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Old 04-19-2016, 09:01 PM   #1
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Spring helpers

I have a toyota tundra and i was thinking about getting hellwig spring helper, i read alot of good reviews i can get the "2500lb" series for about 188 shipped. Was wondering if anyone else use spring helpers, all the reviews i read nothing said about actual towing. With WDH truck only squats about 3/4 inch, but then i load up the bed, bikes coolers, grill and what not, not alot of weight, but anyways any input? On a side note i heard they help with turning and keeping more stable.
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How it sits with empty trailer
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I can tell you I've used Super Springs (similar concept) and had excellent results on my last 1/2 ton. Ride without load only minimally affected.
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Old 04-19-2016, 09:18 PM   #4
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Thanks, was thinking about ordering them tomorrow hopefully more will chime in
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I had "stable loads" on my 1/2 ton and loved them!
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I put Roadmaster Active Suspension on my truck and love the results. Unloaded ride is not affected adversely at all and body roll is greatly reduced during cornering. Rear end squat is minimized and overall stability is much better. It also helps eliminate axle wrap if your vehicle is susceptible to that. I would encourage you to at least check it out while considering your options.
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Old 04-20-2016, 08:13 AM   #7
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I put Roadmaster Active Suspension on my truck and love the results. Unloaded ride is not affected adversely at all and body roll is greatly reduced during cornering. Rear end squat is minimized and overall stability is much better. It also helps eliminate axle wrap if your vehicle is susceptible to that. I would encourage you to at least check it out while considering your options.
+1 for RAS.

Yeah, it helped while towing. I was at max with my 1/2T and the RAS helped keep it all stable. But it REALLY helped while unloaded. The truck acted totally different (in a good way). Like SkyBound said, better cornering, less body roll, and the ride was every bit as smooth. It was a bit pricey, but it was a very elegant solution for what I wanted out of my truck. I wish I had taken them off before I sold the truck, I could have sold them to someone on here who could have gotten some good use out of them.
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I actually just cranked mine up a little more last week. I was running at the white disc setting (snug fit) and decided to go up to the lower limit of the black disc setting (could just squeeze the disc in between coils) and it's even better. Can't wait to try towing with them cranked up. This is another great feature of this product - you can easily customize how much help you want out of them and raise/lower the rear end ride height.
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I actually just cranked mine up a little more last week. I was running at the white disc setting (snug fit) and decided to go up to the lower limit of the black disc setting (could just squeeze the disc in between coils) and it's even better. Can't wait to try towing with them cranked up. This is another great feature of this product - you can easily customize how much help you want out of them and raise/lower the rear end ride height.
I started with the white disc as well. Moved up to the black disc just like you mention. One thing that wasn't mentioned in the literature is that (for me at least) the springs tend to "settle in" and will need to be adjusted again after about 2K miles. At least I don't remember seeing that in the instructions. I ended up checking and adjusting mine about 3 times before I felt like they were as good as I could get them. Then I sold the truck...
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I put Roadmaster Active Suspension on my truck and love the results. Unloaded ride is not affected adversely at all and body roll is greatly reduced during cornering. Rear end squat is minimized and overall stability is much better. It also helps eliminate axle wrap if your vehicle is susceptible to that. I would encourage you to at least check it out while considering your options.
X3 for RAS. Had them on my Tundra and they made a world of difference
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