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Old 04-27-2015, 03:34 PM   #1
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Timbrens

Heard alot of people talk good about these. Thinking I may want to add them to my TV. Anyone here using these? Good, bad??

Sorry if ya'll had this thread already. You know us newbies!
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I have them and am very satisfied with them. Here is one thread in them.

https://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f7...light=timbrens
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Old 04-27-2015, 03:58 PM   #3
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I was caught up in a tread on this very subject a month back when I was asking about Timbrens vs. air bags. A lot of it seemed to be personal preference and both had their share of plus and minus points. I was swayed to the airbags since you don't have the roughly 2" sag before the Timbrens engage and the ride is smoother with the airbags. Final selling point for me was the suggestion to carry a small compressor that can be used for the TV, TT tires and the airbags avoiding the expense of a dedicated airbag compressor.
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Old 04-27-2015, 04:01 PM   #4
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Thank you sir! I think I'm doing it.
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Old 04-27-2015, 06:20 PM   #5
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I have installed the timbrens on my F250. These don't come into play until the truck is loaded. I have driven the truck empty and it is a little stiffer in the rear over big bumps. I still did not uncover my camper yet and hook to truck. Weather here still not great yet. I choose the timbrens because they are maintenance free and have lifetime guarantee, I am very anxious to see how they will work. They are a rubber spring with zero maintenance, unlike airbags. I have heard of leaks pump failure, you have to air up and down. In the end it is a matter of personal choice.
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Old 04-27-2015, 07:01 PM   #6
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I put Timbrens on my truck recently too. I haven't towed with them yet but I pick up a truck load of food twice a week and deliver to the local food pantry. They handle that extra weight really well. I can't wait to get the TT back from the dealer to really try them out.

I chose them over airbags because they are maintainence free. The price was better for me also as airbags are twice as much.
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So, do you put these on all four corners or just the rear?

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We put them on our truck. Just on the rear. The truck towed very nicely with them. We don't notice them when not towing unless we hit a decent bump. It was a super easy upgrade. Took hubby about 15 - 20 minutes to put them on.
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Old 04-27-2015, 08:20 PM   #9
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I've had Timbrens on my F-250 for 3 years now and they work well for my application.
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Old 04-27-2015, 08:32 PM   #10
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I had Firestone airbags on my other F250 for 8 years. I must have missed the maintenance completely because I never had to do anything but put air in them and let air out. Also never had a leak. I'm getting ready to put them on my new truck also.
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