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Rear Air Bags ??

Lookin into putting air bags on the rear to help out the ride for pullin etc. what brands do yall have, like? i hear the ride goes down when empty, is it true?

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i like the firestone bags..... you always want to have at least 10psi in the bags when not hauling anything.... the ride might get a lil more firm
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my neighbor has firestone air bags. with the truck empty and about 10psi in them they effect the ride a very small amount.

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know where to get them at?

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know where to get them at?
Firestone | Truckspring.com. Raul you should start selling these.
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I went with AIR LIFT 5 psi minimum auto regulator and inside cab switch for compressor so you can adjust on the road.

2003 F-250 FX4 7.3

AFE STAGE II INTAKE
4" TURBO BACK EXHAUST
DP LIVE TUNED
STAGE II DDP SINGLE SHOT INJECTORS
FORGED RODS
ARP HEADSTUDS
TN BB TURBO
ITP REGULATED FUEL SYSTEM
AIR DOG FUEL PREP
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6.0 TRANS COOLER
HIGH FLOW OUTLET
NON EBPV PEDESTAL
AIH DELETE W/BOOST
DUAL RELEASE VALVE MAP

JOHN WOODS TRANS

DIPRICOL GAUGES
0-60 BOOST
TRANS TEMP
PYRO

AIRLIFT AIRBAGS
315/75/16 COOPERS

402HP/895TQ
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i cant remember the set up, but ive heard that if you run the hoses wrong, when the load shifts, it pushes all the air from one side to the other, in other words it defeats the purpose of having them. do yall know what im talking about?

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Gearhead Automotive Performance Chip
AFE Stage 1 Cold Air Intake
TN BB
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ITP Overboost Annihilator
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Orange County Diesel sent me catalog with them in it also Cabellas

2003 F-250 FX4 7.3

AFE STAGE II INTAKE
4" TURBO BACK EXHAUST
DP LIVE TUNED
STAGE II DDP SINGLE SHOT INJECTORS
FORGED RODS
ARP HEADSTUDS
TN BB TURBO
ITP REGULATED FUEL SYSTEM
AIR DOG FUEL PREP
6.0 I/C
6.0 TRANS COOLER
HIGH FLOW OUTLET
NON EBPV PEDESTAL
AIH DELETE W/BOOST
DUAL RELEASE VALVE MAP

JOHN WOODS TRANS

DIPRICOL GAUGES
0-60 BOOST
TRANS TEMP
PYRO

AIRLIFT AIRBAGS
315/75/16 COOPERS

402HP/895TQ
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i cant remember the set up, but ive heard that if you run the hoses wrong, when the load shifts, it pushes all the air from one side to the other, in other words it defeats the purpose of having them. do yall know what im talking about?
I haven't experienced that with mine at all

2003 F-250 FX4 7.3

AFE STAGE II INTAKE
4" TURBO BACK EXHAUST
DP LIVE TUNED
STAGE II DDP SINGLE SHOT INJECTORS
FORGED RODS
ARP HEADSTUDS
TN BB TURBO
ITP REGULATED FUEL SYSTEM
AIR DOG FUEL PREP
6.0 I/C
6.0 TRANS COOLER
HIGH FLOW OUTLET
NON EBPV PEDESTAL
AIH DELETE W/BOOST
DUAL RELEASE VALVE MAP

JOHN WOODS TRANS

DIPRICOL GAUGES
0-60 BOOST
TRANS TEMP
PYRO

AIRLIFT AIRBAGS
315/75/16 COOPERS

402HP/895TQ
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