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Old 06-18-2015, 04:51 PM   #21
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It does help take the bounce and porpoising out when you hit the bridges and stuff.. You'll love them. The ram has a pretty soft ride due to the rear coil springs. These are great for helping them.


Did you have to jack the truck up to spread the springs out or were you able to install the bags with the truck on the ground?
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Old 06-18-2015, 04:53 PM   #22
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I get 10-12 mpg. I'm in AL so it's not mountainous by any means but hilly in spots.. (I grew up in the Rockies so I know mountains, where people around here think there are mountains) anyway, not great gas mileage but not terrible towing 8000 + lbs with 1/2 ton Hemi..
Not terrible at all.
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Old 06-18-2015, 05:01 PM   #23
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Jack the truck up. Put jack stands under the frame in front of rear tires. Removed the rear tires ( I did one at a time, but you can do both). Let the truck rest on the stands as you lower the rear axle, to a point of stretching out the coils. As I did this I. Set the airbags in hot water to soften them some so they were more pliable. They went right in. There is a YouTube video on the install that helped me, also they send great instructions..
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Old 06-18-2015, 05:14 PM   #24
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Ram 1500 and Air Bags....

https://www.youtube.com/embed/cST8bRXL5UM?autoplay=1

Found the install video.. Lol
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What is the dry weight of your Windjammer?

6500 lbs.


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Old 06-18-2015, 07:37 PM   #26
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What kind of mileage you guys get? What type of terrain you tow on?

Thanks

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I get between 9-12 mpg a/c on & depending on wind direction.


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Old 06-18-2015, 08:02 PM   #27
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Stan - I also have air bags so I'm not recommending against them. But, before you spend the money on bags, I recommend you read the factory manual and make sure your WD hitch is adjusted properly. I have the 4-way Equilizer, but I found on mine that moving the L brackets up just one hole made a big difference in handling and sway. BTW, the manual uses measurements before and after to get the hitch set "close", but you should really weigh the entire rig on CAT scales to get the adjustment "as close as possible".
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