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Old 07-06-2012, 03:36 PM
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Air Bags for springs.

My cousin has a 2006 F-250 and he has bags on his springs that were put on aftermarket. His truck does not sag in the back at all when putting on trailers.

I would like to get some for my 2008 F-250 Super Duty but have no idea what to get or where to start. I want to keep things low cost. I don't want in cab compressor units or gauges and stuff or lines to run as he does not have any of that. It is my daily driven truck also. Just something simple that does not make the back sag when the trailer is on.
What should I get?

I tow a 20 foot enclosed trailer with a Mustang in it and an open landscape trailer 18ft with about 5000 lbs of equipment on it.

Any help is appreciated.
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Old 07-06-2012, 06:59 PM
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A lot of guys have air bags to help keep it level. I have Firestone Ride Rite bags and love them. I don't have the inside switches and onboard compressor and all that jazz. I just mounted the air valves on the rear and fill them before I hook up the trailer, then deflate them when I unhook it.

Go to RIDE RITE SITE for more info. You need kit # 2452...assuming you don't have a 5th wheel hitch.

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Old 07-06-2012, 07:28 PM
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I've got bags with the compressor kit and would never put them one without the compressor and guages. It makes it so much nicer to adjust on the go.
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