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Old 06-07-2007, 01:55 PM   #1
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Wheel spacers, Duals, Sway bars, Shocks, etc.



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I'm considering the installation of wheel spacers to improve
stability while towing {20,000 LB. GCW} with my SMB RB15 E350SD.
Some have also suggested dual rear wheels.
There is also the possibility of rear anti-sway [roll] bar.
Perhaps higher quality heavy duty, [Bilstein, Rancho etc.], shocks.
Maybe a combination of these.
Positives/negatives?
Warranty concerns??
Any advice???
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Old 06-07-2007, 09:45 PM   #2
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Here's a link to what I installed instead of a sway bar. Better than stock, but I can't compare it to a sway bar since I've never had one on our SMB.

www.activesuspension.com


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Old 06-09-2007, 04:50 PM   #3
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Ken, for what it's worth, I've had MUCH better luck with Bilstein shocks then with Rancho's. I've run 'em both on several different vehicles and the Bilstein's work better, run cooler and last longer then the Rancho's.
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Old 06-09-2007, 08:23 PM   #4
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I agree with that, scatter.
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Old 10-25-2007, 10:42 AM   #5
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Re: Wheel spacers, Duals, Sway bars, Shocks, etc.



After much consideration I found a Sway bar locally and had it installed by my mechanic.
Really helps both towing and running light.
Bilstien's are next on the agenda.
Thanx for Your input.
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Old 10-25-2007, 11:09 AM   #6
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Discount Tire among others won't work on my van tires because I have wheel spacers. I've asked a few places and they all say "No." luckily I haven't had to get anything done since learning this.
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