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Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Air Helper Springs with Internal Jounce Bumpers - Rear Axle

Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Air Helper Springs with Internal Jounce Bumpers - Rear Axle

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5,000-lb Capacity. LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate air springs have internal bumpers, so you get the adjustable load support of air springs and the comfort and reliability of jounce springs. Jounces also work as a fail-safe if air springs lose pressure. Lowest Prices for the best vehicle suspension from Air Lift. Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Air Helper Springs with Internal Jounce Bumpers - Rear Axle part number AL88396 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Air Lift Vehicle Suspension

  • Air Lift
  • Air Springs
  • Rear Axle Suspension Enhancement
  • Extra Heavy Duty
  • Constant Load

5,000-lb Capacity. LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate air springs have internal bumpers, so you get the adjustable load support of air springs and the comfort and reliability of jounce springs. Jounces also work as a fail-safe if air springs lose pressure.


Features:

  • Hybrid spring system combines the adjustability of air springs with the reliability of jounce-style springs
  • Air bags reduce the strain on your rear suspension, increase safety, and compensate for uneven loads
    • Level your vehicle front to back and help maintain safe headlight aim
    • Adjust independently for side-to-side leveling of off-center loads
    • Improve steering and braking performance
  • Jounce spring inside each air spring helps to improve ride comfort, reduce sway, and help with cornering
    • Engages at lower air pressures to better absorb road shock and minimize bottoming out
    • Provides support progressively - the more you load the springs, the stiffer they become
    • Lets you temporarily carry a load with zero air pressure in your springs
  • Quality construction for long-lasting spring life
    • 2-Ply, fabric-reinforced rubber air springs are durable
    • Air Lift's exclusive upper and lower roll plates protect air springs from damage, extending the life of the suspension system
    • High-strength Zytel nylon endcaps are lighter, stronger, and more corrosion resistant than steel
    • Urethane internal jounces require no maintenance and work well in hot or cold temperatures
  • Designed for heavy-duty applications such as 3/4-ton and 1-ton pickup trucks, motor homes, and commercial trucks
  • 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 Ultimate 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


Get the Best of Both Springs

The air springs and jounce springs in this system work together to give you the best ride whether your truck is loaded or unloaded. Air Lift's LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate air springs have internal urethane foam jounces that protect the air springs and provide added ride comfort when your air pressure is low. The jounces also allow you to temporarily carry a load if the air springs lose air pressure. This gives your 3/4- or 1-ton pickup, motor home, or commercial truck air springs that are easier to maintain.


Air Springs Level Your Load

Carrying heavy cargo in your truck bed or trailer puts extra stress on your truck. Your brakes erode faster, your tires wear unevenly, and handling suffers severely. When towing, you might also experience excessive sway, bottoming out, and even inaccurate and unsafe headlight aim.


By pairing your existing suspension with LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate air springs, you can seriously beef up your suspension, ensure equal load distribution, and get the support you need. The springs provide up to 5,000 lbs of load-leveling capacity (depending on the weight-carrying capacity of your vehicle) and distribute the weight of your payload to all 4 wheels. As a result, the stress on your factory suspension is significantly reduced. LoadLifter's air bags are adjustable from 5 to 100 psi for precise support, and they can be inflated equally for front-to-back leveling or independently of one another for side-to-side leveling.


The air springs are made of high-quality, 2-ply, fabric-reinforced rubber. Most air bags lose air at the ends where the bag is enclosed with steel caps. These caps can rust and corrode over time, creating small holes. But 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.


Roll plates on Air Lift 5000 Ultimate air spring

The air bags also have Air Lift's exclusive roll plates, which protect the air springs and beef up their load capacity. These sturdy plates help guard the springs from moving parts under your vehicle that might puncture the air bags. The plates also provide a larger surface area for each spring to roll on. The extra surface area gives you a higher spring rate at a lower air pressure, resulting in a better ride.


Built-In Jounce Springs Add Control and Comfort

Air Lift 5000 Ultimate air spring with jounce spring inside

The closed-cell urethane jounce spring inside each air spring gives you a more stable, comfortable ride. Each jounce acts as an overload spring and engages when your current air pressure level isn't enough to support your load. So on a rough road, the springs will kick in if needed to absorb bumps and shocks and help you to avoid bottoming out. When the jounces support a load, they adjust progressively - the more weight you pile on, the stiffer they become. The urethane material engages more smoothly than rubber jounces so you get a less jerky ride.


Because these jounces are taller than your factory jounce bumpers, they engage sooner than your factory jounces would to provide better support. And if the LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate air springs have insufficient or zero air pressure, the internal jounces will help to temporarily support your suspension and protect it from damage until you can repair or adjust the air spring system.


Easy Installation

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 in air through the inflation valves. A line kit is included with the springs so that you can install the manual inflation valves (1 for each spring). These are typically mounted on the bumper but can be installed anywhere that is easily accessible. If you want to make the springs even easier to use, you can get a compressor and gauge system (sold separately) that allows you to monitor and adjust the springs from the cab of your truck.


Lifetime Warranty

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



88396 AirLift Load Lifter 5000 Ultimate Air Springs with Internal Jounce Bumpers - Rear Axle

Item # AL88396

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Video Transcript for Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Air Helper Springs Review

Speaker 1: Today we'll be taking a look at the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Air Helper Springs with Internal Jounce Bumpers for the rear axle. See etrailer.com for your truck's fit.Now here's what our airbags look like installed. The reason you're gonna want airbags on your truck is because if you're towing a heavy trailer or have a heavy load in the bed of your truck you want to maintain your factory ride height. As we add weight to the back of the truck, the back will go down and the front end will come up, and this affects a few things. Number one, it affects our headlight angle. Our headlights are now facing more towards the sky and we could potentially blind oncoming drivers, and where they're not aimed down properly at the road like they should be.

Also, it'll take weight off the front end of the truck so we have less steering and handling capabilities. It'll also cause a little bit more front tire wear because the front tires now develop positive camber as the weight's taken off of them, so it'll cause more wear to the outside edge of your tires.Another side effect of this is as we take off the weight from our front tires, our front brakes are no longer capable of working at their peak efficiency because our front brakes do the majority of the braking on our truck. That's where our Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Air Helper Springs come in. By pairing your existing suspension with LoadLifter 5000, you can bring your ride height back towards stock so you don't have to worry about your handling characteristics or your steering, or your braking abilities being affected when you're towing that heavy trailer or have a heavy load in the bed of your truck. This will make for a smoother and a safer ride.Now, what many of our customers like about these airbags compared to other ones on the market is that these have an internal jounce bumper inside.

So, even though we are replacing the factory bump stop, the jounce bumper inside here will still act like it for when we have full suspension travel, so we're not sagging down and having a very harsh ride when contact that. Now, these airbags are designed to work between air pressures of five and 100 PSI. The more air that you put in them, the more weight leveling capability that they have. They will support up to 5,000 pounds of weight, whether that be from a pin weight of gooseneck or a fifth wheel trailer, or having a large load in the bed of a truck. And they can be inflated equally for front to back leveling or independently of one another for side to side leveling.The air springs are made of a high quality two ply fabric reinforced rubber.

The airbags have Air Lift's exclusive roll plates, which protects the air springs and beef up their load capacity. These sturdy plates help guard the springs from moving parts under your vehicle that might come through the airbags. The plates also provide a larger surface area for each spring to roll on. The extra surface area gives you a higher spring rate at lower air pressure, resulting in a better ride.Our customer, Kevin M., says, "This was a great addition in my 2011 Ford F250 King Ranch. Instructions we're clear, and installation was not too difficult.

Ride is very good whether pulling my fifth wheel trailer or not. I really like the internal jounces so that I can maintain minimal air pressure during normal driving."And, now we'll take our airbags out on our test course. On the left side of the screen, you'll notice the vehicle without the airbags installed. And on the right side of the screen, you'll notice the vehicle with the airbags installed. The first part of our test course, we'll be doing some evasive maneuvering, doing some quick turns and side to side. You'll notice how unstable and unsettled the suspension is without the airbags installed, and with them installed, you'll notice how much more settled and more control we have over the vehicle. There is less body roll than we had without them.And the next part of our test course, we'll be going over some bumps, and you'll notice without the airbags installed how much suspension travel we don't have. The suspension can't do its job properly because it's sagging down, and doesn't have the amount of travel that it needs in order to help absorb the bumps. With the airbags installed, you can see how much less jouncing and jarring there is going on. It's because the suspension is able to do its job properly with having the weight being supported by the airbags. This will give us much more handling and braking ability with the airbags installed, giving us the safety that we need when we're towing a heavy load or have a lot of weight in the back of our vehicle.And that completes our look at the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Air Helper Springs with Internal Jounce Bumpers for the rear axle.


Customer Reviews

Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Air Helper Springs with Internal Jounce Bumpers - Rear Axle - AL88396

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (100 Customer Reviews)

5,000-lb Capacity. LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate air springs have internal bumpers, so you get the adjustable load support of air springs and the comfort and reliability of jounce springs. Jounces also work as a fail-safe if air springs lose pressure.

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2013 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Product was very easy to install and made all the difference in the world when pulling and at minimum air with no load still rides good 694848



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2016 Ford F-350 Super Duty

Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 installed on a 2016 F350, pulling a Momentum 328M. While it was not the cure all for ride quality that some claim, there was an improvement in ride quality, especially at bridge joints and rail road tracks and my headlights are now back on the road when towing the RV. Shipping was prompt and all parts needed were included with the kit. Installation was simple (watching the video helped a lot), getting the rear of the truck elevated (I drove mine up on a set of ramps) and removing the spare tire simplified the process as it allowed me to sit under the truck. I had one leak at the fitting where the air hose screws into the air spring, it was repaired by removing the fitting, applying teflon tape, and reinstalling. I am satisfied with the product and would recommend to anyone considering adding air springs. 402956



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2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty

I haven't indralled them yet. However I received the bags on time and in great condition. I'll follow up when I install them. 208536



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2013 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Good day gents, I recently purchased the load lifter 5k. So far this is a fantastic product. They are rugged and heavy duty. everything bolts up nice and tight. I separated my instillation by two days; left side one day and right side the next it was a comfortable and less stressful pace. The instructions were a little difficult to follow but they include several schematics to refer to. I haven't experienced any leaks so far and they are holding pressure. There is an aftermarket super glide 5th wheel hitch in my truck so I did have to use a 1/2" drill to reveal the holes in my frame. Also if you have a hitch like mine or any aftermarket hitch you might need a longer 8x55 mm bolt for the left side that you won't find out until later....yea. I pull a 14k fifth wheel with my F250 and it works out great. Thanks again for an excellent solution. 200336



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2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Installed load lifter 5000 plus with the smart air 2 single path on a 2015 F250. I pull a 30’ travel trailer with a GVRW of ~10k and looking for a product to work with my weight distribution hitch to keep the truck level. Good product all the necessary fittings are in package, install was not difficult. Took me a bit to figure out the magnet placement for the auto leveling, but a call to customer service helped me figure out what I was doing wrong. The staff is very helpful and helped with original order and troubleshooting. Only issue I had was the clamps for the heat shield were to small. 574940



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2011 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate installed on a 2011 F-250. Took a little searching but found a video with the exact year and model of my truck; made the install quite a bit easier after watching a couple of times. I did the install in the driveway with just a floor jack and jack stands; no power tools except as noted below - just wrenches, a ratchet & sockets. The only issue I really had was removing the stock jounce stoppers. I was only able to get a couple of turns with the wrench before they froze up. Fortunately that was far enough to allow me to get a reciprocating saw on the stud between the frame and the stopper. Other than that, went exactly as described. 737771



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2016 Ford F-250 Super Duty

This AirLift system was just what the truck doctor prescribed to cure my sagging 2016 F250 diesel 4dr 4WD. With the extra weight of my slide-a-bed to ease the access to all my tools & barn supplies that I carry around, combined with towing my 10K# travel trailer from time to time, the stock suspension was lacking. This cure was easy to install (took me about 3 hrs working on the ground without the aid of a lift, only ramps and a 3-ton floor jack). The product design is well thought out and all the parts needed to git 'er dun were included. Thank you Etrailer.com for the great price and shipping service. 734078



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2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Appears to be great product. Been on truck a week. Install wasn't simple, but was as straight forward as possible. Instructions where good. 727512



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Works very well for intended purpose. Keeps the truck nice and level when hauling a heavy load such as fifth wheel or heavy trailer. One and only drawback is it completely ruined the smooth ride when not loaded. 655971



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Ford

Works good, followed the instructions to a tee for install I’m a tech at a ford dealership so wasn’t hard to read and install accordingly, good quality in all hardware my issue is one of the airbags has developed a small leak in less than 6 months time and only a handful of uses as instructed always kept 15-20 psi in the bags not sure why one failed or developed a leak but will see how the lifetime warranty works out 615567


Comments
Its fairly rare for the leak to occur in the bags themselves, the point where the air lines join the fittings is a much more likely culprit. The best way to find exactly where the leak is would be to add a little bit of water to a cup with a little bit of liquid dish detergent, and paint it on all the fittings, as well as at the schrader valve where you fill the system. A small paintbrush works well. When the system is pressured up, look for the bubbles and thatll be your leak. Leaks most frequently happen at the fittings because of the air line not being cut perfectly straight. If you find the bags are indeed the culprit, they are covered by a lifetime warranty. You can get warranty info by calling our Customer Service folks at 800-298-8924.
-- Mike L - 04/02/2019

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2012 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Awesome customer service 524405



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Courteous, friendly and helpful in every way. Could not ask for better service. 477157



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The air bags were just what I expected and simple to install. They made the ride more pleasurable with my 5th wheel connected. 412061



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Excellent product, installed easily , very happy with the results, .r 321493


Comments
The Air Lifts I purchased were for my 2015 Ford Super Duty, and they worked great. Ive since traded that truck in on a 2017 F-350 DRW Super Duty that has been engineered so that the springs are set in stages. This new 2017 doesnt need the Air Lifts, but if it ever did, that is what I would purchase.
Rick W - 12/09/2017

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2015 Ford F-350 Super Duty

The product took a little bit to install, but once it was in it worked as expected. Originally I didn't buy a pump and found it was to much of a hassle to always try and get the air just right when wanting to tow as I needed my 5th wheel hitched up first. So I finally installed the compressor that I can control with the remote and this has made a big impact. The air bags help take out some of the bucking I was getting and it also helps level out the backend of the truck. It takes some time to get the right air pressure to your liking, but once you know the number, you can just set it each time. 255680



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2011 Ford F-250 Super Duty

This was a great addition to my 2011 F250 King Ranch. Instructions were clear and installation was not to difficult. Ride is very good wether pulling my 5th wheel or not. I really like the internal jounce so that I can maintain minimal air pressure during normal driving. 237380



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Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate in Vehicle Suspension


As usual, the service from etrailer.com was great. The installation went pretty well. The instructions were clear and understandable and the installation went as depicted in the instructions. The most difficult part was routing the air lines in safe areas (especially around the exhaust pipe) and then inserting the end into the fitting on the top of the unit since it is nearly impossible to see what you are doing. However, all went well and I had no leaks. Can't wait to get some miles on the truck to see how the ride is with and without the trailer attached. 150325



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Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate in Vehicle Suspension


Diana was excellent on recommending this kit for our Tundra. Easy installation. Makes a significant difference in loads and towing. Talk about fast shipping. Arrived two days sinner than expected, considering we live in the Texas Hill Country an hour away from town 617798



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Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate in Vehicle Suspension


Work perfect! I installed these on my 2014 tundra to help with hauling a 30’ enclosed trailer when we were moving. Trailer weighed basically my max tow rating for my truck (10500lbs) and with these bags the truck sat perfectly level and towed like a dream! Well the supercharger also helped. 521145



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Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate in Vehicle Suspension


If your truck is a daily driver don't buy this kit, buy the kit without jounce bumps. The ride is terrible. The jounce bumps are too tall. I have 9 psi in the air bags and I still hit the jounce bumps over every little bump. I will be removing this kit after I’m done towing. The only reason for the 2 stars is that it was easy to install. 664950



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Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate in Vehicle Suspension


I've owned 3/4 ton trucks since 1981 and regret buying a light duty truck when I'm hauling and towing. A close call with an overloaded trailer and the State Police forced me to upgrade my suspension. My search started with overload springs and bump stops but the negatives (for me) was everyday ride quality with springs and remaining load sag with bump stops. I considered a weight distribution hitch but I'm pulling different trailers and hauling firewood in the bed. Everything mentioned above narrowed it down to air springs so a lot of product comparisons were made and questions were asked to truck mechanics and owners. My decision to purchase this kit was because of the braided stainless steel air lines. Their threaded connection eliminates air leaks and they're much more durable than thin plastic lines when I'm in the woods cutting firewood. These Air Lift bags were installed on a 2011 Silverado 1500 with the help of a friend and his high lift and it took us about 2 1/2 hours. There's a front leveling kit in this truck and with the air bag pressure at 8 lbs., the hitch level rose 3/4 inch and the ride quality (when empty) is the same as before. When I pulled an 8' x 16' enclosed trailer and 1000 motorcycle last week, the air bags pressure was increased to 30 lbs. and it pulled perfectly. The truck was very smooth at speeds up to 80 mph and there's no sway in the turns at all. My negatives are: : Without an electric air pump, it's kind of a pain to add air manually. A small (2 gal.) portable tank that I can fit under the back seat will solve that. : The mounting hardware in this kit was not stainless steel. : etrailer does not have a "T" connector for these air lines. They sent two different fittings - one was part #AL21838 for plastic lines and the second fitting (from Air Lift) only had one threaded connector. After waiting 9 days for the second fitting, I found a brass fitting locally for $4. 676721



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Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate in Vehicle Suspension


Easy install on Ford F-150 and works gr eat. 511047



- AL88299
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Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate in Vehicle Suspension


All the products that Etrailer sell are direct fit or slight mods. Bought a brake control system and had it installed in 30 minutes. Just purchased a AirLift rear suspension kit and it went in as per instructions. All the people who work at Etrailer are very knowledgeable and helpful. Have them on speed dial for my next travel trailer up grade. Thanks Etrailer , job very well done Rou 668884



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Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate in Vehicle Suspension


The staff at etrailer was great. They verified that this product would fit my application even though there is a fifth wheel rail bracket involved. Also I ordered multiple products and one of the products was delayed. The offered to split the order so I could receive the air bags sooner, which I needed because I have an appointment to have them installed 425153



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Review from a similar Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate in Vehicle Suspension


Just wanted to send you a few pics of the installed bags... They were very easy to install, and you can absolutely feel the difference in the ride... Thank you very much... 299476


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    For your 2014 Ford F-350 Dually Diesel I recommend the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Air Helper Springs, part # AL88396. This system requires no drilling for installation and has internal jounce bumpers in case the system loses air pressure. This system has a load-leveling capacity up to 5,000 lbs and has a lifetime warranty. To make it easier to monitor and give you added features I recommend part # AL25572. This system has an onboard compressor and allows you to monitor and adjust...
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  • Compatibility of Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Air Helper Springs # AL88396 with 5th Wheel Hitch
    The Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Air Helper Springs with Internal Jounce Bumpers # AL88396 will fit your 2016 Ford F-250 4X4 if it has a 5th wheel hitch installed using universal-fit brackets like # RP30035 and not custom-fit installation brackets like # C16424-204. Custom brackets will block the mounting point for the Air Lift kit. If you cannot use the Air Lift kit you can still use medium-duty SumoSprings Solo Custom Helper Springs # SSR-114-47. This set of USA-made rear jounce...
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  • Recommended Air Lift Suspension System For 2015 Ford F-350 With Factory Fifth Wheel Pucks
    If you have a 4-wheel drive and the fifth wheel frame brackets are installed on the outside of your 2015 F-350 frame rails, and the hole in the frame is open as the attached drawing shows. then the Air Lift suspension system that will work is part # AL88396. If you have a 2-wheel drive, the air suspension system you can use is part # AL88395. If you want to adjust the air pressure in the system from the comfort of your truck cab I recommend a compressor system like part # AL25856....
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  • Can the Air Lift LoadLifter Air Springs Fit a 2012 Ford F-250 with the Reese # RP50026-58 Base Rails
    Yes, you are correct. The Air Lift LoadLifter Air Springs, # AL88396, are compatible with the Reese Quick-Install Custom Base Rails, # RP50026-58. The Reese mounting brackets has holes already drilled that match holes in your Ford's frame. The Air Lift spring's brackets will match up to one of these frame holes when mounting to the frame of your vehicle. I have attached an installation video of the Air Lift LoadLifter springs being installed on a 2012 Ford F-250 for you to review.
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  • Do Air Lift 5000 Air Helper Springs on Ford F-250 Have Recommended PSI When Truck is Unloaded
    Although there is not a specific psi for an unloaded Ford F-250 with the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Air Helper Springs # AL88396 you do need to make sure you have enough air pressure to maintain a level ride height and there is a minimum of 5 psi. The ride height can vary so you will need to adjust the psi to see what works for your particular truck. To make this a much easier process I highly recommend using the Air Lift WirelessAIR Compressor System for Air Helper Springs #...
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  • Firestone Air Bag Suspension Kit Recommendation for 2016 Ford F-250 with 6 inch Lift
    Since Air Lift doesn't make 6 inch lift spacers to match the lift kit of your 2016 Ford F-250 you'd want to use the 6 inch spacers part # F2375 with the Firestone kit part # F2597 which is a fit for your truck.
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  • Air Bag Suspension Kit Recommendation for 2016 Ford F-250 with B and W Gooseneck Hitch
    Air Lift doesn't offer the same guarantee that Firestone does for compatability with in-bed hitches like the B and W # BWGNRK1111 that you have installed in your 2016 Ford F-250. So because of that I would recommend you go with the Firestone kit part # F2597 that we know will fit and work well with your hitch.
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  • Will the AirLift Airbags From a Dodge Ram 2500 Fit a Ford F-250/F-350
    The correct Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs for a 2011-2016 Ford F-250/F-350 (4x4) is part # AL57396. The correct Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs for a Dodge Ram 2500 is part # AL57295. These kits do both use the same airbag so it is possible. However, the airbags are the only part that would carry over which means you will still need several other brackets and hardware which I have attached a photo of. That said, by the time you piece together the kit you will be...
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  • Suspension Enhancement for a 2012 Ford F-250 with 4 Inch Lift and B&W Gooseneck Hitch Installed
    Because your 2012 Ford F-250 has a lift kit installed and already has a B&W gooseneck hitch installed I recommend taking a look at some suspension enhancement products that will not interfere or require you to return the vehicle to stock height. Take a look at the Roadmaster Active Suspension systems we have. There are several models depending on the configuration of your truck. For a 4x4 or 2-wheel drive model that does NOT have top overload springs you can use kit # RAS3611-S. This...
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  • Recommended Suspension Enhancement And Air Compressor For 2015 Ram 3500 Truck
    The air suspension enhancement system I recommend for your 2015 Ram 3500 is the Firestone Ride-Rite System, part # F2560. This system requires no drilling for installation and it has a limited lifetime warranty on the air springs. I recommend this system because the air bags and the brackets are built stronger that those on the Air Lift LoadLifter , part # AL88396 system. The air compressor system I recommend is the Firestone Wireless Air Command F3, part # F2581. This system lets you...
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  • Union Tee Recommendation to Inflate Two Air Lift Air Bags with One Valve Stem
    Using a union tee like the part # AL21838 would be a great way to simplify inflating the bags of the Air Lift kit part # AL88396. This will allow you to inflate both bags at one time with one valve stem and will give both of the bags equal air pressure.
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  • Weight Distribution System Recommendation for a 2015 Ford F-250 Towing Travel Trailer
    Between Firestone and Air Lift bags I would go with Firestone. Both companies offer great bags, but Firestone bags are made a bit better so I would go with them. The way the rubber attaches to the plate of the air bag on the Firestone bags offers a more secure seal than Air Lift. However, I have a better solution for you than an air spring kit. Instead you would want a weight distribution system. Not only will a weight distribution system help level the truck when towing but it will...
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  • Air Lift Loadlifter Air Helper Spring Recommendation for a 2014 Ford F250 with 3-1/2 inch Lift
    All you would need to install the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Air Helper Springs with Internal Jounce Bumpers # AL88396 on your 2014 Ford F250 with a 3-1/2 inch lift kit is the correct lift spacer kit. For that you would need the spacer kit part # AL52440. If your lift is a body lift then the spacers wouldn't be needed. I attached an install video for you to check out as well for the # AL88396.
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