Another new guy wants to air bag his 2g Raptor...

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hingedthinker

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I've conceded to the WD hitch due to Ford stating you have to have one.
It's a 24ft Interstate with 2 kids quads and this 3klb homebuilt sand rail ...
nice, mine is an Interstate 20' with 7' interior. I like the sandrail. Hoping to build something similar one day. Working on getting my CNC Plasma going, and just got my new arcflat fixture fabrication tables.
 

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Since you like to fabricate, you could try this instead of airbags.

 

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You’ll be fine with just a WD hitch. You can also upgrade your leafs. I have icons on level 2. Still has a great ride and I towed my wife’s mini country man on a U-Haul trailer during my travel contracts. No issues.

Pump up the rear tires to hold the weigh a little (38-40psi) compared to the usual 32-34psi.

Nice sand rail. And nice work on the truck. Good job giving that truck a much needed refresh. I was afraid you were going to switch out the suspension to airbags all together with the tittle. I’m glad you’re just a normal person.
 

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Welcome to the FRF! Boy, they really did a number on the wires behind the seat! Yikes. Must of had a lot of aftermarket equipment. Good for you for taking on the project and getting her back to how it should be.

Raptors have integrated trailer brakes and trailer back-up assist. They are still an F-150 and can tow if needed. As said above, you'll want to air up the tires it should take some of the sway out. Stock tires are a bit of a problem because they are Load Range C. But, should be ok. You're not going far.
 
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Since you like to fabricate, you could try this instead of airbags.

Built a bunch of buggies with Fox air shocks, not so simple to Air up/down. Pulling pins and removing is a better plan.
 
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