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Old 08-30-2016, 02:31 PM   #11
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Air bags, with them, YOU control the ride.

BUT, like some have suggested, you need to adjust your wdh torsion bars to get the truck level.
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Old 08-30-2016, 02:36 PM   #12
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You don't need bags or springs.. You need a good weight distribution hitch. The bags are not going to transfer weight to the front axle, they are just going to lift the rear of the truck.

1/2 inch is not much. A good wdh will more than fix your problem..

X200. If you have a wife let her spend on something you do not need instead of truck mods you do not need.
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We do have a WDH and the truck still squatted in the rear. Got the air lift adjustable helper springs for 2 reasons. To bring the rear back up and to help eliminate the porpoising. The air springs did both. We have the on board compressor so I was able to experiment with the psi. We run about 60 psi. You feel more of the road but eliminated most of the porpoising.
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Old 08-30-2016, 03:17 PM   #14
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WDH question was for the OP.
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Old 08-30-2016, 04:11 PM   #15
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Hi everyone.

I'm pulling a 2017 Grey Wolf 26DBH with my 2005 Ram 1500 Big Horn. No problems at all pulling the trailer (usually loaded to around 6500#) but when loaded up I sit about a 1/2" lower in the back of the truck than in the front. I'm trying to decide between purchasing some Hellwig LP35 helper springs or going with an Airlift Load Lifter 5000 air bag kit. A new 3/4 ton truck is not in my immediate plans (dang house addition!), so that's out of the question. Any preferences between the two kits?

Thanks!!
Roadmaster spring assist. No maintenance works great.
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Old 08-30-2016, 07:41 PM   #16
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Supersprings and adjusting the WDH.
Ben31...Are you using the Supersprings?
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We do have a WDH and the truck still squatted in the rear. Got the air lift adjustable helper springs for 2 reasons. To bring the rear back up and to help eliminate the porpoising. The air springs did both. We have the on board compressor so I was able to experiment with the psi. We run about 60 psi. You feel more of the road but eliminated most of the porpoising.
60psi that seems like a lot with a wdh... You sure the wdh is doing anything?
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Old 08-30-2016, 08:02 PM   #18
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From you pic you are pulling a 5th wheel, no? The OP has a bumper pull. A good wdh will more than take out 1/2 inch and I'm not sure that is even a problem. The real issue is how high is the front of the truck?

Oh well, OP has not chimed in so I guess he wanted springs or an airbag..
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60psi that seems like a lot with a wdh... You sure the wdh is doing anything?
Oh yah. After adding 2 more washers to my WDH from where the tech had it set it took a lot of sway out of my TT, that and LT Cooper tires on my TV that replaced the stock p rated Goodyears. The rear of my TV sat about 2 inches lower with the TT and the WDH hooked up. Wanted to raise the rear back up and had quite a bit of porpoising going on. I experimented with the air pressure and found that between 40 and 60 takes most of the porpoising out.
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