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Old 07-30-2014, 06:53 PM   #51
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Well so far the whole trailer experience has been a big pain in the ass... apparently I need to upgrade my rear suspension cause the back of my truck drops too much when the TH is attached. My 2014 Ram 1500, with a towing capacity of 10,100 lbs I guess can't handle a 6500 (dry) trailer as is... you were right about the $$$. Lol

Even with a weight distributing hitch? The towing capacity is not the same as the tongue weight.
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Old 07-30-2014, 06:55 PM   #52
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Oh i know the towing capacity is different that the tounge weight. But yes. Even with the weight distribution hitch.
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Old 07-30-2014, 07:28 PM   #53
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Well so far the whole trailer experience has been a big pain in the ass... apparently I need to upgrade my rear suspension cause the back of my truck drops too much when the TH is attached. My 2014 Ram 1500, with a towing capacity of 10,100 lbs I guess can't handle a 6500 (dry) trailer as is... you were right about the $$$. Lol
Can you post a pic of your hitch? Somebody on here will be able to help you tighten it up.
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Old 07-30-2014, 11:02 PM   #54
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Yup. Had the same problem with my truck. Apparently the newer trucks are being built with longer springs for a softer ride. I guess people want to drive trucks that aren't trucks any more, so we suffer.lol not gonna tell you what you need as I don't know but in my case I couldn't get the weight to transfer to the front of the truck due to my heavy duty front springs. If you need overload springs I went with supersprings.com. $500 and I installed them myself in half hour. Good luck
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