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Pros & Cons on airbag, sumo spring, timbren and torklift stableload lower

Does anyone have any first hand review on any of this product for our truck? I tow a bass boat every weekend and a gooseneck 30ft flat bed with a 110hp tractor during hunting season. Couple time a year i haul about 2200lbs onto the bed itself. My truck is lifted 6in on 37x13.50r20 and i would like to level out my load. The truck will haul with no question ask but i would just like to level or at least stay close to stock height once loaded.

Any pros/cons to any of the above option?
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I vote for airbags. You can get it level no matter what the payload is. Cons? None that I can think of. I run the airlift 7500xl bags with a wirelessone setup.


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I have had airbags on my F250 for a year and a half and am very pleased. I can air them up for a load and let them out when I'm done giving back a very nice F250 ride. I tow a 15k 5th wheel for 10-15 trips annually. I have Firestone bags which are good but also heard good things about Airlift.
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Jav_eee & Slurugger are both of your set up at regular height? My research shows that i would have to run spacer because of my lift kit. Also i have the b&w turnover hitch set up. Did you guys run into any problem with airlift or firestone bag coming in contact with the air bag bracket?
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Pros & Cons on airbag, sumo spring, timbren and torklift stableload lower

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Jav_eee & Slurugger are both of your set up at regular height? My research shows that i would have to run spacer because of my lift kit. Also i have the b&w turnover hitch set up. Did you guys run into any problem with airlift or firestone bag coming in contact with the air bag bracket?


I have a one inch higher rear block in the rear with an aftermarket block. I chose the blocks with the bumpstop tang.

http://www.pmfsuspension.com/Ford-F-...ocks_p_42.html


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I have a one inch higher rear block in the rear with an aftermarket block. I chose the blocks with the bumpstop tang.

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Do you happen to have any picture of your set up?
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I have the timbrens.

I don't tow heavy enough to really flex them but car trailers and horse trailer don't sag any more.

I have thought about selling them tbh. I put them on before the lift and PMF traction block set up.


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I have the timbrens.

I don't tow heavy enough to really flex them but car trailers and horse trailer don't sag any more.

I have thought about selling them tbh. I put them on before the lift and PMF traction block set up.
Did you have problem with the timbren coming in contact with your bump stop tab on bumping roads? What's the reason for thinking about selling it?
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