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Torsion Bars..... How Far?

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by PlowingHD, Dec 18, 2005.

  1. PlowingHD

    PlowingHD Junior Member
    Messages: 26

    Has anyone found exactly how many turns you can run a set of torsion bars up before it starts to become a problem for tire wear? My 2500HD with 8'2" Boss V hits the ground at the tips when going over dips in the road and somtimes when turning corners. Already went up 6-7 turns, wondering if I should check on a set of timbren load boosters and if so are they expensive. Currently snowing up here in Traverse. Love the lake effect
  2. flykelley

    flykelley 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,127

    Hi Plowing HD
    Most of us Chevy owners crank them 5 turns, and yes buy yourself a set of timberns. They will cost about 150.00 but well worth it. I have a house in Arcadia just south of Frankfort. My sister is on her way up there today and I told her you better be ready to do alot of shoveling just to get to the house.

    Regards Mike
  3. shoman44

    shoman44 Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    torsion bars

    All dimensions are measured vertical to the ground. Cross vehicle Z heights should be within 12 mm (0.47 in) to be considered correct. Good Luck