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Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle

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  • Air Lift
  • Air Springs
  • Rear Axle Suspension Enhancement
  • Extra Heavy Duty
5,000-lb Capacity. Designed to upgrade your rear suspension, LoadLifter 5000 air springs provide high-quality, full-time load support. They level your vehicle, improving braking and ride comfort and reducing the strain on your factory suspension. Lowest Prices for the best vehicle suspension from Air Lift. Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle part number AL57284 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.



Air Lift Vehicle Suspension - AL57284

5,000-lb Capacity. Designed to upgrade your rear suspension, LoadLifter 5000 air springs provide high-quality, full-time load support. They level your vehicle, improving braking and ride comfort and reducing the strain on your factory suspension.


Features:

  • Provides your vehicle with up to 5,000 lbs of load-leveling support, reducing strain on your rear suspension and improving both safety and ride quality
    • Designed for heavy-duty applications such as 1/2-ton, 3/4-ton, and 1-ton pickup trucks, motor homes, and commercial trucks
  • Keeps your vehicle level when you are hauling a heavy load
    • Improves steering and braking performance
    • Helps to maintain safe headlight aim
    • Keeps your tires from wearing unevenly
  • Lets you manually adjust air pressure to get the even load distribution and support that you need
    • Level your vehicle front to rear
    • Inflate each spring independently for side-to-side leveling of off-center loads
  • Reduces the strain on your OEM suspension caused by extremely heavy loads
  • Improves overall stability and ride quality
    • Diminishes sway and absorbs road shock for a smooth ride
  • Comes with Air Lift's exclusive upper and lower roll plates
    • Increases the load capacity of the air springs
    • Protects springs from damage, extending the life of your air spring suspension
  • Constructed of 2-ply, fabric-reinforced rubber
    • Endcaps are made of high-strength Zytel nylon, which is lighter, stronger, and more corrosion resistant than steel
  • Mounting brackets and hardware are included for installation
  • Manual inflation valves and air lines are included
    • Manual valves are typically mounted on bumper for easy access
    • Compressor system with in-cab gauges (sold separately) can be added to monitor and automatically adjust air pressure
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Load-leveling capacity: up to 5,000 lbs
    • LoadLifter 5000 springs will not increase your vehicle's weight-carrying capacity. Do not exceed the manufacturer's recommended weight limit.
  • Adjustable air pressure: 5 psi - 100 psi
  • Lifetime warranty
  • 60-Day satisfaction guarantee


Air Lift's LoadLifter 5000 was designed with an exact purpose: to provide full-time, first-class support to your 1/2-ton, 3/4-ton, or 1-ton pickup, motor home, or commercial truck. With this kit, you get a safer ride and simultaneously protect your vehicle from the strain that comes with hauling massive loads.


Carrying heavy cargo in your truck bed or trailer puts tremendous stress on your vehicle. Your brakes erode faster, your tires wear unevenly, and handling suffers severely. When towing, you might also experience excessive sway, bottoming out, and even improper and unsafe headlight aim. Fortunately, there is a solution to these problems. By pairing your existing suspension with the LoadLifter 5000, you can seriously beef up your suspension, ensure equal load distribution, and give your vehicle the support it desperately needs. Air Lift's LoadLifter 5000 provides up to 5,000 lbs of load-leveling capacity and distributes the weight of your payload to all 4 wheels. As a result, the stress on your OEM suspension is significantly reduced.


LoadLifter's air bags are adjustable from 5 to 100 psi for precise support, and they can be inflated independently of one another for front-to-rear and side-to-side leveling. They are made of high-quality, 2-ply, fabric-reinforced rubber. Most air bags lose air at the ends, where the bag is enclosed with a steel cap, because the steel can rust and corrode over time, creating small holes. The endcaps on Air Lift air bags are fashioned from corrosion-proof Zytel nylon, a material that is both stronger and lighter than steel, ensuring that the air bags won't lose air. Also, LoadLifter 5000 comes with Air Lift's exclusive roll plates, which both protect your air springs and beef up the load capacity of the springs.


This system installs with the included brackets and hardware. Just mount the springs, inflate them, and ride. To inflate the LoadLifter springs, you just have to pump air in through the inflation valves. A line kit is included with the springs so that you can install the valves (one for each spring) in an easily accessible area - typically they are installed on the bumper. If you want to make the springs even easier to use, you can get a compressor and gauge system (sold separately).


Air Lift kits are designed to keep your vehicle at normal ride height. You can find the normal ride height of your vehicle by unloading it and measuring the distance between the bottom edge of your wheel well and the center of the hub. After you find and record this distance, you can regulate the amount of air that you put into your air springs to maintain normal ride height - even when you are hauling a heavy load. You will need to adjust the air pressure in your air bags according to the size of your load.


Along with a lifetime warranty that has no mileage restrictions, Air Lift offers a 60-day satisfaction guarantee. Just install and use LoadLifter 5000 springs for 60 days, and if you are not satisfied at the end of this time, you can remove them from your vehicle and return them for a full product refund. Now that's confidence.



57284 AirLift Load Lifter 5000 Air Bag Suspension Support System - Back Axle



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This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

2015 - 2018 Ford F-150




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Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle - AL57284

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (48 Customer Reviews)

5,000-lb Capacity. Designed to upgrade your rear suspension, LoadLifter 5000 air springs provide high-quality, full-time load support. They level your vehicle, improving braking and ride comfort and reducing the strain on your factory suspension.

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by: KATHLEEN B.08/06/2017


We just installed this last night on our truck. The instructions are easy to fallow. We will get our new 5th wheel next weekend so we will see then if they hold up. We love etrailer.com excellent customer service and fast shipping. Chris W thank you so much for taking care of our order so quick!!! We are working so hard on getting everything installed before we get our new 5th wheel!!! Your Amazing!! 416612



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by: Michael Sarin10/23/2013

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Finished the install last weekend fairly smoothly. I jacked up one side of the truck at a time since I only had one jack. Had to put the jack on cinder blocks to get it high enough to engage the leaf spring front mount. One comment/suggestion for the installation guide. The only thing I struggled with was the parking brake cable. It was exactly in the way of engaging the bottom bracket to the axle. No matter how I moved the bracket it would not clear the cable. Then the light came on, release the brake dummy! Once the brake was released there was plenty of room to engage the assembly onto the axle. Of course, I did put some chalks on the front tires to keep the truck from rolling while I was underneath... No leaks, and it seems to ride much smoother than before. Thanks for a great product, 104826


Comments

I still like the product but it seems to have a slow leak somewhere and will not hold air pressure for a week at the original setting. Guess I need to do a bubble leak test, just have not gotten to it. Other than that the product is great.

Michael S - 10/23/2014

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by: Paul H.02/25/2017

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


I haul a 8' truck camper that pops up, it has a app. 1400 # weight to it. I also pull a 17' Lund boat that is loaded with my 2011 Dodge 1500. When I first put the truck camper on the truck before installation of the air bags, my truck squatted 6", basically it bottomed out. But when I put the air bags on, WOW, what a difference it made. Now when I travel down the road, there is no more swaying, or bouncing like it use to do on my Chevey that I use to haul it all with without any air bags. But now I see Dodge these are put on all their trucks. I am SO HAPPY I purchased these, & would recommend them to anyone. I told my neighbor about them & he put a set on his F2500, to pull his 31' 5th wheel, & he loves them. I was 65yrs. young when I purchased & installed these Air Bags, & was a welder for 45yrs.. nut if you have any doubts weather you can put them on. Well relax the video that shows you how to put them on when you purchased them makes it a breeze. I hope this easess your mind if you are in doubt about making the purchase. And the price I believe was more than fare. Good Luck to All, And May GOD RICHLY BLESS ALL WHO CALL ON HIS NAME. 345917



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by: Shannon Starkey08/20/2017

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Kit was easy and straightforward I added a personal touch of compression fittings and hose clamps 422988



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by: Gilbert T.07/14/2015

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


The Airlift airbags I installed on my 2015 Ford F-150 were easy to install and everything fit as described. I have made several purchases from etrailer.com and am very satisfied with the products they sell and the speed in delivery. 211609


Comments

One year later I still like these airbags.My truck rides level and handles smoothly. Without a load, however, its stiff in back and bounces, even with the airbags deflated.

Gilbert T - 07/13/2016

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by: Roy03/08/2013

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Great Price and easy to install. 69682


Comments

Air lift suspension is still working great after a year. Had a couple of minor air leaks at first but no problems after I fixed them. Good quality product.

Roy - 09/08/2014

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by: JP08/27/2012

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


This Loadlifter worked excellent. Put a Lance camper at 2600 lbs. on my Ford F350 crewcab pickup. Despite the camper package option on my truck with extra rear leaf springs, it still pushed the bed end down and the hood side up in the air. Annoying side to side roll as well. The AirLift LoadLifter had very good instructions and was not difficult to install. Drilled five holes in the frame on each side to attach. Plenty of part options to make it a very good fit. Aired up the springs until the camper was perfectly level. Truck now drives level and considerably less side to side roll. This was well worth the price for the performance. 53242



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by: Mark L08/16/2017

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Have had the air bags installed for 3-4 weeks now. Love them! Huge difference in ride quality when hauling or towing heavy loads. My only criticism is in the design. The left side fit perfect and the bag is perfectly aligned vertically but the right side bag is canted slightly. Almost as if the bottom brackets holes are drilled slightly off. I called the company and was told that up to 15 degrees is acceptable. It just looks as though the bag may wear more but time will tell I guess. I would still recommend. Also looking at purchasing the compressor system to ensure the bags always have adequate pressure. 421216



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by: Tracy h02/26/2015

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


First thing is e-trailer the best to buy from , hands down! Air lift 5000 not a great kit in my opinion . This is not my first air bag install , over 12 so far. Brackets look good , bags fit them good and hardware is ok. The problem is the upper bracket is 3/4k inch short of sitting against frame . Jounce cup is in the way , I tried to mock it up in place but hardware is to short . Jounce cup had to be removed for bracket to fit up to frame , it's welded on . This kit is not what I would average to install . I'll try a different manufacturer next time. 2009 chevy 1500 4x4 crew cab . 176164



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by: John G06/02/2016

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


I had this installed by my mechanic, he said no problems, basically just bolted in. I went to pick up my 30' travel trailer and I adjusted the pressure to 20psi before I hooked it up. Before the air springs there was a noticeable sag in the back of the truck with the trailer hitched. With just 20psi in the bags there was barely any sag at all, and the trailer pulled much better. Planning on a trip this weekend and I'll probably increase the pressure up to 30psi to see how that works. Very happy with this product, I wish I would have bought it years ago. 256010



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by: Tim03/23/2013

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Fast shipping and excellent customer service. Will continue to purchase from etrailer. Took about 8 hrs to install the kit. I'm sure that would have been faster for someone who has done it before but I took my time. The air bags work just as I wanted and the kit appears to be high quality materials. If you purchase a kit take your time installing as it's best to fit and refit a couple times on parts of the kit to ensure everything is going as laid out by the instructions. 72041



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by: William H.04/19/2012

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Quality of the air helper springs appears good. The installation instructions were good and the parts fit as intended. The Air lift Controller One Compressor works well and quickly inflats the air bags. In fact the compressor only needs to run about 15 seconds to fully inflate the springs when they are under no load. I have made several purchases from etrailer and have been very satisified each time. Keep up the good work! 37698



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by: Donovan09/14/2016

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


About a year ago, I installed this on my 2013 Ram 1500 with the hemi. I pull an enclosed 6x12 trailer with my tools and equipment in it. The trailer has a heavy tongue weight and is driven in city traffic every day. This kit has saved my front tires from wearing any more than they did as well as how easy it is to adjust the height of the truck based on my current load. I recommend it. 295497



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by: Andy A.08/29/2017

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Came well packaged, all itsy bitsy parts accounted for. Says no drilling required but you will need a cutting wheel or hacksaw to cut a bolt off. Instructions are pretty good but pictures sometimes don't show exactly what you need to know. My favorite part 2 hrs install. We all know that means at least 4. One more hour and I'll be finished. 426268



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by: Ryan09/11/2013

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Previously installed Firestone air helper springs in my Ford F250. Wish I would have ordered them instead of the Air Lift helper springs. While quality of Air Lift appears to be good, installation compared to installing the Firestone system is a real bear. Firestone easily as good quality and much simpler/easier to install. 99455



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by: David A03/30/2017

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Great product very well built all the parts are of great quality . Airbags and mounts fit perfectly just had to tie back my emergency brake cable out of the way but that's a ford issue not an airbag issue they fill up and hold air very nice pulling my toy hauler thanks for the great production 360760



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by: Perry07/27/2017

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Good product at a great price drop shipped to my door in a few days, Had it installed on my 2500 chevy van in less than 3 hours. Was just what the doctor ordered to level the van out when towing a 26' enclosed car hauler. no need for the special load equalizer hitch setup either!! 411686



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by: robert k11/30/2016

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


easy install,one of the elbow fittings leaked,i called airlift ,they rushed me 2 immediately.we were able to install new elbow with out removing air bags.no more saggy bed when pulling fifth wheel to florida keysi run them at 35-40 psi to level truck when towing. 321031



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by: Linwood07/10/2014

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Easy to install in 2-3 hrs. Works well on initial static tests. Have not tried targeted application yet but I am certain there will be no problem. etrailer is the BEST source for ALL my towing and related needs. Thanks etrailer!! 140504



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by: Brad11/19/2016

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


I have been using this for the past year and have been very pleased. It works as described and I have been very happy with it. I hauled campers for a living, and adjust the air lift often. I would recommend them for anyone 318062



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by: Doc06/13/2017

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


It was as easy to install as what was described in the video. It also didn't take up the whole day. Maybe a little more than an hour. All the parts seem to be made of quality, heavy duty material. 392532



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by: Tina12/09/2016

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Thank you Brittney for your great customer service. My son is installing the product right now. Returning the incorrect product and you helping with replacement was great. Thank you again. 323690



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by: Steve06/12/2017

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Ordered this kit to level my truck when pulling the boat. Easy instructions to follow and installation was simple as everything bolted right on, total time to install was under 3 hours. 392363



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by: KelleyKars08/13/2016

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Easy Install. Shipping was great FREE! Just don't fall for the REBATE unless you want a compressor to as it takes both AirLift and Compressor to qualify. AGAIN READ THE REBATE ad 283440



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by: John S.02/03/2017

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Straight forward install. Allow 6+/- hours to get it right. DO read the instructions. Measure the clear height first and get the optional lift blocks if even close to 7" 338388



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by: Michael B05/25/2015

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


This is my 3rd vehicle I have used this product on . We have a fleet of 1 ton duallies. This is an easy to install, reliable, and reasonably priced air bag kit 196714



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by: Joe D08/02/2017

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Instructions were spot on, took about 4 hours to install (without a lift) including the airbags. Have yet to tow with it but the system seems to work very well. 418157



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by: Mike A.08/25/2017

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


It is a good system. I did have to drill some extra holes in order to mount the bags, but once I got them mounted, the system worked great. 424984



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by: Doug H04/02/2014

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Item very easy to install and work greats. Shipping was quick and received product with no issues in content or package 123399



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by: Bruce m04/17/2015

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


I installed the air lifts in my 2014 f150 in 4 hr. It's nice way to go. Can't wait to pull my new 5 th Wheel camper! 185886



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by: Dyrk P.08/04/2017

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Can't wait to get this installed. My Harley Tri glide is heavy, and this will make it easier to pull on my trailer. 414866



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by: Lonnie R.09/21/2016

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Sadly,since the day I installed them I have not needed to use them. It's nice to know I have them at my disposal. 297285



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by: Robert S.06/11/2014

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Extremely easy to install. Once I got the technique down on the first one, the second bag went in very quickly. 135113



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by: Bennie04/11/2017

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Just installed it but it looks good hope to hook up to trailer next week. The shipping was great 367483



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by: Fireball03/26/2016

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Best item ever to pull a Trailer of any kind .. Pulling 40ft 5th wheel, makes for easier driving. 241895



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by: Rusty03/30/2015

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Ordered wrong one, called them they changed my order and still shipped it fast. Perfect service. 181384



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by: Ben S.10/25/2016

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Very competitive prices, free shipping, and easy to work with. What more could you ask for. 313277



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by: Kenny C.06/25/2016

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Good product and install was easy because of the installment video found on the website. 264849



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by: Nolan05/23/2015

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Product arrived in a short time and was easy to install in my driveway. Works GREAT!!! 195228



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by: Gary G.09/12/2016

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Great product, easy installation. The on line videos are very helpful. 293936



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by: Mike L.07/19/2016

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Delivery was fast. Install scheduled in my driveway this Friday. 273548



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by: Johnny C06/10/2017

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Very helpful when ordering and on keeping updated on delivery 391488



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by: mike d08/06/2016

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


seems to do the job, wished they mounted outside frame rail. 280554



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by: Bernie04/18/2015

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Excellent fit. Easy to follow direction s. 186137



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by: Pablo juarez08/22/2017

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Great product great service on time 423689



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by: David R11/24/2014

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Shipped quick everything good 162378



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by: Russell v10/09/2017

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Fast shipping thank you 440995



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by: Carlos S11/01/2016

Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Doing fine, TY. 312752


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  • For your 2015 Ford F-150 I recommend going with the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs part # AL57284 for 4WD models or part # AL57268 for 2WD models. The Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs part # AL59570 is really only designed for smaller trailers. I also recommend using a compressor system like the Air Lift Load Controller II Compressor System part # AL25592 as this will allow you to inflate/deflate the airbags from inside the vehicle. It is also important to note that...
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  • Will the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs Work with Weight Distribution 2016 Ford F-150
  • A set of airbags will not interfere with a weight distribution system. However, the airbags will not be needed to level the vehicle if your weight distribution system is properly rated and installed. They will help to increase stability and improved ride quality on your 2016 Ford F-150 but should not be necessary for leveling purposes when towing with a weight distribution system. If you ever decide to tow a 5th wheel or gooseneck trailer you will need to make sure the airbags will...
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  • The AirLift air bag system # AL57284 for your 2015 Ford F-150 mounts to the bottom of the truck frame which means that a 5th wheel installation kit such as # RP50087-58 can be installed without interference! As far as a 5th wheel hitch the above installation kit will accept any hitch that fits in above the bed rails. But since your truck has the 5-1/2 foot bed you will want a set up that allows for the most turning clearance. I have looked up your trailer and it has their SUPER TURN...
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  • The Hide-A-Goose Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch with Installation Kit # 9465-91 referenced in your question is confirmed to fit your 2015 Ford F-150 with a 5-1/2 foot bed. This will give you a gross towing weight capacity of 30,000 pounds and vertical load limit of 7,500 pounds. The ball on the hitch can be removed and stored upside down, inside the hitch in order to have full truck bed access when not towing. With your 5-1/2 foot bed, I recommend adding the 5 inch Offset Ball # 19308...
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  • For your 2016 Ford F-150 Lariat 4x4, air springs are the right solution for your concerns. They can be inflated to support the extra load and deflated to 5 psi (not a change in feel) for your daily driving. I recommend the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle # AL57284. These springs have a 5000 lb capacity which is far more than needed to keep your vehicle from sagging when towing your 6000 lb boat or carrying cargo in the bed. These springs are adjustable between...
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  • Which Weight Rating Should I Use on a Air Lift Air Helper Springs With My 2016 Ford F-150?
  • With the information that you have supplied, the 2016 Ford F-150 Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle # AL59570 will give you up to 2,000 lbs of load-leveling support. Part # AL59570 will work on the rear for either 2 wheel drive or 4 wheel drive models of the 2016 Ford. F-150. The 2,000 lbs system will provide enough enhancement to your F-150 to improve the handling of your truck and trailer. However, you can still use the 5,000 lbs Air Lift system and still improve...
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  • The Air Lift rear-axle air bag kit # AL57284 is a confirmed fit for the 2016 Ford F-150 Lariat 4x4. I reviewed the installation instructions (which are linked for you) and I saw nothing to indicate any issue with installing this kit in a pickup with outboard-mounted rear shocks. There is an alternative you might consider, a jounce spring kit. Jounce spring kits typically cost far less than air bags, are much easier to install and require no maintenance at all. A bolt-on kit like...
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  • Is Drilling Required When Installing Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs On 2016 Ford F-150
  • The only drilling needed with the installation of the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs, part # AL57284 are for the air lines. A note in the included instructions on page 14 states that they do not want and non-aluminum components mounted to the body of the truck. They suggest drilling two 5/16 inch holes in the license plate recess, under the bumper, or in the bumper mounting brackets. No holes are drilled in the frame or body of the truck.
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  • There is a spacer kit available that will allow you to install the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 # AL57284 on your 2017 Ford F-150. The Air Lift Lock-N-Lift Spacers for Lifted Vehicles - 2" Lift # AL52130 was designed to work with the Air Lift's LoadLifter 5000 on vehicles that have a 2" lift. I've attached a link to a review video on this product for you to take a look at.
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  • Will Firestone Air Bags from a 2005 GMC Sierra 1500 Fit a 2015 Ford F-150
  • It would be more economical and easier to install a new kit on your 2015 Ford F-150 because the parts including the air bags do not overlap between it and the 2005 GMC Sierra. If you liked the Firestone system on your old truck then for your new 2015 F-150 the proper kit is # F2582. I have linked a video showing an example installation for you. You could also use the Air Lift system # AL57284 or # AL59570. The difference between these 2 kits is that # AL59570 is rated for 2,000 pounds...
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  • Airbag Kit that Will Work With a B&W Gooseneck Hitch on a 2017 Ford F-150
  • The only set of airbags that we have for your 2017 Ford F-150 that will also work with the B&W Turnoverball Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch w/ Custom Installation Kit part # BWGNRK1115 is the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs part # AL57284. All other airbag kits we have for your truck mount to the outside of the frame rail which interferes with the B&W Gooseneck Hitch. The Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 mounts to the bottom of the frame rail and will not interfere with the B&W...
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