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Old 04-16-2014, 06:06 PM   #11
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I have a 25' Class C Sunseeker with Firestone Ride Rite airbags. What psi should I put in them?
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Old 04-16-2014, 06:37 PM   #12
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Camping World suggests on an average you keep them at 70.
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Old 04-16-2014, 07:06 PM   #13
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Thanks. Found the installation instructions for the Firestone Ride Ride airbags. This is what they say:

"FOR BEST RIDE use only enough air pressure in the air helper springs to level the vehicle when viewed from the side (front to rear). This amount will vary depending on the load, location of load, condition of existing suspension and personal preference.

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Too much air pressure in the air helper springs will result in a firmer ride, while too little air pressure will allow the air helper spring to bottom out over rough conditions. Too little air pressure will also not provide the improvement in handling that is possible.

TO PREVENT POSSIBLE DAMAGE MAINTAIN MINIMUM AIR PRESSURE IN THE AIR SPRINGS AT ALL TIMES. Listed below are minimum air pressure requirements.

CLASS"C"MOTORHOMES - 30p.s.i. VANS - 5p.s.i."
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Old 04-16-2014, 08:45 PM   #14
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Going on a short trip (3-4 hr drive). Put 60 psi. Will see how it does. When I filled each bag they noticeably lifted the coach. Just about an inch or so, but I could tell they were filling.
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Old 04-17-2014, 12:35 PM   #15
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Wow, that's pretty high pressure. I've not liked the ride when running 40 psi; it's bouncing around pretty bad. You want to keep at least 10 psi in them always. I like the ride at 15 psi, and that pressure holds pretty good in my 2007 26' class C.
I have a 33' Leprechaun with a long tail hangover. That's why I use higher pressure.
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I have a 33' Leprechaun with a long tail hangover. That's why I use higher pressure.
The air bags are there mainly for leveling purposes rather than ride quality.

I wonder if the extra weight behind the rear axle is compensated for by heavier or more rear leaf springs? Looks like the Leprechauns can come with anywhere from 22' to 32' on the same chassis.
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