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Old 04-21-2012, 10:06 PM   #11
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Have used the same air bags hooked together for 15 yrs on 3 different trucks with an onboard compressor mounted outside under the drivers seat. Let the air down to 5-10lbs unloaded and 40-50lbs with load (couple of times to 80lbs). Just press the button to let the air out or press the switch to increase. Never had a problem with the bags or the compressor.

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Old 04-21-2012, 10:12 PM   #12
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Yeah...what Dunn said!

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Old 04-21-2012, 10:31 PM   #13
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Firestone Ride Rite airbags here no complaints the truck is always level when I pull away with the trailer. They have a 5K pound rating @ 100 P.S.I.
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Old 04-22-2012, 12:01 AM   #14
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I would not tie them together .
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Old 04-22-2012, 08:13 AM   #15
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Don't understand the reason for not hooking them together. I have never had a load that wasn't evenly distributed in the bed. Would be a lot trickier to have them independent with an onboard compressor and to me just not worth the effort for the very rare occasion of an uneven load.
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Old 04-22-2012, 08:58 AM   #16
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One of the videos I watched for the Airlift system said to not tee them together. The premisis was if the body starts to roll the air from one bag would enter the other bag thus making the body roll more. I've never had that problem and frankly i would never load my truck up with so much to make it that top heavy anyway.
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Old 04-22-2012, 09:28 AM   #17
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I can see separate lines for a truck with a slide in camper or one with an overcab rack for long objects, but see no benefit for trucks with the loads contained within the bed rails and evenly distributed from side to side. The later situation being the case with a large majority of trucks with airbags towing a 5ver or tongue trailer. Also the complicated plumbing with an onboard compressor having to have separate lines to a switching valve etc.
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Old 04-22-2012, 10:24 AM   #18
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I have the RAS on my Excursion for a year now and so far like them. I have not had any issues with them at all. They were easy to install and help alot with the tongue weight of my Rockwood 3008w with the front kitchen. I plan on eventually doing the V/B code spring swap and will continue to use the RAS.
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Old 04-23-2012, 05:25 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by Bunk man View Post
Question? I put air lift 1000 on my truck and tee d them together was just wondering what and if there is an advantage to plumbing them in separately
Plumb them separately. That way you can level your vehicle. If they are together you can get vehicle roll.
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Old 04-23-2012, 08:42 PM   #20
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I had them and liked them.


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