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Old 08-09-2013, 01:28 PM   #1
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Hellwig load pro 2500 helper springs review and install

load levelers to bring your ride height to normal while "not" overloading your axle. supposed to add up to 2500 lbs spring asst..
product is well constructed with killer powder coating on springs. ubolts and nuts not hardened... install was way ez. 15 min each side . you will need a torque wrench. deep well sockets will make the job way ez'r too. install tip second side i zip tied the end of the smaller spring to the larger one on both ends . made keeping their alignment ez'r. put the camper on the truck and have my 7 inches of travel back. so i give this product two thumbs up. i can dance to that beat.
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Old 08-14-2013, 01:01 PM   #2
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It says on the website that it doesn't activate until you add a load and the factory spring starts to compress. So in my mind the handling with no load shouldn't really be affected that much?? Is that true??

Hows the ride quality with and without the load?

The reason i like 2500's is the ride quality is great unloaded, but someone needs more load capacity. I like airbags for this reason, but i'd like to hear about the hellwig as a low maintenance alternative.

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Old 08-14-2013, 06:57 PM   #3
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would not know they were there ...

unloaded they are not effecting dampening or ride height. i have bags in the front springs . don't forget to bring them down to 10lbs for a unloaded truck or your high and bouncy.
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Old 05-07-2014, 10:00 AM   #4
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Installed 3500 on our truck thinking that would bring it up . Also have airbags . Without the camper ride is very stiff . Should have gotten 5000 super springs . Connected Kevin @ hellwig he said he would be back in touch ...that was two weeks ago . Be careful what you are told! We have a Chevy 2500hd an are carrying a Lance 881. We are still sitting on the over load spring!
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Old 05-08-2014, 03:20 AM   #5
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think about adjusting the u-bolts like mentioned in the instructions. i cranked mine down when i first installed them with the camper loaded... since have backed off the nuts to where they only have some tension on them and unloaded ride is much more plush , also remembering to let all but a couple pounds of air out of my front air bags has made a big difference. i like them and they still look like new even after a lot of pressure washing after mudding, it is a truck after all...
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