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I have a 04 4wd BT titan and would like to be able to handle more payload with the least lift. I also wanted to keep the car as close to stock as possible, meaning ride/comfort/looks. if possible, please post pics with your recommendation. any help would be appreciated.

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Nothing will increase the payload of the truck except a new door still sticker. Just a little rving humor. To handle more weight better I added on Airlift Air Bags. At 100psi they level the truck with 2000lbs. You do have to run them with atleast 10psi, but the ride won't suffer. They're not too expensive either around $200.00. I use them to tow my trailer and not have the rear of my truck sag.
 

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I added the Roadmaster Active Suspension which adds supposedly about 1500lb to the tow capacity and definitely helps the ride. The airbags will help when loaded but they didn't hold up well for me so I took them off and got the RAS instead. I am very happy with what I have.
 

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The Air Lift system is a piece of junk. I bought the best one with the automatic leveling kit. It lasted three weeks and now I have sent over 10 emails to a reprentative of Airlift and they still are giving me the run a round. Sorry but I had to vent.

The only problem I find that drives me crazy on my Titan is the rear suspension. Man when I used my trailer to the first time I thought I was dring a small car. The sway was out of control and the truck sagged nasty. I traded my 2002 Avalanche Z66 and I though the Titan would do better. To my surprise it acted poorly beyond belief.

I emediatelly got the sway bar and that helped. Then to increase the payload I got the airlift. That was a dissapointment. If I do not get a replacement from Airlift I will go another route.

How is the Roadmaster Active Suspession?

Keep in mind in all fairness my Avalanche had from factory a sway bar and leveling suspenssion. Man if I would have known!

But I do love my Titan. It's that I expected so much since my Avalanche had a 7K town rating and my Titan is over 9K. I assuemed that the suspenssion matched the increased in towing capacity.

My small boat is not an issue but my trailer is.

Input from those who have run into this problem will be greatly appreciated!

Thanks,

Joseph

2007 Nissan Titan
Chrome Wheels, Nurf Bars, Navigation with TV / DVD kit, Passenger Entertainment Center, Leather & Sunroof.
 

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i spoke w/ deaver springs and they said they can custom make a spring setup that will boost your towing/payload capacity w/ out adding any height to the rear. it will also stiffen the ride a little bit. cost $400.

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Look up your local spring shop and have them add an overload/helper spring(s). They can be made not to "kick in" until you have a lot of weight on board. That way you will not compromise your unloaded ride quality. I know a few guys that take all their trucks straight to the spring shop to have HD spring packs put in as soon as they get a new truck. These shops have a lot of experience and can do whatever you want.
 

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If you're looking at hauling more you better get better shackles because the stock ones have been known the fail. Or you can have the stock one welded better. That's what I did.
 

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If you're looking at hauling more you better get better shackles because the stock ones have been known the fail. Or you can have the stock one welded better. That's what I did.
Good advise...Not isolated, could happen.
 

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