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Firestone worlds number 1 air spring

Firestone Air Bags

Firestone Industrial Products Company is the World's Number 1 air spring manufacturer with a history of more than 60 years of research and development of technologically advanced air springs. Research centers are located in the United States, Italy and Japan, allowing them to provide global support. Thoroughbred Diesel is the premier source for Firestone airbags online. We are a experienced diesel company, call toll free at 866-737-4966 with any questions. Be sure to check out all of our air bags available at Thoroughbred Diesel.
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Ride-Rite Air Bag Helper Springs (pair
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  • Firestone Ride-Rite, Sport-Rite & Coil-Rite
  • Increase load capacities up to 5000 lbs
  • Helps to reduce suspension fatigue
  • Simple bolt-on installation
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Daystar Air Bag Cradle
Daystar Air Bag Cradle
Check out this product from Daystar if you purchase Air Bags:
Keeps the benefits of air bags while maintaining suspension travel
Ride-Rite™ air helper springs will: Kit Contents: Quality Standards
  • Level the vehicle front-to-rear & side-to-side
  • Adjustability 5-100 p.s.i.
  • Stabilize the vehicle while loaded
  • Maximize vehicles load carrying capacity
  • Air Springs
  • Air Line
  • Fasteners
  • Detailed Instructions
  • Upper and Lower brackets
  • Inflation valves (manual inflation)
  • Push-to-Connect air fittings
  • Over 1 million cycle life test
  • Each kit is weighed to ensure component count
  • ISO Certified
  • Each air spring pressure tested before leaving the factory
Airbags or Airsprings are used in air suspension to take place of the load bearing part of the suspension. Parts like coils springs, leaFIR and torsions often are replaced or assisted by airbags to improve ride quality,load capacity or to have full adjustability for show purposes. Most vehicles due to available room and load capacity are assigned general applications as for what components can be used to add air suspension to the vehicle.Depending on the make and model of your car will most likely determine if air bags, air barckets, or air cylinders will be needed.

Having the proper combination on your vehicle can mean the difference of being stranded on the side of the road or working on your air system on a weekly basis and having trouble free worriless and dependable air suspension.

Air suspension general replacement guide is as follows Coils with shocks mounted through them are generally replaced by airbags and brackets with the shock being relocated outside to the lower control arm and the frame rail. Leaf springs are generally replaced by a 4-link with the air bags being mounted to brackets that are mounted to the axle and frame rail or cross member. Torsions are generally replaced by either a upper control arm and bracket combo that make the upper control arm the load bearing part of the suspension or the front drive axles are removed and the airbags and brackets mount on the lower control arm and on the frame rail in place of the shock mount. shocks are relocated to the outside of the lower arm and onto the frame rail in both cases. Coil over shocks are generally replaced by an air bag over shock also known as a "airshock" or cylinders and brackets on imports. Macpherson struts are generally replaced by air struts and in most cases are just a direct bolt in replacement.

 
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