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Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus Air Springs w/ Internal Bumpers - Stainless Steel - Rear Axle

Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus Air Springs w/ Internal Bumpers - Stainless Steel - Rear Axle

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5,000-lb Capacity. These air springs have internal bumpers to provide the adjustable load support of air springs and the comfort and reliability of jounce springs. Durable stainless steel roll plates, air lines, and hardware are rustproof. Lowest Prices for the best vehicle suspension from Air Lift. Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus Air Springs w/ Internal Bumpers - Stainless Steel - Rear Axle part number AL89365 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Air Lift Vehicle Suspension - AL89365

  • Air Lift
  • Air Springs
  • Rear Axle Suspension Enhancement
  • Heavy Duty

5,000-lb Capacity. These air springs have internal bumpers to provide the adjustable load support of air springs and the comfort and reliability of jounce springs. Durable stainless steel roll plates, air lines, and hardware are rustproof.


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
    • 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
  • Rustproof stainless steel components are durable and long-lasting
    • Exclusive upper and lower roll plates protect air springs from damage, extending the life of the suspension system
    • Braided air lines provide protection against sharp edges and flying debris better than nylon air lines
    • Air spring attachment hardware resists corrosion
  • Designed for heavy-duty applications such as 1/2-ton, 3/4-ton, and 1-ton pickup trucks
  • Compatible with most gooseneck and 5th-wheel hitches
  • 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 Plus 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


Note: When servicing your truck with Air Lift air springs installed, if the truck is lifted by the frame, the air must be let out of the springs. And if the rear of the truck is lifted during service, then it must be supported by jack stands to avoid damage to the air springs.


Durable, Rustproof Stainless Steel Components

This LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus air spring kit has rustproof stainless steel components that offer long-lasting durability. These components are the roll plates, braided air lines, and air spring attachment hardware.

Roll plates on Air Lift 5000 Ultimate air spring

The roll plates protect the air springs from damage 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.


The stainless steel air lines are tougher than nylon airlines and last a lot longer. They offer extra protection against damage caused by sharp edges and flying road debris.


And the air spring attachment hardware provides excellent corrosion resistance.


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 Plus 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 1/2-ton, 3/4-ton, or 1-ton pickup 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 Plus 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.


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 Plus 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.


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 (one for each spring). Any air line excess must be coiled up and secured out of the way, so it won't get damaged. The air line cannot be cut or trimmed. And the valves 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.



89365 AirLift Load Lifter 5000 Ultimate Plus Air Bags with Internal Jounce Bumpers - Stainless Steel - Back Axle

Replaces Air Lift AL89370

Installation Details AL89365 Installation instructions

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Customer Reviews

Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus Air Springs w/ Internal Bumpers - Stainless Steel - Rear Axle - AL89365

Average Customer Rating:  4.4 out of 5 stars   (17 Customer Reviews)

5,000-lb Capacity. These air springs have internal bumpers to provide the adjustable load support of air springs and the comfort and reliability of jounce springs. Durable stainless steel roll plates, air lines, and hardware are rustproof.

- AL89365
by:
2016 Dodge Ram Pickup

These Airlift 5000 Airbags are EVERYTHING they are advertised to be! Ordered them from etrailer and they were here is 5 days with no shipping charge. Price was the same as I would've paid through that big box website but the personalized service I received from Brenden really made the difference. Thanks Bud! I chose to have my local repair shop install them only because I didn't want to take the time to do it myself. I have a 2016 Ram Crew Cab and I haul a 7' X 16' enclosed cargo trailer. I tried to utilize a weight distributing hitch to take care of the rear sag but there was just not enough ground clearance for the torsion bars. Some suggested airbags instead and WOW...what a difference. I can't believe how much better the truck rides even with no load on the truck. Should have bought these a LONG time ago! 657039



- AL89398
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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus in Vehicle Suspension


BEST PRODUCTS --- BEST PRICE .... E-Trailers "lowest price pledge" gets you best price out there CUSTOMER SERVICE .... E-trailer always top notch customer service these days you can make on line purchase anywhere... why not buy form the "BEST" and get best price too 764811



- AL89399
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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus in Vehicle Suspension


The bags work great with the wireless compressor. I had my right rear stainless braided airline burst and need to get a replacement. Besides that they work awesome! Just ordered a new F-450 and will definitely be putting a set on it as well. Let me know where I need to call to get a replacement. Thanks 777681



- AL89204
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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus in Vehicle Suspension


System went in fine, instructions where good, ordered braided steel lines for longevity, shipping was timely, and bags have performed as advertised. 674413



- AL89289
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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus in Vehicle Suspension


Very good delivery, waiting to install, have not opened box but first time from e/trailer that came box not damaged. You can put me down for follow up after I install and use. 583653


Comments
Glad I made the Purchase, tow 5th wheel. Shop etrailer first
Dennis - 11/18/2019

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- AL89399
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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus in Vehicle Suspension


High quality, excellent instructions, easy installation. Minor leak both sides, can not find. 656421



- AL89399
by:

Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus in Vehicle Suspension


Love these airbags on my F250 towing our Fifth Wheel Toy Hauler. E-trailer is a great place to buy everything truck and trailer related. 604593



- AL89385
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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus 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



- AL89399
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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus in Vehicle Suspension


After a year of use it still works great. If I had any complaints it’s that the heat shield has a rattle at idle, but I can only hear it when I’m outside the truck. I look at it like a nature of the beast kind of thing. 798461



- AL89204
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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus in Vehicle Suspension


Every item arrived in perfect conditions very easy instructions to follow the only thing is using this adapters ( AL52460 ) the ABS line cannot be connected like shown on the pictures. But without any question so far no complaints. 801209



- AL89288
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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus in Vehicle Suspension


Super easy installation but if you get the stainless steel lines, it won’t connect to the Air Lift compressor. Also, tighten the lines at the bag before tightening the upper brackets. There will be no room afterwards. The instructions do not tell you this. Otherwise, the bags are great. Don’t let a couple minor instruction issues deter you. ETrailer is the place to buy all your truck needs. 790546



- AL89396
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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus in Vehicle Suspension


Hard to rate the bags themselves as I haven't used them pulling the fifth wheel yet. I think they are going to be great. As for installation, it was a big pain in the *^$. Airlift needs to try and do an install following their instructions( or lack of ). Good thing I have extra nuts and washers around, I needed some. That engineer is probably still laughing, and I still cuss when I look at them, it could have been a lot easier with better direction. 789913



- AL89399
by:

Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus in Vehicle Suspension


Great product, great service, fast shipping recommend Etrailer.com 785091



- AL89289
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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus in Vehicle Suspension


Excellent product and service. Shipping was lightning fast and product was well packaged. This took about 2 hours for me to install and it works like a million bucks on my 2019 Ram 2500. Glad I got the upgraded version. The product is high quality all the way and instructions were very good. Now, no sagging at all when I load a ton of paver stone in the bed. Will definitely do business with retailer again. 781902



- AL89289
by:

Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus in Vehicle Suspension


Good directions very well built. I’m impressed. The only thing I would change is it should include a T for the air lines so you can run just one valve stem. 765287



- AL89288
by:

Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus in Vehicle Suspension


GREAT COMPANY,VERY FAST SHIPPING,GREAT PRODUCTS. 734880



- AL89204
by:

Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus in Vehicle Suspension


My son and I installed in about two hours. Performance has been great. Power connection could be a little easier. 728343


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Ask the Experts about this Air Lift Vehicle Suspension

  • Maximum Truck Camper Weight for 2016 Ram Big Horn and Recommend Suspension Enhancement
    In order to determine how heavy of a truck camper your 2016 Ram 1500 Big Horn can support you will need to calculate its payload capacity. The most accurate method for doing this is to locate the truck's GVWR that should be printed on a sticker affixed to the driver's side door jamb. Then take your truck up to a local commercial weight station. If possible take any passengers that would normally come along on trips and any cargo items that you would be carrying in the truck. Subtracting...
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  • Recommended Air Suspension Enhancement For 2015 Ram 1500 and Bilstein Shocks
    We have contacted Air Lift in the past and they are compatible with the Bilstein shocks because they do not mount in the same spot. The stainless steel Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Plus Air Springs w/ internal bumpers part # AL89365 are a great option for your 2015 Ram 1500. I am not able to say which shocks are the best option since we do not carry them, I do not feel comfortable making a recommendation however these bags are compatible with the shocks. Please keep in mind the product...
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  • Recommended Air Suspension for 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 Towing 8100lb Travel Trailer
    That's definitely some sag! As a first step, I'd look over the instructions for the weight distribution system you're using to ensure that the system is set up properly. If I had a dollar for everybody that's told us that there was no way their system could be set up incorrectly, because a 'pro' had set it up, I'd be on a beach somewhere. I'd also recommend confirming the fully loaded and ready to tow tongue weight of the trailer, which includes the weight of anything carried in the truck...
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