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    Default beefing up the suspension/ 1500

    Ok i am a satellite installer and i have a contractor topper plus gear and other crap. I just got this truck and its only a 1500. So can i just add a leaf or something to help it hold more or help it hold whats in it? Is the a big difference between a 1500 and a 3/4 ton? just wondering if i could get a 3/4 ton truck rear end and go? or is there more to it? any suggestions? lmk me know guys!
    2004 Chevy Silverado z71, second owner

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    You could add the Roadmaster Active Suspension to the rear end of your truck. This will help with the sag in the rear from the weight. The issue though is whether or not your brakes are up to stopping the weight you are carrying!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SurrealOne View Post
    X2 on what they said! But if you need a 2500 get one.
    Finally a signature and Avatar! I also posted some pics in the Gallery.
    2011 2500HD Crew Cab 4X4 Z71 6Liter.
    2011 Outback Travel Trailer 260FL
    So Happy to not be on the edge of GVWR Over Load!!

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