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Old 11-15-2012, 11:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Air Bags in Rear Coils

has any tried out the Firestone Air rear suspension kit? or perhaps Air Lift?
I was just wondering what the end results were... did it fix the sag? any problems

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Old 11-16-2012, 03:58 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I have had my Air Lift bags in the spring for well over 3 years now with no problems
I have them so when towing my bass boat it doesn't squat

I keep them aired up at 5 psi all the time


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Re: Air Bags in Rear Coils

I have a set in mine that I took out of a Tahoe. They work great even just when carrying loads on the roof rack. Well worth it for a $100. I also keep a minimum of 5psi.
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Re: Air Bags in Rear Coils

I installed mine a month ago. Haven't had a chance to try them with the trailer hooked up. I also am running 5 psi in them without a load.
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Re: Air Bags in Rear Coils

okay cool now here is another question... Do you have an air compressor hooked up to your truck or how do you air them up and down? also will they still work if I have the 2X4?
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Old 11-17-2012, 01:55 PM   #6 (permalink)
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okay cool now here is another question... Do you have an air compressor hooked up to your truck or how do you air them up and down? also will they still work if I have the 2X4?
I made a hose with a valve so i can transfer air from my spare tire to my bags. It doesnt take much. I have onboard air as well but didnt plumb it together for simplicities sake.

4x2 or 4x4 doesnt matter, same bags. If you are planning to use them to lift or level your vehicle without a load it will be bouncy. I keep 7 lbs in mine when i dont have a load to eliminate body roll. Much more and the ride starts getting ouncy.

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Re: Air Bags in Rear Coils

I was planning on using them when I tow my trailer or put my motorcycle on the back, to pick up the sag.

what about using this with 1.5" lift springs?
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I was planning on using them when I tow my trailer or put my motorcycle on the back, to pick up the sag.

what about using this with 1.5" lift springs?
Im using them with 1.5" spacers. No problems.
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Re: Air Bags in Rear Coils

what is the difference between 1.5 lift coils and 1.5" spacers?
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I'm running AirLift 1000s in my rear springs and they're great!
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