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  • Can Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs be Installed in 2005 Ford F-250 with 5th Wheel Hitch
  • The Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2400 can be installed in your 2005 Ford F-250 and you should not have to do any drilling. The reason for that, according to the directions, is that when you install the upper bracket with the 3/4" bolt it will be long enough to go through the Ride-Rite bracket, your hitch bracket and the frame. If you take a look at the directions as well as the photo I added from the linked video of these springs being installed on an '05 F-250 you can...
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  • Durability of Firestone Ride-Rite Air Bags for 2018 Ram 2500
  • The Firestone Ride-Rite Red Label Extreme Duty Air Helper Springs # F2706 that fit your 2018 Ram 2500 will not break when you are towing your 5th wheel trailer, assuming proper installation. The reason I bring that up is Firestone was actually at our facility recently to speak to us about their air bag systems and said the only reason a bag may not last is due to improper installation where there is something rubbing up against the air bag, for example. A strong testament to their durability...
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  • Can Roadmaster Active Suspension and SumoSprings be Used Together on a 2018 Ford Transit T150
  • You can definitely add both the RAS Custom Leaf Spring Enhancement Kit # RAS3623-GT as well as the SumoSprings Solo Custom Helper Springs # SSR-121-40 to not only give you a much smoother driving experience but also help fight sway from high winds or passing vehicles. All of this should help to keep your equipment from bouncing in the back. I will say that even though these will drastically improve your driving experience, if your equipment doesn't weigh very much then it could still...
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  • Best Suspension Enhancement Kit for 2019 Ford F-150 That Requires no Maintenance
  • The best suspension enhancement system for your 2019 Ford F-150 is the Roadmaster Active Suspension Custom Leaf Spring Enhancement Kit because it works continually to reinforce your leaf spring suspension, will not impact your unloaded ride, and requires zero maintenance after you install it. The correct Roadmaster Active Suspension Kit for your 2019 Ford F-150 will depend on if you have a 2-Wheel Drive or 4-Wheel Drive: - 2-Wheel Drive: Roadmaster Active Suspension Custom Leaf Spring...
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  • SumoSpring Rear Axle Recommendation for 2017 Silverado 1500
  • For your truck setup and trailer tongue weight of 700-lbs or less I would go with the 1000-lb Super Springs kit, part # SSR-209-40, which is the one you referenced in your question. These will engage with enough resistance to give you load support for leveling the rear without making the ride quality too harsh. An install video and written instructions are linked for you.
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  • Suspension Support Recommendation for 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing 5th Wheel
  • I prefer the Firestone Ride Rite kit part # F2596 for your 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500 that will have a fifth wheel trailer towed. Reason is you'll be able to tailor how much air pressure/support you need based on the amount of sag you experience. The Timbren kits are great and work well but they tend to give a harsher ride quality when unloaded that most don't care for. I attached an install video for this kit as well for you to check out. For a compressor kit then I'd recommend the...
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  • Can Firestone Ride Rite Kit # F2407 Fit 2007 Toyota Tacoma with 2 inch Lift
  • Firestone sells a 2 inch lift spacer part # F2366 for vehicles like yours that have a 2 inch lift. This can be used with the Firestone Ride Rite kit part # F2407 for your 2007 Toyota Tacoma that you referenced as well.
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  • 3 inch Spacer Kit Recommendation for Firestone Ride Rite Kit part # F2251
  • Firestone does make a 3 inch lift spacer part # F2368 that you can use with the Firestone Ride Rite kit part # F2251 that you referenced. If the lift you have on your vehicle adds 3 inches to the distance between the axle of your vehicle and the frame this is the correct kit to use.
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  • Recommendation to Reduce Sag on Left Side of Class C Motorhome without Using Air Bags
  • To help level out your new RV that's built on the Ford E-350 chassis I recommend taking a look at the Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System # TFER35092B. These heavy-duty jounce-style springs will replace the factory bump stops on the rear axle to better support the RV's load and help to bring the left side of the coach up for a more level ride. A jounce-style spring system like this will definitely improve your existing left side sag but there is a chance that it won't lift it...
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  • Can 2018 Ford F-150 with Firestone Ride Rite Kit Be Jacked up By Trailer Frame
  • I've directly asked this to our reps at Firestone and they've told me that it's perfectly fine to jack up a truck like your 2018 Ford F-150 by the frame and that having the air bags of the kits like the part # F2582 will be totally fine.
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  • Can Air Lift 1000 Air Helper Springs Be Installed on Lifted Vehicle
  • The Air Lift AirLift 1000 Air Helper Springs for Coil Springs - Rear # AL60817 can utilize spacers to compensate for a lift kit installed on the vehicle. I reached out to my contact at Air Lift and they need the internal diameter of the coil as well as the internal vehicle coil length at resting ride height. If you can get me that info, I can help you get the spacers you need or check with them to see if they recommend a different kit altogether.
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  • Air Lift LoadLifter 7500 XL Air Helper Springs for 2016 Ford F-250 with 4 inch Lift
  • As long as the 2016 Ford F-250 Super Duty has 4wd, you can use the Airlift air springs part # AL57596 with a 4 inch lift and a 5th wheel hitch in the bed. You need spacers to make up the room from the 4 inch lift in your suspension. Just because you have a 4 inch lift does not always mean you need a 4 inch spacer. You have to do a couple measurements to figure out which size spacer you need. You need to measure from the frame to the top of the axle on the Ford. Then subtract the operating...
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  • Comparing Timbrens and SumoSprings for a 2017 Chevy Silverado 3500
  • Yes, the Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System part # TGMRCK25D and the SumoSprings Solo Custom Helper Springs part # SSR-207-47 are confirmed to fit your 2017 Chevy Silverado 3500. Both products will help to reduce sag, improve stability, and increase the existing suspensions wear life. Generally speaking, Timbrens are going to give you more support but SumoSprings will have a smoother ride. Of these two options, I recommend using the Timbrens as these will be more inline with...
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  • How to Connect Braided Air Lines on Air Lift LoadLifter # AL89289 to Nylon Lines from Compressor
  • When adding a compressor system like the WirelessONE # AL25870 to your Air Lift LoadLIfter 5000 Air Springs # AL89289 that feature the braided stainless steel lines you will need to use the included AN to PTC adapter fitting. This fitting will then connect to the nylon air lines that go to the compressor. I have attached an image from the installation manual that clarifies this.
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  • How to Determine Vehicle Towing Capacity Using GVWR and GCWR
  • The door jamb sticker on a vehicle will tell you the most trailer weight it can tow by you doing one math calculation using two separate figures. You need the GVWR, gross vehicle weight rating, and also the GCWR, the gross combined weight rating (the maximum combined weight of the vehicle and trailer). If you subtract the GVWR from the GCWR you end up with the maximum trailer weight. If the sticker does not provide a GCWR to allow you to do the calculation then you can refer to the owner's...
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  • Can Just Front Axle SumoSprings Be Installed on Motorhome First
  • You definitely can install either just the front or rear set of SumoSprings before the other. They do work best with them installed all around but people all the time will install on either the front or rear axle first and then later add the other axle if needed. I attached a review video for this kit for you to check out as well too for more info.
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  • Air Suspension Enhancement Kit Recommendation for 2019 Ford F-350 with OEM Rail Kit
  • For your 2019 Ford F-350 that has the factory fifth wheel rail kit we have the Firestone kit part # F2604 which is a confirmed fit and is also designed to fit with the in-bed rail kit you have as well. For a compressor kit then I'd recommend the Firestone Air Command I part # F2097 because it comes with a heavy duty compressor which will inflate the bags quicker and it comes with a gauge you will mount on the interior of your vehicle to allow you to easily monitor/inflate/deflate as needed.
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  • How Does Air Lift Kit Install on 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • I looked up the install instructions from Air Lift for the # AL60825 (included with the kit) and they recommend deflating the air bag totally and putting the cap back on it and then inserting it through the lowest opening of the spring. They do not recommend removing the spring to do this.
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  • Air Bag Suspension Enhancement That Fits 2018 Ford F-350 with OEM 5th Wheel Rail Kit
  • We have the Firestone Ride Rite kit part # F2604 which is a confirmed fit for your 2018 Ford F-350 and is also confirmed to fit with the in-bed hitch system you have as well with the Ford fifth wheel rail kit. For a compressor kit then I'd recommend the Firestone Air Command I part # F2097 because it comes with a heavy duty compressor which will inflate the bags quicker and it comes with a gauge you will mount on the interior of your vehicle to allow you to easily monitor/inflate/deflate...
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  • Does Torklift StableLoad Wear Out Vehicle Overload Springs
  • Using the TorkLift StableLoad Suspension Upgrade # TLA7200 does not wear out the overload springs at all. It does engage them earlier to help add more suspension support but that does not wear them out to any significant extent. Manufacturers typically try to keep costs down and when someone else patents a great idea to easily enhance the suspension the manufacturers can't simply copy the design without paying for it.
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  • Air Lift AirCell Helper Spring Kit Recommendation for 2014 Ford F-150
  • It's hard to give an exact weight capacity for suspension enhancement and since they kits do not give additional capacity to the vehicle I can understand by companies like Air Lift do not give out that info as it can be confusing. The kit part # AL52218 is a confirmed fit for your 2014 Ford F-150 and would be a great option for adding suspension support. I really like this kit because unlike the Timbrens you don't end up with a super harsh ride quality.
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  • Can Roadmaster Active Suspension Fit Truck with Lift Kit
  • As long as the leaf springs of your truck are the same the Roadmaster Active Suspension # RAS3611-Y will still fit. If the spring changed it's hard to say for certain what RAS kit would fit it since it would not have ever been tested.
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  • Will SuperSprings Custom Suspension Stabilizer Kit # SSA41 Help with Passenger Side Sag on RV
  • The SuperSprings Custom Suspension Stabilizer and Sway Control Kit # SSA41 referenced in your question will indeed help to level out the passenger side sag on your 2018 Georgetown 31R5 that's built on the Ford F-53 chassis. These will reinforce the motorhome's rear suspension with extra leafs to both maintain the height on the driver side while also helping to raise the passenger side back up to stock height for a level setup. These particular springs can also be customized during installation...
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  • Who Can Install Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System # TTORTUN4
  • The Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System # TTORTUN4 that you referenced has a pretty straightforward and simple installation process. It just requires you to loosen the axle U-bolts and remove the factory bump stops on the truck and replace them with the Timbren springs. Any local mechanic should be able to handle this without an issue so it doesn't necessarily need to be a shop that specializes in suspension. I just recommend checking with a local mechanic or even an auto shop...
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  • How To Prevent Sag While Towing/Hauling with a Lifted 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche
  • I do have an option for you but there would be no way to confirm fitment of the Air Lift AirLift 1000 Air Helper Springs part # AL60769 on your 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche with aftermarket coil springs. The Air Lift AirLift 1000 Air Helper Springs are designed to work with factory rear coil springs only therefore I recommend taking a look at the Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System part # TGMRG25C which like the Air Lift AirLift 1000 Air Helper Springs will also work to help reduce sag...
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  • Which Timbren Kit Fits 2004 Ford F-250 2WD with Stock Suspension
  • Yes, the Timbren kit part # TFR250SDE that you referenced is a confirmed fit for your 2004 Ford F-250 2wd with stock height suspension. I attached an install video we made that shows this kit installed on a 2004 F-250 just like yours for you to check out as well.
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  • Gooseneck Hitch and Air Ride Suspension Enhancement for 2004 Ford F-250 that are Compatible
  • You are correct. The Air Lift LoadLifter for your 2004 Ford F-250 part # AL57390 will work with the Curt hitch part # C60720 you referenced as well since the Air Lift kit installs on the inside of the frame and the Curt on the outside of the frame. I attached a couple pictures that shows the brackets of each kit mounted to basically your truck frame.
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  • Front Axle Air Spring Kit for Lifted 2004 Ford F-250 4WD
  • Timbren front axle kits # TFF350SD4 and # TFF350SD4B that fit the stock 2004 F-250 4WD are both considered standard capacity but part # TFF350SD4B does have slightly taller and stiffer springs. Otherwise they are essentially identical no-drill replacement bump stops. But neither of these can work on your truck with 6-inch lift. No Timbren front axle kits are safe to use on a truck with 6-inches of suspension lift. I did call Timbren to confirm this is the case. It may be possible to...
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  • Will Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2596 Fit 2015 Chevy Silverado 2500 with 1 inch Lift
  • Yes, you can install the Firestone Ride Rite kit part # F2596 on your 2015 Chevy Silverado 2500 with a lift kit. Firestone states for 1 inch lifts they don't normally require any type of spacer so the kit will install and work just fine.
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  • Best Air Bag Suspension Enhancement for 2019 Ford F-150
  • The best air bag suspension enhancement for your 2019 Ford F-150 are the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs # AL57284 because they will both improve your truck's handling and reduce tire wear by helping keep your front tires on the ground and increase the longevity and effectiveness of your truck's rear suspension by preventing sagging. These air springs have a load leveling capacity of up to 5,000 lbs, have pressure that can be adjusted from 5 psi to 100 psi, are made in the...
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  • Recommended SuperSprings Suspension Stabilizer for a 2014 Ford F-150
  • The SuperSprings Custom Suspension Stabilizer and Sway Control Kit part # SSA28 is an excellent option for your 2014 Ford F-150. It's going to help level the ride if you are towing or loaded as well as help to prevent body roll and shifting loads. I called SuperSprings and they informed me that this particular kit uses a metal spacer between the leaf springs however, similar kits will use a poly spacer block. Once the weight is placed back over the rear axle, the suspension preload...
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  • Timbren Suspension Enhancement Recommendation for 2008 Chevy Silverado 2500HD
  • Timbrens would be the way to go since you are hauling quite a bit of weight. So for your 2008 Chevy Silverado 2500 you'd want the part # TGMRCK25S which can give you up to an additional 6,000 lb of suspension support. You should note that this kit does not give you the ability to have more payload or towing capacity. Just to better support the current capacity of the vehicle. I attached an install video for this kit for you to check out as well. I recommended this kit over the other...
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  • Will RAS Suspension Enhancement Increase Ride Height of 2016 Ford F-250
  • The Roadmaster Active Suspension Custom Leaf Spring Enhancement Kit # RAS3611-S will not increase the ride height of your 2016 Ford F-250. The only time that you may see it increase the ride height of a truck is if the suspension of the truck is in really bad shape. In that case you would need to replace your suspension before adding suspension enhancement. You simply set the spring to the tension that is needed and then as your leaf spring flattens out the spring helps to pull the suspension...
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  • Which Airbags Will Work with the B&W Turnoverball Gooseneck Hitch on a 2017 Ford F-250
  • The Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs part # F2600 that you referenced are for a 2017 Ford F-250 2WD. If you have a 4WD then you would most likely be using the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs part # F2605 instead. If this is the case then the B&W Turnoverball Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch w/ Custom Installation Kit part # BWGNRK1117 will work for you as the gooseneck brackets install on the outside of the frame rails whereas the airbag brackets install underneath the frame...
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  • Recommended Timbren Suspension Enhancement for 5th Wheel Towing with a 2015 Ram 2500 4x4
  • Yes, the Timbren suspension enhancement system (SES) jounce-style springs will help to level your 2015 Ram 2500 when you are under a load. The correct part you want to use is # TDR2500D as the other part for the rear suspension, part # TDRTT3500E, is designed for service vehicles that are under a constant heavy load. I have attached a review video for the Timbrens as well as a photo that a customer sent in of this same system installed on their 2014 Ram 2500 for you to reference. One...
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  • Is There Drilling Involved to Install Firestone Ride Rite Air Bag kit part # F2701
  • There is no drilling involved to install the Firestone Ride Rite air bag kit part # F2701 unless you planned on drilling a hole for the inflation valve(s) location. For more info on the install check out the install instructions link I attached.
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  • Can Suspension Enhancement Fit 2014 Ford F-150 Using Weight Distribution
  • You can install suspension enhancement with a weight distribution system but you'll have to basically reset the system back up after the suspension enhancement is installed. Since you want to make sure the ride quality isn't affected when unloaded you'll want to go with an air bag setup like the Firestone Ride Rite kit part # F2525 as this will allow you to tailor exactly how much suspension support you want and when not towing allows you to lower the bag pressure to a point that you wouldn't...
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  • Recommended SumoSprings for a 2016 Thor A.C.E 29.3 RV
  • Since your 2016 Thor A.C.E 29.3 RV utilizes a Ford F-53 chassis, you can use suspension enhancements designed for this chassis. I recommend using the following products depending on the GVWR of your RV. Front: SumoSprings Rebel Custom Helper Springs part # SSF-170-40-2 (16,000 and 22,000 lbs) SumoSprings Rebel Custom Helper Springs part # SSF-173-40-2 (24,000 and 26,000 lbs) Rear: SumoSprings Maxim Custom Helper Springs part # SSR-184-40-1 (16,000 and 18,000 lbs) SumoSprings...
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  • How Does Weight Rating for SumoSprings Rebel Custom Helper Springs Work
  • The SumoSprings Rebel Custom Helper Springs # SSR-201-40-2 which fit your 2008 Chevy Silverado 2500 and have a weight capacity of 2,600 lbs are an excellent choice to add a suspension enhancement system (SES) to your 5th wheel towing setup. The 2,600 lb rating means that they will help to support up to 2,600 lbs of payload weight. They won't increase the weight rating of your pickup but they do help to make your towing experience much better. If you are wanting something a little...
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  • How To Prevent Vehicle Sag and Sway on a 2002 Ford F-250 with In-Bed Camper
  • The Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System part # TFRTT350E is exactly what you will want to use on your 2002 Ford F-250 to haul your in-bed camper as they are designed for exactly this purpose and will take a lot of the sway out due to the higher center point as well as sag. There really is not a better system on the market for use with an in-bed camper. However, they will not increase the payload capacity of your vehicle nor will any aftermarket suspension enhancement system claim...
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  • Are There Products Available to Reduce Rear Sag on 2014 Hyundai Tucson
  • I checked with all the manufacturers we carry and unfortunately there isn't any additional spring support available for your 2014 Hyundai Tucson. However, to reduce sag when using your vehicle for towing, I do have a solution for you. Many of the aftermarket hitches we carry like the Curt # C13120 do allow for weight distribution systems, so you can use a weight distribution system to reduce sag when towing, which is your best option. For the safe towing capacity of your vehicle...
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  • Best Way To Prevent Sag While Towing with a 2019 Ram 1500
  • Yes, the Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System part # TDR1500DQ is a confirmed fit for the rear of your 2019 Ram 1500 Laramie Crew Cab. The Timbrens are very easy to install as there are no tools required and they will do an excellent job of helping your truck handle heavy loads or tow a trailer. The newer Ram 1500's use a coil spring rear suspension system which offers better ride quality but lacks support while towing/hauling which is most likely why you are looking for suspension...
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  • Best Way To Prevent Sag While Towing with a 2015 Ford Expedition
  • The Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System part # TUR100 may fit your 2015 Ford Expedition as it is a universal kit but we have not yet confirmed this nor do we have any advice on how it would be installed. The only rear suspension enhancement system that we have confirmed for your vehicle or that is even available for that matter most likely is the Coil SumoSprings Custom Helper Springs for Coil Spring Suspension part # CSS-1168R. The Coil SumoSprings install inside the coil springs...
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  • Can Firestone Suspension Enhancement Fit 2016 Nissan Frontier With Lift Kit
  • A shackle style of lift kit adds distance between the vehicle axle so you can still use Firestone suspension enhancement kit like the part # F2558 but you'll need to use a lift spacer like the part # F2536 to take up the additional space created by the lift kit.
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  • Air Bag and Wireless Compressor Kit Recommendation for 2019 Ford F-250 Towing 5th Wheel
  • The Firestone air bag kit you'll want for your 2019 Ford F-250 is the Ride Rite part # F2605 which was designed to also allow the install of an in-bed hitch like the fifth wheel setup you have. Then for a compressor kit you'd want the Air Command F3 part # F2590 as it is wireless like you want and has a heavier duty compressor which allows it to inflate the bags quicker. Then for a mount you'd want the part # F2588 which gives you an easy to mount plate for the compressor that does not...
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  • Air Lift Air Bag Suspension Enhancement Recommendation for 2018 Ford F-350 Dually
  • Air Lift makes several different lines of air bag suspension that fits your 2018 Ford F-350 but I'd need to know which exact kit you bought. I also am not seeing any fits that exclude dually models of the truck either. To offset the cost of the kit you bought that does not fit it might be worth considering selling the entire kit you have as a whole and buying the correct fit your truck part # AL57599. If you replace the brackets you have currently you'd be left with extras that you'd...
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  • Assembled Height of Timbren Active Off-Road Bumpstops # TABSOSR
  • The Timbren Active Off-Road Bumpstops # TABSOSR referenced in your question feature an assembled height of 4-5/8 inches. I have attached a short video review on this kit along with the written installation instructions that you can check out as well.
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  • Air Bag Suspension Kit Recommendation for 2018 Ford F-150
  • For your 2018 Ford F-150 I recommend the Firestone Ride Rite Kit part # F2582 as it can provide up to 4,800 lbs of support and installs without drilling. It also has the highest quality air bags on the market. Check out the install video I attached for this kit as well. For a compressor the best option is the single path, heavy duty kit part # F2097. You get the faster working compressor and a gauge you can mount easily in your dash that allows you to monitor and inflate/deflate the...
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  • Best Airbags and Wireless Compressor System for 2019 Chevy Silverado 3500
  • The best air bag setup for the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 is the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs part # AL88338 for the rear axle. The Airlift air bags are the best option because they are the only airbags we carry that feature both an internal jounce style spring and the adjustability of air bags. I have attached an installation video of the airbags on a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500. The internal springs create a durable structure inside the air bag while maintaining...
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  • Can Air Lift AirCell Custom Helper Springs Kit # AL52215 Fit Fifth Wheel Rail Kit
  • Yes, the Air Lift AirCell Custom Helper Springs Kit # AL52215 that you referenced does fit your 1999 Ford F-250 and is compatible with the fifth wheel install rails your truck has installed already. I attached an install video for this kit on a similar 99' Ford F-250 as yours for you to check out as well.
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  • How Many Jounce Springs Come in the Timbren Rear Suspension System for 2004 Chevy Avalanche 1500?
  • The Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System # TGMRG25C comes with 2 jounce springs for your 2004 Chevy Avalanche 1500. It will give you the upgraded suspension for both sides of your rear axle and each side works independently to compensate for off center loads and reducing body roll around corners. I've attached a couple videos to assist.
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  • Firestone Ride Rite Air Bags Installation With Single or Dual Path Compressor
  • The Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs - Double Convoluted - Rear Axle # F2410 is designed to flex from side to side when you use a single path compressor and T-valve. In talking with Firestone they have only every confirmed using the dual path compressor to eliminate this issue and do not have a specific check valve for that application. The reason is that you need to be able to release the air pressure as well so the check valve is only in the compressor like # F9399-1. For...
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  • Suspension Enhancement and Gooseneck Hitch Recommendation for 2007 Ford F-150
  • I have a great suspension enhancement solution for your 2007 Ford F-150 that you plan to install a gooseneck hitch in the bed of but the air spring kits you mentioned do not fit with in-bed hitches. So you'd want to go with a Timbren system like the part # TFR1502D which fits your truck, provides the same suspension support, and is compatible with an in-bed hitch. The other benefit is that you don't have to ever worry about checking air pressure in air bags. Then for a gooseneck hitch...
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  • Can Weight Distribution Be Used with Firestone Air Bag Suspension Enhancement
  • You can use air bag suspension enhancement with weight distribution but the key is to inflate the bags to the desired PSI and then set the weight distribution system up. You'll end up using less spring bar tension than you currently have so you'll want to go back through the setup process of your WD system after installing and inflating the bags.
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  • Air Suspension Kit Recommendation for 2005 Toyota Tundra 2WD Non-TRD
  • We have an air bag rear suspension enhancement that does fit your 2005 Toyota Tundra 2WD non-TRD but the part # F2212 only fits the TRD models. I double checked with Firestone to confirm this. Instead you'd want the Air Lift Ride Control kit part # AL59530 which is a confirmed fit and would work great.
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  • Coil SumoSprings Custom Helper Springs for a 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander
  • There has not yet been a set of Coil SumoSprings Custom Helper Springs confirmed to fit your 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander. However, if you can provide me with the dimensions of your coil springs using the attached chart I would be happy to see if SuperSprings has an option for you. Unfortunately, I don't have any dimensions on part # CSS-1125R. There are currently no other suspension enhancements for your vehicle therefore measuring the coil springs to see if there are a set of Coil SumoSprings...
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  • Comparing Front Timbren and SumoSprings for a 2002 Ford F-53 Chassis
  • When comparing the ride quality between the Timbren # TFFF53B and SumoSpring # SSF-172-40-2 I recommend going with the SumoSprings. Although Timbren is a very solid product, the SumoSprings have been proven to have more of a forgiving support over the Timbrens. This is supported by great reviews and feedback from customers. For your specific application the SumoSprings are installed so that half of each spring is on the top and the other half is on the bottom so when contact is made...
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  • Air Bag Springs for a 2019 Ford F-350 4x4 Dually with OEM 5th Wheel
  • I confirmed with Airlift and the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 part # AL88399 will fit the 2019 Ford F350 with dual rear wheels. I recommend the Air Lift LoadLifter over the other options because they are designed with internal jounce bumpers. The jounce bumpers are in place if the airbag loses air pressure the jounce springs will support the load until you can adjust the air. I do recommend a compressor system such as part # AL25592 to keep the air pressure above the minimum level. Most...
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  • Recommended Rear Suspension Enhancement for 1999 Ford F-250 to Reduce Sag with 5th Wheel Trailer
  • To greatly reduce the sag you're getting with the 5th wheel trailer hooked up to your 1999 Ford F-250 I recommend adding the Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System # TFR150SDE. This is because the heavy-duty aeon rubber springs used for the Timbren systems offer a bit more support than the urethane constructed springs on the SumoSprings. This will allow for a more level and smoother ride when the truck is under load. This along with the Timbren's overall higher capacity (6,000 pounds...
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  • Firestone Air Bag Kits for 2004 Ford Excursion 2WD and 4WD
  • There are two different Firestone rear axle air bag kits for the 2004 Ford Excursion. The Excursion 2WD uses part # F2255 and the 4WD uses part # F2251. The kit # F2400 that you referenced is for Ford pickups but not the Excursion. These two Excursion kits can be seen by clicking on the linked page. You'll notice the brackets in each kit are quite different. I recommend that you do not try to piece together all of the individual kit parts. Often getting all of the individual parts...
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  • Air Bag Suspension Kit Recommendation for 2005 Ford F-250 with Draw Tite Gooseneck Hitch
  • For your 2005 Ford F-250 the Firestone Ride Rite kit part # F2400 that you referenced is what you'd want. This kit will give you the suspension support you need and is compatible with your Draw Tite in-bed hitch. I attached an install video for this kit for you to check out as well. For a compressor the kit I recommend is the Firestone Air Command I part # F2097 because it comes with a heavier duty compressor which will inflate the bags quicker than standard duty, and because it allows...
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  • Does Firestone Ride Rite Suspension Kit Soften Trucks' Ride Quality 2018 Ram 2500
  • I wish we carried something that would soften up your ride quality, but all of the suspension enhancement kits we offer would make the ride stiffer since they are designed to give additional suspension support. The Firestone Ride Rite kit part # F2598 that you referenced is a confirmed fit for your 2018 Ram 2500 with coil springs, and while "air bags" do sound soft, they actually are pretty harsh when inflated to a higher pressure. This would be what you'd want if you were towing something...
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  • Timbren Suspension Enhancement Recommendation for 2017 Jeep Wrangler with 2 inch Lift
  • The Timbren kit part # TJRJK that you referenced is the correct kit for your 2017 Jeep Wrangler, but since you have a 2 inch lift you'll also need to use spacers to take up the additional space created by the lift. For that you'd want the # A25723-90AH00 for each inch of lift. So you'd need a quantity of 4 since you have 2 inches of lift per side of vehicle. I attached an install video for the Timbren for you to check out as well.
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  • Rear Suspension Enhancement Recommendation for 2018 Thor ACE 30.3 Motorhome
  • For sway reduction the SuperSprings # SSA41 are the best option for your 2018 Thor ACE 30.3. This upgrade is known to have the best anti-sway characteristics of all of the suspension enhancement kits out there.
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  • Which Air Lift Air Bag Kit Fits 2011 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4x4
  • The Air Lift kit part # AL60786 is for the SR-5 models of the 2011 Toyota Sequoia and the part # AL60826 is for the other models aside from the Platinum version. Since you do not have a SR-5 or Platinum the correct kit is the # AL60826.
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  • Recommended Air Bags for a 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 With 5th Wheel Hitch
  • I took a look at the Pullrite Industry Standard Rail Custom Mounting Kit 2730 that you have on your 2015 GMC Sierra 1500. The frame brackets for this kit install on the outside of the frame rails which means the best fit airbag kit we have for you is the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs part # F2430. The reason for this is because the upper airbag brackets install on the bottom and inside of the frame rail which means there will be no interference with the Pullrite Industry Standard...
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  • SumoSpring Recommendation for a 2018 Jayco Greyhawk Motorhome
  • Yes, the SumoSprings Maxim Custom Helper Springs # SSR-106-47-1 will help to support the suspension on your 2018 Jayco Greyhawk Motorhome when when you are towing your 7x14 enclosed trailer. They won't increase the weight capacity of your motorhome but they will help support up to 4,600 lbs of weight. The best thing about these units is that after you install them you can literally forget that they are there as they require no maintenance. Another benefit of the SumoSprings is that...
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  • Difference Between Air Lift Compressor Kit AL25804 and AL25592 for a 2000 Ford Super Duty
  • The difference between the Air Lift Air Shock Controller Compressor System # AL25804 and the Air Lift Load Controller II Compressor System # AL25592 is that the 25804 is the standard compressor system where the 25592 is the upgraded version that has a better gauge with an LED backlight and extra parts so you can also inflate/deflate your air bags manually if you choose to. Aside from those couple of things they have the same compressor system and are single path operation which means...
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  • How To Prevent Sag on a 2001 Toyota Tundra TRD 4x4 While Towing/Hauling
  • I do have an option for you but I checked with Firestone and you are correct in that they do not list the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs part # F2245 as a fit for your 2001 Toyota Tundra TRD 4x4. I also checked with Air Lift and they do not offer any airbags for your vehicle either therefore I recommend taking a look at either the Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System part # TTORTUN4 or the SumoSprings Solo Custom Helper Springs part # SSR-610-47. The Timbrens and SumoSprings...
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  • Can Timbren Front Suspension Enhancement Install on Lifted 2018 Ford F-150
  • You can install the Timbren front suspension kit part # TFR1504E on a 2018 Ford F-150 with a lift kit but you'll need to use spacers to take up the additional space created. Timbren recommends a distance of 1" from the bottom of the bump stop to the top of the contact point. You can do this by using increments of the Timbren 1/2" Spacer part # TA25722-90P00 and the Timbren 1" Spacer part # A25723-90AH00 until the 1" of space is acquired.
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  • Will Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs on 2016 Ford F-150 Interfere with Wheel Well Guards
  • You can install the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2582 on your 2016 Ford F-150 along with the Husky Liners Custom Rear Wheel Well Guards # HL79121. I took a look at the install directions for both and while I can't guarantee there will be zero interference between the springs and wheel well guards, you can simply make a cut in the wheel well guards where the brackets of the Ride-Rite protrude, like the customer who sent us the accompanying photo did. I have added a link...
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  • Compatibility of Helper Springs on 2018 Ram 3500 with Factory Installed Rear Air Bag System
  • SumoSprings Solo Custom Helper Springs - Rear Axle # SSR-312-54 will not be compatible with your 2018 Ram 3500 with factory rear air bags. The bump stop location would usually be directly behind where the air bag is present. In talking with the manufacturer, if there is a jounce spring present there, you would be able to utilize the SumoSprings, but if it is not present they can't confirm the fit because they haven't tested it on vehicles without that jounce spring. The Factory Air...
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  • Height of Timbren Rear Suspension Springs # TDR1500DS
  • I went out to our warehouse to take a look at the Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System # TDR1500DS and measured an overall height on the springs of right at 6-1/4 inches. I have attached an image to assist. These particular springs are designed to fit the rear axle on the following trucks: 2010 - 2018 Ram 1500 2019 - 2019 Ram 1500 Classic 2009 - 2014 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500
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  • Timbren Suspension Enhancement Recommendation for 2019 Ford F-150
  • For your 2019 Ford F-150 the Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System # TFR1504E is a great option because they will improve your truck's handling and performance when you are towing but will not affect your regular, unloaded ride. When your F-150 is towing or you have a load that causes the rear end to sag a bit, the rear of your truck will disproportionately be affected so that the front of the truck rises a bit. This means your F-150 won't handle as well because the front tires...
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  • How to Determine Correct Spacer for Ride-Rite Helper Springs on 2006 Chevy Silverado 2500HD
  • To determine the correct spacer you need to measure the distance from the upper and lower mounting brackets for the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2250, which will be the frame for the upper bracket and axle for the lower bracket so it does sound as if you have measured correctly. The correct spacers for an 11-1/4" measurement are the Lift Spacers for Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2373.
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  • What Model Silverados Will Timbren Rear Suspension Kit # TGMRCK15S Fit
  • The Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System # TGMRCK15S referenced in your question is designed to fit the following models of the Chevy Silverado: 2014 - 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2019 - 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LD 1999 - 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2007 - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body 1500 2001 - 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LD 2007 - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado Classic 1500 LD I have attached an installation video and the written instructions that you can check...
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  • Will Viair Air compressor and Tank Work with LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus on 2018 Ford F-250
  • As long as your Viair air compressor and tank is compatible with the 1/4" braided air lines that come with the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus Air Springs # AL89399 then they are compatible and will work well on your 2018 Ford F-250. Attached is a review video of this kit as well as the installation instructions for you to check out.
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  • 2019 Toyota 4Runner Towing Capacity
  • From what I found online it looks like your 2019 Toyota 4Runner has a towing capacity of 5,000 lbs like you mentioned. You'd need to keep the weight of the trailer under that and you'd be fine. Towing capacities for vehicles are figured conservatively so as long as you are under them you are totally safe. For suspension enhancement to help reduce sag when towing the Timbren kit part # TTORSEQ is confirmed as a fit and will work well. It won't give you additional towing capacity beyond...
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  • Recommended Suspension Enhancement for Towing a Pop Up Camper with a 2019 Honda Odyssey
  • I do have a solution for you to add suspension enhancement to your 2019 Honda Odyssey but unfortunately when I spoke to my contact at Air Lift he said that there was a design change with the suspension on the 2018 model Odyssey that doesn't allow their air bags to fit anymore. Since this translated over to the 2019 model year as well they still don't have a fit. The only suspension enhancement that currently fits (as of February 2019) is the Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System...
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  • Best Suspension Help for Lifted 2004 Ford Super Duty Truck
  • For your 4 inch lift on your 2004 Ford Super Duty truck, I recommend the Lift Spacers for Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs - Vehicles w/ 4" Lift # F2371 along with the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2550 if you have a suspension lift. If you have a body lift, then you can simply use the helper springs without the spacers. If you have a combination, let me know how much of each for a more customized fit. The air springs will allow you to adjust the psi in the springs...
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  • Height of Timbren Active Off-Road Bumpstops for 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited and Trailer
  • The Timbren Active Off-Road Bumpstops - Rear Suspension - 6,000 lbs # TABSTORSEQ are not designed for your 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. You will instead want the Timbren Active Off-Road Bumpstops - Rear Suspension - 2,400 lbs # TABSJRJK which are a confirmed fit for your vehicle. They measure 3-5/8 inches tall as you can see in the attached photo.
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  • Fifth Wheel Towing with 2018 Ram 2500 Crew Cab with 1,820 lb Hitch Weight
  • The 2,380 payload on your 2018 Ram 2500 does include the passengers, so you will need to take that into consideration. The manufacturer does set the max capacity so they are not liable if you overload your truck, so you will need to determine what you are comfortable with. 5th Wheel Pin weight is not the same as payload because the payload is spread out over the entire truck bed where the 5th wheel hitch rail system is mounted directly to the frame and specifically over the rear axle....
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  • Advantage of AirLift Air Springs That Include Internal Jounce Bumpers
  • The advantage of the AirLift air spring systems that have an internal jounce bumper is that in the event of an air leak your Ram 1500 would not lose all of the extra suspension support. You would still have the internal jounce bumper as a fail-safe to absorb some bumps and shocks, although the adjustable leveling ability of air bags would be gone until you could repair the fault. Kit # AL88370 which fits both 2WD and 4WD versions of your Ram 1500 includes these jounce bumpers. The two...
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  • Can Timbren Rear Suspension Kit Fit 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor with 1 inch Lift
  • Most block lift kits just lift the body of the truck and not the suspension as well. This is known as a body lift. Suspension lifts are when the distance from the frame and truck axle increase. If you have a body lift the Timbren kit part # TFR150RA fits without any modification. If you added 1 inch to the distance between the truck frame and axle you'd need the part # TA25723-90AD00 for each side and you'd be set.
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  • Longer Carriage Bolt for Firestone Sport-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2587
  • The Replacement Carriage Bolt # F2135821149 referenced in your question will indeed work with your existing Firestone Sport-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2587 to provide you with a longer bolt to accommodate the extra leaf on your new leaf pack. The bolt measures 5-1/2 inches long so this will give you an extra 2-1/2 inches over the carriage bolts that came with your Firestone kit. If you need more length then you can also just obtain longer 3/8"-16 carriage bolts from a local hardware store.
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  • Correct Roadmaster Active Suspension Enhancement Kit for a 2010 Ford F-150 Lariat
  • There are no special procedures or additional parts that will be needed to install the Roadmaster Active Suspension Custom Leaf Spring Enhancement Kit part # RAS3611-Y on your 2010 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCrew 4x4. Please note the Roadmaster Active Suspension Custom Leaf Spring Enhancement Kit part # RAS3611 is for 4x2 models so you will need to use the above because you have a 4x4. The installation process in short entails raising one side of the vehicle, securing it with jacks in the...
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  • AirLift Rear Air Bag and Compressor Kits for 2018 Ford F-150 4WD with 5th Wheel Hitch
  • For your 2018 Ford F-150 4WD that has a 5th wheel hitch installed the air bag kit I recommend is the AirLift LoadLifter 5000 # AL57284. This is one of the few kits that will work great along with your 5th wheel setup. You can refer to the linked installation video showing 2017 F-150 to see the process. The written instructions are also linked for you. Many air bag owners that have 5th wheels end up using a compressor kit. Compared to pulling off the road to inflate/deflate the bags...
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  • Recommended Front Suspension Upgrade for a 1997 GMC C3500
  • I do have an option for you but the SuperCoils Custom Suspension Coils part # SSC-13 will not fit your 1997 GMC C3500. Unfortunately, SuperSprings does not make a SuperCoils Custom Suspension Coil for your C3500. However, I do have the Timbren Front Suspension Enhancement System part # TGMFC1588H which is a fit for your C3500 and will do an excellent job of offering additional support in the front of the vehicle. The Timbren Front Suspension Enhancement System is also very easy to...
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  • Which is Better for Rear Suspension Enhancement 1 Inflation Valve or 2
  • For most people it's better to just have 1 inflation valve for rear suspension enhancement air bags. Rarely does a situation call for needing different psi in either bag on either side of the truck. 99% of the applications will call for the same pressure on both sides so using one valve allows you to always have equal pressure in either bag. Using two valves like you have will basically just require you to make sure both bags have the same pressure. Once they are inflated equally though...
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  • Which Timbren Suspension Kit Fits 2014 Ford F-150 XLT
  • The Timbren kit part # TGMRCK25D that you referenced does not fit your 2014 Ford F-150 and that is why you are having a hard time with the install. Instead you need the # TFR1504D if you have a 4 wheel drive truck or the part # TFR1502D if you have a 2 wheel drive.
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  • Dimensions of SumoSprings Rebel Custom Helper Springs # SSF-170-40-2 for 2017 Ford F53 Chassis
  • The dimension of the SumoSprings Rebel Custom Helper Springs - 2 Piece - Front Axle # SSF-170-40-2 that you are seeking is the 8-1/2 inches from bracket to bracket. Anything larger than that will create separation which is ideal for steering to keep your wheels on the ground when needed but anything shorter than that will cause compression and will give stability. You can see both of these actions in the attached video.
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  • Do Front and Rear SumoSprings Need to be Installed on 2018 Ram ProMaster 2500 Near GVWR
  • Since you are loading your 2018 Ram ProMaster 2500 up to the GVWR I recommend starting off using the SumoSprings Solo Custom Helper Springs # SSR-313-54 for the rear axle. These are the heaviest duty option available which is what you need for your application. If you had a passenger vehicle then I would say that the rear SumoSprings would be enough but since you have an RV I also recommend installing the Coil SumoSprings Custom Helper Springs # CSS-1195F. These will not only assist...
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  • SumoSprings Front Suspension Enhancement Recommendation for 2016 Ford F-150
  • There are different dimension SumoSpring kits for the front suspension on trucks but for your 2016 Ford F-150 the correct kit is the part # CSS-1094F that you mentioned. We cannot recommend you use a different spring on your truck. This will do a great job supporting your front suspension while you are using a snow plow which will be heavier.
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  • Will Firestone Ride-Rite Red Label Extreme Duty Fit 2013 Chevy Silverado 3500HD
  • Yes, the Firestone Ride-Rite Red Label Extreme Duty Air Helper Springs # F2702 are confirmed to fit your 2013 Chevy Silverado 3500HD. These are meant to be used for very heavy-duty applications like if your pickup is under a heavy load all day. I do also recommend using a compressor kit as it allows you to help keep your truck level and will improve your ride quality. For this I recommend the Firestone Air Command F3, which is available for Light Duty F3 # F2581, Standard Duty F3 # F2589,...
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  • Best Rear Axle Suspension Helper Kit for 2013 Ford F-350 with Truck Camper
  • The SuperSprings kit # SSS-2 is meant for commercial trucks that have an air suspension, however we can help you with a similar rear axle suspension helper kit for your 2013 Ford F-350 to help with sag and sway from your truck camper's weight. For an easy-install no-maintenance kit similar to the Superprings I recommend the TorkLift StableLoad kit # TLA7200. This no-drill kit is intended for 2WD or 4WD trucks that have an upper overload spring. If you check out the suspension overview...
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  • Best Airbags for a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 With Factory Prep Package
  • For your 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, I recommend the Air Lift LoadLifter 7500 XL Air Helper Springs part # AL57538 over the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs part # F2596. The LoadLifter airbags will do an excellent job of helping to support your truck bed camper or gooseneck trailer. They have a 7,500 lb weight capacity which I would choose over the 5,000 lb system because you are going to be using an in-bed camper which will add more weight over the rear axle than with a 5th wheel...
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  • Roadmaster Active Suspension System for 2016 Ram 3500
  • The correct Roadmaster Active Suspension Custom Leaf Spring Enhancement Kit for a 2016 Ram 3500 is part # RAS3613-HD. This will work if your truck has single rear wheels as well as dual rear wheels, but please keep in mind it will NOT fit if your '16 Ram has factory top overload springs, and it is designed to fit leaf springs with the rear shackle that swings BELOW the rear eye. The RAS Enhancement Kit # RAS3613-HD will continually reinforcing your Ram's leaf springs, making it an active...
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  • Will Roadmaster Active Suspension Benefit 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 Z71
  • The Roadmaster Active Suspension Custom Leaf Spring Enhancement Kit # RAS4611 will definitely have a positive impact on the suspension of your 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 Z71. This kit is different than other suspension enhancements in that it is designed to be active, as its name suggests. What this means is that the system is continually reinforcing your Chevy's leaf springs. As you can see by the accompanying photo the RAS Enhancement Kit installs under your leaf spring which allows...
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  • Will Airbags Work on a 2018 Ford F-250 With Factory Prep Package
  • The Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Air Helper Springs with Internal Jounce Bumpers part # AL88399 which are a fit for your 2018 Ford F-250 WILL work with the factory prep package (pucks). The reason for this is because the upper airbag brackets install underneath the frame rail so there will be no interference with the factory prep package which mounts on the inside of the frame rails or an aftermarket 5th wheel hitch that mounts on the outside of the frame rails. A side mount 5th wheel...
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  • Weight Distribution System to Reduce Rear Sag in 2012 Chevy Suburban Towing Camper
  • If you already have the Roadmaster Active Suspension system # RAS4611 installed in your 2012 Suburban and you still have rear sag when your camper is hitched I recommend using a weight distribution/sway control (WD/SC) system if you do not already have one. You could add Timbrens but WD is a better option. Weight distribution will do more to level the Suburban and eliminate the rear sag than adding a set of Timbren jounce springs since WD/SC systems actually shift trailer tongue weight...
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