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4x4 Air bags on a 4x2?

I have been looking to put air bags on my '97 f-350 DRW 4x2 and found a nice used set from a '95 F-250 4x4 SRW and want to know if they will work? Also, i have a 5er hitch but i dont see how that affects in since its mounted to the frame in front and behind the axle. any advice is much appreciated.


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Yes it will work, air bags for towing are usually not designed different Kause of drive train, more of a universal fit kinda thing, but the 4x4 does have 3" wide springs vs your 2.5" iirc, but still should fit, I put 2wd air bags on a 4x4 with no issues before 95 f150-97 f350

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sounds like they will work, is $100 a good deal? new kits got for $300+


"Big Truck" 1997 F-350 CC DRW 4x2 Cali model
Diamond Eye 3" dp to 5" straight pipe, DIY 6637 intake, Pillar gauges, 6.0 trans cooler, Intercooled, TS 6 pos. chip with TW Tunes, 1.0 Housing, Barder Billet Wheel, EBPV Delete

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There is no difference

You just need 8" between the tire and frame for them to work

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I got the air bags yesterday, the have 2 slots on the leaf mount for 2.5" and 3" leafs, seems like they are universal.


"Big Truck" 1997 F-350 CC DRW 4x2 Cali model
Diamond Eye 3" dp to 5" straight pipe, DIY 6637 intake, Pillar gauges, 6.0 trans cooler, Intercooled, TS 6 pos. chip with TW Tunes, 1.0 Housing, Barder Billet Wheel, EBPV Delete

"Baby Truck" 1999 Ranger EC 5 speed 3.slow
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At least universal to fords lol

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2000 excursion V10 2wd 230k
2000 Excursion 7.3 4x4 246k
1995 CCLB DRW 324K
2001 CCLB DRW 319K
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The stock downpipe in an OBS is flat because I'm a ginger.
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Finding a decent woman is like shopping for a used truck. You spend most of your time picking through the money pits, wrecks, and basket cases until you find one that you can tolerate
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Well at least you caught the loose bolts before they cause any damage. Nothing worse than a sloppy hole
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