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Reported: Dodge Ram Ditching Coil Springs For Leafs (April Fools!)

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Our good friend Sean Holman, Four Wheeler magazine's tech editor, has received word from well-placed sources at Chrysler that the all-new 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 is ditching its revolutionary coil spring rear axle to return to conventional leaf springs.

Some were skeptical a multi-link rear suspension would be accepted by truck buyers when the 2009 Dodge Ram was introduced. Holman has captured revealing quotes from Chrysler insiders that shed light on the passionate debate that's been going on in Auburn Hills over the soft-riding spring setup.

While ride quality is expected to suffer, towing capacity is expected to increase over the key 10,000-pound mark.

You'd have to be an April fool not to jump over to Four Wheeler to read this news!

[Source: Four Wheeler]

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