Air bags vs Helper springs - Dutchmen Owners

Go Back   Dutchmen Owners > Dutchmen Technical | Towing, Maintenance and Repairs > Towing Talk
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 03-22-2017, 03:11 PM   #1
New Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: Las Vegas
Posts: 2
Nevada
Air bags vs Helper springs

I have a 2007 Toyota Tacoma Prerunner with the towing package and the max towing capacity is 6500 lbs. We just bought an Aerolite 2520RKSL with a dry weight of 5160. With the WD hitch I've gotten it sit pretty much level (the front is the same height as without a trailer, the rear sags a little). I know that I'm pushing it with this set up and it does not like any wind at all. I'm thinking about adding either Air Lift air bags or Hellwig helper springs. I was wondering what peoples' experiences with either of these aids is and which they would recommend. I know I need to get a bigger truck but that is out of the question for a few years.
__________________

__________________
2017 Aerolite 2520RKSL
2007 Toyota Tacoma Supercharged Prerunner
Benson09876 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2017, 04:22 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
chily3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Sacramento
Posts: 410
California
I put the air lift on my f150, for mine was a bolt on install (did it myself). I run 5 pounds when not hooked up to TT. Find the model that fits your truck and do a google search to check pricing. Saved a bunch.

This is where I got my set. Good customer service. They followed up on the order to make sure everything was fine. 2015-2016 Ford F-150 1/2 Ton Pickup 2WD 4WD - Ride Control Air Helper Springs [REAR] [59570] | $225.71 | SD Truck Springs | Leaf Springs, Helper Springs and Suspension Parts
__________________

Mike & Emily-Sacramento, CA
Our 4th trailer (2016 Aspen Trail 1900RB)
2018 F150 STX 2.7 Eco Boost
chily3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Dutchmen RV or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.



All times are GMT. The time now is 02:35 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.