Timbren SES

Nov
30
2020

The Squeaky Detail Story

Introducing Squeaky Detail, a recent start-up located in Indianapolis. They provide mobile detailing for much of the Indianapolis area. Between the two owners, they have worked in the...

Nov
9
2020

Installing Timbren GMRCK15S SES Suspension Upgrade

Hey, my name is Andrew, and today we're gonna be installing an SES suspension upgrade on this GM 1500 truck. In order to install GMRCK15S on your truck, we're gonna need to do two things....

Oct
20
2020

The Gravel Guy and Timbren SES

Where the rubber meets the load: how a single dad from Indiana uses a Timbren rubber product on his truck suspensions to stabilize his over-sized load His name is Tom Loudermilk....

Oct
8
2020

New Timbren SES Kit for Ford F450 or F550

For those of you who own a Ford F450 or F550 with a wrecker or dump body, we have good news! Timbren Industries has recently introduced an SES severe-service upgrade for the 2015-2020 rear...

Jul
23
2020

Tow with Confidence

Got problems with rear end squat? Does your tow vehicle lean dangerously on tight corners? Are you afraid to go the speed limit in case your trailer tips over? It’s time to trade your...

Jun
16
2020

How to Increase Towing Safety in 30 Minutes

It’s hard to resist the call of the open road, especially when you have a chance to escape for the weekend with your camping trailer or haul your boat to a favorite fishing spot. But before...

May
18
2020

How to Improve the Suspension on Your Pickup Truck

Suspensions have two major functions: Support the weight of the truck Absorb the bumps of road and trail Perhaps you recently bought a new half-ton pickup and it rides like a...

Mar
30
2020

How to Install a Timbren SES Kit in 7 Easy Steps

Is your truck sagging under load? This can interfere with its overall performance. In other words, if your vehicle doesn’t sit level, there are a number of problems you will encounter:...

Feb
11
2020

Super- Easy! D.I.Y. Suspension Protection

Okay, maybe you’re not a do-it-yourself, gear-head kind of person. When something highly technical - like a suspension - needs fixing, you reach for the phone to get help. Right? But...

Feb
4
2020

Timbren SES: Protect your suspension

The suspension on your worktruck takes a major beating under the stress of extra-heavy loads. Timbren SES ( Suspension Enhancement System ) will absolutely: Keep the vehicle...

Jan
28
2020

In Search of the Ultimate Helper Spring – Part 4

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

Jan
21
2020

In Search of the Ultimate Helper Spring – Part 3

Last week we examined the more popular helper spring and drew some comparisons regarding simple design, ease of installation and cost. This week we’ll continue with a...

Jan
14
2020

In Search of the Ultimate Helper Spring – Part 2

Last week we looked at the most popular helper spring. Over the next few weeks, we’ll suggest 10 things to look for in a helper spring, and compare the above mentioned products...

Jan
7
2020

In Search of the Ultimate Helper Springs – Part 1

Remember the days when a truck was a truck? It worked like a truck. It rode like a truck. Were yesterday’s vehicles – dare I say – better made? You could throw a load...

Dec
24
2019

Don’t make this mistake…

There seems to be one of two extremes that some of our customers navigate toward: Not enough capacity Too much capacity Extreme mistake #1 In an effort to save a few...

Dec
17
2019

YouTube Video: Press release for new SES kit

Introducing a new SES kit for 2019 Chevrolet and GMC 1500 pickup trucks equipped with adaptive ride control. This new SES kit from Timbren Industries fits both 2-wheel drive and 4-wheel...

Dec
10
2019

YouTube Video: Press release for new SES kit

Introducing the new NRTTNB kit for 2004-2019 Nissan Pro-4x pickup trucks. This new SES kit - part# NRTTNB - is an easy, bolt-on installation. Mount to the truck frame using existing OEM...

Nov
12
2019

YouTube Video: Snowplow Industry Standard

Don't take chances. First of all, do what the pros do: Install a Timbren SES kit to plow snow and carry heavy salt spreaders safely. Haul heavy snow-removal equipment with...

Nov
5
2019

YouTube Video: Introducing the new 2019 Timbren SES kit for Ford Ranger

Introducing the New  Timbren SES   kit for 2016 - 2019 Ford Ranger. This new kit - part # FRRGR - bolts easily to the rear truck frame using existing holes. Like all Timbren...

Sep
24
2019

YouTube: Better Snow Removal Performance

Do what the pros do for better Snow Removal performance: Install a Timbren SES on front and rear suspension to level out the load and keep you out of trouble. Tired of front end squat when...

Sep
17
2019

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’re continuing our comparison...

Sep
10
2019

10 Things to Look For in a Helper Spring – Part 3

Last week we suggested a few things to remember when you are looking for a helper spring to install on your vehicle. This week we’re continuing with our comparison of Add a...

Sep
3
2019

10 Things to Look For in a Helper Spring – Part 2

Last week we looked at the most popular helper springs. Over the next few weeks, we’ll suggest 10 things to look for in a helper spring, and compare the above mentioned...

Aug
27
2019

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. Were yesterday’s vehicles – dare I say – better made? You could throw a load of...

Aug
20
2019

Universal applications: Most popular ‘one-size-fits-all’ for rear axle

This post is a continuation of last week’s article on universal kits Universal kits work on pickups with straight-axle suspensions. An L-shaped bracket side-mounts to the frame,...

Aug
6
2019

Universal applications: Most popular ‘one-size-fits-all’ for front axles

This post is a continuation of last week’s article on Universal Kits Universal kits work on one-ton pickups with straight-axle suspensions. An L-shaped bracket side-mounts to...

Jul
30
2019

Universal applications: Does ‘one-size-fits-all’ really work?

Universal Kits Before Timbren started to design SES kits, Timbren sold a kind of one-size-fits-all product. Eventually, these early designs became known as “universal...

Jul
2
2019

Get it Right the First Time! (How to measure your Big Rig)

Sometimes it can be tricky choosing which Timbren SES kit will fit your big rig. However, if you know how to measure properly between frame and axle, it will remove all of the guess-work....

Jun
25
2019

Get it Right the First Time! (How to measure your pickup)

Every truck, van and SUV that rolls off the assembly line each year has a specific measurement between frame and axle, and a bump stop configuration that’s unique to each make and...

Jun
18
2019

YouTube Video: Super-easy Timbren SES installation

Hey, my fellow Timbren SES enthusiasts!  Just sending you a quick shout out about a new YouTube video. Do you understand how easy it is to install a Timbren SES kit? Check...

Apr
5
2019

YouTube Video: The truth about severe service

Hey, my fellow Timbren SES enthusiasts! Just sending you a quick shout out about a new YouTube video. This one explains the truth about severe service kits. Do you understand what severe...

Jan
22
2019

Timbren SES: Don’t Make This Mistake

There seems to be one of two extremes that some of our customers navigate toward when choosing a Timbren SES kit: Not enough capacity Too much capacity Timbren SES extreme...

Dec
18
2018

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...

Dec
10
2018

YouTube Video: Press release for new SES kit

INTRODUCING THE NEW NRTTNB KIT FOR 2004-2019 NISSAN PRO-4X PICKUP TRUCKS. This new SES kit - part# NRTTNB - is an easy, bolt-on installation. Mount to the truck frame using existing OEM...

Nov
27
2018

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.”...

Oct
30
2018

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...

Oct
2
2018

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...

Sep
18
2018

Suspension Problems? 4 Reasons You Should Install Timbren SES on Your Plow Truck

“You mean to say that your little rubber biscuits are gonna fix my suspension problems?” It’s a question I’ve been asked many times over the past 20 years....

Aug
28
2018

TIMBREN SES vs AORB: Do You Know the Difference?

The phones at Timbren are ringing lately with people wanting to know the difference between Timbren SES  (Suspension Enhancement System) and AORB (Active Off Road Bumpstops)....

Aug
21
2018

Timbren’s Top 10 Answers to FAQ

CAN I HAUL MORE WEIGHT ON MY TRUCK IF I INSTALL A TIMBREN SES KIT? A helper spring is designed to allow you to carry more weight with your vehicle. But there’s always a limit...

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
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
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...

May
22
2018

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,...

May
8
2018

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®...

May
1
2018

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...

Oct
20
2017

NEW Timbren SES For 2017 Ford Raptor

Timbren Industries recently introduced a Timbren SES kit for the new 2017 Ford Raptor. Part # FR150RB   mounts to the rear frame using existing holes. Check out the following...

Jul
11
2017

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....