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Will rear airbags work with taller blocks

I'm getting ready to order read air bags for my truck, I'm going to get the bolt on ones that work with in bed hitches. I installed 5" rear blocks, will the bag set up work out with the extra inch from the taller block? I know these kits say 250/350 so I know there's 2" of play there with the blocks. Thanks

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It depends on what brand and model the air bags are... Can't give a true answer without more info

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I'm looking at getting the Firestone kit. 2535 I beleive

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You can get many different size spacer kits for the airbags, so you will not have a problem.

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yes they work, I had the firestone bags installed before I put my 5" blocks in and no problems!

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Awesome good to know! I had them on my old 350s but they had that stock 4" blocks. Thanks!

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yea I tried to just run the bags with my front leveled, but it didn't compensate enough so I ended up adding the blocks as well

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yea I tried to just run the bags with my front leveled, but it didn't compensate enough so I ended up adding the blocks as well
I bet that rode really bad.

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yep and looked funny! was a long week waiting for my blocks

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I'm looking at getting the Firestone kit. 2535 I beleive
I put the Firestones on mine before my 5" Ready Lift was installed. They had to modify the brackets but no biggie. You should have no probs...
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