3500 Limited Towing New 5th wheel

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  1. 68 Coronet R/T

    68 Coronet R/T Junior Member

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    I have a 2012 3500 CC Limited and just upgraded our 5th wheel camper and when I hook up the back end sags a good 3/4 inches. What is the best way to get the truck level again ? Air shocks or the load leveling shocks or have another leaf spring put in. Any suggestions would be great
     
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    I personally would add some load leveling air bags on the rear. That way you can fine tune the level vs. dealing with a set height as you would with the spring addition or modification.
     
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    Air bags is the way to go, won't kill the ride when you're not towing and will level it when you are.
     
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    Air bags . Can we see your setup I love pics


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    Yep, another vote for airbags. I've run Firestone on a couple different trucks and really like them. I imagine the similar brands work just as well. Just watch out for the super cheap ones. You get what you pay for.
     
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    The 2012 3500's don't have Coil springs they have leaf springs so how would the air bags work work ?
     
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    All of the 3500s have leafs. Coils are only in 2500s from 2014 forward. Any reputable place you order from should know the difference and send you the right stuff when you give them your age/type of truck.
     
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    Mtofell your right I had a brain fart ! Did a ton of research on the air bags, It's either Firestone or Air Lift. Firestone sells more just because of the name. They both have life time warranties on the bags but the Air lift looks easier to install. The Air Lift 5000 does have a bumper installed inside the bag so if you loose air it will not destroy the bag Firestone does not. I guess the price is going to dictate which one I buy
     
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    Do they blowout like their tires?
     

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