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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 F2597 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Firestone Vehicle Suspension

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  • 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:

  • 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: 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.



W217602597 Firestone Ride Rite Air Bags - Suspension Kit - Double Convoluted - Rear Axle

Firestone 2597

Replaces Firestone 2535

Item # F2597

Installation Details F2597 Installation instructions

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Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs - Double Convoluted - Rear Axle - F2597

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (782 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.

- F2597
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Great product. But they should have an option if there is a lift in the truck to make the bottom bracket longer if needed. 555352



- F2597
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2012 Ford F-450 Super Duty

This system I installed on my 2012 Ford F-450 dually pickup. I love it!! I replaced a air bag system that I had put on by so called professionals. It was terrible. It mounted under the spring shackles. It helped when puling a heavy loaded trailer but rode terrible otherwise. The system I bought from e-trailer uses air bags under the rear axles. It handles heavy loads when air up to 90 psi and rides smooth when empty at 25 psi. I recommend it highly. 595195


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Great. Love it more.
Robert - 01/06/2020

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- F2597
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2016 Ford F-350 Super Duty

Thanks to the excellent installation video provided by etrailer, along with the reviews provided by other, the installation on my 2016 F-350 SRW went well. I have a B&W turnover ball hitch, and had to temporarily remove the driver side plate (thanks to a review from another installer, I knew to expect that) before I could proceed with the installation. One suggestion on the video installation I would recommend: they removed (cut off) the hard wire parking brake holder on the driver side and relied solely on zip ties to relocate the parking brake cable. I shortened that bracket by removing the bracket from the truck with pliers and a large screw driver, by sawing off a portion, placing it in a vice, and making a new opening by bending it around a 3/8” bolt. Much better solution. 564119



- F2597
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Ordered these for a 2015 F-250, 4WD, Diesel To start off, great price and delivery, kit was on my door 2 days after ordering. Kit appears to be made of quality components and was complete. Instructions were fairly clear with good pictures, but skipped steps that were repeated from left side to right and had some information backwards (e.g. parking brake information AND holes for securing brake cable were on wrong side). For the diesel units, there's a sensor control module that occupies the frame-rail area that the RH side upper mount attaches, which caused about an hour and a half of fiddling/drilling/re-routing harnesses to sort out. Again, this wasn't accounted for in any instructions or any videos, but is easy enough to accomplish (simply moved the module forward in the frame rail, required drilling new mount holes). Bracket assembly is somewhat wonky/difficult due to the braketry's attempt at being "universal", but once assembled is solid. Gas plumbing is also simple and more than enough hose is supplied (I had about 1.5x the amount I needed, so I've got enough left over for a spare should I tear/blow a hose out on the road). Overall I'm satisfied with the finished product, but the installation process/universal fitment design can be frustrating to install. If I had paid a shop to do this, looking at the finished product, closer to a 4.5 star product, but the frustrations of personally dealing with this installation procedure drop that to a near average product review. 899039



- F2597
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Boots are working well. 811925



- F2597
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These air bags have kept my truck level when I am pulling my large 5th wheel. Not to mention it has improved the ride while pulling. The installation was done by me and was not that bad at all. My only regret is not purchasing the compressor system (for convenience) but that is going to be ordered soon. This was a great purchase. 811744



- F2597
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Relatively easy to install. Provides leveling for an undersized weight distribution setup and performs flawlessly. I have been very pleased with this setup. 805842



- F2597
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Great product worked perfect on my 2014 4X4 F-250, I was a little worried because my truck is reverse leveled so it sits 2” lower in the rear but this setup had enough adjustability to work even being lowered. 778777



- F2597
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2012 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Great product easy to install 727027



- F2597
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My second install of the same product..the first was helping my friend with his and now he helped me with mine.. 3 1/2 hrs to complete the install..(we are 68 yrs old). The videos your staff put together are great and so helpful. I'm sure we could have done it in a shorter time if we had a lift instead of jacking the truck up and using jackstands. 693479



- F2597
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Only real issue was fitment...had to modify one of the lower brackets on the driver side cuz it didn't fit right.... But it worked fine after that and guessing it still does .. sold the truck. 659992



- F2597
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2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Delivery was very quick. Everything I ordered came in great shape and complete. I installed these air bags on a 2015 F250 for hauling our 5th wheel. It took me around 5hrs more or less to install by myself. I have never done this before and kept checking everything twice. That and I used all hand operated tools. The instructions were good. But watching the installation video 1st was helpful. 638601



- F2597
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2015 Ford F-350 Super Duty

Air springs were easy to install. Provide excellent lift and since I haven't been able to take my camper out yet I am anxious to see how much they help ride and handling. 635587



- F2597
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Worked as it should, still performing as it should 588705



- F2597
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The one to two hour installation time is laughable if you have a B&W turnover hitch. I had to take the driver's side B&W plate off to mount the driver's side air bag. To get the the driver's side B&W plate, I had to drop the DEF tank. None of this was mentioned in the instructions. Passenger side was much easier. It took a total of 8 hours to install in my driveway on a creeper with my wife's help. Our marriage survived. This was was very difficult, and I would recommend doing it on a lift. Also, there is a slow leak that I can't find. 581547



- F2597
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2016 Ford F-350 Super Duty

The only reason 4 stars is the package include 4 attachment bolts that were too small, I had to run to the store to pick them up. So for, I have been happy. 580191



- F2597
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Ford F-350 Super Duty

Just installed the Ride Rite Helper Springs so I don't have any hauling use yet, just wanted new installers to know if you have a B& W companion 5th wheel hitch you will have to remove bolts from the driver side plate to pivot it up to remove the Def tank mount, other than that it was a fairly easy install taking about 3 hours with the Ford F350 up on jack stands with the rear tires off. I will try to update my review after towing our 42 foot 5th wheel RV to the west coast and back in June and July 513192



- F2597
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2014 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Installed on 2014 F-250 Diesel with short bed. I have the B&W Turnover Ball and these products work well together. Installation required removing the B&W frame plate on the drivers side to access the DEF screw and I had to remove the large bolt on the passenger side frame plate to use the existing hole for the airbag mount, but not too big of a deal to retrofit. PS. My truck did not have the exhaust sensor on the passenger side that some people have mentioned. 372401



- F2560
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Review from a similar Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


Product was a perfect fit and easy install. Thanks for awesome service again trailer and crew! 483523



- F2430
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Review from a similar Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


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



- F2558
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Review from a similar Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


Very easy to install 732515



- F2596
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Review from a similar Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


everything arrived fast and in good shape. nice job e-trailer 227552



- F2299
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Review from a similar Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


Great company, service and products! I will buy from them again!!!!!! 359124



- F2430
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Review from a similar Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


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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- F2445
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Review from a similar Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


Excellent product and follow-up service from etrailer. 671578


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