Comprehensive 2018+ towing upgrades

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Hello all. I've read and searched as much as I can and I'm trying to pull together ALL of the options for towing upgrades for the 2018+.
Aftermarket that is. Assume tow package etc. Assume load leveling hitch and proper setup. Assume proper air pressure.
1) Coil Sumo Springs. (Not sure which ones?). https://www.etrailer.com/Vehicle-Suspension/Ford/Expedition/2018/CSS-1168R.html?VehicleID=201811866
2) upgraded rear sway bar
3) upgraded rear tires; higher ply and this higher allowed pressure
4) universal airbag setup


Any opinions on what's the pecking order? I myself have a 2018 MAX Platinum with tow package. And a 35' 7000lb dry travel trailer. Wind is the only enemy.
 

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I’d probably lead with tires and sway bar. Rear sway bar is a big upgrade for even those that don’t tow. The sumos are basically a poor man’s airbag in that they’re more or less only preventing the significant sag we get when loading the rear of the truck/hitch with a lot of weight.
 

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I’d probably lead with tires and sway bar. Rear sway bar is a big upgrade for even those that don’t tow. The sumos are basically a poor man’s airbag in that they’re more or less only preventing the significant sag we get when loading the rear of the truck/hitch with a lot of weight.
Thanks for the feedback. I was looking through TireRack and DiscountTire and did not see any higher rated 'towing type' tires than the stock one Hankook Dynapro HT RH12's (285/45-22 114H). It's an XL load range. Nothing shows a higher PSI or load range or 10/12 ply for example.
Now within the existing category there are higher rated tires than the OE's but that's it. I did not look at downsizing rim size to 20" or 18" mostly based on cost.
 

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Thanks for the feedback. I was looking through TireRack and DiscountTire and did not see any higher rated 'towing type' tires than the stock one Hankook Dynapro HT RH12's (285/45-22 114H). It's an XL load range. Nothing shows a higher PSI or load range or 10/12 ply for example.
Now within the existing category there are higher rated tires than the OE's but that's it. I did not look at downsizing rim size to 20" or 18" mostly based on cost.
Right, you have to change to 20" or 18" rims to get into the LT rated tires with the higher load ranges.
 
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