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Old 05-07-2015, 07:29 AM
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Towing a boat with SRT springs

I have yet to install the SRT springs on my 05 Limited Hemi with tow package. The reason being that I am not sure I want to because I have an 18 foot speed boat that weighs 2650lbs including the trailer. Has anyone towed that kind of weight with the SRT springs and how does it respond? Will it just sit on the bump stops?

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Re: Towing a boat with SRT springs

im thinking they might, what shocks are you running in the rear? I run SRT springs with bilstein HDs in the rear and I think id be in decent shape towing with it
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Re: Towing a boat with SRT springs

I've had no issues towing with mine. SRT springs with original WK shocks (125K miles on them). Don't have a boat, but have towed a utility trailer with a couple pallets of sod or rock on it.
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Re: Towing a boat with SRT springs

ImageUploadedByJeepGarage1436614785.370244.jpgDoes this answer your question, 30 foot Cigarette with twin 350 Mercs.


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Re: Towing a boat with SRT springs

sharkesha noooo
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Re: Towing a boat with SRT springs

Put a set of air bags in the rear! I tow a 16ft enclosed trailer with 5 dirtbikes, a quad all the gas, tools and gear in it plus me, 2 kids and the woman. Was ok but not great with stock springs. Sucked with Road Magnets and airbags I had bought wouldnt fit in them. I couldnt take the rough ride on these Michigan roads any longer and switched back to stock springs. So much nicer ride. Few weeks later got the bags installed. LOVE THEM! Empty, bike hauler with 2 bikes on receiver with tool and gas inside, hauling the trailer full of toys, doesnt matter just adjust the air pressure and rig rides great.
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Re: Towing a boat with SRT springs

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Put a set of air bags in the rear! I tow a 16ft enclosed trailer with 5 dirtbikes, a quad all the gas, tools and gear in it plus me, 2 kids and the woman. Was ok but not great with stock springs. Sucked with Road Magnets and airbags I had bought wouldnt fit in them. I couldnt take the rough ride on these Michigan roads any longer and switched back to stock springs. So much nicer ride. Few weeks later got the bags installed. LOVE THEM! Empty, bike hauler with 2 bikes on receiver with tool and gas inside, hauling the trailer full of toys, doesnt matter just adjust the air pressure and rig rides great.
So you are saying it's entirely possible to tow with lowering springs but not enjoyable? I'm looking to get SRT8 Eibachs and I tow an 18.5 powerboat.
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