timbrens question

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by chefdrp, Feb 24, 2005.

  1. chefdrp

    chefdrp LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,384

    I know this is the wrong forum but it gets the most views. If i put timbrens on the back of my F-150 would i have to put them on the front also? I mean will it look too "jacked up" in the back?
  2. Mo Green

    Mo Green LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,487

    What are timbrens?
  3. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 2,128

    I did a quick internet search of timbrens and I found out that they might lift the back a little but not much. I think you will be okay with just the back. If it raises the back up by more than an inch, I would go right ahead and put them on the front as well b/c anything more than an inch will look pretty silly.
  4. NEPSJay

    NEPSJay LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 492

    check out plowsite.com and do a search on timbrens....there's hundreds of posts on them.
  5. PLM-1

    PLM-1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,640

    They shouldn't "lift" anything! They are just firmer stops.
  6. Jpocket

    Jpocket LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,281

    Just get a set of air bags or air shocks and call it a day
  7. PLM-1

    PLM-1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,640

    Timbrens are VERY easy to install, takes about 5 mins each side. And are pretty cheap compared to air bags or air shocks.
  8. lqmustang

    lqmustang LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 620

    I have timbrens on the front of my F250. On the front, they fit tight and raised the front end about .5 - 1 inch. I will install a set soon on the back, and from what I've read the rears will still leave a gap, therefore no lift on the back. Extremely simple installation. Worth the money spent in my opinion.
  9. karl klein

    karl klein LawnSite Member
    Messages: 78

    timbrens wont raise the truck. if you had a chevy with torsion bars it might raise the front a little but as said before they are simply a larger bump stop.

    i agree 110% on the air bags i have them on three trucks and love them great for everything from a bobcat to a boat. but, if you only have a f150 probably not what you need

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