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Timbrens or not?

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by mkwl, Dec 1, 2008.


Timbrens on front end of plow truck or not?

  1. Yes, I have timbrens on my truck and love them!

    17 vote(s)
  2. Yes, I have timbrens, but don't like them/didn't do much

    1 vote(s)
  3. No, I don't have them but think they'd be a good idea to have

    10 vote(s)
  4. No, I don't have them, and won't be getting them

    3 vote(s)
  5. I have no idea what timbrens are

    1 vote(s)
  1. mkwl

    mkwl 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,362

    For those of you with Chevy or GMC trucks- who runs timbrens? If yes, are they really worth the money? If not- how come?

  2. merrimacmill

    merrimacmill PlowSite.com Addict
    from MA
    Messages: 1,823

    I put them in my gmc 3500 srw duramax and it just made the ride HORRIBLE. It was so bad, I felt like I was ruining the truck just driving to work. I took them right out.
  3. 06HD BOSS

    06HD BOSS 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,611

    i have them and have nothing bad to say. they help the truck hold the plow a lot better. when the plow is off, the ride is fine to me, just feels alot stiffer and you can feel every bump, but nothing i would complain about.
  4. fordmstng66

    fordmstng66 Senior Member
    Messages: 527

    I had them on a 2000 2500 i had, and plan on installing them on my 2007 NBS when i get a little extra cash.
  5. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,246

    The truck runs better with them on. A little stiffer ride, but it is a work truck and that is what I use it for so I have no complaints. I did not put them on the rear. I installed firestone HD airbags. With the truck loaded it drives like a dream...

    Messages: 65

    I run them on my truck and they made the ride a whole lot better with the 800# plow attached. Getting them for the rear soon to help with a load of salt.
  7. chcav1218

    chcav1218 Senior Member
    Messages: 954

    I have them and the ride is a little rough with the plow on but I REALLY need them to stop the suspension from bottoming out. The control arms and timbrens touch as soon as I lift the plow.