Timbren News

Aug
7
2018

10 THINGS TO LOOK FOR IN A HELPER SPRING – Part 4

Last week we examined the more popular helper springs and drew some comparisons regarding quietness, ride quality and stability. This week we’ll continue with a comparison of...

Jul
31
2018

10 THINGS TO LOOK FOR IN A HELPER SPRING – Part 3

Last week we focused on 3 popular helper springs, and drew some comparisons regarding simple design, ease of installation and cost. This week we’ll continue our comparison of...

Jul
24
2018

10 THINGS TO LOOK FOR IN A HELPER SPRING – Part 2

Last week we posted part 1 of a four-part series: 10 things to look for in a helper spring. Over the next few weeks, we’ll suggest 10 things to look for in a helper spring,...

Jul
17
2018

10 THINGS TO LOOK FOR IN A HELPER SPRING – Part 1

Remember the days when a truck was a truck? It worked like a truck. It rode like a truck. You could throw a load of firewood on the back of a pickup knowing that the vehicle would stay...

Jul
10
2018

Rubber Lining: What you didn’t know about Timbren Industries

Does Timbren Industries lead the field in rubber spring technology? We think so. Fifty years’ experience in rubber moulding has earned them admiration and respect in the...

Jul
3
2018

Timbren’s Top 10 Answers to FAQ

SOMETIMES I PUT A LOT OF WEIGHT IN THE BACK OF MY PICKUP.  SHOULD I GET THE “SEVERE SERVICE” KIT OR JUST THE REGULAR ONE? In order to answer the above question,...

Jun
26
2018

Axle-Less: Blueprint for a better suspension

“Necessity is the mother of invention” –  Plato The Problem The story of the Axle-Less trailer suspension began 7 years ago. The US military had a problem....

Jun
12
2018

One thing that always brings success – Part 3

In case you hadn’t heard… Timbren Industries just celebrated their 50th year in business. Yep.  And you may be wondering… “What’s the secret...

Jun
5
2018

Timbren’s Top 10 Answers to FAQ

THE CAPACITY RATING OF THE SES KIT SEEMS AWFULLY HIGH. I AM SURE THAT I DON’T NEED THAT MUCH CAPACITY FOR MY VEHICLE.  WHAT DO YOU RECOMMEND? The other question you seem...

May
29
2018

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...

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