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Old 07-08-2012, 09:36 AM   #1
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timbrens vs supersprings vs airbags

need to take care for the sag
debating between timbrens, supersprings or airbags
not keen on airbags, I don't want the fuss of adding and removing air
I like the idea of timbrens or supersprings but not sure which is better
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Old 07-08-2012, 07:31 PM   #2
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Overload springs will help but air bags are adjustable. The cost of all three should be close.
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Old 07-08-2012, 08:46 PM   #3
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I installed Timbrens on my 99 Ford Windstar. They worked well.
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Old 07-12-2012, 08:06 PM   #4
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Measure the sag before timbrens (4 inch!)
After timbrens, sag two inches. Acceptable?
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The Timbrens on the rear of my truck are approx. 1.5 inches above the axle when truck is empty. So there will still be some drop as they have to settle that much before even contacting the axle. But I believe spacers are available to make them closer.
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yes, there is that space before load, and I understand it settles but I wonder, is 2 inches total sag with timbrens engaged acceptable?
If I understand well, anyone with Timbrens get a minimum of 1.5 inch sag (space between the timbrens and axle)
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Measured wrong. Sag is 1.5 inches with timbrens on
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