Dodge Ram 35 inch spare tire

Question: How much spare tire can you fit under your truck? Answer: It depends. This post is about squeezing a large (35.4-inches) tire into the stock location on a late-model, fourth-generation, Dodge Ram Cummins pickup. Both my Ram 2500 trucks (2014 and 2017) have had the tailpipe heat shield removed to facilitate winching a much larger tire into the factory … Read More

Timbren DRTT3500E Spring Kit

On Dec. 23, 2019, I installed the firmer Timbren Industries single-convoluted springs, replacing the DR2500D double spring I ran for six months. I needed to reuse the bracket from the double-spring kit because there was a packaging mistake with my order. However the springs, mounting brackets, and included Timbren spacers are interchangeable, just the spring mounts are different heights for … Read More

Timbren SES Single-Convoluted DRTT3500E first look

Timbren’s SES (Suspension Enhancement Systems) severe-service, single-convoluted Aeon rubber springs were an excellent upgrade on my 2017 Ram/Cummins 2500 Hallmark flatbed camper outfit. The double-convoluted version I have been running for six months worked well, but the shorter and firmer single-convoluted spring is a better fit for my application. Not stiff or jarring, but more supportive and less squishy. Combined … Read More

Toyo Tires Open Country C/T First Rotation

Great, slow wear thus far on these 35-inch Toyo C/T commercial grade, Three-Peak Mountain Snowflake traction treads. Tell ‘em you saw it on RoadTraveler.net. James Langan Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler. All Rights Reserved Resource: Toyo Tires  

Timbren Rear Springs

Timbren auxiliary rear springs. Other than mispronouncing the name of the product, Aeon, this is a good first look at these small but mighty little springs. Tell ‘em you saw it on RoadTraveler.net. James Langan Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler. All Rights Reserved Resource: Timbren    

Hellwig Big Wig Rear Sway Bar

Hellwig Big Wig Anti-Roll Bar Both my Fourth Generation Ram/Cummins 2500s have been frequently or constantly loaded to their Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR), and the stock suspensions and chassis have impressed me with their ability to handle maximum loads, including the factory rear stabilizer bar’s ability to tame body-roll. However, when pushing the limits of ratings, sometimes a little … Read More