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Old 08-05-2015, 10:21 PM   #31
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What is the optimum pressure for the Firestone air bags in the rear of my Forester? I don't think mine was ever inflated.


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Firestone states a minimum of 5 Lbs. I agree with steverkemp, 65-70 Lbs

I like a little weight shift to the front and use the same range. I find mine handles better in this range as well
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Firestone states a minimum of 5 Lbs. I agree with steverkemp, 65-70 Lbs

I like a little weight shift to the front and use the same range. I find mine handles better in this range as well
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X2 Deaver, Run my air bags at 70#. First two trips at ? pounds were a little discerning thought the steering box wacked. Fixed the airline to the bags pumped them up and last trip was unbelieveably better
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X2 Deaver, Run my air bags at 70#. First two trips at ? pounds were a little discerning thought the steering box wacked. Fixed the airline to the bags pumped them up and last trip was unbelieveably better[/QUOTE]

Ned, did it feel like you had a lot of play in the steering? Thx, Ben
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Ned, did it feel like you had a lot of play in the steering? Thx, Ben

Yes Like I said I thought the problem was the steering box. Spent 6 hours turning wheel 2-3 inches to right then back to the left then back again to keep MH in a straight line. Fixed the problem I had with my airbags and drove lots better
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I installed the wireless air system on mine. I had trouble with the filter not working correctly. They over nighters me a new filter. It works great now. I pressure mine up to drive then drop the pressure off before leveling camper with lift system.
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I installed the wireless air system on mine. I had trouble with the filter not working correctly. They over nighters me a new filter. It works great now. I pressure mine up to drive then drop the pressure off before leveling camper with lift system.
Papap, what system are you using? Does it come with the compressor, and if so, where did you install it?
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This is what I installed. I put mine inside the compartment right in front of the back driver side wheels. Keeps it out the weather. I call and asked them about this before doing the install. They said it was a great place to install it.

Amazon.com: AIR LIFT 72000 Wireless Air Leveling Compressor: Automotive
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Power hook up

This is how I hooked mine up. I got the idea from Oldflat on here. It works great this way. Bout part at Auto parts store. Less than $10.
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I really like papap's air compressor system. I have a buddy who swears by his on a Ford dually TV. But I just ordered the TST 507 TPMS with 2 extra monitors figuring I'll keep an eye on air bag pressures and how the rig handles at varing pressures before jumping on a compressor
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The Air Lift Wireless Air System is a little cheaper - HERE
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