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Old 07-24-2016, 07:41 AM   #1
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2860DS Air Suspension

I seem to be thinking of thins to ask this morning about my RV. Anyway, I have the air suspension on the rear of my Sunseeker. What is the best pressure to ride with to reduce the bounce from front to back? Or is it just poor front shocks and need to be upgraded?

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Old 07-24-2016, 08:38 AM   #2
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Many previous posts on this. It all depends on how much your rig weighs, and especially how much of that weight is placed over or rear of the rear axle. The airbags have a maximum psi of 100 psi, and you should never run them "empty"
Always keep 10-20 psi in them, don't let them go "flat"
Most run around 50 psi, but if your loaded , 60-70 psi may be the better psi. You will have to experment to get what is comfortable for you. Start at 50 or so and go up or down 5 psi at a time till you find what's right.
Be aware, the airbags themselves are fairly small, and you can overfill them VERY quickly, from flat to over 100 psi in a matter of 10-12 seconds or so.
When you add air, just kind of "blip" them a second or two at a time.

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Old 07-24-2016, 07:40 PM   #3
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2860DS Air Suspension

I use a 12v rechargeable travel compressor.It has many uses for camping but the best use is inflating the bags because you can see the PSI increase on the built in gauge.
I run 70 with all my regular gear
Mine do bleed down over time but if I pump them for a weekend trip they stay up. Over a week and they start loosing pressure

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I agree I pump them every trip as they do loose pressure. I run them around 90 because I pull a trailer with atv. Seems to be pretty stable. I also had all the shocks upgraded after the first year. Also made a difference
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Old 08-03-2016, 12:10 AM   #5
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We have a 2860 and I run air bags at 70-75
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Old 08-10-2016, 08:23 PM   #6
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I have a 2860 and run mine at 55 and sometimes around 30 if I haven't put air in recently. But I haven't really tested more pressure than that.

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