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Old 03-25-2014, 10:43 PM   #1
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When pulling the trailer, the rear end feels a bit soft. Would adding air bags to the rear of the truck eliminate this problem? If so, any recommendations?
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I added a set to the rear of my f250 and set to around 58psi when towing my Sabre 5er. I really like them.

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Old 03-25-2014, 11:18 PM   #3
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Yes...Air bags will eliminate that feeling and help with many other highway towing annoyances.
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When pulling the trailer, the rear end feels a bit soft. Would adding air bags to the rear of the truck eliminate this problem? If so, any recommendations?
I am assuming that your silverado is a 1500? If so, do you have P rated or LT tires. P rated will feel like you're towing on marshmallows.

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Old 03-26-2014, 07:28 AM   #5
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I am getting ready to install Air Lift bags in the rear of my F150. I have also been advised to pump up the P rated tires to 44 psi to eliminate some of the softness when towing.
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I am getting ready to install Air Lift bags in the rear of my F150. I have also been advised to pump up the P rated tires to 44 psi to eliminate some of the softness when towing.
Changing to lt tires will solve the issue.
Filling the tire to max sidewall pressure won't help much if at all.

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LT tires / Timbren rear Suspension kit, Blue OX stabilizer are some of my prep work.... on my F150 4x4, Factory tow package... felt good bringing my TT home from Ohio to Eastern PA....
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Both companies had nearly equal ratings for airbags. I went with Firestone Ride Rite in my 08 Tundra. I did not get a compressor and just plumbed my air lines to my rear license plate. Love having the airbags along with WDH. They were an easy install on the Tundra.
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Changing to lt tires will solve the issue.
Filling the tire to max sidewall pressure won't help much if at all.

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Pumping to 44#-45# will definitely help, but changing to LT LR D or E tires will solve the problem. Voice of experience.
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