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Towing with lowered suspension?

Hey guys, new soon-to-be dakota owner here. Picking up a 2006 quad cab V8HO 2wd next week. I've been reading the forum and it seems like the best way to lower 4th generation is to get the lowboyz coilover from airbagit and flip the axle so that it's above the leaf springs, correct? I'll probably be going this way, since I really like the way bluedragon's dakota looks. I was just wondering what the effect on towing is when lowering your truck? I did mainly get this thing to tow my trailer and race car around. Any thoughts/knowledge about this? Thanks.
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My lowering has pretty much got be down all the way in back. I doubt I could tow anything now. (use the SUV for that) That's why I removed the rear bumper and rerouted the exhaust to a center exit through the rollpan.


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if you lower your truck, you could use airbags to keep your ability to tow. even a basic setup, with individual lines you fill manually would help. and you could always expand later to an onboard system.

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i'm only lowered 2/3 and the heaviest thing i tow is my motorcycle trailer



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if you lower your truck, you could use airbags to keep your ability to tow.
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