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Firestone Ride-Rite Red Label Extreme Duty Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle

Firestone Ride-Rite Red Label Extreme Duty Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle

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7,500-lb Capacity. Heavy duty air springs support rear suspension for safety and stability when hauling your heaviest loads. Springs 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 Red Label Extreme Duty Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle part number F2709 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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  • Rear Axle Suspension Enhancement
  • Firestone
  • Extra Heavy Duty

7,500-lb Capacity. Heavy duty air springs support rear suspension for safety and stability when hauling your heaviest loads. Springs reduce strain on your rear axle, keep your vehicle level, and adjust to load size for a consistently smooth ride.


Features:

  • Air springs maximize safe load-carrying capacity, increase stability, and improve the ride quality of your vehicle
    • Install between your truck's frame and its rear suspension
  • Keep your truck level when 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
  • 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) allow for simple inflation or deflation from inside your cab
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Load-leveling capacity: 7,500 lbs
    • Ride-Rite springs will not increase your truck's weight-carrying capacity. Do not exceed the manufacturer's recommended weight limit.
  • Adjustable air pressure: 5 psi to 150 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 truck level, maintain even load distribution and increase stability. Hauling heavy loads or towing a heavy trailer can make the rear of your truck 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 truck 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 truck 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 truck's bumper to provide easy access to the manual inflation valves.


Air Spring Construction


RED Label spring construction

Unlike standard Ride-Rite air springs, the RED Label air springs operate up to 150 psi to maximize its weight capacity. 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 RED Label kit includes vehicle-specific brackets, fasteners, and hardware for fast, no-drill installation. The hardware installs directly on your axle and frame and the air springs install onto the mounting points provided by the brackets. Additional equipment like control panels, compressors, and air tanks are sold separately.



W217602709 Firestone Red Label Ride Rite Air Bags - Suspension Kit - Double Convoluted - Rear Axle

Firestone 2709

Replaces Firestone 2702

Item # F2709

Installation Details F2709 Installation instructions

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Customer Reviews

Firestone Ride-Rite Red Label Extreme Duty Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle - F2709

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (117 Customer Reviews)

7,500-lb Capacity. Heavy duty air springs support rear suspension for safety and stability when hauling your heaviest loads. Springs reduce strain on your rear axle, keep your vehicle level, and adjust to load size for a consistently smooth ride.

- F2709
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No problems with the Firestone Ride Rite air helper springs Easy to install the springs for any Do it yourself person.



- F2709
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Best air bags out there.



- F2709
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Product seem to be ok. Super slow shipping would be my only complaint!! Ordered on the 4th and received on the 15th.



- F2709
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2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

Too easy and changed the ride in a great way



- F2709
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I just finished the installation of the air springs and spacers. All the parts were there, the instructions were easy to follow and all went well. I look forward to hooking up the fifth wheel or loading up with firewood. Thanks for the excellent service and the additional help answering my questions about the spacer kit to accommodate the lift on my truck.



- F2709
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Chevrolet Silverado

Just what I needed to level out my 2020 Silverado 2500HD. Now I can adjust my ride height so no more sag in the rear of my truck. Very impressed.



- F2709
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2013 GMC Sierra

These bags made a huge difference in the way my truck rode after installing. Hands down worth the investment and not very hard to install standing in a pit iron a lift. I would not want to do this on a creaper on my back



- F2709
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Straight forward installation. Quality looks to be very good.



- F2709
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Great to deal with and a great product easy to install!



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2020 GMC Sierra 3500

Nice fit. Easy to install and super fast shipping



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Easy directions, helpful video, easy to install.



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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500



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2021 GMC Sierra 3500



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2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500



- F36ZR
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Review from a similar Ride-Rite Red Label in Vehicle Suspension


i went with the Firestone setup in lieu of a bumpstop type of helper or one of the other air filled type of lift/ leveling brands, based on reviews from 5th wheel travel trailer fourms as well as the Ford Tremor owners fourm. i had also used a similar Firestone air lift upgrade on a Ford Bronco back some years ago and had great results. the Ride Rite system allows me to adjust according to the amount of weight which is important to me while hauling our 5th wheel trailer. i installed the system my self. i am including a couple photos taken a year after the installation. one pic shows where i installed the air valves. I would highly recommend this system, thus the 5 stars.



- F36ZR
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Review from a similar Ride-Rite Red Label in Vehicle Suspension


It's a very nice kit! But there's a couple of things people should know about, like little tips and tricks about installing it on a new 2021 F250. First, the Firestone kit; frame nuts didn't have the holes for the threaded rods. That in itself is a problem. Tips for that: once the clips and jounce bumper are out, take your screwdriver and scrape the edges inside the frame. Place the frame nuts carefully into position grab your flat head screws put them in easy. Grab some super glue, get the edges, pull them back down into place, and let them dry! Then you'll be ready to mount the top bracket. Second, once you figure out what your height is for the axle saddle bracket holes to use. Put into the Lower bracket, put the four bolts and nuts on. Move over to the driver side [ driver side is the left side ] remove the brake line bolt 10mm let it hang free. Place the brackets you just put together and set them down on the axle. You might be tight to your steel brake line like I was. I had to cut/grind at an angle about 3/16 on the Lower bracket on one corner only, put both brackets together by hand again, and replace it on the axle. If you're good, then go ahead tighten them up now, don't wait. I'll show a photo of what mine looks like. No need to worry about the right side [ passenger side ]. Set those brackets up and tighten them up now, so there's no concern on that side of cutting or grinding. Back to the driver side, there's a little wire for the brake sensor; go ahead and use a zip tie and zip it to the brake line now. Why because? It lays right where the foot of the axle saddle bracket sits. You don't want to crush it; it's for your ABS. Third, place the bag onto two brackets you just set up and ready to install; use the bolt hand tighten only. Work the driver side first; it the hards in terms of the two sides. Jack the vehicle up by your receiver a few inches to lift the bed a little that way, you can sit up under your truck, where your truck spare tire was. Grab your bail clamp and tighten the bracket and bag into place, then connect the top of the bag by hand with the 15/16 nut, plus moving the button of the bag to position it into the best place; once you're happy, then tighten the button bolt 9/16. Then use your tool to tighten the top 15/16 nut. Finish off with your two carriage bolts and under the axle bracket.



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Review from a similar Ride-Rite Red Label in Vehicle Suspension


Works great. Fit my F250 perfectly and did not interfere with the 5th wheel puck system(etrailer). I’m not a mechanic but was able to do it myself by jacking up the rear so the axle was hanging freely. Adding the compressor may have added a better experience considering you can add or subtract air from the system without stopping. I’ll be adding that system before hitting the road again.


Comments
Works great. Thought of installing an onboard compressor but decided it wasn’t necessary because the system doesn’t loose air. I think it was a good investment.
Jeff S - 08/05/2021


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Review from a similar Ride-Rite Red Label in Vehicle Suspension


The Ride-Rite Extreme Duty Air Springs (RED Label) worked great on my RAM 3500 DRW. I pull a 40' Montana 5th wheel. 15,000 lbs and about 4,000lbs on the truck bed. I had the NON Red Label rated at 5,000 lbs and blew one airbag on extremely bumpy Illinois Interstate. I have put about 20,000 miles on the RED label airbags rated to 7,500lbs and have been VERY happy. P.S. I am not one of those Saggy rear end trucks that shine their headlights in your eyes thanks to the support I get from these air bags. Level ride = level lights


Comments
Still going strong!!!
Ron H - 05/24/2020


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Review from a similar Ride-Rite Red Label in Vehicle Suspension


Ordered Firestone air-assist springs that ended up back ordered ... George J reached out to me to explain the situation and kept me posted on the status checking with me when they were ready to ship ... so very good and rare customer service that is greatly appreciated ... good job!


Comments
Air springs have worked well allowing adjusting hitch height to level trailer tend to hold air pressure well minor fit issue when installing passenger side brackets that requires grinding ca. 18 of truck suspension bracket to allow installation.
Jim - 04/12/2021

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