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Old 06-15-2012, 04:07 PM
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Wanting to airbag an excursion

I want to airbag my exursion. my camper is just a bit more of a handful in the wind than I would like and it makes the truck squat. I've put new bilstien shocks on it and it has new ball joints up front. I think if I could level the back end it would make a world of difference. So I'm wondering what the best bang for the buck is and what have people had the best luck with.
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Old 06-15-2012, 09:44 PM
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Well I run firestone air bags and after I put them on correctly they have worked great. Also I hear good things about Timbrens. Vehicle Suspension Kits - Timbren Suspension Enhancement Systems
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Old 06-16-2012, 06:05 AM
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Old 06-16-2012, 06:32 AM
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i have firestones also. i run heavy and my weight dosent change so i opted for no on board air.

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Old 06-17-2012, 06:35 PM
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thanks for the advice. looks like I could get a firestone setup for under 300 off ebay, thats minus pump and incab controls. and the timbrens are about 200. thanks for throwing some ideas at me.
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Old 06-17-2012, 06:37 PM
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First, you do have an equalizer hitch and anti sway control . . . right?
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Old 06-17-2012, 06:46 PM
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yup have all the antisway bars, and even adjusted the hitch trying to put more weight on the trailer. Its better but it could be much better. My F350 goes down the road with no problem. But one of the biggest differences in trucks is my ex has 272000 on it and my 350 has 86k. both are 6.0 trucks with basically the same upgrades and deletes.
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Old 06-17-2012, 07:16 PM
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I just saw a thread on pacbrake air bags and the mounts look much better than firestones. I don't know if they make them for excursions but I know the kit price for an F250 was $300 from Performance truck products.
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Old 06-17-2012, 07:19 PM
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Ok just checking. Don't want ppl just jumping to bags before they did everything right.
How big a trailer is it?
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Old 06-17-2012, 07:35 PM
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Its a 31 foot double slide Hornet, tall ceiling. So its quite the wind block going down the road. In the midwest there is always wind. With the F350 its not a problem, but the Ex seems to want to dance at the slightest hint of a breeze. I figure with gear its about 9k.
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