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Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System

Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System

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  • Timbren
  • Jounce-Style Springs
  • Standard Duty
  • Rear Axle Suspension Enhancement
  • Occasional Towing and Hauling
The best technical support and full vehicle suspension installation instructions. Lowest price Bounder Motorhome vehicle suspension guarantee and expert service. Fleetwood Bounder Motorhome, 2008 vehicle suspension by Timbren are available from etrailer.com. For expert service call 800-298-8924 to order your Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System part number TFRF53A, or order online at etrailer.com.


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2008 Fleetwood Bounder Motorhome - Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System

8,600-lb Capacity. These hollow rubber springs sit above the rear axle to help stabilize and level your Fleetwood Bounder Motorhome. They also provide 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 have a smooth, comfortable ride
    • Allows the leaf spring ample movement while cushioning light loads
      • Does not affect the empty ride of the vehicle
    • Becomes more rigid as more weight is added
      • Increases stability - providing great performance while hauling heavy loads
      • Reduces vehicle sag
  • Works independently - side-to-side
    • Helps compensate for off-center loads
    • Reduces body roll when swerving and turning corners
  • Acts as shock absorbers, taking the brunt of bumps and rough roads
    • Extends the life of your vehicle's suspension


Specs:

  • Includes 2 Aeon hollow rubber springs, vehicle-specific brackets and hardware for simple installation
    • Replaces axle bump stops on frame
    • No drilling required
  • Capacity: 8,600 lbs
    • Do not exceed the vehicle's weight-carrying capacity
  • Designed to work with a suspension system that is in good working order
  • Limited lifetime warranty - satisfaction guarantee


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

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 vehicle 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 vehicle. 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 vehicle 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.



FRF53A - Rear Suspension Enhancement System with Aeon Hollow Rubber Springs by Timbren



TFRF53A Installation InstructionsInstallation Details TFRF53A Installation instructions

Video of Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Timbren Front and Rear Suspension Enhancement Systems Review

Speaker 1: Today we're going to be taking a look at the Timbren line of suspension enhancement systems. Any time that we add weight to our vehicle, it's going to put a lot of strain and stress on the suspension, especially if we're towing a heavy camper, trailer, or we have a heavy load in the back.Tends to have the back end squat down, which again, it's going to put that strain and stress on the rear suspension because not only are we asking it to hold up the weight of the vehicle, but everything else that we add on to it. Which that can arise a lot of different issues. The front end is going to be getting pulled off, which will misalign our headlights, and our tires won't have as much contact, so our steering and braking is going to be diminished.But tat;s where timbrens are going to come into play. They're going to provide us that extra support so that when we do have those heavy loads, the back end doesn't sag down quite as much, and it's not putting so much stress on the back end. By doing that, the front end's not going to rise up, which means our headlights will be in line and our tires will have the correct amount of contact and pressure, so our braking and steering isn't affected.

And they're going to do that all while making our ride more comfortable with that extra load.Our timbrens are going to provide us the support we need by replacing our factory jump stops and mounting in between the frame and the axle. Now, yours may look different, so you want to double check inaudible 00:01:20 fit guide for your specific application.Now, each one of our timbrens is going to feature a steel bracket. They're all going to have black, powder coat finish on them to resist that rust and corrosion or any other kind of chemicals that may be on the road. They're going to have a hollow, rubber ayon 00:01:36 spring that's going to take a lot of that pressure and strain off of the rear suspension.Whenever we do load our vehicle down, the space between our frame and our axle is going to get smaller. That's where our spring is going to make contact with the axle, and it's going to start compressing.

Now, they are progressively rated, so if we have a small load or a light load, it's going to have a little soft engagement. But the further it gets compressed, the harder and stiffer it becomes, giving us the support we need with those heavy loads.And since they are rubber, they're going to have a lot of give to them, which means they're going to give us the support we need. But at the same time, they're going to give us some more cushion and absorb some of the road shock as we drive. And since the rear ones here aren't in constant contact with our aXle, it is going to provide us the same ride quality when it's unloaded.Our timbrens are going to work independently from each other from side to side. That way, if we have an off center load, it will help compensate for that, but at the same time, if we take an evasive maneuver or a really sharp turn, this is going to help reduce that body roll and some of that sway feeling that we get going on when we have a lot of added weight.Our timbrens for the rear are going to be a good enhancement for any time you're going to be adding weight to the back of your vehicle, whether it be a heavy trailer, a large load in the back or any other situation where you're adding a lot of weight to the back of your vehicle.Now, timbrens on the front are going to be a little bit different.

They're going to provide us that load-leveling support and make sure the front end doesn't get pushed down too far. However, these typically are going to be in contact all the time, which means it's going to give us that support and help reduce on that body roll all the time, all while absorbing that road shock, giving us a smoother ride.Now, some situations where you'd want that extra support on the front of the vehicle to keep it from getting pushed down too much would be if you have a snow plow or winch, if you flat-tow your vehicle, or if you have any other heavy accessory on the front. This is going to make sure that front end stays where it should be, and again, making sure our tires, braking and steering acts how they should.When comparing the timbrens to other suspension enhancement options like airbags, these are going to be a lot easier to install because we're not going to have to worry about running lines, maintaining air pressure, putting in switches or compressors or any of that. Once these are installed, these are going to be completely maintenance free. However, airbags are going to provide us with a lot more adjustability, whereas our timbrens are not going to have that.That'll finish up your look at the timbrens suspension enhancement systems..


Customer Reviews

Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System - TFRF53A

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (1835 Customer Reviews)

8,600-lb Capacity. These hollow rubber springs sit above the rear axle to help stabilize and level your vehicle. They also provide a more comfortable ride by absorbing road shock and improving roll stability. Easy to install and use.

- TFRF53A
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Just installed the Timbren suspension stabilizers on the rear of my Newmar Canyon Star 3911 motor-home. The installation was easy and simple. As the video showed, just remove the old bump stops and install the Timbren's. They are significantly larger than the stock bump stops. After having installed the Sumo Springs on the front and the Timbrens on the rear, the ride is so much better. No more swaying back and forth when a big truck passes or a crosswind. I highly recommend this combination since there is no drilling into the frame of the motor home and you do not have to remove the tires either. 695925



- TFRF53A
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The help I received from E trailer was great. They fit perfect! Highly recommend 680204



- TFRF53A
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Ford

It was very easy to order this item from Etrailer. The item was delivered earlier than expected in strong packaging. Now for the Springs. I chose these because of the no drill install and reading a lot of reviews. I placed the springs on the rear axle of my 2018 Georgetown GT5 on the Ford F53 20,500lb chassis. It took around 20 min on my back but was easier than expected and I am 74. I have driven 1200 miles on the springs and I am more than happy with them, worth every penny. Side wind and passing trucks was almost eliminated, almost. 643899



- TFRF53A
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2018 Thor Windsport Motorhome

Great service, will install this afternoon. assemble in my garage should have them on the afternoon, trip tomorrow will report the change to the ride next week. 605206



- TTORSEQ
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Review from a similar Timbren Aeon Spring System in Vehicle Suspension


Working great. I had read reviews about them being too stiff whem you aren't pulling a trailer, but it seems like they softened up a bit after first putting them on. I felt a few hard jolts going over speed bumps and such the first few days, but now I don't notice them at all when I don't have a trailer attached. They are still improving the ride with a heavy trailer. I'd give 5 stars but my mechanic neighbor had to help me install them because there was something wrong with the bolts that came in the package. It was a year ago and I can't remember the details. Without him I think I could have returned them and gotten a fix and installed them by myself. It's a very simple install when all the parts are in good shape. 549083


Comments

Still doing their job without me needing to think about it, which is awesome.

Bryan - 08/02/2019

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- TFR1504E
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Review from a similar Timbren Aeon Spring System in Vehicle Suspension


got the product when stated , went on simple enough but used google to really see how things went together. Timbren doesn't give very good instructions with their product wish they would put diagram so as to be able to see how brackets go, but happy so far haven't put load on the truck yet that's coming up with a trip in august with my 30ft camper and truck loaded for trip guess will come back and let you know how the product works after the trip , but etrailer delivered when they said they would thanks will keep you in mind for future purchases. 544811


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If you click the provided link, you an see a video of the Timbren Aeon spring being installed on a 2016 Ford F-150.

-- Mike L - 07/24/2018

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well its been almost a year and the timbren worked like i was hoping my truck had litlle to no sag pulling my 30ft camper and it helped with my anti sway hitch and the front of my truck didnt fill out of control well worth the money happy so far

russell w - 07/23/2019

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- TTORTUN4
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Hey guys, I'm 76 and I installed these in 30 minutes. Took longer to get the tools together and get under the truck than to remove old bumps tops and install new ones. Thanks etrailer 546853


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They are working very well for me and Im satisfied. Will always turn to etrailer first for my needs. Thanks guys!

Randall P - 07/27/2019

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- TTORSEQ
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Review from a similar Timbren Aeon Spring System in Vehicle Suspension


Works as advertised. Really helps my Lexus GX when towing 6500lbs camper. Especially when going over bumps. Does not effect ride when not towing. 662538



- TFR1504E
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Review from a similar Timbren Aeon Spring System in Vehicle Suspension


Ordered these (6,000 lb Kit) to cure getting too nose high when towing after installing a Bilstein 5100 Level Kit on my 2016 F150 SuperCrew 4x4 (front struts set on max 2.10" setting sitting nearly perfectly level). Tow a 29' overall length travel trailer (~5,500 lbs) and for work we use a 20'x8' enclosed trailer (~9,000 lbs when loaded). Use a WD hitch, but still get the nose up when pulling both. Install was easy. Read through the instructions and watched a video before they came in. Crawled underneath and installed in about 30 minutes after I received them. Didn't remove the spare or the heat shield like the video I watched showed. A lift would have made it easier of course, but can be done in the driveway if you like doing stuff yourself. Used the included spacer and have about a 1" gap, which falls in the advised .5" to 1.5" range from the instructions. I haven't gotten to use them with the work trailer, but I have pulled the travel trailer and they do exactly as advertised, cures the sag, and nose doesn't go up at all. May be slight nose up with the work trailer, but I wouldn't believe it will be like before. Driving while hooked up feels smoother, too, with less body roll/lean in turns. So, overall satisfied with the purchase. The only reason this is getting 4 stars is that, like others have stated, the parts that were painted left a lot to be desired. Very sloppy with some areas that were already flaking off and one part had a spot that was completely missed by paint. The piece that goes underneath the axle to secure the contact plate is not even painted, it's just raw metal. So, I'm curious about what that will look like after one salty winter here in MO. I may find some time before the winter hits and take everything off and do some painting myself, but for $215 you'd kind of think that wouldn't be something to worry about doing with a brand new part. 543563


Comments

After 1 year, I’m still very satisfied. Have towed many times with them and the truck stays right at level. This will be something I order for every truck I get in the future. Improves towing without the cost of airbags. I didn’t have to wait more than a few weeks for the rust to appear, though. Had to take everything off and apply a couple coats with some industrial grade Rust-o-leum paint and have been doing good so far. Frustrating to have to do that, but at least I know to do it every time in the future.

Blake - 07/19/2019

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- TGMFK25D
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I first put the Timbrens on the rear to help stop bouncing and porpoising on highways and bridge ends when towing. The rears have a gap and do not touch the springs until the truck is loaded, working great and keeping a smooth unloaded ride. The front Timbrens fit snugly and touch all the time. The ride is firm and a bit harsh with my unloaded truck having a snow plow spring option. When my trailer 30 ft trailer is hooked up, the front of the truck is slightly lighter. Towing with the Timbrens is nice and the bounce and rebound porpoising is very controlled. I would like the front Timbrens to be a little softer when the truck is unloaded, but I think these units are a nice add-on for better control, safety, and preventing damages. I had the fronts installed at the shop when rotating tires and a front end alignment. The rears installed easily. 691475



- TFR350SDJ
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Product was easy to install, 1/2 hr taking my time. Used a open end wrench and floor jack. My 2018 F350 Super Duty Super Cab 4wd no longer plunges over bumps, it has lost all its rear end sway on turning, carries my load much smoother ( loaded all the time ). Even with the load I always carry, the vehicle sits 1” higher in the rear. Prior to the install I was constantly hitting the rubber stops on my factory overload springs. 520123


Comments

Excellent! I have since purchased another set from you for a 2019 F350 diesel. These things are just the ticket! The ride and handling is so much better!

Andrew - 06/10/2019

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- TFR250SDJ
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This is a fantastic product, but I trailer everyday and they now seam a little soft the ride is a little different now 672829



- TGMRCK25D
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best thing i bought for pulling my fifth wheel camper. camper handle great while driving and no more bucking up and down in my truck. i believe they are better than airbags 655605



- TNRTTN
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I put them on a 2005 Nissan Titan. We up graded tires to LTs and dropped 25 hundred pounds of salt and the truck sat level. Very pleased with them 425248



- TNRTTNA
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Fast delivery, easy install on 2016 Nissan TitanXD, so far so good. 552659


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Over a year, and several heavy loads later, these Timbrens are still going strong. Easily the best addition to the truck and at the lowest cost.

Tom - 08/11/2019

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- TFR250SDG
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Review from a similar Timbren Aeon Spring System in Vehicle Suspension


I installed these on my 2012 Ford F250 because I have two friends who have them on their trucks and they pull a travel trailer and a fifth wheel camper. I was impressed with the difference it made compared to my truck and camper Parked next to theirs'. I am mechanic and I see no reason why anyone would have trouble installing these them selves. Clean off the Nut and end of bolts before trying to loosen. Spray some WD-40 on the threads. Put on some gloves and use a 15mm wrench to loosen factory nut. Be sure to hold up on the factory bump stop because it has a line up pin that keeps it from turning as you loosen the nut. The driver side is a little more aggravating to get to because of wiring harness but there's plenty of room to use a wrench first then a 3/8" drive rachet and short extension with a good 6point 15mm standard depth socket will speed up removal. Then installing the new parts is a breeze. Just follow directions or etrailer videos on YouTube. Took longer to remove factory bump stomps than to install new ones. Maybe 45 mins total on original ones maybe. Then after preassembly of new ones, it took maybe 20 mins to install completely. Give yourself 1:30 hrs of time and enjoy your truck not sagging around town when loaded. 654107



- TNRTTN
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Review from a similar Timbren Aeon Spring System in Vehicle Suspension


Easy to install, makes the truck ride like a 1 ton though. 78798



- TTORSEQ
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Review from a similar Timbren Aeon Spring System in Vehicle Suspension


Not really happy. They do provide some additional support. However, they interfere significantly with the factory hydraulic self leveling suspension system called Automatic Height Control. Most definitely will not purchase again! 676582



- TFR1504E
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Great product. Makes truck ride a little stiffer but it is worth it when loaded or hauling a trailer. No more sag and handles better when trailering. 651679



- TGMRCK25D
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Review from a similar Timbren Aeon Spring System in Vehicle Suspension


Second time I've ordered from Etrailer. Super happy AGAIN! Install wasn't bad. Went in tight. (Like they should???? ride is awesome. Truck holds strong at 3/4" lower with load. I love it. Package wasn't in sealed and box was busted up. But, rubber. So who cares???? 651388



- TFRTT350F
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The parts were all there and putting them together was as advertized in the instructions. I can't wait to load up the camper and test drive the 350 super duty. 89353



- TFR250SDG
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Review from a similar Timbren Aeon Spring System in Vehicle Suspension


2012 Ford F-250, no overload springs. Loaded 24,000 lbs on a 32' gooseneck. Pickup would squat too far. Installed Timbrem rear suspension enhancement and pickup runs almost level and rides great!! All I needed to handle the load. Great product!! Would recommend to anyone looking for overload springs. Installed in 30 minutes!! 165636


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Still works perfect!! Heavy use during summer. Cant wear them out.

BK - 12/16/2015

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- TGMRHHR
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Review from a similar Timbren Aeon Spring System in Vehicle Suspension


They work great. When installed there is no gap below them as explained in the directions. I'm not sure if my springs have sagged or the product specs are off. However the load capacity and towing have been greatly increased on my 09 HHR. 249902



- TFR350SDF
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I drive a F350 Super Duty, 2016, Crew cab, short bed. I pull a 38 FT, 16,500 GVWR goose neck 3 horse with living quarters. I was going to put in air bags as I was sick of slamming into my bump stops and my headlights aiming to the sky; oddly the trailer towed great except for those two items. I had thought about the Timbren's but was hesitant. After my trailer guys at Triple C in Watervliet, MI; great guys, told me they had stopped putting in air bags, but now suggested the Timbren enhancement system, I thought I would try it. GREAT PRODUCT; cheaper than airbags, easier to install, no maintenance and works great. I put them and immediately drove the horses from Chicago to West Palm with no problems. Truck is almost perfectly level now. I did not have one of the shuddering slamming events I typically get 3 of in Indiana alone. I would strongly recommend. Also; he service was great. The online ordering would have gotten it to me late, but I called and LaceyG was a huge help in getting it with that days shipments. She was also a big help on finalizing my decision. 591937



- TFRTT350F
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It arrived in 3 days and only took one hour to install. This is my second set. Put the first set on a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 & this set went on a 2016 Ford F-250 Super Duty Diesel....very satisfied, 498699



- TFR250SDJ
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These installed on my F250 very easily. They dwarf the stock units. Reduced the sway and proposing on my truck with a 2600 lb camper in the bed. Highly recommend this product. 641023



- TGMRG35
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I had trouble with my browser called and spoke with Karen. She took my order. Then turns out I had two orders of the same thing. Karen took the time to call my home and ask is I really wanted two of the same thing. Great company, great customer service. How many companies in today's world would have made the extra effort. This is the second pair of Timbren I have bought. I love them. Used them on a 2010 Silverado, and now on a 2014 Express Van. Not only help the 'bottoming out' effect, but great for stability during towing and when fully loaded. 146117


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After a year I still like them for heavy loads. I have found the bottoming out when hitting a bump with no load painful and uncomfortable. I actually cut two coil off them to allow the normal suspension to work when having no load. They still work for heavy loads. They are not the panacea for suspensions, but they definitely work when you have a heavy load.

Brayton - 08/11/2015

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- TDR2500D
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These do really well for supporting a full load or trailer attached. But if unloaded the will create whiplash if you go over a speed bump or anything that creates the axle to spring up and hit them. 611025



- TGMFK25S
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Review from a similar Timbren Aeon Spring System in Vehicle Suspension


I ordered timbrens for the front and rear of my chevy 2500. I have a 2000 lb truck camper and I wanted something to help carry the load a little better. I had no idea that my front bump stops had worn away to almost nothing until I installed these. They have worn well and performed well so far. 628835



- TFR1504E
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Solid Product! Yeah it's a stiffer ride when loaded But that's the sacrifice made to have more control of the haul while underway. Definitely recommend to anyone wanting to stay more level with a heavy boat/trailer setup as in my case. Not that install is hard but removal of spare tire before install, may have helped with space if you don't have a lift. 511931


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Still holding up great. Have a friend that went with airbags , and is constantly battling leaks

Cory - 05/22/2019

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- TFR250SDJ
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Review from a similar Timbren Aeon Spring System in Vehicle Suspension


Good product. I've put Timbren's on 2 previous trucks and never had a problem. Clearance on my F250 Super Duty was not sufficient to jst slip these on. The frame had to be jack a little to install. Otherwise, an easy install. 609935



- TFRTT1504E
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Review from a similar Timbren Aeon Spring System in Vehicle Suspension


Great Product. Easy install 399499



- TDR2500CA
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Review from a similar Timbren Aeon Spring System in Vehicle Suspension


Just what my truck needed to stop the sag when I hook up to my 5th wheel. 510766



- TFR250SDF
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Review from a similar Timbren Aeon Spring System in Vehicle Suspension


Product was purchased based on mechanics recommendation for a friends F250 being used to tow a thirty foot gooseneck 3 horse trailer with living quarters. Post installation performance was all we hoped for. Service from etrailer, before and after the sale, is what every mail order company should strive to achieve. I will not hesitate to utilize etrailer in the future. They are flagged in my favorites. 324435



- TFR1504D
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Easy installation,less than a hour, excellent overload protection and the best thing no maintenance or possibility of product failure as there would be with an air assist system. 361569



- TFR150D
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Easy intallation, I also did the fronts at the same time. I have Timbrens on my one ton dually front and rear for over six years and they are much better than air bags although air bags do have their place in certain situtations, I've had air bags and they are a hassle to air up and down w/o an on board compreesor. I'll stick with the Timbrens install them and forget them. 120296


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I have traded this dually for a 2015 dually and put Timbrens on the 2015 rear axle and Timbrens on the front and rear axles of the wifes half ton pick up just to improve the ride, I like a firm suspension. The factory bump stops on the front 2015 axle were rivreted on so thats why Timbrens were not used on it.

Paul H - 03/17/2015

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- TMBFSP35
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I installed these on my 2015 Navion motorhome. It was very easy and only took about an hour. They did more than I expected. The ride is much better and a small shimmy that could be felt in the steering wheel at about 65 is gone. I would recommend these for all MB motorhomes. 460088



- TFR1504E
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Review from a similar Timbren Aeon Spring System in Vehicle Suspension


Works perfectly, very easy to install does exactly what it said it would. Have 6000 pound 24 foot travel trailer truck sets perfectly level have F150 half ton 4 by 4. 600324



- TGMRG25C
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My vehicle is a 2002 Tahoe and there was a fair amount of rust to deal with, making the installation more difficult than the video shows. The ride is somewhat bouncy, not sure they are seated completely but they do help with the sagging when I hookup the trailer. 92933



- TGMRHHR
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Review from a similar Timbren Aeon Spring System in Vehicle Suspension


I was in a hurry to install these and I ordered them 2nd day delivery. True to their word they arrived in time and I had the installed for my latest trip. I had an excellent experience with etrailer and they will be my first stop for any future needs. 406916



- TDR3500CA
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I recently had an air bag fail on my truck while loaded with our Lance 855 on the truck and pulling a small utv trailer. The shop that helped me had a set of Timbren bump stops. We modified my air bag mount to gain a little more height, installed bump stop and was on my way. My rig actually rode better than it did with the air bags, so I ordered these heavier duty Timbrens and installed them. Quick and easy, and after install I loaded the camper on my truck and it only settled 1". Perfect ! I can already tell these are going to be great. Thanks again to etrailer for fast shipping and great price ! 175160



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Before installation my truck body would hit the axel where the old bump stop had been destroyed on the driver side. After installing, I notice that my rides are smoother, there is less body roll, and when the truck is full there is less bouncing off the body. I had this professionally installed and have not had any more issues with the body roll, or the body hitting the axel. I have installed new shocks and the rear suspension is stiff when empty, but when it is full I do not have any issues. Great product, worth every penny. 421402



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In my opinion these were a complete waste of money. I could discern no difference between them and the stock bumpers. Unfortunately it was a number of weeks after I installed them that I actually hauled our gooseneck horse trailer. My mistake for not immediately testing them after installation. I had the the Ride Rite system from Firestone on my previous Ford and was very pleased with that product. After reading reviews for the Timbrens I thought I could save some money by going that route. Big mistake on my part, I would never recommend this product instead I would steer anyone needing trailering suspension parts to buy the Ride Rite system. When finances allow I will be removing the Timbrens, throwing them in a dumpster and purchasing the air bag system. Overall I have been very pleased with Etrailer and will order from them in the future. 518512



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Product seems to be high quality and the delivery was fairly quick. Extremely easy for me and my 12 year old son to complete in less than a half hour. Just put them on today so won't know how well they'll work until I put a load on the truck. I had the Timbren's on my 1997 Ford F-250 and they worked great so I'm hoping for the same results. 391227


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So far they have been great we towed our 5th wheel to the east coast from California and they were great.

Eric - 06/10/2018

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This product has performed exactly as advertised. We pull a fifth wheel rv with a hitch weight of 2300 pounds. After adding the Timbren Rear Suspension System to our Ford F-250, our truck sits perfectly level when hooked up. We feel that it was a much more cost effective way to keep our truck level as opposed to installing an air bag system. 344559


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I still like the suspension product that I purchased from Timbren. It helps keep my vehicle level when we tow our 12,500 lbs fifth wheel RV with a hitch weight of about 2400 lbs, although when I purchased the product we were towing a lighter model. I have been thinking about ordering the heavier duty model you offer to help off set the increase in weight of our new trailer.

Sam H - 02/26/2018

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- TGMRCK25D
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Haven't towed the 5th wheel trailer yet, but installation was fairly easy. So far, the ride unloaded hasn't changed, but I'm sure it will be great with the trailer. These are serious parts and appear to high quality. 124219


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After having towed our fifth wheel trailer over 15,000 miles with the Timbrens, I can say they are great. The truck stays level and the trailer tows great. This is much better than having to mess with air bags.

Bob R - 04/07/2015

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I purchased the TDF15004B and TDR1500DQ products for my 2016 Ram 1500. Towing is way better and overall handling is improved. These products installed just fine. The directions were clear and concise. Etrailer has a helpful video series as well. Thanks to the staff at Etrailer for the great customer service and follow-up. Jj. 288500


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Great! I appreciate the follow-up. No complaints, performance is excellent. Ive recommended both of these products and informed them E-trailer is the source.

Jj - 11/01/2017

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Received my rear suspension enhancement kit yesterday for my 2013 F-150. It was delivered 3 days from order by etrailer and was a breeze to install. I have not towed my trailer yet but I believe it will be just what I was looking for. 243483



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I like the performance of this product. It has helped tremendously carring a loaded trailer. I haul 15,000 lbs on a regular basis. 490909


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It is still doing great.

Eric - 03/30/2019

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The "Timbren's" was one of the best things I did to the F-350 SWR to improve the ride and handling while pulling a 3 horse goose-neck horse trailer with living quarters. Follow the instruction and they are easy to install in a short time. I liked them so much that I put them on my F-250 also. 428415


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After a year it was still the best improvement I have made to the trucks. The Timbren Vehicle Suspension is something I should have installed long from the beginning. The ride is a little more stiff when empty, but thats not why the system was purchased for. Saved me from buying a $500 air bag system. I would recommend this product to anyone who hauls heavy loads.

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