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Old April 5th, 2012, 10:45 AM   #21
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Well seem to work well, put my dakota on the trailer, pre-airbag the truck would have been smashing bumpstops with my rig on the trailer.

Now with 55psi in the bags road nice and smooth with 3" between the pads and the bumpstops.
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Old April 6th, 2012, 10:18 PM   #22
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I am thinking of getting a set of air bags for my truck when I start hauling around a GN..

But not sure.. I would like to see a long term report on these.
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Old April 7th, 2012, 05:59 AM   #23
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I have Airlift on my truck. Havn't had the chance to test them out yet but they seem to be good quality. and yes they are directly over the axle.
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Old April 7th, 2012, 10:43 AM   #24
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i just bought this kit the other day. i chose this one because it is good for 5000lb load leveling and the other kits i seen were 2-3000lb load leveling.

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Old April 7th, 2012, 10:51 AM   #25
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alumcj put firestone bags on his truck the other day it made a huge difference.

i will get the weight slip but we had 2 rigs in a 34 foot enclosed with a service body on the truck. i think we were around 22,000 pounds total with 11,300 on the trailer axles and the rest on the truck. i want to say it was 6500 or so on the rear truck axle and 4000 ish on the front.
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alumcj put firestone bags on his truck the other day it made a huge difference.

i will get the weight slip but we had 2 rigs in a 34 foot enclosed with a service body on the truck. i think we were around 22,000 pounds total with 11,300 on the trailer axles and the rest on the truck. i want to say it was 6500 or so on the rear truck axle and 4000 ish on the front.
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I am thinking of getting a set of air bags for my truck when I start hauling around a GN..

But not sure.. I would like to see a long term report on these.
as far as....? Durability ? I have had mine on for maybe a yr now.. with NO issues.. no leaks to this date.. i run around with about 15 psi in them.. and last time i checked them they still had 15psi.. Mine are Air lift brand. but I think Firestone makes the bags..
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alumcj put firestone bags on his truck the other day it made a huge difference.

i will get the weight slip but we had 2 rigs in a 34 foot enclosed with a service body on the truck. i think we were around 22,000 pounds total with 11,300 on the trailer axles and the rest on the truck. i want to say it was 6500 or so on the rear truck axle and 4000 ish on the front.
is mike's SRW ?? 6300 seems a bit high for SRW ? ? I could be wrong..
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I've been running airlift springs in my dad's other truck for 4 years, plow truck so they were in the front and took some serious abuse. No leaks still to this day actually.
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Old April 9th, 2012, 07:35 AM   #30
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My firestone set up has been worry free for over 5 years,love the ease of use, little switch and gage under dash pumps up while on the fly.
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Srw, yup heavy. Tows great and lays pipe.
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yeah buddy,i layed pipe in mike all weekend.



moved all the spare parts and tools into the truck so we could tow two rigs in the trailer, trailer only has 5500 pound axles
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