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Old 09-15-2017, 12:39 PM   #1
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Timbren SES Bump Stops?

My new Pinnacle is about 3000lbs heavier than my previous unit, and causes my 2016 RAM 2500 Laramie Longhorn 4*4 to squat down quite a bit.

Anyone have an experience with the Timbren SES bump stops? I'm not a big fan of air bags if I don't have to.
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Old 09-15-2017, 01:11 PM   #2
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Anyone have an experience with the Timbren SES bump stops? I'm not a big fan of air bags if I don't have to.
Used them on several trucks and very satisfied. I too am not a fan of air-bags.
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Definitely fixes the sag. And way less expensive and involved than airbags.

What is your payload cap on that truck? A 3/4 ton seems a bit under spec for a Pinnacle...
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Old 09-15-2017, 03:03 PM   #4
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Yep, I have them on my truck too and I only have 1800lb of pin weight.

Air bags work better but are a lot more involved to install. Add in the cost of the on board compressor and gauge (required as far as I am concerned) and they are more expensive as well.

The Timbrens took me about 20min to install, start to finish. No jacking, no wheel removal, no drilling.
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I do not care for air bags either. I have a set of Firestone Work-Rites that replace the OE bump stops and Sumo Super Springs in the front and rear coils. The set up helps with load sag and cornering. Both have been worth the modest investment, and both took little time to install myself.
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Put them on my 2016 Ram and so far have been very impressed.
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Old 09-15-2017, 07:25 PM   #7
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Definitely fixes the sag. And way less expensive and involved than airbags.

What is your payload cap on that truck? A 3/4 ton seems a bit under spec for a Pinnacle...
It's close. GVR on the rig is 16,900 which is capacity. I weighed it at 15,600 loaded (no water). One ton is in the future, but not for a year or two.
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Put them on my 2016 Ram and so far have been very impressed.
I had them on my '14 2500 and loved them...just sayin!
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I installed SuperSprings on my truck. I also did not want air bags. The springs work great with both loaded and unloaded bed. Look into them as they perform like advertised.
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Old 09-17-2017, 09:56 AM   #10
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I've had Timbrens and they worked as designed but I found the ride when towing to be too harsh. I have now install AirCell's on my Ram 2500. They still provide the level secure towing but seem a little softer on the bumps. Both go un-noticed when empty. I also found the AirCells easier to install and change spacers if needed.
https://www.airliftcompany.com/products/other/aircell/
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