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Old 05-01-2011, 09:59 AM   #1
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Hellwig Sway Bar or Leaf Spring Helper? or Both?

I am thinking about a Hellwing spring helper or sway bar or both. I hauled a load of dirt and it was almost emberassing on how bad my trucked sagged. I know there is a TSB out for leaf springs but I don't want the rear to raise up 1.5". I like the stock ride height now. What do you guys recommend? If I got the spring helper, would it also act as a torsion bar in a way?
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if you like the stock ride then go with some adjustable airbags. i am thinking of doing this or maybe some progressive helper springs but im sure the springs will ride stiffer
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I put a set of the bolt on helper springs on and like them.Didn't change the ride and got rid of the axle wrap.
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I put a set of the bolt on helper springs on and like them.Didn't change the ride and got rid of the axle wrap.
what kind did you get?
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what kind did you get?
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if you like the stock ride then go with some adjustable airbags. i am thinking of doing this or maybe some progressive helper springs but im sure the springs will ride stiffer
what airbags are you talking about getting?
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just found a great deal on firestones
http://www.**************.com/firest...-4wd-2005-2011

bump for answers on the helper springs
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The helper springs are alot cheaper but the firestones are a hell of alot cooler. I'm thinking hard about those firestones.
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The helper springs are alot cheaper but the firestones are a hell of alot cooler. I'm thinking hard about those firestones.

im in the same boat. i just dont know if its worth it for the 5-7 times a year i need them
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The Timbren suspension kit isn't bad either. It gives you the stock height and ride but comes into play when the back in drops more than an inch. I wonder if the air bags act as a sway bar as well so that I won't have a problem with wind buffetting anymore?
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The Timbren suspension kit isn't bad either. It gives you the stock height and ride but comes into play when the back in drops more than an inch. I wonder if the air bags act as a sway bar as well so that I won't have a problem with wind buffetting anymore?
I take that back on the Timbren's. I've been reading alot of bad reviews about this product. But I have been reading alot about the roadmaster suspension kit. It looks pretty good. Tough call between the roadmaster or air bags.
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