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Old 09-18-2014, 01:55 PM   #1
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I towed my about 7000 lb. camper trailer finally. I was very happy with performance of the hemi and the 8 speed auto trans. One member said that
I would want to install some type of air bags on the rear to level out the ride
height. While the back does'nt go down too far, it would be nice to be able to
level it out when loaded. My concern is that I have been pricing air bag
systems and they are fairly expensive to buy. I want a system that I can adjust while driving and it looks like it would run about a $1000 dollars or so to
buy and install. With the bags installed in the coil springs, do the bags eventually get a hole rubbed in them? I would not want to spend that kind of
money to have it wear out prematurely. Has anyone else had any experiences
with this. Thanks for the info

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Old 09-18-2014, 01:59 PM   #2
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Never used inside spring bags but I'd imagine if they sell them they should last awhile.
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inside the coil springs? don't most airbags systems replace the coil springs with air springs? I haven't heard of anything like this.....researching.....
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Old 09-19-2014, 12:05 PM   #4
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The Airlift 1000 works well with the 4th Gen Ram's coil springs and cost around $100, a little more if you go with a on-board compressor.

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Old 09-19-2014, 08:22 PM   #5
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The Airlift 1000 works well with the 4th Gen Ram's coil springs and cost around $100, a little more if you go with a on-board compressor.

Air Lift 1000 Air Bags for Coil Spring SUVs and Vans | Air Lift Company
That's interesting....I've only seen the firestone style air bag systems that replace the coil springs. Scaled down of what you'd find on an 18 wheeler basically. So does the bag actually bear any weight or does it act more like a spring rubber simply stiffening the coil spring?
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Stiffens the spring up
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Thanks for your responses. Think I've pretty much narrowed it down to the Airlift system
with remote control. Won't have to run air lines and wires into the cab.
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I ran airlift 1000 loved them...with my 750lb quad in the box she dropped 1/2 inch ...maybe little less
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Nice, quick fix at a reasonable price .



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