Timbren’s Top 10 Answers to FAQ

THE RUBBER SPRING IS TOUCHING THE AXLE ALL THE TIME. WILL THAT HURT THE AXLE? Not at all. In order to understand why, let’s take a look at the average straight axle and leaf spring set up. The weight of the vehicle contacts the axle at two points under the leaf springs – one point […]

The most misunderstood part of your vehicle

Picture in your mind an automobile. Now, what pops into your mind right away? Isn’t it the body? Or maybe the colour, or the chrome. What about the length… Yes? After that, we think about the interior, the upholstery and maybe even the all-important engine compartment. Hardly anyone would visualize a differential or a leaf […]

One thing that always brings success – Part 2

Last month, we announced that Timbren turned 50 this year. We talked about the one reason that kept our doors open for 5 decades: Our team of experts remain committed to 3 things: Better Products Superior Service Inovative Ideas This month we focus on… Timbren’s Commitment to a Better Product In the beginning, Timbren focused […]

Timbren’s Top 10 Answers to FAQ

THE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS INDICATE THAT I NEED ABOUT A 1″GAP.  I’M ALMOST TOUCHING. WHAT SHOULD I DO? You’re right. We recommend that the Aeon® hollow rubber spring should not engage with the axle on an unloaded vehicle. Here’s the reason: First of all, the required gap – approximately 1 inch* – between rubber spring and axle helps maintain […]

4 Reasons You Should Install Timbren SES on Your Work Truck

“You mean to say that your little rubber biscuits are gonna fix my suspension problems?” I’ve been asked this question 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 Timbren SES products. […]

We were stunned when we saw what was left on the side of the road

We found it lying on the side of the road just outside our manufacturing facility in Whitby, Ontario, Canada. The truck frame is completely rusted but the rubber spring is still good! We’ve been saying it for 40 years, and we still think it’s true: “Aeon® hollow rubber springs are stronger than steel, more reliable […]

Three Words that Spell “Revolutionary”

By themselves, these three words aren’t revolutionary at all. In fact, they’re pretty ordinary. But when combined and processed into one simple idea, they become extraordinary. What are the three words? Hollow. Rubber. Springs. More specifically, I’m talking about Aeon® hollow rubber springs. (If you haven’t seen an Aeon®hollow rubber spring, you probably have no […]

One thing that always brings success – Part 1

Timbren turned 50 this year. There’s something ‘golden’ about celebrating a 50th anniversary. Whether it’s a wedding anniversary or a business milestone, 50 is pretty significant. And in today’s business environment – with so many dot.com start-ups and failures – staying in business for 50 years without getting beat up or bought out is quite a […]

NEW Timbren SES For 2017 Ford Raptor

Timbren Industries recently introduced a Timbren SES kit for the new 2017 Ford Raptor. Part # FR150RA  mounts to the rear frame using existing holes. Check out the following benefits… First of all, this no-maintenance upgrade: Prevents sag Reduces sway Enhances ride quality under load Doesn’t compromise unloaded ride quality. In case you didn’t know, the […]

The Truth About “Severe Service” Kits

Let’s be honest. The Customer Service Team at Timbren gets calls from customers all the time who think the load they’re hauling requires a “severe service” kit. Somehow they think ‘more’ is better. The truth about “severe service” is… not everyone needs it! You may ask, “What’s so special about a severe service kit?” Good […]