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Old May-28-17, 07:41 AM   #1

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for rear suspension truck I'm messing with was replaced with bag assisted springs. what do you guys run and what works better. truck has around 650hp at the wheel.
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Tony's 31.5 inch spring conversion. No air bag assist.


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Stock airbags only because the system is still working fine and I tow often.
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Stock airbags here as well. I also tow often and enjoy the load leveling setup.
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Stock airbags only because the system is still working fine and I tow often.
Are you still at stock height or did you lower the truck on the bags? I would like to keep the air bags but also lower the truck about an inch, I am just worried about the rear being too sloppy around turns and sudden bumps. I am thinking about doing the upgraded rear sway and KW shocks to help control the bounce. Thoughts?
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springs with helper bags, never look back...
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stock bags still here stock height I don't plan on changing it
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Yeah I'm lowered as well. Doesn't ride great or inspire you in corners, but eh.. It's a truck and it stays level when I'm towing.
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You'll need to get the adjustable panhard bar when you lower the rear too.
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went down about an inch in the rear with the stock air bags and noticed ride quality reduction. I want to go with the springs and upper front arms and drop a little more, but I Do need to be able to tow. I'm not towing a camper or a car trailer but a 6x10 trailer that might have an atv or two on it for sub 100 mile trips. is that kind of light towing acceptable for a spring conversion?
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I have Tony's stock height kit. Got sick and tired of the rear end always on the ground with the bag system. Then the compressor finally gave out. Couldn't be happier with the switch
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Stock air bags here lowered to 30.5 with Belltech shocks. I refuse to ditch the air bags until they give me problems. 91k and they still work perfectly.
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Tony's 31.5 kit with helper bags. Upgrading the compressor to a wireless Air Lift system for when I tow my motorcycle trailer I can adjust the ride on the fly.
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