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    2970RL suspension upgrades

    has anyone replaced/upgraded there leaf springs on there 2970RL i would like to lift the trailer 1-2 inches. its to low want more ground clearance



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    Harold
    2019 imagine 2970RL

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    I have the same exact year and model and problem but no solution yet so I’m interested in what you learn. Thanks for posting Brad

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    Suspension upgrades are not model-specific. If you use the search function for "suspension upgrade," you'll find quite a few hits. If you put on heavier springs, you won't necessarily gain height - and may cause more issues. When upgrading suspension, you need to consider shackles, hangers (and reinforcement), wet bolts, and the equalizer system in addition to the springs. These are all known weak points and springing a unit more stiffly will cause premature failure of the other components. The best way to lift a trailer is with lift blocks between the springs and axles. You may want to research in that direction (as well as looking into the other upgrades). The search function on the forum is your friend.

    Rob
    U.S. Army Retired
    Full-timed for 9 years in a Reflection 337RLS and Solitude 310GK-R

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    While Rob is correct in the fact suspension upgrades can be searched as they are not model specific, I will share the following:
    I previously had a 2600RB (2021) and put the Roadmaster Slipper Spring setup with shocks. It handled much better, I believe it to be an excellent choice which would be surpassed only by the MyoRide IS system, to your desire to increase clearance- this would not have the effect you desire. I liked it specifically since there was no change to height.

    We took possession of a 2970RL this morning and I have already ordered the same set up for this rig.

    Best wishes in your search!
    Ex-Nihilo
    2022 2970RL (Fabricated 1/4 Inch Bumper w/ RV Generator Boxes)
    1200AH Lithium, 1000w Solar w/ Victron Multi-Plus II
    5.5K Axles- EOH Disc Brakes- Hensley Arrow
    Road Master Slipper Springs
    2021 RAM Longhorn 2500 Cummins 6.7
    Chattanooga TN

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