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Old 08-24-2011, 11:41 PM   #481
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Yea, we're working on it, going to install airbags on the back there. I had about 1k lbs of tools in the back there and it was already doing that. Plus, the truck has a leveling package on it that makes it sit a bit higher in the front. Second hand truck.
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Old 08-24-2011, 11:48 PM   #482
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09 F-350. Ladies dont try this with your Tundra or Titan.

First pic-5700 lbs of quarry tile.
Second pic-2 pallets of thinset, 5600 lbs
I have a Air Lift bag set up.Compressor under the front seat. Right and left leveling controls..
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Nice rig there Evan, what airbag system did you go with and may I ask how much for the system?
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Its the 5000lb system from Air Lift. It was around $400. Bolted up to the factory holes in the frame and took about 3 hrs to install.
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Its the 5000lb system from Air Lift. It was around $400. Bolted up to the factory holes in the frame and took about 3 hrs to install.
Thats actually my next mod. Everyone I know that has it says its awesome...I cant wait.
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i had my van lettered once, a lady is in a right turn only lane and at the last minute she wants my lane, so seeing as she was behind me and trying to pass on the right i shut her down, she almost crashed into a sign, i look back and see her driving all over the place trying to catch up, then my phone rings,

so i answered it,the lady was a nut job,your driver just drove me off the road, for no reason, he swerved right at me, i had all i could do to stay on the road,

i said wow i am real sorry , i said all my trucks have numbers on them did you get that, i have been fearing i have a guy who drinks a little and drives ,

she says i am catching back up now wheres the number,

so i said it's on the back can you see it, she said no but i am getting closer,

just then i slammed on the brakes and she once again swerved offroad, then i yelled how about learning how to drive and stop blaming everyone else for your shortcomings, she was pissed and was gonna call the cops, then she realized i was driving and her story was bull****, too many people out there that are like thatin my opinion, it made my day kind of though,
thats just awesome!!
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Old 09-22-2011, 09:29 PM   #487
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The only pic I have of it with the trailer behind it. Tows straight and steady with the 20 inchers on it. Much better than SRW 2500's I've towed with which really surprised me. Lower profile sidewalls just don't flex much I guess.



Wish I had gotten a 6.0 but the 5.3 doesn't do bad. Looking at lettering designs tomorrow. We'll see if they come up with something that looks good on the Great Pumpkin.

PS-Yes, I know it's sagging pretty good. Had the car a little too far forward on the trailer.

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Here is a pic of my working toy.
Mine is better......

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But mine is faster
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That is absolutely true.
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Hey RJ, Nice set up there. I got that same exact trailer, how do you like it? Take care, Tim.
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Hey RJ, Nice set up there. I got that same exact trailer, how do you like it? Take care, Tim.
Tim,
I do like it. Someday will upgrade to a little bigger but for right now it is awesome. I need to spend time on the shelving though.

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this is my newest purchase. $1000. insured and good to go

Eventually i want to work up to the f 250 with a cap or trailer
Id stay away from that 250. The diesel engine seems to blow at 153000 km and costs $20000 to rebuild. Ford at least they circled the problem
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Hello Craig,

Does that thing smooth out a regular unloaded ride too? Is $400 the whole system? I read some where about auto level?


I have a brand new f250 regular cab WT, usually pull a 8x12 dump truck (and overloaded most of the time ). So I'm thinking about getting one of these to ease my truck from the pulls. Your opinions please? Will install modifies like these void warranty?

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Hello Craig,

Does that thing smooth out a regular unloaded ride too? Is $400 the whole system? I read some where about auto level?


I have a brand new f250 regular cab WT, usually pull a 8x12 dump truck (and overloaded most of the time ). So I'm thinking about getting one of these to ease my truck from the pulls. Your opinions please? Will install modifies like these void warranty?

Thank you
I have the Firestone kit in my truck and it made a BIG difference in the capacity of the truck. My truck has a GVW of 13,000 lbs and it weighs 12k every day. I have had 4k of tile and mastic in the back and it did not even sag. I run the air bags right at 100psi all the time.
Then I also put my 10k dump trailer behind the truck.
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Does that thing smooth out a regular unloaded ride too? Is $400 the whole system? I read some where about auto level?


I have a brand new f250 regular cab WT, usually pull a 8x12 dump truck (and overloaded most of the time ). So I'm thinking about getting one of these to ease my truck from the pulls. Your opinions please? Will install modifies like these void warranty?

Thank you
Another thing you might consider would be a load distributing hitch.
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Do these kit void manufacturer's warranty?
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Here is our truck, currently it is for sale as well if there are any takers otherwise if anyone has any insight as to how I can go about selling it I would be so appreciative!
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