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

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

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5,000-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 F2550 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Firestone Vehicle Suspension - F2550

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

5,000-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:

  • Maximizes safe load-carrying capacity, increases stability and improves ride quality
    • Installs between your vehicle's frame and its rear suspension
  • Keeps your vehicle level when you are hauling a heavy load
    • Improves steering control and braking when you are hauling or towing
    • Levels your headlight beams
    • Reduces tire wear
  • Maintains even load distribution with air pressure, leveling off-center loads
    • Air bags adjust manually, side to side, with individual inflation valves
  • Reduces strain on rear suspension
    • Prevents permanent sagging and excessive friction in leaf springs
  • Increases stability
    • Absorbs road shock for a smooth ride
    • Softens contact between axle and frame to prevent bottoming out
  • Provides maximum load support and durability with rubber construction and double-convoluted design
  • Includes 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: 5,000 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.


Firestone Ride-Rite air spring airline installation

Adjustable Air Pressure

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.


Firestone Ride-Ride air spring components

Air Spring Construction

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

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.



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Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs - Double Convoluted - Rear Axle - F2550

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (727 Customer Reviews)

5,000-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.

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Product was an excellent addition to my 2009 F250. Install was straight forward and arrived at my house quick. Instructions were clear and is easy for anyone with basic mechanical skills. End use is for extra support with my travel trailer and levels my truck when hitched up. Airbags are easy to adjust with a hand pump you would use to air up basketballs, footballs, etc. I will continue to purchase from etrailer in the future. Great company. 707360



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2008 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Installation was straightforward, I highly recommend watching the install video several times before you start. If you can put it on a lift or jack stands would be recommended as it's pretty tight getting under there to work. I didn't realize this until I started to run the air lines but take the spare tire out before you start! it gives you more room to move around and work. It probably took me about 6 hours total over 2 days but some of that was redoing a few things (don't forget the washers!), dealing with a stubborn bolt and double checking everything. Only got to take it on a brief drive with 70psi unloaded, it drove much better and wasn't too rough until I hit a couple dips, was a bit bouncy but expected. Can't wait to get the trailer hooked up and take it out! 644275



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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Put on 2008 f250. With a B&W turnover ball. Had to remove one bolt on both side of B &W to mount top bracket then replace with new bolts in kit No big deal. Put both sides on and ran the air lines in less than 2 hours. Had a leak on driver side. It was where I didn't cut the air line straight. Recut air line and that fixed the problem. I would recommend this to anyone. 181344



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2010 Ford F-250 Super Duty

I have this product on a Ford F-250. Have towed a 34 ft Fifth wheel Trailer more than 10,000 miles this past year and the air bags have worked great. I keep 50lb when towing and 15lb when my Fifth Wheel is parked. Have been very happy with all product and service from etrailer 445579


Comments
Ive been very happy with the product. We have put 30,000 miles on the truck since purchasing the air bags and it has improved the drive tremendously with hauling a trailer. Thanks for following up.
Larry P - 10/24/2018

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2011 Ford F-250 Super Duty

I put the load levelers on a 2008 F250 SuperDuty (diesel). It took me about 4 hours per side, on the grass with no lift or power tools. I could probably do it in two hours per side the next time. The instructions are terse, but correct - the 2011 Ford F250 video was very helpful and resolve all my questions except for one. The bladder(s) have an forward/rearward bracket positioning option constituted by two positioning nubs on the bladder top, and 2 mounting bolt holes on the bladder bottom. I was confused by the positioning option until I actually tested bladder positioning on the installed brackets - the brackets don't line up exactly, so the positioning option was actually a good thing. You have to choose forward or readward depending on how your brackets line up. If your brackets line up perfectly then you still have to choose. I used the levelers on a couple of heavy trailers on fairly long hauls and they work as I expect them to - they: are easy to inflate/deflate, keep my bed level and support a heavy load, and keep my headlights out of everyones eyes. 152985



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2009 Volkswagen Golf

Installed on a 2009 F-250 SD. Installation was difficult. Only because I didn't have access to a lift. Product is well built. It provides the rear suspension support I was looking for. Added bonus is my 3/4 ton rides smoother now. I pull a 35 foot travel trailer and a golf cart in the bed of my truck. I noticed the added weight of the cart was lowering the back end of my truck and affecting the steering. Not much, but enough where I needed to do something. There was one problem with the instructions/diagram. When assembling the bottom bracket pieces, the diagram showed the bolt heads on the outside. I had to reverse them in order to clear the jounce stop to get proper alignment with the top bracket. See photos. I also found a leak on one of the connections on top of the drivers side air spring. I pressured both springs to 40 pounds and let sit over night. There was a 20 pound drop on drivers side the next morning. I applied a kids bubble solution with a syringe ( works great) to find the leak. since there is sealer on the threads, I just gave it about 3/4 turn. Problem solved. Overall, I think this is a great product which I would recommend. 221059



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I recieved the package which looked a little beaten up to be honest . The box had been resealed. When checking off the parts list I found a spacer missing . I immediately called and explained, a new spacer is being sent out. Although the service is good I still really needed it now as it was being installed straight away. Oh well, cant be helped I guess. Product does the job so I'm happy 820857



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Works very well. Great quality. I'll add an air compressor next. 811279



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Product was great, pulled a 28,000 lbs trailer from Anchorage Alaska to San Antonio Texas, no problems. 814491



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Pretty easy install but the bumper plate above the axle on one side was turned slightly so I had to loosen the U bolts on the springs to get it turned and lined up so the lower bracket could slide over the bumper stop. We will see how it works overtime. 786718



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Once I figured out that the parts actually did fit my truck, everything went well. Have had no problems so far. 713666



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Read instructions do not look at pictures and assume,other than that simple and easy with the correct tools 682655



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Took some time to install but directions and parts fit as they were suppose to. Install was very clean end product. I’m very happy with my purchase. 620337



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2001 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

This is the second set of air bags I have ordered and put on. Out anything on or in the truck with no worries now. This time I added the air lift load control compressor seems like it will be a perfect match. Winter is here and sleds go on the deck. Will be nice to add air and empty from the cab with a switch! 590695



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Wasn’t hard to install. Easy to adjust air pressure but I will definitely install an automatic adjuster in the near future. Levels out my truck with less than thirty pounds of pressure hauling a 40 foot fifth wheel. 483017


Comments
Still working great. Easy install. Would definitely buy again and refer to a friend.
Jeffrey D - 03/09/2019

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Easy to install. Works perfectly. I have always had a good experience from etrailer. 481589



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Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Great product. On truck a year now with no leaks or other problems. I put a tee in the air line with a ball valve on one side so I could air them up evenly every time. My fifth wheels tongue weight is 1500 lbs and truck rides level with 20 lbs air. 472171



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This is a well thought out kit, complete and easy to install. etrailer was prompt and helpful thanks for all your products. etrailer videos are very helpful with good install tips. 470490



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After carefully reading the instructions and watching the video, I was able to put the air bags on the truck with little or no problems, I would recommend this system to anyone hauling a trailer with some weight . It helped out tremendously. 425596



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Had to get these as they're the only ones that work with my B&W gooseneck hitch. The brackets that mount onto the axle seem to be on the weaker side. I have hauled m trailer once with these and so far so good. Time will tell. 411174



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Ford F-350 Super Duty

Put these on my F350 4WD Diesel SRW to smooth the ride and balance the load when Alpenlite Cheyenne 900 '04 camper is loaded. Pretty easy install. Hardest part was getting the OEM jousts off the frame (required a 15mm metric wrench). Happy with these and have used before on an '04 F350 with Northstar Camper with good results. 410602



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2009 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Very fast shipping 342377



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These bags are great and fit perfectly with my BW hitch using the large bolt through the frame, hitch and bag bracket. I was concerned the the resonator on the tailpipe on my v10 would be too close to the bags, but with the provided heat shield I have no worries. I'm using these with a regular airlift load controller, nothing fancy and makes for a good simple solid system. 331815



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2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty

These air springs are terrific. Have had some 2500# loads in the back and i can still level it out. 331724



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2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty

After one year - Great product. Keeps my Superduty level when hauling my Lance Camper. Had my local mechanic install, and had a slow leak within days. Mechanic ended up putting thread goop on a couple of the fitting - no problem since. 330103


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  • Air Bag and Gooseneck Hitch Fit for a 2004 Ford Super Duty
    I have a solution but since the Air Lift air bag kits for your 2004 Ford Super Duty all state they can't be used with a gooseneck hitch you'll have to swap out your current kit for a Firestone part # F2550 which installs in a location that allows a gooseneck hitch to fit without interference. Then you can install a gooseneck hitch like the very easy to use and high quality B and W part # BWGNRK1108 which I attached an install video for as well. B and W towing products are widely considered...
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  • Correct Lift Kit Spacer Needed for Firestone Ride-Rite on a 2003 Ford F-250 with 6" Lift
    Sometimes choosing a spacer can be a little confusing (since some lift kits aren't "true" lift kits) but I'm here to help you out. To determine the correct lift kit for the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2550 you just need to use the formula Firestone put together. Simply measure the distance between where the brackets would be on your 2002 Ford F-250 and choose from the following: 6-1/2" - 7-1/2" - Lift Spacer # F2536 7-1/2" - 8-1/2" - Lift Spacer # F2366 8-1/2" - 9-1/2"...
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  • Replacement Parts for Firestone Ride-Rite Air Bag Kit F2550
    We do not have a complete kit of all installation parts for Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2550, minus just the springs. We recommend using an entire new air bag kit since the combined cost of all the individual parts you'd need will be so close to your cost for a complete new kit. For individual parts for this kit we do offer the following items. Keep in mind you will need two of many of these. # FA21-760-2550 Replacement Hardware Kit # F3077 Replacement Bail Clamp #...
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  • Best Suspension Help for Lifted 2004 Ford Super Duty Truck
    For your 4 inch lift on your 2004 Ford Super Duty truck, I recommend the Lift Spacers for Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs - Vehicles w/ 4" Lift # F2371 along with the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2550 if you have a suspension lift. If you have a body lift, then you can simply use the helper springs without the spacers. If you have a combination, let me know how much of each for a more customized fit. The air springs will allow you to adjust the psi in the springs...
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  • Replacement Upper Bracket for Firestone Ride Rite Suspension Kit for 2001 Ford F-250
    I checked and the Firestone Ride Rite kit your 2001 Ford F-250 would have is the part # F2550 and the correct upper bracket is part # F5572.
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  • Using Weight Distribution With Air Suspension on 2000 Ford F350
    Air suspension systems like the Firstone # F2550 Ride Rite and weight distribution systems like the Curt # C17500 TruTrack really preform two different yet related functions. Air bags work best when used to suspend the weight of cargo carried in the truck bed. Weight distribution on the other hand works best counteract the tongue weight of the trailer compressing the rear suspension by leveling out the ride height at the front and rear truck axles. Since air bags don't do a whole...
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  • How to Determine Correct Spacers for Ride Rite Air Bags for 4 Inch Lift on 2004 Ford F-250
    The Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2550 will fit your 2004 Ford F-250, but in order to determine the correct spacers you need to take a quick measurement. Use the supplied diagram and measure the distance in between the upper and lower brackets where the air bags mount to know for certain: 6-1/2" - 7-1/2" - Lift Spacer # F2536 7-1/2" - 8-1/2" - Lift Spacer # F2366 8-1/2" - 9-1/2" - Lift Spacer # F2367 9-1/2" - 10-1/2" - Lift Spacer # F2370 11-1/2" - 12-1/2" - Lift Spacer...
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  • Recommended Hardware Kit for Firestone Ride-Rite 2550 Air Springs
    The bolt kit you are seeking for your Firestone Ride-Rite Air Springs # F2550 is the Replacement Hardware Kit for Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs F2550 # FA21-760-2550. If you look at the instructions attached to the # F2550 you can see specifically where each bolt, washer, and nut goes.
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  • Recommended Air Suspension Kit To Enhance Stability On 2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty
    For your 2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty, the rail kit and the shorter bed will not effect the ability to install air suspension. I recommend the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs - Double Convoluted - Rear Axle, # F2550. This kit will increase the stability and improve the ride quality of your vehicle as well as keeping it level when you are hauling a heavy load. It has a load-leveling capacity of 5,000 lbs and is adjustable from 5 to 100 psi. If you are interested in having the...
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  • Differences Between Air Springs and Jounce Style Springs
    The Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2550 for your 2011 Ford F-350 maintain an even load distribution using air pressure. The Firestone air bags' air pressure is adjusted for the weight of each individual load. This system includes air lines that run from the air bag to an easily accessible point on your vehicle's bumper. These air bags can be adjusted independently of each other for off-center loads. This system is dependent on an air tank of some kind, such as those found at...
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  • Will Firestone Air Helper Springs, # F2550, Fit A 2002 Ford F350 With Under The Bed Gooseneck Hitch
    The Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs - Rear Kit, # F2550, are designed to be installed on the inside of the frame rails on your 2002 Ford F350. This part number is listed for trucks with In Bed Hitch. If the Hide-A-Way gooseneck hitch on your truck is installed on the outside of the frame rails, and there are no brackets on the inside of the frame rails to interfere with the air springs, then this part number will work on your truck. The air helper springs are a bolt on application,...
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  • Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs on 2003 Ford F-250 4x4 with 4 Inch Lift with Blocks
    The Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs, # F2550, will fit on your 2003 Ford F-250 4x4 with 4 inch lift. You can use Lift Spacers for Firestone Ride-Rite # F2371 for 4 inch lift. I contacted the Manufacturer's Tech Support, and they said the blocks may or may not be an issue based on their location. They said that on the blocks there is a metal tongue stop that needs to be in a factory location for these Ride-Rite Springs to fit. If they are not, the blocks would have to be removed...
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  • Can Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs be Used With Reese Custom Install 5th Wheel Bracket
    The Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2550 in conjunction with the Reese Quick-Install Custom Brackets # RP50082 should be able to be installed without interference. The mounting brackets for the Firestone Ride-Rite # F2550 attach to inboard side of your 2003 Ford truck frame. The Reese Custom Brackets # RP50082 mount to the outboard of your 2003 Ford truck frame. The Reese Custom Bracket has a square hole in the center of the bracket and this should line up on to the hole...
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  • Should psi Rating be Checked When Loaded or Unloaded for Firestone Air Bag Kit on 2004 F-250 4x4
    Great question! The 100 max psi rating for the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2550 is when you have a load on your 2004 Ford F-250 4x4. I have attached a link of the installation instructions as well as a cutout showing that Firestone states the max psi is with a load. If you don't already have a compressor kit then you might consider adding one like the Air Lift # AL25804 or # AL25980 because it allows you to monitor and adjust the psi in your air bags from the comfort...
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  • Fit of Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs with B&W Turnover Ball Hitch on 2008 Ford F250
    The Firestone Ride-Rite # F2550 is compatible with fifth wheel or gooseneck hitches, including your B & W Turnover Ball. I've confirmed this with Firestone for you. You might also be interested in an on-board compressor system like part # F2158. A compressor system would allow you to add or remove air pressure from the air bag helper springs from your truck cab with the touch of a button. I've linked you to some install videos and FAQ articles that you might find helpful.
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  • What Is Difference Between Firestone Ride-Rite F2535 And F2550 For 2015 Ford F-250 Diesel
    The Firestone Ride-Rite suspension systems are designed for your truck based on the engine. For your 2015 F-250 with a diesel engine the Ride-Rite system designed to fit your truck is part # F2597. Part # F2550 is designed for gasoline engines. The difference is the brackets used to install the Ride-Rite system on the frame of the truck. Both of these system will work with a gooseneck hitch system installed on the truck. You can also control the amount of air pressure...
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  • Available Lift Spacers for Firestone Ride-Rite Air Bag Kit F2550
    If you do not know the height added by your truck's lift kit you can measure the distance between the upper and lower brackets (without the air bag) to determine which spacer you need to fill the gap. For a 2-inch spacer use # F2366; for a 3-inch use # F2368; for a 4-inch spacer use # F2370; for a 5-inch spacer use # F2373; for a 6-inch use # F2374. If your current lift block is tapered (from 3-1/2 to 4-inches tall) you'll probably be best off using the 4-inch spacer block # F2370.
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  • Rear Air Bags Recommendation for a 2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty 2WD
    For your 2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty 2WD, I recommend installing the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs, # F2550. The # F2550 springs are compatible with fifth wheel and gooseneck trailer hitches. It may not seem that important now if you do not have a gooseneck or fifth wheel hitch, but the # F2550 air springs will at least give you an option if you would ever want to install one in the future. Both Ride-Rite kits have a 5,000 lb weight capacity, but keep in mind, they will not increase...
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  • How Do Lift Spacers for Firestone Ride Rite Kits Install
    Using the included hardware that comes with the 4 inch lift spacer part # F2371 you attach the spacer to the bottom of the air spring bag and then to the top of the bottom bracket for the Ride Rite kit. Basically it's just three bolts that attach on either side of the spacer.
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  • How to Reduce Sag on a 2012 Ford F-250 Super Duty with Towing a 5th Wheel Trailer
    The best way to reduce the sag on your 2012 Ford F-250 when towing your fifth wheel trailer is to add a rear suspension enhancement system. The two most common types of rear suspension enhancement systems are air bag systems and rubber spring systems. The rubber spring systems like the SumoSprings and the Timbren Springs, # TFR250SDG, are typically more economical than an air bag kit like the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Springs, # F2550. The Timbren springs and the Ride-Rite kit that I mentioned...
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  • What is Minimum Air Pressure of Firestone Air Bags
    Minimum air pressure in all Firestone Ride Rite air bags is 5 psi. This allows the bags to retain their shape properly and not end up folded over or in any other position that might cause a portion of the bag to wear out prematurely. You would not feel 5 psi in the bags either.
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  • Ride-Rite Air Bags Needed for a 2001 Ford F-250 with B&W Gooseneck Hitch Installed
    The Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs that you are looking for is listed as part # F2550 on our site. These are compatible with a 2001 Ford F-250 with an in-bed hitch like the B&W that you have. I also recommend installing a compressor kit like the Air Command I # F2158 to operate the air bags together or the Air Command II # F2168 to operate them separately. Installing a kit like this will keep you from having to hunt down a compressor when you need to put air in the Helper Springs,...
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  • Can Firestone Air Bags be Installed on a 1999 Ford F-350 with B&W Gooseneck Trailer Hitch
    Yes, you can use Firestone air bag helper springs # F2550 on your 1999 Ford F-350 diesel with the B&W gooseneck hitch installed. The upper brackets for the air bags mount on the inboard side of the frame rails opposite the brackets for the gooseneck hitch so they will not interfere with each other. The gooseneck brackets also have a hole in them that will allow the mounting bolt for the spring upper brackets to fit through. I have linked a video showing an example installation of F2550...
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  • Air Suspension Kit Recommendation for a 1999 Ford F-250 with B and W Fifth Wheel Rails Installed
    For your 1999 Ford F-250 the Firestone Ride Rite Kit part # F2550 is a confirmed fit and is listed to be compatible with fifth wheel/gooseneck install kits like your B and W part # BWGNRK1108. I attached an install video for Firestone Ride Rite kit on a similar Ford truck as your as well.
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  • Recommended Air Bags for 2010 Ford F-250 with Gooseneck Hitch and 4 Inch Lift
    We do have air bags for a 2010 Ford F-250 Super Duty with the B&W Turnoverball Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch # BWGNRK1108 and a 4 inch lift. I recommend the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2550 which fit your truck with your gooseneck hitch and the air bags can be adjusted individually from 5 psi to 100 psi so you can set them differently when you are towing or not towing; they also have a 5,000 lb load-leveling capacity. The Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2550...
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  • Firestone Rear Axle Air Bag and Compressor Kits for 2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty
    Yes, the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Spring Kit # F2550 is a confirmed fit on your 2000 Ford F-250 (both the 2WD and the 4WD models) and it is compatible with an in-bed hitch such as your B&W gooseneck. I linked an install video for you that shows this kit in your same model year F-250. You might consider adding a compressor kit to automate your air bag pressure adjustment. Being able to do this on the fly, as you drive, makes it a lot easier to find that sweet spot that gives you...
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  • Timbren Suspension Enhancement Versus Firestone Ride-Rite for 2004 Ford F250 Towing Fifth Wheel
    One of my co-workers did a comparison test on similar Timbren and Firestone Ride-Rite springs on his Dodge Ram. He found that all-around, the Timbren performed better but that when the truck was not heavily loaded, the Firestone system provided a better ride. So, if you only pull your fifth wheel occasionally, the Firestone # F2550 would probably be a better choice for you. If you will be towing frequently, or will have the bed of the truck heavily loaded on a frequent basis the Timbren...
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  • Installation of Firestone Air Springs on 1999 F-350 with Gooseneck Hitch
    Your photo was great and captured the exact reason why you would be unable to install the Firestone Air Bags # F2550 along with the Curt Gooseneck Hitch # C60720 you have in your 1999 Ford F-350. The gooseneck is attached to the outside of the frame rails and is blocking the attachment point that the Ride-Rite would need to install. There is a solution for you to get your F-350 level when towing with your Curt Q 20 # C16130 fifth wheel. The SumoSprings Solo Custom Helper Springs - Rear...
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