Here at Shockwarehouse, we carry many different products to help add support for towing and hauling. Chances are, if your vehicle squats in the rear when towing or carrying heavy loads, you have gone beyond what the stock suspension was designed to support. This can also be caused by worn out or weak suspension parts, such as coil springs or leaf springs.
There are several ways to add support and several choices as far as products. Here we will give them an overview to help you choose the best product to fit your needs or modifications.
NOTE: Obviously all of these products will NOT be available for every vehicle. Please look in our Online Catalogs to see what options are available for your specific vehicle. Manufactuers of these products recommend that you do not exceed the vehicle beyond it's original GVW specs.
Timbren - Can add up to 14,000 lbs. of support for some pickups. Timbren Suspension Enhancement System kits are the easiest and most reliable suspension add-ons for sale today. Timbren SES kits use patented Aeon rubber springs to add thousands of pounds of extra leveling strength to almost any vehicle. SES kits are available for a wide range of trucks, vans, SUVs, and motorhomes with both front and rear applications for towing, hauling, or snow plowing solutions.
SumoSprings by SuperSprings - Can add up to 5,400 lbs. of support. SumoSprings are a patented suspension product designed to enhance load carrying ability, stabilize sway, and improve overall driver control and ride comfort. They are maintenance free, do not leak air, and do not require airlines or compressors. SumoSprings are manufactured in a variety of heights, diameters and densities to support multiple front and rear applications. They are manufactured from proprietary closed micro-cellular urethane providing a smooth and progressive spring rate.
Airlift Super Duty Airbag Kits - Can add up to 5,000 lbs. of support. Airlift Super Duty kits are their heaviest-rated kits for hauling or towing heavy loads. They're engineered and built with reinforced rubber bellows, and end caps made of ultra strength Zytel nylon.. strong as steel, but it weighs less and is corrosion proof. It's all held together with their exclusive Shur-Grip crimp for lasting strength.
Airlift Ride Control Airbag Kits - Can add up to 2,000 lbs. of support. Many of today's most popular light-to-medium duty trucks, vans, and SUVs are built more like a car than a truck. That's fine when the vehicle is lightly loaded. But add a trailer, or all the things people haul for work and pleasure, and the vehicle sags and the vehicle suffers. That's why there's Ride Control. To even up the height and offer a more stable and safer vehicle to drive.
Monroe Loadleveler Shocks - Can add up to 1,100 lbs. of support. Monroe Load-leveler shocks are designed to help sagging rear suspensions when towing or hauling. They are preassembled, and feature a variable rate spring with aluminum collars for added strength. Load-levelers are available for some cars as well as trucks. Load-levelers- are self leveling and load bearing. No adjustments are needed by installer.
Gabriel Hijackers - Can add up to 1,100 lbs. of support. Gabriel HiJackers are the original air-adjustable shocks, providing customizable performance and support that can be adjusted and readjusted to handle temporary towing or hauling needs. HiJackers inflate just like your tires - simply air them up prior to towing to help reduce the risk of bottoming out. Once you're done, just let out a bit of air to return the vehicle to its previous state.
Airlift 1000 Kits - Can add up to 1000 lbs. of support. Custom tune your suspension needs, whether you're towing, hauling, or riding light. Tough, long lasting, molded polyurethane bag fits inside existing coil springs on vehicle.
Airlift Controllers - One advantage to Airlift products are the Controllers. Offered in several styles, even wireless ones, they allow you to easily alter the vehicle height and add support right at your fingertips.
These products below do not have a specific weight capacity. They can however be effective ways to add support.
Rancho Lev-A-Load Spring Kits - Great product for long lasting and durable life. No moving parts. Simple bolt on installation. Adds new life to old springs. Unloaded, these will raise the vehicle some. See individual specs for your vehicle if listed in our Online Catalog.
Rancho Add-A-Leaf Spring Kits - Long lasting and durable life. No moving parts. Simple bolt on installation (requires disassembly of stock leaf springs). Adds new life to old springs. Unloaded, these will raise the vehicle some. See individual specs for your vehicle if listed in our Online Catalog.
Monroe Airshocks - For the budget conscience drivers. They're 1960's technology, but still available for older cars and trucks.