diagram of my rear suspension to Timbren seeking their advice, and their response was "If your vehicle does not have a bump stop, then this will not be able to be installed." Very disappointed. On a positive note, etrailer was great, product shipped quickly and return was easy. 64209



- TFVR001

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Marcos Viloria10/20/2012

Review from a similar Timbren Heavy-Duty Rear Suspension Enhancement System


Very fast delivery, great product as advertised, easy install instructions 57759

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