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#1 Old 01-29-2013, 12:00 PM
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Firestone air bags

I had the Firestone air bags installed in the rear coils about a month back. Pulled my 29Ft Jayco trailer and no sag in the rear end. I have 50 PSI in the bags, and without the trailer the ride is the same as before the bags were installed. This is good investment for $325.00

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#2 Old 01-29-2013, 03:32 PM
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By any chance do you have a part number on the firestone bags?
I have the Air Lift ones and they max out at 35psi which is just not enough.

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they didn't put a part number on the invoice. I went to a Firestone dealer and they told me that Firestone would not let them install the bag. But they sent me to a tire shop (Ramona Tire) that does a lot of work on motor homes also and they ordered them and installed them for me. You can call them and they can give you the number I'm sure
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Which air bags did they install in your car? is it the blue ones that go into your coil springs. Let me know please. looking to ordering one myself. If you can post some pictures for us. THANKS.
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They are the blue ones

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ok got ya

ok i see which ones they got. Some sites that sell them contradict each other. Some say max psi is 35. and others say more. also those bags are a little less than a 100 dollars. but of course someone installed it for you so that wasn't to bad of a price. I will probably do the same in the near near future. idk if i like those firestones or the air lift 1000. Thanks for the pix.
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I had the Firestone air bags installed in the rear coils about a month back. Pulled my 29Ft Jayco trailer and no sag in the rear end. I have 50 PSI in the bags, and without the trailer the ride is the same as before the bags were installed. This is good investment for $325.00
Is your air suspension still stock and they just installed the bags in the springs. I want to install the bags on mine without doing any mods to the air shocks since the system still works great. Also do you know if they had to remove the springs to install the bags or can the bag deflate enough to push it between the coils.
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Re: Firestone air bags

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Is your air suspension still stock and they just installed the bags in the springs. I want to install the bags on mine without doing any mods to the air shocks since the system still works great. Also do you know if they had to remove the springs to install the bags or can the bag deflate enough to push it between the coils.
Its fairly easy to drop each side and remove and re install the coil springs... Definitely easier to do if you have a floor jack... prolly take an hour tops

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Mine doesn't have the air shocks. It's the SL model, I think the air shocks are on the Platium.

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