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Old 02-10-2019, 09:23 PM   #29
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Short bed or 69. I have a lifted clays cart and the rear tires end right at the end of the bed. You will have to take the tailgate off to tow. I plan on switching to a long bed once the new 2020 super dutys come in so I can leave the tailgate on.
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Old 02-10-2019, 11:44 PM   #30
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I almost went with the Air lift bag option. Last minute decision and switched to the Sumo Springs. Empty they do not give a hard ride and like you explanation on the air bags help going over bumps and dips. Firestone makes a good product.
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I would install Firestone airbags instead of more springs. The airbags give you the ability to fine tune your suspension or let all of the air out for a factory smooth ride. I have airbags on my F250 and use the same equalizer hitch you do but i keep about 5 to 10psi in the bags when towing. This does very little with lifting the rear but it is a noticeable improvement when going over bumps and dips. I didn't install the bags for use with the Airstream but was pleasantly surprised with the results.

I have needed the extra lift when hauling my golf cart in the bed of the truck and towing the Airstream. We have a 25FB which has a very heavy tongue weight. This setup has been all over the US so i know how it feels.......
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Old 02-11-2019, 07:04 PM   #31
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We tow a 2018 30' classic with the Chevy HD2500 crew cab. We experienced sway and switched to a Hensley Hitch. I don't know what the Super Springs cost but I have NEVER regretted the $3000.00 for the Hensley. Shortly after we installed the Hensley we drove thru a badly marked construction zone at 60MPH and the road twisted like a pretzel. My wife was driving and her hands were white on the wheel. When we were thru the spot she looked over at me and said "this hitch just paid for itself". I can't recommend this hitch any stronger. We drive with complete confidence now.
Why would you maintain a speed of 60 mph in a badly marked construction zone in the first place?
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Old 02-11-2019, 08:26 PM   #32
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Id bet no warning for the construction zone, traffic pushing them, and no safe way to slow way down in a timely manner.

Had similar surprises in downtown Phoenix except it required full lock-up braking to miss some of the fun events in their rush hour traffic with obvious unpredictable drivers. Never again...thank the gods that I have a ProPride and properly adjusted trailer brake controller. Smoked all eight tires on one stupid panic stop by someone that jammed brakes for a piece of cardboard lying flat in the lane. I kid you not.
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Old 02-12-2019, 06:19 AM   #33
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Airhead, had to give up my ProPride I had on my old trailer when I upgraded to the 2018 Classic 33. The only outside storage is on the front under the queen bed. The ProPride towers prevent entry to that storage space. The strap system for ProPride does not have good reviews.
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Old 02-13-2019, 06:53 AM   #34
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Airhead, had to give up my ProPride I had on my old trailer when I upgraded to the 2018 Classic 33. The only outside storage is on the front under the queen bed. The ProPride towers prevent entry to that storage space. The strap system for ProPride does not have good reviews.
That would be a tough call, new trailer and ditch the PPP. Have you considered a chain link spring bar loader like an old school WDH?
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