Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs - Double Convoluted - Rear Axle

Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs - Double Convoluted - Rear Axle

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4,800-lb Capacity. Ride-Rite air springs enhance your factory suspension for safety and stability when you are hauling heavy loads. They reduce strain on your rear axle, keep your vehicle level, and adjust to load size for a consistently smooth ride. Lowest Prices for the best vehicle suspension from Firestone. Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs - Double Convoluted - Rear Axle part number F2430 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Firestone Vehicle Suspension - F2430

  • Firestone
  • Air Springs
  • Extra Heavy Duty
  • Rear Axle Suspension Enhancement
  • Occasional Towing and Hauling

4,800-lb Capacity. Ride-Rite air springs enhance your factory suspension for safety and stability when you are hauling heavy loads. They reduce strain on your rear axle, keep your vehicle level, and adjust to load size for a consistently smooth ride.


Features:

  • Maximize safe load-carrying capacity, increase stability and improve ride quality
    • Install between your vehicle's frame and its rear suspension
  • Keep your vehicle level when you are hauling a heavy load
    • Improve steering control and braking when you are hauling or towing
    • Level your headlight beams
    • Reduce tire wear
  • Maintain even load distribution with air pressure, leveling off-center loads
    • Air bags adjust manually, side to side, with individual inflation valves
  • Reduce strain on rear suspension
    • Prevent permanent sagging and excessive friction in leaf springs
  • Increase stability
    • Absorb road shock for a smooth ride
    • Soften contact between axle and frame to prevent bottoming out
  • Provide maximum load support and durability with rubber construction and double-convoluted design
  • Include all materials necessary for installation
    • Brackets, air springs, hardware, air line and separate valves for manual inflation
    • Switches and gauges, compressors, and air tanks (sold separately) are available for quick and easy air spring inflation/deflation from inside your vehicle
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Load-leveling capacity: 4,800 lbs
    • Ride-Rite springs will not increase your vehicle's weight-carrying capacity. Do not exceed the manufacturer's recommended weight limit.
  • Adjustable air pressure: 5 psi to 100 psi
  • Limited lifetime warranty on air springs
  • 2-Year limited warranty on hardware


Firestone Ride-Rite Air Spring Basics

Firestone Ride-Rite springs are designed to increase safety and reduce the strain on your vehicle when you are hauling heavy loads or towing a heavy trailer. The springs partner with your existing rear suspension system to help keep your vehicle level, maintain even load distribution and increase stability. Hauling heavy loads or towing a heavy trailer can make the rear of your vehicle sag and the front end rise. This puts more strain on your rear axle and reduces contact between your front tires and the road, causing problems with braking, steering control and traction. By adding air springs to your rear suspension, you can help to level your vehicle and improve braking and handling. The air springs also help to level your headlight beams and reduce wear on your tires.


Adjustable Air Pressure

Firestone Ride-Rite air spring airline installation

The air pressure in your Ride-Rite springs can be adjusted manually, side to side, to compensate for off-center loads. A centered load improves the stability of your vehicle by reducing body roll. The air springs will also help to absorb road shock and to soften contact between your axle and frame. This prevents bottoming out, thus improving ride comfort. Route the air line tubing for the springs to your vehicle's bumper to provide easy access to the manual inflation valves.



Air Spring Construction

Firestone Ride-Ride air spring components

Firestone's double-convoluted Ride-Rite air springs are designed to give you maximum load support and enhance the performance and ride comfort of your vehicle. The rubber springs provide cushioning between your suspension components and operate at up to 100 psi. The springs have four layers of reinforced rubber to ensure durability and enhance load support. A braided wire girdle creates the double-convoluted shape of each air spring, increasing the burst pressure of the spring. The rubber springs are attached to corrosion-resistant metal end plates with a time-proven, rolled crimp seal that keeps the bags securely anchored.


Air Spring Installation

F2430 Installation

Each Ride-Rite kit includes custom-fit brackets that connect to your axle and frame. The brackets provide the mounting points for the air springs. Drilling may be required for some applications.



W217602430 Firestone Ride Rite Air Bags - Double Convoluted - Rear Axle



F2430 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details F2430 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

2008 - 2013 GMC Sierra 1500

2007 - 2007 GMC Sierra New Body 1500

2008 - 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2007 - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body 1500

2014 - 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 2 Wheel Drive

2019 - 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Limited 2 Wheel Drive

2014 - 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2 Wheel Drive

2019 - 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LD 2 Wheel Drive

2014 - 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 4 Wheel Drive

2019 - 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Limited 4 Wheel Drive

2014 - 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4 Wheel Drive

2019 - 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LD 4 Wheel Drive




Video of Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs - Double Convoluted - Rear Axle


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Firestone Vehicle Suspension - Rear Axle Suspension Enhancement - F2430 Review

Today we are going to be reviewing part Number F2430. These are the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs. They are double convoluted and they are going to be for the rear axle. To see if this is going to fit your particular year, make and model you can refer to the vehicle list at the bottom of the product page. This system is designed to maximize safe load carrying capacity. It's going to also increase stability and improve the ride quality. They simply install between your vehicle's frame and its rear suspension.

These are designed to keep your vehicle level when you are hauling a heavier load. It's also going improve steering control and braking when you're hauling or towing. It's going to level out your headlight beams and it's going to reduce tire wear. It's also going to help maintain even load distribution with air pressure, leveling off center loads so the air bags can adjust manually, side to side with individual inflation valves. Those are going to be included right here in the hardware bag.

It's also going to reduce the strain on the rear suspension, which is going to prevent permanent sagging and excessive friction in the leaf springs. The Ride-Rite Helper Springs are designed to increase stability. So, they are going to absorb the road shock for a smooth ride and it's also going to soften the contact between the axle and the frame to prevent bottoming out. They're going to provide maximum load support and durability with rubber construction and double convoluted design. It's going to include all the materials necessary for your installation. You're going to get the brackets, the air springs, all the hardware needed.

You're going to get the air line, you're going to get separate valves for manual inflation. Now, if you need switches, gauges, compressors and air tanks. Those are going to be sold separately, but they are available for quick and easy air spring inflation or deflation from inside your vehicle. So, you're going to get everything. You will have to assemble some of it.

It does come with detailed instructions. It's going to walk you through the installation and how to assemble the actual units to be put onto your vehicle. The load level and capacity it's going to be at least 3200 pounds, at most 5,000 pounds. The Ride-Rite springs will not increase your vehicle's weight carrying capacity. So, keep that in mind and be sure not to exceed the manufacturer's recommended weight limit. It does feature adjustable air pressure. You need at least 5 PSI for these to operate and that's at the lowest. But you can go up to 100 PSI with this system. Again, these are vehicle-specific so check out that vehicle list at the bottom of the product page to see if this is going to fit your particular year, make and model. And for the passenger side of the vehicle, it is going to come with a heat shield that goes up against the exhaust just to protect the construction of the spring and to keep it intact. So, that's just what this portion is here. It's also going to come with the heat shield that is going to go around the air line at the point where it comes up to close to the exhaust and thats, again, just designed to protect the hosing or the air line from excessive heat. So, that's all included. Again, everything that you need for a complete installation is going to be included with this kit. That's going to do it for our review of part Number F2430. This is the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Springs. .


Customer Reviews

Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs - Double Convoluted - Rear Axle - F2430

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (74 Customer Reviews)

4,800-lb Capacity. Ride-Rite air springs enhance your factory suspension for safety and stability when you are hauling heavy loads. They reduce strain on your rear axle, keep your vehicle level, and adjust to load size for a consistently smooth ride.

- F2430
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2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Easy install and now the weight of my cap and trailer don’t sag my truck and it’s a big plus for the price and long haul. Would buy it over and over again. 567358


Comments

Awesome product will install on New trucks every time .

Louis M - 09/21/2019

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2016 GMC Sierra 1500

So far, I would give this product a 5 star rating. I must say, the installation directions from Firestone are a bit lacking. However, the installation video from etrailer made the installation a snap. I completed the installation in about 3 hours. I'm confident these Ride Rite bags will improve my hauling and towing performance when I go on long fishing trips fully loaded with gear and pulling my 19 foot boat. Also, etrailer was as good as their word when I asked them to honor their price pledge. 505966


Comments

Still very satisfied.

Ken - 05/09/2019

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2013 GMC Sierra

Just received parts good quality, looking to install over the weekend Very fast service and reliability for all the trailer and truck parts I have ordered, dont see this to be any different. Very pleased with the service Darryl Ziemba 230534



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2008 GMC Sierra

Quickly arrived and pretty easy to install. I filled to approx 20psi just as a daily driver but already can tell a big difference in the overall handling of the truck. The rear end feels stabilizes quickly when hitting bumps and the body rill is greatly reduced.I have yet to try them with a heavy load but I have no doubt they will perform great. 2008 GMC Sierra 1500. 517454


Comments

Still a great product a year later. I have pulled heavier trailers across the country,used it for my 30ft travel trailer. Alls i need to do is adjust the pressure to my desired settings and the truck rides smoothly down the highway nice and level. Highly recommended product. Product is holding up well.

Ben - 06/04/2019

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2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

The airbags installed very easy. It took us about two and half hours to get the job done, and that’s after getting ahead of ourselves a couple times and having to redo some steps. It makes the vehicle ride great and I can’t wait Took my trailer up to it and see how it tows. 544910



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Opened the box and in awe, I called my service guy, but he couldn't get to it for a week, so I started in. Rolled my truck up on some blocks. Removing the stock rubber bumper was easy. Then the installation. Bolting the upper housing onto the frame was the first job and was easy, except I forgot to include the spacer. So two steps later I had to unbolt it , insert the spacer and re tighten it. The rest of it went well and is now ready for the air line. Quit for the day and this morning will install the other side, which should go much easier now that I have learned from the first side. So it looks hopeful that even I can accomplish this. As a 75 year old retired surgeon that is saying a lot! Stay tuned for next installment which should review performance. 483120


Comments

Worked great. But sold vehicle 6 months later

Steve - 03/10/2019

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Chevrolet Silverado

I don't typically do reviews but I was so excited about these I just had to share. installation was fine, it took me about 2 hours. Watch the installation videos, it helps. I thought I needed a 3/4 ton truck just to put some heavy loads in my bed a few times a year, but not anymore! See the picture I loaded. that is my Silverado 1500 with approximately 1,500lbs in the back (there are a bunch of concrete curbs in the back). Can you tell, I can't. That's with only 30lbs of air in the springs. I have used air shocks in the past but forget that, no comparison. I will say I did not get the series to fill itself which I will probably upgrade to soon, but for now, these are exceeding my expectations. 603952



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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2008 Chevy 1500. Using to assist with hauling travel trailer. Product shipped quickly and arrived on time. Poorly written instructions but easily installed once I was able to sort out the installation process. Very heavy duty material. Vehicle drove great after installation. Cant wait to put it to the test with a load. Note that the reference pictures on the website are of an older design. The mounting brackets have been redesigned and probably easier installation now. 141466



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2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Is air bangs seem to be of good quality. They were easy to install. I was happy to see that there was a bracket included for the air fill valves. I did not want to drill holes in my new bumper! 218305


Comments

The airbags work so good I do not have to use sway bars when I pulled my 35 foot camper.

Peter R - 08/10/2016

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2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

This is my first set of Firestone air shocks - my last set were made by Air Lift, which I used for about 10 years and really liked. It took me about 2 hours to install these air shocks on my 2014 Chevy 1500 4x4 but I could see it taking less time for someone with more mechanical experience. I haven't tried towing with these shocks yet but I like the quality and fit. I may add an update once I tow something heavy with them inflated. 112435



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Really great product and does exactly what it is supposed to do! I really dread doing projects like this sometimes because of the so-so directions, but the directions for this kit were the best I have seen. You can tell somebody actually took the time to do it right! My 740 lb cruiser in the back of my truck used to push the bed down a couple of inches. Not anymore! 399032



- F2430
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This is a simple product that performs as it states. Simple installation although any time you climb under a vehicle it's not fun. My order shipped the same night it was ordered and arrived exactly on time. Great service 285586



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Thanks for the information. I received the airsprings in good condition and have installed them on my truck. Attached is the photos of my installation. Everything installed great with no problems. 144702



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We purchased the airbag kit for my husbands truck. The shipping of the product was quick and now it is a matter of doing the install. I will definitely do business with etrailer.com again and recommend them to my friends and family. 540654



- F2430
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2011 Chevrolet Silverado

Finally got a break in the rain yesterday so I installed the Firestone Ride-Rite air bags on my 2011 Chevy Silverado 1500 4WD. Took about 4.5 hrs to install. My only problem was finding the correct way to remove the jounce bumpers from my truck. Directions state to simply unbolt them, but it took me awhile to figure out that the correct socket was a 10mm since you can't see or feel the bolt. The perfect setup to remove them is a deep well 10mm socket with a universal joint to get the right depth. After that the directions were right on and everthing went together nicely. I used a tubing cutter for the air lines and had no leaks. This is my second truck with air bags and I find them very useful in keeping the truck level and reducing sway while towing a 5th wheel trailer. 36071


Comments

Great tip. Im getting ready to install mine and would have had to figure this out. Thanks.

-- comment by: Jeremy B - 12/03/2014

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2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

I ordered the F2430 air bags for my 2016 chevy with a 6'' lift , it arrived on time and was very easy to install. The only problem I encountered was i ordered the F2375 6'' spacers.I was told from the Chevy dealer the truck had a factory 6" lift, after installing the upper and lower brackets I found the 6" spacers were to big . For the F2375 you need 11.5" to 12.5" between the upper and lower brackets and i had only 9.5". So I really need the 4" lift spacers. I cut the 6" spacers down and rewelded myself. So i recommend if you have a lifted truck you measure before you order your lift spacers. Over all very pleased with the air bags and a very big help with pulling my camper. Took all the sag and sway out of the truck while pulling my camper and really didn't effect the ride when not loaded. Very Satisfied!!!!! Thank you!! 574835



- F2430
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

So far, so good. These things will hold some serious weight! I haven't had to exceed 6 lbs. yet, even towing cars on a flatbed trailer. The weight distribution setup I have has alot to do with that though. One gripe I have is that is should have came with a T joining both sides, going into a single Schrader valve. I don't like having to try and balance 2 separate sides. Just checking the pressure at lower pressures will release quite a bit of air - not alot of volume in there. If you load your vehicle correctly there should never be a need to have differing pressures on each side. At the very least, the option to choose should be included. Other than that, and a nagging slow leak I have on one side (at one of the quick-connect fittings), they've been great. 172906


Comments

I still havent fixed the slow leak yet. Ive developed a rattle from the top half of the bag mount against the frame. Need to take that down and see what the issue is - nut might have loosened up. Weve got some pretty bad roads up here in the Northeast, so its no surprise. Other than that, theyre still working great. My idea on the T is a bad one, because that will introduce some severe body roll, as air pressure is forced from one side to the other depending on which way you turn. Will definitely decrease stability, so I wont be making that modification. Wish there was a way to hook this up to my existing Viair compressor. Suppose theres a way, just not an easy one.

Smithsonite - 02/08/2016

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- F2430
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2011 Chevrolet Silverado

A year of great towing experiences after installing the firestone ride-rite. I wish I would have installed them sooner than I did. Even with the a weight distribution hitch, the addition of the airbags improved ride quality and minimized the water bed feeling after hitting bumps in the road. The only drawback with installing an ride-rite system is thinking that I did not need the on-board air compressor to handle the inflation. Would have saved me time trying to find service stations that have working compressors and me carrying my around my own. Splurge and get an on-board air system or be ready spend a day driving around your neighborhood dialing in a good air pressure setting knowing that any weight adjustments (adding family to your vehicle, additional supplies to truck or trailer, etc.) are going to change the feel of the setting that you just spent hours dialing in. 568805



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Audi TT

Easy to install. It took longer to run the air lines than it did to install the bags. The way Firestone packages this kit needs some help as I had to paint the brackets as they were chipped and didn't want to worry about rust. Some of this is due to my OCD. I can see where they are going to work well as just a few LBS of pressure changes the ride height on my truck with no load. I have not towed with them yet but am sure they are going to be perfect for the application of towing my TT and a better ride. Not only that, but taking some of the strain off the stock springs. 81999



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Very good product. Was installed in less than 2 hours. Only thing I'd change, is add a push-lock Tee. To run both lines into it and only have to fill 1 valve and they would self equalize. But they do work very well with no leaks. I'm 100% sold on E-Trailer and everything they sell. The best information and customer service I've ever received, anywhere. Thank you and keep up the great work!! 349614



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2009 Chevrolet Silverado

Only problem I have had is when bags are aired up and towing trailer, throws off traction control / stabilizer and ABS light. other than that bags have held up. 381105



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2011 Chevrolet Silverado

We ended up with a 32 foot Flagstaff 5th wheel camper. I'm pulling the camper with a 2011 Silverado (1500). Though the weight of the camper is well within the published weight limits for towing, the trailer compressed the rear suspension. The Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs solved the problem completely! The truck rides level and seems more stable with the trailer on. I would not hesitate to recommend this product to anyone! Thanks for reading......... 489208



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2013 Chevrolet Silverado

Installed this kit on a 2013 Chevy Silverado 1500 4WD extended cab. Was planning to do one spring at a time by removing the wheels and jacking, then use jack stands to crib, etc., but it wasn't necessary. After removing the spare (highly recommended) I used a floor jack positioned under the receiver hitch to get adequate clearance to get under the vehicle. I did use jack stands for safety reinforcement; positioned under the frame. Worked the drivers side and then went immediately to the passengers side to perform steps 1-3. Make sure you have decent sockets and a torque wrench. The top "nylon jam nut" is tough to get to. The jounce bumper bolts were accessed by using a hack saw to cut the bumpers, which allowed me to see exactly how they were mounted to the frame. Make sure to watch the instructional video posted on the etrailer web page for this specific item. It was invaluable. All in all, it took me about 3 hours to install because I didn't get the best possible alignment on the first try, so I had to redo the mounting again. In other words, make sure you get the spring perpendicular to the rear axle as best you can. In step 3 of the instructions it says, "Insert the alignment pin into one of the small holes in the upper bracket that provides the best alignment". This is where I had to redo the process. The springs have provided a smooth ride so far and I'm pleased with them. Good luck with your install. 418859



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2013 GMC Sierra

Installed on a 2013 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE. Issue was excessive "loping" as when transitioning onto or off of a paved surface onto a concrete surface like bridges, overpasses, which tends to create a bump or dip. My first pressure setting was 20 lbs, not quite enough; I changed to 50 lbs which caused the impact to be a bit severe; back down to 30 lbs.....bingo. Great product, made a huge difference pulling our 27ft travel trailer. Worst part of the installation was the wheels on my creeper getting stuck in the cracks of the concrete driveway. Otherwise not a big deal at all. Thanks gang!! 361852


Comments

Still goin. Pickup rides great even if I forget to lower the pressure after parking the trailer between trips.

Larry N - 04/05/2018

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- F2430
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I got these for my 2014 Silverado LTZ crew cab. I pull a 30ft Flagstaff trailer that weighs about 6,500 lbs using an Equalizer wd hitch that does a great job. It just seemed to sit slightly tail low. After installing the Ride-Rites I was able to adjust it to sit level or slightly above with only 20 psi. It also helped dampen bouncing on rough roads. It may make the ride without the trailer a little stiffer, but not much. I have had no issues with air leaks and leave it set to 20 psi all the time. I wish I would have installed these a couple of years earlier. 725654



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The airbags work fine. I installed them myself in about 3 hours. They would have been easier to install if I would have had the truck on a lift. 719296



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2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Great product, easy install over all great experience 669039



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2015 GMC Sierra 1500

Perfect! 667831



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Installation was not hard at all, I definitely recommend having an impact wrench handy though. The airbags definitely improved how my toy hauler towed!! They took out all sag and reduced the roughness on torn up highways. The pic shows my truck back to factory ride height with the bags. 665369



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I have had very good experiences when ordering from you guys. I could have saved a little money on some things ordering elsewhere but the customer service makes the difference. I also like the quick shipping. 664468



- F2430
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Great addition to my truck.I pull a 34 ft camper it really makes the ride better on concrete highways,you don't,t get the thumping on the seams as bad.Had to play with air pressure alittle to get it right.should have done this to my last truck.great product,Thanks e trailer 661801



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2017 GMC Sierra 1500

Easy to install 660635



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2017 GMC Sierra 1500

Awesome and easy to install! I would recommend this product to anyone 660634



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EASY TO INSTALL. WORKS GREAT THANKS 653009



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love it... soooo far so good. 651944



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2014 Chevrolet Silverado

very easy to install even without lifting my Silverado. It took me longer to keep rewinding the you tube video to download where the install once you do it is pretty straightforward. The right side where the muffler is takes longer because of the limited workspace. I haven't tested the system yet with air but look forward to my dry run towing my 25' ft travel trailer. 638171



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Very good fitment, so you do get what you pay the premium for. My only concern is some sort of regulator would go a long way to getting the pressure equalized between the bags. This is not something I expected, but will probably add later to enhance the ease of use and warranted that fifth star. Highly recommend as advertised regardless! 635267



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2010 GMC Sierra

Awsome product for reasonable price, installed as described, quick delivery. 616728



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Easy Install. Does a nice job of leveling out truck and keeping headlights pointed where they should be. 615144



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After reading reviews on this product and being on a budget, I decided on this package. I used everything supplied to mount the bags. The system was easy to install. I did happen to over torque a nut on the U-bolt but I was able to make it work after cleaning the threads. So far it's been about a year. I'm still playing with bag pressures while towing my 33ft camper but it definitely made the ride quality better while hauling a heavier load in the bed or airing up to level the truck with the trailer attached. I was impressed with the system and talking with a coworker about it, he went and purchased a similar system for his truck as well. 4 stars only because I snapped that bolt as described above. 614141



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I'm very satisfied with this product. They were easy to install and work great! 602378



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2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Took me 2 hrs to install, very easy and straight forward after watching the video which I highly recommend. 599951



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2015 GMC Sierra 1500

Easy install - took about an hour. I was very impressed with the kit, but the video I watched at etrailer.com was very nice to "see" the installation rather than fight the instructions. Fast service, lowest price - what more could I ask for? 580781



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2015 GMC Sierra 1500

Great kit easy to install and levels my truck and 5th wheeler perfectly. 559518



- F2430
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As advertised, no drilling required. Installed with no issues in under two hours. Can’t give it five stars without using it for a while to see how it holds up. 554592



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2015 Chevrolet Silverado

Eliminated the sag after I added a 6” FabTech lift on my 2015 Silverado LT. Great product have not had any issues at all. 546592



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2011 Chevrolet Silverado

Great product, shipping was fast, ordered on Monday and delivered on Thursday. Simple instructions, got it installed in about 3 hours or less 516209



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2011 Chevrolet Silverado

I just received the Firestone air bags and haven't even opened the box yet I know these are great air bags. I installed the Firestone air bag system on a 1996 1 ton dodge dually and I just sold the truck in 2006. Twenty years and not a problem/leak so I chose Firestone again. 501679



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2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Fast shipping, easy installation, I have ordered from etrailer several times and they never fail to deliver ......a great product at a great price. 491969



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Easy to install. Met all expectations. 477667


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  • The Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs - Double Convoluted - Rear Axle # F2430 are a confirmed fit for your 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500. Since you have a lift, we have a couple of spacer kits designed for that depending on your lifted height. We have the following options for Lift Spacers for Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs that are not specific to truck model: 1-1/4" Spacers # F2536 2" Spacers # F2366 3" Spacers # F2368 4" Spacers # F2370 5" Spacers # F2373 6" Spacers # F2375
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  • Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs for 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD
  • The Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2430 unfortunately do not have any use on a 2018 GMC Sierra 2500; they only fit the 1500. For a Firestone Ride-Rite kit that does fit your '18 Sierra 2500 you will want to use Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2596.
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  • Recommended Air Bags for a 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Limited Denali
  • I do have an option for you but The Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs part # F2430 will not fit your 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Limited Denali. The only set of airbags we have that are confirmed to fit the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Limited as of September 2018 is the Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs part # AL59565 which have a 2,000 lb capacity. The above airbags are not as heavy duty as the Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs but will still offer support and won't sacrifice as much ride quality....
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  • Suspension Enhancement Recommendation for 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 with 5th Wheel Hitch
  • An "in-bed" hitch refers to a gooseneck or fifth wheel trailer hitch setup like you have in your 2018 GMC Sierra 1500. Since none of the air bag kits we offer for your truck are compatible with in-bed hitches your best option is going to be a jounce spring style of suspension kit like the # TGMRCK15S which fits if you do NOT have the Magneride suspension or the part # TGMRCK15MR for if you DO have the Magneride suspension. Some people will attempt to modify the brackets of air bag kits...
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  • Air Bag Helper Springs for a 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 with 6 Inch Lift
  • Does your 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 have a 6 inch lift or is it the 6 foot bed? I ask because Air Lift kit # AL89204 only fits short bed models so if your truck has the 8 foot bed you would need to look at other options. Lift kits are interesting because you could have a 6 inch lift kit but the actual increase in height between the frame and axle might be less than 6 inches. This is important when picking out kits and available spacers. Air Lift's tallest spacer is 4 inches, # AL52440....
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  • Firestone Ride-Rite Air Springs and Compressor for Lifted 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500
  • Firestone does offer spacers to allow installation of air bags in lifted trucks. The spacers are not needed if the vehicle has a body lift, but if it has a suspension lift the spacers will be needed for the air springs to be in the correct positions. The Firestone rear axle air spring kit # F2430 is a confirmed fit for your 2016 Silverado 1500 (both the 2WD and the 4WD versions) and you will want to use Spacer kit # F2375. To get the most out of your air spring setup I suggest adding...
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  • Recommended Airbag Kit for a 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Limited Denali
  • I do have an option for you but The Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs part # F2430 will not fit your 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Limited Denali. The only set of airbags we have that are confirmed to fit the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Limited as of September 2018 is the Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs part # AL59565 which have a 2,000 lb capacity. The above airbags are not as heavy duty as the Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs but will still offer support and won't sacrifice as much ride quality....
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  • Recommended Firestone Ride-Rite Air Springs For 2015 Ram 2500
  • To give you ride comfort and reduce sag in your 2015 Ram 2500, I recommend the Firestone Ride-Rite Red Label Extreme Duty Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle, # F2706, which is a confirmed fit for your vehicle. The Ride-Rite system is extremely adjustable, so your ride won't be impacted when unloaded and the support will be available when loaded. These air springs will adjust for up to 150 psi operating pressure. This will help support up to 7500 lbs. If you want to make the adjustment as...
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  • Fit & Compatibility of Firestone Air Bag # F2430 from 2008 Chevy Silverado to 2014 Chevy Silverado
  • I spoke to my contact at Firestone and it appears that the lower brackets have under gone a design change for the # F2430 kit. Which is a confirmed kit for both your 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 and 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Max Tow. What you will need to update the old style to the new is: qty 2 of the lower bracket # F5781 qty 2 bail clamps # F3373 qty 2 bracket straps # F5360 and qty 1 hardware kit # FA21-760-2430 I have linked the above mentioned products to this...
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  • Recommended Airbag Kit for a 2014 Chevy Silverado with a B&W Gooseneck Trailer Hitch
  • For a set of airbags that will work with the B&W Turnoverball Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch part # BWGNRK1057 installed on your 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500, I recommend using the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs part # F2430 as this is the only available airbag kit that will work with a 5th wheel and or gooseneck hitch to my knowledge. The mounting plates for the gooseneck hitch mount on the outside frame rail and the airbag kit mounts underneath the frame rail on the bump stop bracket,...
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  • Suspension Enhancement or Weight Distribution Recommendation for a 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500
  • The correct air suspension system you would want for your 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 would be the part # F2430 that you referenced. This system is rated for 5,000 lbs of support which would be more than enough. I attached an install video for you to check out as well. To make maintaining pressure in the bags easier you would also want a compressor kit like part # F2158. I have a better solution for you though. Suspension enhancement will give you more support at the rear of your vehicle,...
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  • How to Determine the Correct Lift Spacer Needed for Installing Ride-Rite Airbags on a Lifted Truck
  • Since you have a 6" lift on your 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 you will need a lift spacer in order for the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs part # F2430 to work. The correct way to measure for a lift spacer is when the truck is on the ground without any added weight in the bed. You will want to measure from the bottom of the top bracket to the top of the bottom bracket where the airbags attach. You can choose the right spacer using the measurements attached below. Space From Top To...
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  • Suspension Enhancement To Reduce Porpoising When Towing 30 Ft Travel Trailer w/ 2015 GMC 1500
  • Of the various suspension enhancement products we offer, the TorkLift StableLoad Rear Suspension Upgrade Kit # TLA7310 is designed to preload the factory overload springs in order to combat porpoising and reduce side to side sway and body roll. The wedge pack is hinged, which allows you to swing the wedges out of the way when you're not towing or hauling. No drilling is required for installation. I believe this option would be more effective than an air helper spring system.
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  • What is Benefit to Running Compressor Kit with Air Tank for Vehicle Air Bag Suspension Enhancement
  • For the Firestone Kit part # F2430 the compressor kit Air Command I part # F2158 would fit it and work well. You would not need an air tank unless you wanted the bags to fill very quickly. That's the benefit to the tanks. They allow the bags to inflate very quickly. A similar setup that included the tank is part # F2543. This also comes with a hose so you could refill tires if needed.
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  • Suspension Enhancement Product Recommendation for 2015 Silverado 1500 Towing 8500 lb Travel Trailer
  • The SuperSprings product will somewhat help with the bouncing you're experiencing, but I'd recommend that system more for preventing rear end sag and sway. For what you're experiencing, I'd recommend either an air bag system or a Aeon Spring set up that would replace the factory bump stop on your truck. Either type of system has its advantages and disadvantages. An air bag system allows you the ability of infinite adjustment by adding or removing air from the system. However, you'll...
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  • Does Firestone Ride-Rite Air Bag Kit # 2430 Use J-Hooks or U-Bolts to Install
  • The 360 photo of Firestone kit # F2430 is the correct photo. This kit recently went through a design change and no longer uses the j-bolts or lower brackets with the holes on the flanges. Instead it uses different brackets and u-bolts.
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  • Replacement Installation Hardware Kit for Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2430
  • The Firestone replacement upper bracket for Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs, part # F5528, does not include installation hardware. The lower bracket part # F5529 also does not include hardware. This part is now obsolete and is no longer available. These two parts are both related to kit # F2430 which fits various model years of the GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 series trucks. Firestone does offer a complete replacement hardware pack, part # FA21-760-2430.
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  • Where Is Firestone Ride Rite Air Suspension Kits Made
  • The Firestone air bag kit part # F2430 which is a confirmed fit for your 2009 Chevy Silverado 1500 is made right here in the USA and is a very high quality setup. We tend to recommend the Firestone kits over the other brands we carry because of how well they are made/perform. I attached an install video for this product for you to check out as well.
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  • Will Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs Help Suppress Rear End Bounce From Trailer
  • For your 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 the Firestone kit part # F2430 which is a confirmed fit and would work well for additional suspension support with the trailer. You may also be interested in the compressor kit part # F2158 that will make maintaining and inflating the bags easy. The Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2430 will allow you to customize the amount of help provided to the vehicle's suspension as needed for the load. I recommend the Firestone system because it will...
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  • Helper Springs for a 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 Z71 LT
  • For the type of loads that you are carrying in your 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 Z71 I recommend Timbren helper springs # TGMRCK15S. There is no maintenance required with these springs and they will prevent that rear end sag you are experiencing. And they have a limited lifetime warranty. Several of the guys here use these springs and they love them because they are so easy to use. Just install them and you are done. No need to worry about adding or removing air or possible leaks in air...
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  • How to Determine Air Bag Spacer Needed to Install Firestone Ride-RiteAIr Bags for 3 Lift
  • Air bag installation in a lifted truck can require lift spacers to bring the air bag's upper and lower brackets to the appropriate spacing for proper operation. Sometimes this means that a "3-inch lift" will need a spacer kit but this may not actually be a 3-inch spacer; the key is to measure the placement of the brackets in your application. For the Firestone rear-axle air bag kit # F2430 (that fits your 1500, both 2WD and 4WD) you'll want to check the installed locations of the upper...
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  • Firestone Air Bag Suspension Enhancement for a 2014 Chevy Silverado LTZ Z71
  • The axle your version of the 2014 Chevy Silverado would be the Z71 rear axle and that should also be a 4 wheel drive model. The proper kit for a 1500 would be # F2430 that you have referenced. But if it happens to be a 2500 or 3500 then you would need to use # F2596. Also, if you do not want to manually fill the air bags every time you can install a Level Command II kit, # F2219, which will allow you to fill/remove air from the bags from the cab of the truck. I have also linked some...
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  • Firestone Air Suspension Kit Recommendation for 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD
  • Yes, for your 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD the correct Firestone air bag kit is the part # F2596 which we have confirmed as a fit with Firestone.
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  • Will Firestone Air Suspension Work With Fifth Wheel Hitch On 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 Short Bed
  • To find out if there will be an issue installing your gooseneck hitch with the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs, part # F2430 you can take a look at the attached installation instructions. I have also attached a drawing that shows where the F2430 is installed on your truck. As the drawing shows the F2430 is installed on the axle and replaces the jounce bumper on your truck. You will want to make sure the installation of the gooseneck or fifth wheel does not interfere with the...
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  • Does the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs on a 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 Use the J-Hooks
  • The Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs, part # F2430, which fit on a 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 uses a U-bolt instead of the J-hook for installation. The brackets that come with the kit # F2430 are:; Upper Bracket - # F5528 Lower Bracket - # F5781 Axle Strap Bracket - # F5360 You can see all of the equipment that this kit comes with in the attached picture which can be found on the product page.
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  • Recommended Air Bags for a 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 With 5th Wheel Hitch
  • I took a look at the Pullrite Industry Standard Rail Custom Mounting Kit 2730 that you have on your 2015 GMC Sierra 1500. The frame brackets for this kit install on the outside of the frame rails which means the best fit airbag kit we have for you is the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs part # F2430. The reason for this is because the upper airbag brackets install on the bottom and inside of the frame rail which means there will be no interference with the Pullrite Industry Standard...
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