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Old 04-29-2014, 09:07 AM   #1
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I have an 2008 f250 super cab-long bed with timbren installed and I pull a 41 foot 365saqb sierra with the rotoflex hitch on the RV. I can not believe how well this combination tows! hitting dips/bumps, chucking etc. Just thought id share incase anyone else can use this info. The only downside id it rides a LITTLE stiff with no load on but to me is well worth the trade off for something I NEVER have to think about again. On a 1-10 I would say the ride is now a 8 if it were a 10 before.
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Old 04-29-2014, 09:14 AM   #2
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Got home yesterday from our first long trip since installing mine. Noticeably better ride, porpoising was hardly notifiable. Very happy with this setup. I have not noticed any difference in ride without the 5ver hooked up, mine sit about 1 1/2" above the axle unloaded.
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Old 04-29-2014, 09:23 AM   #3
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mine are about 1 inch away from axle, but because I carry a lot of stuff in the bed they are riding about 1/2" away all the time so they make contact sooner when riding with no RV attached.
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Old 04-29-2014, 09:45 AM   #4
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I thought about putting the 1/2" spacer in to move it closer to the axle, glad I didn't from reading your OP.
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Old 05-06-2014, 06:17 PM   #5
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I had to call Timbren Customer Service because the recommended kit for my 2014 F-250 sat almost 2" above the axle unloaded. They recommended another kit which changed the distance to about 1" which has worked great.
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Old 05-06-2014, 08:29 PM   #6
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Mine on my Ram sit about 1"above the rear end also.Never touch with out the 5er on unless it's a very big bump.Makes the pulling much better.
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Old 05-07-2014, 09:03 AM   #7
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The Timbrens are FANTASTIC. I have had air bags on 2 different trucks that worked well also. I like the "Set it & forget it" Timbrens. Cheaper, less hassle, same result!!
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Old 05-07-2014, 02:38 PM   #8
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The Timbrens are FANTASTIC. I have had air bags on 2 different trucks that worked well also. I like the "Set it & forget it" Timbrens. Cheaper, less hassle, same result!!
I agree
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Old 05-08-2014, 04:37 PM   #9
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Thanks everyone. Without knowing it you have helped me solidify my decision. My TT is squatting my TV 2" even with WDH. I was debating between Bags and Timbrens and leaning toward the Timbrens due to the price, ease of installation and lack of maintenance but I wasn't sure if they would be as good as the bags. You all have answered alot of the questions I had. Can't wait to get mine now. Next time we hook the TT up (before Timbren install) I will be sure to snap a picture and then another one after the install.
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Old 05-16-2014, 02:56 PM   #10
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Thanks everyone. Without knowing it you have helped me solidify my decision. My TT is squatting my TV 2" even with WDH. I was debating between Bags and Timbrens and leaning toward the Timbrens due to the price, ease of installation and lack of maintenance but I wasn't sure if they would be as good as the bags. You all have answered alot of the questions I had. Can't wait to get mine now. Next time we hook the TT up (before Timbren install) I will be sure to snap a picture and then another one after the install.
I think that if you are using a wdh, your are not suppose to use air bags or timbrens. They are good for a 5th t, not good for TT. According to an expert at E-trailer they"ll be fighting each other.
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