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Old 05-30-2013, 01:09 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by azdryheat View Post
I can tell no difference towing my 14000 GVWR trailer with my current dually or my previous 2500 with airbags and Bilstein shocks.
I agree

I towed a 7000 lbs TT on flat ground in Florida. Thought it felt realy light under 40mph the unit was harder to pull then my 15k lbs 5th wheel at higher speed. I could notice the load was higher on my scangauge. And that's why I have never owned TTs from the start. 5ths do not create as much drag and have always been solid performers.
No air bags for me unless I would have the 4 link suspension and much improved shock setup. For less then $200 I improved the ride loaded while protecting the main spring plies with additional plies. And after 140k miles shocks and suspension is still original. Fords will not hold the load with stock springs on the F250 and F350 SRW.

Barbara and Laurent, Hartland Big Country 3500RL. 39 ft long and 15500 GVW.
2005 Ford F250 SD, XL F250 4x4, Long Box, 6.0L Diesel, 6 Speed Stick, Hypertech Max Energy for Fuel mileage of 21 MPusG empty, 12.6 MPusG pulling the BC. ScangaugeII for display..
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