Anatomy of an Aeon® hollow rubber spring – Part 1

One of the staff at Timbren Industries found it lying on the side of the road just outside our manufacturing facility in Whitby, Ontario, Canada. As you can see, the truck frame is completely rusted and flattened. But the rubber spring is still good! If you have ever wondered how Aeon® rubber springs work, perhaps […]

Are You Ready for Winter?

The winter season brings with it unsafe driving conditions. Obviously, you can get ready for winter by installing winter tires. What are Winter Tires exactly? Winter weather creates 2 different dynamics for drivers: Poor road conditions Colder temperatures. If you don’t live in the snow belt, you may feel that all-season radials will do the […]

New Timbren SES kits for pickups with MagneRide

Recently, we introduced a new Timbren SES upgrade: Part # GMRCK15MR  This recent addition fits the rear suspension on the new 2017-19 Chevy and GMC 1500 pickups with MagneRide. Click the image below to hear about the new upgrades… Furthermore, MagneRide comes as standard equipment for the Denali model. But it can be added to the […]

Stronger than Steel! Seriously?

Can a helper spring made from natural rubber be stronger than steel? We say yes! Here’s why: One unique characteristic of Aeon® hollow rubber springs is their progressive spring rate. As the load increases, the more they resist the load. Eliminate Sag and Bottoming Out Leaf springs deflect under load in a linear fashion, which […]

What’s good for information, education and entertainment?

If you’re like me, reading the installation instructions doesn’t cut it. Sometimes you need to see it done. No words. Just a short video that “says” it all in less than a minute. We’re talking about Timbren’s YouTube channel. You’ll be able to “crawl” under the truck and watch how the suspension works with an SES […]

How do you spell Freedom?

Another SEMA trade show in Vegas. The year was 2011. Apparently, Timbren had an entry in the “Best New Product” in the Off-road category. Most of us at Timbren didn’t even know that our new product had been entered. Hey, it was Vegas. Someone was feeling lucky. And as “luck” would have it, we won! […]

Timbren’s Top 10 Answers to FAQ

INSTALLED A REAR KIT ON MY PICKUP TRUCK . I NOW HAVE MORE THAN 3 INCHES OF GAP BETWEEN THE RUBBER SPRING AND THE AXLE. WHAT CAN I DO? At Timbren Industries, we make recommendations that are in your best interests. In other words, we want to keep your vehicle level – even under a […]

10 Ways You Can Prepare for Snow Plow Season

Winter will soon return, and along with it will come the white stuff… Will you be ready? Stay ahead of the seasonal curve… If you installed a snow plow on your truck, we recommend you also perform a pre-season snowplow inspection every year. Any needed maintenance work should be done prior to the first winter […]

Filling the Gap with Silent Ride

The Gap There’s a gap between two trailer suspension systems. Let’s talk about that gap. I’m comparing the cheaper, leaf-spring suspension and the more expensive air-ride system. Here’s the thing:  The cheaper leaf-spring version offers poor ride quality. The more expensive air-ride system provides superior ride quality. You may not have known this, but there […]