Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-01-2014, 01:41 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
muddyrode's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: SE Iowa
Posts: 464
Air bags needed or not

I have a 2012 silverado 2500hd when pulling my 2008 285wp 5ver 10'000 loaded the back end bounce's a little on certain roads will air bags stop this? will they make it ride rougher with out a trailer?

thanks
__________________

__________________
2016 SANDPIPER 35ROK
2013 Silverado Duramax 3500HD DRW LB

Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey
muddyrode is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-01-2014, 02:03 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
jevanb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Michigan
Posts: 1,441
it will help with the bucking at least it did on my truck.. I run them at 65psi while hitched up and 5psi empty, and the empty ride is the same with air bags as it was without, get rid of the crappy shocks and install a set of blistens
__________________

__________________
2012 Wildcat 344QB

06 LBZ ,CC 4x
lots of mods
Superglide
jevanb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2014, 11:53 AM   #3
Now a "Top Member"
 
EdJunior's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Roman Forest, TX
Posts: 1,368
Yes, the air bags will help. They may not stop it completely, but they will help. My ride without a load has been no different (5psi as recommended).
__________________
Ed and Sharon
2010 Wildcat 28RKBS
2011 Ford F-250 XLT, 6.7L PSD
Ride-Rite Airbags and Airlift wireless remote compressor...nice!

I thought I was wrong once, but I was wrong!
EdJunior is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-03-2014, 01:14 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: chesapeake
Posts: 123
Timbrens

Timbrens" are supposed to work real well with no matience. They made my truck ride a little rougher without a load but are supposed to work real well. I have them on my truck now and will let you know if you ask me after 21apr. (We will be going out). They replace the bump stops and are easy to install if you want to do it yourself. They are about 310.00 installed. When you add the load they keep the truck from dropping down to much in the back. My truck dropped 2.5" when my load was applied without them, (not to bad), but I still wanted something to help with ride and bounce. We will see. I have an f250 long bed/supercab. Not a dually.
__________________
quick83 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-03-2014, 01:56 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 571
2008 2500hd, extended cab, long box here. I have had airbags on my last 3 pickup trucks, big difference for load, TT(26RKS here) and comfort. I run my AiRLift airbags at 15-20 psi. If i have load in the back, usually 50+ not to make it to bouncy.
Would definitelly put a set on. I run mine without a compressor, pump them up at home.

Sent from my Lenovo P780 using Forest River Forums mobile app
__________________
Kuba is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
air bags

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:10 AM.