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Will weight of a bed rack help back end issues?

Discussion in 'Ford Raptor Suspension Discussion and Modification' started by tacomoth, Jul 11, 2019 at 2:49 PM.

  1. tacomoth

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    Getting a new 2019 802a SCREW. I have a RCI bedrack for my Tacoma that can easily be modified to fit this new truck. Would the weight of the rack in the back help any of the rear end issues off-road? I want to wait before making any modifications. Not looking for huge improvement, just curious if better than a kick in the teeth.
     
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    Which rear end issues off-road?
     
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    I’ve never heard of any
     
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    I've heard about some of the rear steer issues with the opposed shock setup but a rack aint helping that. I don't know what issues the rack could fix??
     
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    I have a full 175# cap on the bed of my truck, rear end still hops.
    Will likely put Deavers on next year.
     
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    ok thanks. I guess that's what I meant - it being skittish with some turns. Was just wondering if some weight in the back would help.
     
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    Drop tire pressure to 32 in the rear for street, lower than that for offroad, if 32 is not suitable.
     
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    Same experience here. Rack and roof top tent total 200lb rear still jumps around on loose roads at higher speeds. Adding weight won’t help in my opinion. Think it’s a combination of the stock leafs and stock shocks. Will upgrade to deavers like the gentleman above me mentioned. Then may upgrade shocks.
     
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    It is an easy fix... get Deavers and problem solved

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