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I have a 2020 ram 2500 with full factory air suspension. I bought a slide in camper and boy do I regret it. Truck wobbles side to side even driving on a straight road
What can i do to fix this problem?
 

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There are options, you have to search online for those and pic what may work for you. With your factory air.
I have a normal spring 2500, they say the 2500's arent meant for truck campers. But the ( they ) people dont look into it enough.
Some have a info paper in said glove box sais no truck camper, mine being a 2 door 4x4 had no such paper and an online search sais mine is OK, to have a truck camper.
... I cant remember where i stumbled onto the info, but was right from ram.
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All that information above put aside. I had a truck camper on order, and prepped my truck for it. I installed the frame mount tie downs, and airlift air bags. The air bags are less than 3 inches from the actual tire and a little behind the axel, so made to be a good fit for a heavy bed load.
.. My deal didnt work out, so i have the stuff installed and no truck camper.
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A friend has a 2015 as mine, but with factory air ride, bought a 5ver and is over 1,000 overloaded in the bed lbs. He said his hole dash lit up when he dropped the camper on. He installed Timbrin, i beleave, and hasnt had a problem since. Though the truck rides less comfy than it did.
 

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I have a 2020 ram 2500 with full factory air suspension. I bought a slide in camper and boy do I regret it. Truck wobbles side to side even driving on a straight road
What can i do to fix this problem?
To be honest you need a 3500 with rear leaves but you can try these.
Some Bilsteins all around will benefit the handling too.
 

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What about adding a sway bar, if you don't already have one.
 

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There are options, you have to search online for those and pic what may work for you. With your factory air.
I have a normal spring 2500, they say the 2500's arent meant for truck campers. But the ( they ) people dont look into it enough.
Some have a info paper in said glove box sais no truck camper, mine being a 2 door 4x4 had no such paper and an online search sais mine is OK, to have a truck camper.
... I cant remember where i stumbled onto the info, but was right from ram.
...
All that information above put aside. I had a truck camper on order, and prepped my truck for it. I installed the frame mount tie downs, and airlift air bags. The air bags are less than 3 inches from the actual tire and a little behind the axel, so made to be a good fit for a heavy bed load.
.. My deal didnt work out, so i have the stuff installed and no truck camper.
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A friend has a 2015 as mine, but with factory air ride, bought a 5ver and is over 1,000 overloaded in the bed lbs. He said his hole dash lit up when he dropped the camper on. He installed Timbrin, i beleave, and hasnt had a problem since. Though the truck rides less comfy than it did.
I’ve looked into that no slide camper allowed for some trucks, and it has to do with one of the prep groups - snow plow maybe? - for some reason.
 

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I’ve looked into that no slide camper allowed for some trucks, and it has to do with one of the prep groups - snow plow maybe? - for some reason.
I ordered goose neck and 5ver factory prep. Maybe thats it. I dont have the snow plow package. Maybe its because i got the rear slider window, in manual... Ha ha. Could be the 18 inch tires vs the 20.
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It is amazing that some people wont/dont even attempt to find the solution to there own problem. Just post a question, and take random advise.
Maybe add to the question i chose a 2500 because of redgistration and licensing in my area.
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Maybe just poke the bee's nest?????
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In stock form, mine was rated at a legal 2,500lbs bed weight. A ford 150 gasser, with max tow and payload is over 3,000lbs.
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As i was mounting the front drivers side frame mount, tie down.
.. I found that the DEF tank mount was in the way of installing the truck camper tie down. I could have mounted it farther back, but it wouldnt pull as forward of an angle as the passenger side, if any. Since i didnt need the tank or mount, i removed it. Seems kinda discriminating against the 2 doors.
.. The lbs that DEF, tank, and mount, add, when full,, really beats up the payload.
.... I should really weigh mine now. As i did stock and full of fuel, def, stuff i keep with me, and me, came in at right on, 7,500lbs. Putting my vin # in the ram sight, came to exactly 2,500 lbs payload.
 

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I ordered goose neck and 5ver factory prep. Maybe thats it. I dont have the snow plow package. Maybe its because i got the rear slider window, in manual... Ha ha. Could be the 18 inch tires vs the 20.
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It is amazing that some people wont/dont even attempt to find the solution to there own problem. Just post a question, and take random advise.
Maybe add to the question i chose a 2500 because of redgistration and licensing in my area.
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Maybe just poke the bee's nest?????
.
In stock form, mine was rated at a legal 2,500lbs bed weight. A ford 150 gasser, with max tow and payload is over 3,000lbs.
.
As i was mounting the front drivers side frame mount, tie down.
.. I found that the DEF tank mount was in the way of installing the truck camper tie down. I could have mounted it farther back, but it wouldnt pull as forward of an angle as the passenger side, if any. Since i didnt need the tank or mount, i removed it. Seems kinda discriminating against the 2 doors.
.. The lbs that DEF, tank, and mount, add, when full,, really beats up the payload.
.... I should really weigh mine now. As i did stock and full of fuel, def, stuff i keep with me, and me, came in at right on, 7,500lbs. Putting my vin # in the ram sight, came to exactly 2,500 lbs payload.
You haven’t even put a camper on your truck.
your advice and most of the rest in this thread is bunk. Unfortunately the OP has an even worse truck than yours for hauling a TC. And since he doesn’t even mention size/weight, he don’t know much about campers either. And no mention of if the airbags are even keeping up. They have about a 3000lb real world limit.
And adding airbags next to airbags is literally the worlds worse idea.
Not to mention the torque arm thingy. Does nothing for the OPs issue.
Best case, if you can find a heavy sway bar and idk if you can add Timbrens, is all you can do.

Or to put it a different way, I’ve had 2 different Arctic Fox campers on a 2007 Ram 2500. (Over 4klbs for those speaking in generalities…). Ended up with a 2016 2500, long story, but sold the TC and wouldn’t even consider putting one on a coil spring 2500. Why? Because I had a 2014 model Ram 2500 (company truck) and tried it.

Now, OP, if your camper is small and lightweight, say 2500lbs max and you’re just not used to driving it, it may be doable but you’ll at a minimum, have to adjust your expectations of how it will handle.
 

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You haven’t even put a camper on your truck.
your advice and most of the rest in this thread is bunk. Unfortunately the OP has an even worse truck than yours for hauling a TC. And since he doesn’t even mention size/weight, he don’t know much about campers either. And no mention of if the airbags are even keeping up. They have about a 3000lb real world limit.
And adding airbags next to airbags is literally the worlds worse idea.
Not to mention the torque arm thingy. Does nothing for the OPs issue.
Best case, if you can find a heavy sway bar and idk if you can add Timbrens, is all you can do.

Or to put it a different way, I’ve had 2 different Arctic Fox campers on a 2007 Ram 2500. (Over 4klbs for those speaking in generalities…). Ended up with a 2016 2500, long story, but sold the TC and wouldn’t even consider putting one on a coil spring 2500. Why? Because I had a 2014 model Ram 2500 (company truck) and tried it.

Now, OP, if your camper is small and lightweight, say 2500lbs max and you’re just not used to driving it, it may be doable but you’ll at a minimum, have to adjust your expectations of how it will handle.
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You need a set of timburns or air bags the issue lies with the springs being so far inboard (close to the center) you loose stability with the added bags or timburns it increases the stability as the weight is now supported much further outboard closer to where the leafs on a 3500 would sit so in doing that it makes the truck much more stable so the higher COG of the truck camper will not effect it as much
 

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My '07 2500 came with a warning for shortbeds that they were not approved for slide in campers. And that was with leafs.
And yet they are a 100% better application than a coil sprung 2500.
Why would you recommend the OP yard out the OEM integrated air suspension in favor of coil springs? Seems like a good way to ruin a $100k (CDN $) truck unless the OP is skilled in fabrication and programming.
 
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I didn't hand out the bad advice, buddy. Tell me what I said that was wrong, and why. Always willing to learn something new!
No offense meant to you personally, just helping the OP not make another mistake, is all.
 

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I have a 2020 ram 2500 with full factory air suspension.
Thought I'd put up a refresher of what the OP said, for those that assume he has coils.
 

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I have a 2020 ram 2500 with full factory air suspension. I bought a slide in camper and boy do I regret it. Truck wobbles side to side even driving on a straight road
What can i do to fix this problem?
Too open ended of a question. How much does the camper weigh? Presume it's fairly lightweight or your air ride wouldn't even work.
That said, "some" of the issue could be your expectations or experience with a high CoG load like a TC. Unless you're over-trucked for the weight, a TC will cause far more body roll than the same weight with a lower CoG.
 
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I didn't hand out the bad advice, buddy. Tell me what I said that was wrong, and why. Always willing to learn something new!
No offense meant to you personally, just helping the OP not make another mistake, is all.
Im good.
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