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L200 tipper uprated suspension?

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I have a regular cab L200 with tipping chip box, when i have around 2-3 cube of chip in the back i feel a little floaty driving at speeds above around 40mph. I have 5+1 leaf springs on the rear but standard suspension bits all around i think, what can anyone recommend to aid the drive of this truck with weight in the back, it doesnt feel great! maybe get some even more heavy duty rear springs and heavy duty shocks on the rear?

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Any diff between a level load or heaped up at the headboard, could be too much overhang/ weight behind the axle

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i generally always have it heaped up behind the headboard and gently sloping towards the rear as i thought this would be the best way to carry the load. Would it be better to even it out more to have a flat top to the load of chip you think? Can try this

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I recently updated mine to heavy duty 6+1 on my l200. The backside is up in the air unloaded but once it's rammed and has a 1 ton chipper on the back it sits nicely. Before it felt like you were on a boat

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Any truck loaded is gonna handle like a boat.. have heavy duty rear springs on our 200 tipper and it's a hard ride empty and would probably benifit from new shocks springs and bushes up front as it wollows loaded but reluctant to spend money on her purely because it's not used loaded much. 

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