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Old 03-15-2008, 01:28 PM   #1
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HELP! Airbags vs WDH

We are suiting up our rig for our RS23. At the advice of the Toyota dealer, they said to get Airbags. Ultimate Truck, says airbags is all we need, no WDH. PLEASE CLARIFY. Do we need both? Is one superior to the other? Our TV is rated at 6500 and our RV is at 5700 GVWR.

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Old 03-15-2008, 02:28 PM   #2
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I woulkd get a WDH wether you decide on airbags or not.

Airbags will help with a sagging rear, but a WDH will transfer that weight to the front axle.
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Old 03-15-2008, 06:18 PM   #3
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I just put airbags on my Excursion today to counter the sag in the rear. I will continue to us WDH but needed help with the sag.
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Old 03-16-2008, 04:05 PM   #4
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A weight distribution hitch is cruicial to a proper and safe handling truck! wait on the airbags untill after you have the WD hitch dialed. when properly setup thier should be no need for airbags. unless you throw alot of "stuff" in the bed of the truck. then the airbags will help level out the weight of the loaded truck.

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Old 03-16-2008, 04:32 PM   #5
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Question? what are Airbage for the rear, I never heard that term but I know what Air Shocks are, is it the same?
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Old 03-16-2008, 06:22 PM   #6
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This is an airbag........

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Old 03-16-2008, 07:49 PM   #7
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Thanks for the education, another question? is this something that works with a shock or takes it's place?
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Thanks for the education, another question? is this something that works with a shock or takes it's place?
They work with the shock. Do not adjust air bag pressure until the truck is loaded, then just enough air to get level.
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Old 03-16-2008, 10:20 PM   #9
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Please get a wd hitch


Bags raise the rear and wd will halp on the balance if set up correctly.


JMI as I am no expert


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Old 03-16-2008, 11:42 PM   #10
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We listen, on our way to a WDH... thanks! Will hold off on the airbags until we need them. I have heard the EQUi -lizer brand are the best. Any other opinions?
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