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Air bags for a lifted Excursion

I am looking at getting some air bags for the Ex and I have about 3" lift...I think.
What would be the best plan of attack. Go and buy a set for an 04 F-250 and figure out some spacers after? Or is there a better way to go about this.
Ideas and pics of bags on lifted or leveled trucks would be of great help.
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I am also looking for pics of the air bags installed, to see how the installation should look.

2005 Excursion Limited 6.0 4X4
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Edge Insight CS, with universal 0-100psi sensor for fuel pressure
SCT tunes by Quick Tricks and Gearhead
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I have been looking at firestone and air lift, I am wondering if I should get a kit for the Excursion and make any modifications for the lift...or get a kit for a lifted F-250.

2005 Excursion Limited 6.0 4X4
PHP tuned Swamps 58v FICM
Edge Insight CS, with universal 0-100psi sensor for fuel pressure
SCT tunes by Quick Tricks and Gearhead
Sinister EGR Delete and Coolant filtration kit w/Cat EC-1
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Ford fuel pressure spring kit
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Powermax turbo
Firestone Ride-Rite air bags
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How heavy are you towing..have you done the V and modded B codes?..Modded B's won't sag hardly any even towing a heavy tong 7k+ trailer..
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How heavy are you towing..have you done the V and modded B codes?..Modded B's won't sag hardly any even towing a heavy tong 7k+ trailer..
I sent you pictures about a year ago...but probably don't remember them, they took and added a thicker leaf to each spring pack and some shackles, I think. So for now I was just going to get the air bags for this summer as I am going on vacation in a week. I am 9820 fully loaded how would the modded B's hold up to that?

2005 Excursion Limited 6.0 4X4
PHP tuned Swamps 58v FICM
Edge Insight CS, with universal 0-100psi sensor for fuel pressure
SCT tunes by Quick Tricks and Gearhead
Sinister EGR Delete and Coolant filtration kit w/Cat EC-1
6.4 banjo bolts
Ford fuel pressure spring kit
High Idle Mod
ARP head studs
Magnaflow 4" turbo back w/muffler
Powermax turbo
Firestone Ride-Rite air bags
Retro Solutions 55w 4300k digital HID's
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