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AIR BAG KITS

what is a good air bag setup to run im looking for a kit to put on my dads 06 dually. we have been looking at the fireston ride rite setup. i think it was 3-400$ without a compressor. just wondered if that is a good kit or not or what is good. also what kind of compressor would be good. thanks for any input.

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Is his truck sitting at stock height? Firestones auxiliary overload kits are decent. The brackets and setup dont look all that killer but they do the job.

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I run the PacBrake kit and really like the set-up. Firestone's will work better if he has an in bed hitch.

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I have the firestone kit and i only paid around $240 for mine with no compressor. They work great.

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I have the Ride Rites and they work great.

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sounds like the ride rite kit is gonna be the ticket..

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Fill them as needed.

You might take a good look at the PacBrake brand, I think you'll agree about the bracket being real stout, plus it's powder coated.

I will say the Firestone's are good, but I like the set up from PacBrake better.

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ill check them out. also thanks man

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I've had 2 Firestone kits, one on my Dodge and one on my Ford, like them both, GET the compressor kit, it's worth the money. I deflate and inflate my bags all the time and the compressor makes it easy.

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Firestone Ride Rite was easy to install. Big differance when towing. GET the compressor. well worth the money. Easy to add later if you want. I added a 5 gallon air tank that has really come in handy.
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