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bought my 2014 Lamarie ED in August and have put on 12,000 miles. still experiencing stiff ride .feels like driving a stagecoach! It does not have air suspension.Anybody else feeling every pebble in the road??
 

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I too have a 2014 laramie with the coil suspension. Mine is a crew 6'4" 4x4, & everyone who has ridden in my truck has mentioned how nice it rides. No problem here. Funny thing is my ride quality has actually suffered due to more aggressive all terrain tires I just put on, & the air lift 1000 air bags I put on. I think even with the recommended minimum of 5 psi it still stiffened the ride over bumps.

I'd double check your air pressure, if that is good have your dealer take a look at it.
 

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Yes I have a 2015 Laramine rides great , but looking to add the air bags for towing haulmark car hauler now and then , Could you give me details of air lift product you install on your truck , our local supply guy has air lift or firestone type not sure which one to use ? Thanks for info
 

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Yes I have a 2015 Laramine rides great , but looking to add the air bags for towing haulmark car hauler now and then , Could you give me details of air lift product you install on your truck , our local supply guy has air lift or firestone type not sure which one to use ? Thanks for info
I have the air lift 1000 air bags. Less than 90.00 shipped, and if you can change a tire you can do these yourself in no time at all. They have a lifetime warranty as well. The timberern stops (correct spelling? ) are pretty nice as well, but I wanted the adjustability of air not to mention the ttimberers were quite abit more. You can get air lift straight from the web. If I recall mine were around 80.00 with shipping.
 

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Sorry Maine ram guy.....we sorta hijacked your thread. But I really think if it's that bad to check the simple stuff and then go to the dealer. Whole they are looking at it, ask to drive another coil truck and see if there is a difference. Good luck!
 

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I think the coil spring suspension is stiff. I was surprised when I first got mine, as it rides like my 3/4 ton GMC. It's not uncomfortable, but firm. Of course 40 psi doesn't help. Just dropping to 38 psi made an improvement, with no noticeable affect on mileage.
 

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I bought a new '09 1500 in late '08 and because it was the first year for rear coils no one had any real info on the load ratings,I was very disappointed when I loaded my atv and the rear sank down to the snubbers and headlites scanning the tree tops! There was no kit that bolted air bags out yet so I got the ones that installed inside the coil and they worked good.So I'm wondering if all the negative feed back had the ram people redisign the load rate of the coil and thus makes for a harser ride on your truck? My '14 rides good on the rougher roads and good on the hwy but not great, I am blaming the cold for not a luxury ride from the air suspension so I'm holding out until summer to voice my opinion on the factory bags.

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I dropped my air pressure to 37 psi and it made some difference but not a lot. just seems funny to spend 50k on one of the best looking trucks on the road and to have my ride along friends say,is this a 1 ton ?? I spoke to the dealer,shop foreman and mechanic and all have said it's because of the heavier towing capacity they had to up the suspension. I owned an 09' Ram 1500 crew 4x4 and road like my Cadillac compared to this one.I'll just have to learn to like it!
 
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