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Posted: 09/05/22 01:01pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Thanks..I agree having someone watch in another vehicle is a great idea. I don't see any bolts missing or loose on the sway bar..on the truck.

Thanks for all the input.


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Posted: 09/05/22 05:56pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

10 pounds of sand in a 5 pound bag by the looks of it.

Maybe see if a buddy with a 1 ton dually can pull it and if they have the same issue. I'm betting the issue disappears.


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Why are you not looking at the FACT you have too much **** trailer for that truck as the cause???? WHY????????????? did you go from a 350 to a 2500???????????

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The ram set up is my brothers...I am posting asking for him.. I have the 350,

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You have to remember that Ram in their great wisdom, went to coil springs on the back of the 2500 like they did on the 1500. So far, the coil springs do not handle weight as well as the leaf springs.

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Posted: 09/07/22 07:19pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Towed with a friends F250. No problems. So the truck is the culprit. Tires are worn. Will get to dealership for full check up

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fowlthing wrote:

Towed with a friends F250. No problems. So the truck is the culprit. Tires are worn. Will get to dealership for full check up


You simply are NOT listening to FACTS. Too much RV for any 250/2500 no matter how you slice it!

Culprit??? Not hardly as you are asking it to do something that it simply can't. Waste all the money they want but the truck is NOT the issue.

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Posted: 09/08/22 07:42am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Is the truck lifted? Or aftermarket tires?


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Cummins12V98 wrote:

fowlthing wrote:

Towed with a friends F250. No problems. So the truck is the culprit. Tires are worn. Will get to dealership for full check up


You simply are NOT listening to FACTS. Too much RV for any 250/2500 no matter how you slice it!

Culprit??? Not hardly as you are asking it to do something that it simply can't. Waste all the money they want but the truck is NOT the issue.

The truck may very well have damage that is causing the swaying….but even if the truck is repaired and brought up to spec, it is still not near enough truck for that trailer. Towing that trailer with that truck is an accident waiting to happen, and probably illegal.
OP: Please convince your brother to get a 350 dually or a smaller trailer.

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truck is not lifted and tires are original from factory

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