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Old 12-08-2010, 08:58 AM
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best way to mounts airbags and still have a good ride?

what is the best way to mount rear airbags and still hvae a good ride i had to take mine off because the ride was so rough
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anyone ? ??????????
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I see people custom build set ups where the axle bracket can attach to the air bag bracket and you just pull a pen to disconnect it just like the receiver hitch on the back of your truck.
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Old 01-11-2011, 11:27 AM
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What type of air bags are you useing.Are they for a 6" lift.Carli has air bags for lifted trucks.
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Old 01-11-2011, 01:33 PM
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they are firestone one's
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What were you running your air pressure's at? After looking at your specs, it's not the airbags that are making you truck ride rough, it's either the oversize tires or the 6 inch lift.

I've had air bags on two trucks an it made them ride better, but they were also both at stock height.

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Old 01-11-2011, 01:54 PM
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5 psi when unloaded but i also have the stock rear springs on iam just using a lift block
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5 psi when unloaded but i also have the stock rear springs on iam just using a lift block
It's the lift blocks that are killing your ride, not the air bags, I'd never run a block that big.
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Old 01-11-2011, 03:16 PM
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You should look on the firestone website.They have kits for lifted trucks,they also have a kit that mounts the bags to the axle instead of the top of the leaf spring.That might help you.The carli long travel bags are made for dodge with full leaf springs without blocks.The best solution would be a soft rate full leaf with long travel bags but It would cost alot of money though I think you would be happy with the result.
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