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Old 03-08-2016, 11:48 AM   #1
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Suspension enhancement

Will be traveling this season with a 2013 Dodge Ram Outdoorsman 1/2ton. New trailer has tongue weight of 720lbs. which really drops rear end. about 3.5 inches. Am considering progressive replacement coils, air bags, the rubber helper spring (replaces the original snubber) or, possibly air shocks. Not looking to increase load capacity, just trying to reduce sag. Wondering if anyone has tried any of these and with what success. Thanks, Bob.

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Old 03-08-2016, 11:53 AM   #2
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Use air bags on my 1/2T 2005 Silverado to raise it from empty height back the 1-1/2"-2" it drops with the 1100# loaded pin weight.

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Old 03-08-2016, 12:11 PM   #3
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Airbags on my tundra stop the sag also. And improve the ride.
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Old 03-08-2016, 12:13 PM   #4
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Airlift 1000' awesome for the saggy rear.
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Old 03-09-2016, 09:20 AM   #7
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Thanks for the info.

Just wanted to thank all of you for the suspension help. Found airlifts online, on sale, should have by early next week. Thanks again.
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Old 03-10-2016, 07:05 PM   #8
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FWIW, I'm currently running these Monroe Load Adjusting Shocks:

Can't say enough good things about them at $90 shipped, they apparently add 1k of resistance. When I lower my full tongue weight on the hitch (CAT scale confirmed loaded tongue of 860 lbs), it only squats to a slight forward rake, nearly level. This is before I engage the WD hitch.

With my e2 hitch, I can return the front end of the truck to unloaded height. It tows very well. No bottoming out or porposing.

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