What Makes an Axle-Less HD Suspension HD?

A regular-duty Axle-Less suspension is fine for highway driving… But when your adventure/getaway involves something out of the ordinary, you’re going to need something a little more heavy-duty, like the beefed-up Axle-Less HDseries. The heavier design of the HD series enables your trailer to endure the abuse of the world’s harshest trails. So, what makes the Axle-Less […]

In Search of the Perfect Bump Stop

There are basically four different kinds of bump stops on the market. Factory bump stops Every vehicle comes with bump stops installed at the factory. Bump stops should always be incorporated in a suspension design to stop metal-to-metal contact of components, prevent leaf springs from flexing too far, and protect shocks from damage. But factory […]

Why do You Charge so Much for a Couple Pieces of Rubber?

During my time spent in customer service, this question arose every so often: “Why do you charge so much for a couple pieces of rubber?” But what does ‘too expensive’ mean? The more I thought about it, the more I realized that the person on the other end of the phone line questioned the value of […]

Anatomy of an Aeon® Spring – Part 2

Aeon® spring: Single Convoluted Aeon® hollow rubber springs come in many shapes and sizes. Some are round, some are rectangular and some are wedge-shaped. Round Aeon® springs come single convoluted, double convoluted and triple convoluted. As the image above suggests, we’re going to talk about round, single-convoluted, hollow rubber springs. Single Convoluted:  Just because they’re […]

Timbren SES: No Tools Required

Since day one, Timbren SES kits have been simple and easy to install. Some of them are so easy, it’s ridiculous!  Here’s an example of what I mean: JRJK The JRJK quickly and easily replaces the bump stop on the 2018 Jeep JL Wrangler. In order to remove the bump stop, you simply pry it […]

Timbren’s Top 10 Answers to FAQ

HOW DOES TIMBREN SES COMPARE WITH AIR BAGS? ARE THERE ANY ADVANTAGES? We can compare Timbren SES with an air bag system in at least seven ways: Ride Quality: Air bags must always be inflated to the recommended level of pressure – whether loaded or unloaded. This will affect the unloaded ride quality. Big loads require […]

4 Reasons You Should Have SES on Your Plow Truck

It’s a question I’ve been asked many times over the past 20 years.  People call them “bumpers,” “rubber deals,” or just “Timbrens.” Call them what you like, the Aeon® hollow rubber spring is the heart and soul of all Timbren SES products. Combined with advanced engineering and Timbren’s proprietary designs, the amazing properties of Aeon® […]

Axle-Less on YouTube

The list of Timbren YouTube videos is growing every week. One of the more recent is the Axle-Less video below. If you like, click the image below to play… Now you can take your trailer everywhere your tow vehicle can go. Experience the freedom! Click here to visit Timbren’s YouTube channel. And be sure to […]

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 […]