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Best Suspension Upgrades for the Ram 1500

Best Suspension Upgrades for the Ram 1500The Dodge Ram 1500 is one of the most popular pickup trucks currently on the market, and many people want to find a way to get more out of this popular truck when it comes to payload capacity. This is why there are a lot of options for suspension upgrades to improve the carrying capacity of the Ram 1500. Some very powerful options to upgrade your suspension include heavy-duty coil springs and SuperSprings, but which one is right for you?

Heavy-Duty Coil Springs: Powerful Suspension Upgrades

Heavy-duty coil springs are a good choice for a truck that will see farm use, installation of a heavy snowplow, or for work trucks that will be hauling heavy loads routinely. If you are constantly hauling heavy loads, you want an easy way to increase your load capacity, and adding heavy-duty coil springs can do just that.

For the Ram 1500, we have two main options for rear suspension heavy-duty springs: one to increase the capacity by 25% with a rated load per spring of 2,250 lbs., and one to increase the capacity by 50% with a rated load per spring of 2,700 lbs.

SuperSprings for Your Dodge Ram Truck

SuperSprings are a unique product that sits over your regular springs and will only engage when the factory springs reach their load capacity. This innovative product ensures that you do not have the stiffening seen with heavy-duty springs that can happen when you are riding without a load. For the Dodge Ram 1500 there are two main options depending on the model year.

For models from 1972 to 2001, regular load SuperSprings are rated for 950 lbs. and heavy loading models are rated for 1,500 lbs. For models from the year 2002 to 2008, the regular loading models have a capacity of 900 lbs. and the heavy loading models have a capacity of 1,300 lbs.

Where to go for the Best Advice on Suspension Upgrades?

General Spring has been an automotive leaf spring and suspension authority since 1965, and in this time we have learned much about finding the right suspension product for your unique suspension needs. We can also look into other suspension upgrades like the Roadmaster Suspension System, or Timbrens that can also improve the suspension capacity of your Dodge Ram 1500 truck. Whether you need to replace old, worn, cracked or broken springs, or need a heavy-duty option, we likely have what you need, and we’re confident that we can provide a superior product at a competitive price.

If you have a unique suspension need, we have the ability to have leaf springs custom made. Such applications where leaf springs must be made for older vehicles where springs may not be readily available may need the assistance of General Spring. When you’re looking to upgrade your suspension, we have the know-how to help you find the right product, so don’t hesitate to call us now. If you are local to New Century, KS, call us at 913-829-0619, and national customers can call us toll free at 1-888-829-0619.