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

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

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1989 Ford F-150, F-250, F-350 - Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs - Double Convoluted - Front Axle

3,200-lb Capacity. Ride-Rite air springs enhance your factory suspension for safety and stability when you are pushing a plow. They reduce strain on your front axle, keep your Ford F-150, F-250, F-350 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 front suspension
  • Keep your vehicle level when you are pushing a plow or hauling a heavy, front-mounted load such as a large grille
    • 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 front 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: 3,200 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 pushing a plow or hauling a heavy, front-mounted load such as a large grille. The springs partner with your existing front suspension system to help keep your vehicle level, maintain even load distribution and increase stability. Hauling heavy loads or pushing a plow can make the front of your vehicle sag and the rear end rise. This puts more strain on your front axle and reduces contact between your rear tires and the road, causing problems with braking, steering control and traction. By adding air springs to your front 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.


Firestone Ride-Rite air spring installation

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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Customer Reviews

Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs - Double Convoluted - Front Axle - F2223

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (527 Customer Reviews)

3,200-lb Capacity. Ride-Rite air springs enhance your factory suspension for safety and stability when you are pushing a plow. They reduce strain on your front axle, keep your vehicle level, and adjust to load size for a consistently smooth ride.

- F2223
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2000 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty

Very happy! They do the trick :-) 526708



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


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



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


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



- F2597
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Review from a similar Firestone Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


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



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


This kit was pretty easy to install, and performs well for the use I purchased it for. Though it took 3 days longer to arrive than the initial notification stated. 408275



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


etrailer people were very helpfull to pick the right product for my 2016 truck and it arrived when they said it would. Thank you again for your help 429967



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


If you don't have a lift, getting the upper locating pin aligned isn't easy. 413748



- F2525
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Review from a similar Firestone Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


Very fast delivery. 139629



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


Third Firestone air bags. 3 trucks. I won’t use anything else 519628



- F2597
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Review from a similar Firestone Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


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



- F2597
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Review from a similar Firestone Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


Worked as it should, still performing as it should 588705



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


Good product. Well made. 459781



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


Last year I bought a f2299 air bag kit. With no mechanical skill and some common sense I had these installed (3hrs max.) into a Dodge 3500 to pull our 41ft 5th wheel camper. Took it to Fl. from Ks and forgot I had it along. Just bought my second pair, f2071 for my old '98. AWESOME product! holds air indefinitely. 241426


Comments

great product!! no leaks, holds air perfect

Matthew - 03/23/2017

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


I purchased a Ride Rite kit for my 06 Ram. This is my third kit for my trucks. I haul scrap and routinely gross 30K. I need quality running gear. etrailer provided what I needed at a great price and fast. I also needed a replacement air bag for my 2012 Ram. I found it cheaper from a competitor. Rather than order it from that vendor I gave etrailer the info and they matched the price plus a little extra. This is where I shop, and so should you. 551930



- F2299
by:

Review from a similar Firestone Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


Great! My package arrived on time and the order was correct. I have ordered from eTrailer several time and I always get fast complet service. Never a problem and most of the time better prices than local companies give. THANK YOU! 346401



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


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



- F2250
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Review from a similar Firestone Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


Was concerned if thls kit would fit a 2010 Silverado 2500 HD Quad cab with 6.5 ft. bed with a B&W fifth wheel turn over ball hitch. It took me 2.5 hours and every thing fit perfect. No problem with the instructions dead on, and the only holes I had to drill was in the rear bumper for the air fittings. Have had them on since November no air leaks or problems. This make my truck ride excellent with my toy hauler and other gooseneck trailer I have. Alot cheeper than a air pin box and does the same thing,no more chucking and bouncing. thanks 7291



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


Was very easy to install. My 11 yr old boy and i did it in less than 3 hrs. They are great and make the ride so much better. Pulling a 35 ft toy hauler on a 3/4 ton diesel. I have recommended etrailer and these air bags to friends. 265873



- F2550
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Review from a similar Firestone Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


The product was easy to install and works perfectly. Etrailers customer service was excellent also, a part was missing from the initial package and etrailer shipped the missing piece right way. I will definitely do business with etrailer again Jimmy C 239397



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


Great install video. Thank you especially for calling out the tools and socket sizes as you went. That made everything so much easier. Great tip on getting the line cutting tool. I installed in 2 hours as you suggested. Worked great, no leaks first try. Great customer service at eTrailer each and every time. 343275



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


I just received and installed my Air Springs. I AM IMPRESSED!!! Obviously, by the product as my 3/4 ton now rides like a 1/2 ton, but also by the service I received from Michelle at Etrailer.com. I phoned in my order and she was able to answer my installation questions and pointed out the videos on the product installation which were very detailed and made the actual install painless. I found the product at a slightly smaller price at another site and Etrailer honored their lowest price pledge. I would recommend Etrailer.com for your suspension needs! 190281



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


Simple to install, took my time, the brackets of my 5th wheel did not prevent me from installing it, there was room between the custom bracket and my frame, so if you have a Silverado 2012 with custom brackets check to see if you have nearly 1/2 an inch clearance, than you can use this item. Suggestion to etrailer, re-box the item, reinforce the box to ensure that the box and items are not mangled in shipment. the box was a mess, had been re-taped some time along the shipment line, freaked me out where I had to inventory everything and really check for damage, especially the hose, part of it was not serviceable and I had to ensure that I did not use that section which was right in the middle of the hose. Other than that, I am happy with it. 52628



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


Have not attempted installation yet, but package appeared to have arrived in good condition. Person I spoke with on phone did check to see when this item would be in stock and let me know he would follow up on getter it shipped as soon as they arrived from manufacturer. Arrived real quickly. Thanks! 396976



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


The Firestone air bag suspension kit was Great ! Very easy to install and does exactly what I wanted it to do. I pull a 20,000# trailer and have no issues with this product. I would definitely recommend it. 589334



- F2597
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Review from a similar Firestone Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


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



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


The product engineering is great, everything fit perfectly! It was easy to install especially after watching the video on etrailer.com, I hardly had to look at the printed instructions. So far the noise level when unloaded has decreased significantly, and when loaded with a 10k fifth wheel, it has smoothed out the constant push/pull bounce I usually got from the stiff springs. I should note that I have a 2004 Dodge 3500 and I took my factory overload springs off and used this kit to replace it. The factory overload springs would "slap" on the upper supports at times and that is the noise that was eliminated. Now the extra load is on the air bags and that has smoothed out the loaded ride. I only have to run 10 lbs. of air level the truck with the 1300 lb. pin weight. etrailer.com is a good company to purchase this product from, while I didn't need to call customer support, the shipping was super quick even when I ordered on the holiday weekend! Thanks! 150626



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


Works well like it should . I pull a heavy fith wheel toy hauler 251420



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


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



- F2598
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Review from a similar Firestone Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


I just got my airbags today. As usual etrailer comes through with outstanding shipping. I got them in 4 days from the time i placed the order. Looking forward to getting them on and testing them out later this spring once we hook up the camper. Only gave a good rating because they are not on the truck yet. Another satisfied etrailer customer regarding service and quick delivery!!! 356867


Comments

Had these on for a year. Working GREAT. One of the best things we put on the truck to haul our camper. Would buy again. Really happy with them.

Walt - 03/21/2018

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


Easy to install. Work great. 381339



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


Order came in fast . Installation wasn't hard at all. The instructions were easy to follow took my first trip with the Firestone air springs handled better than I expected thanks etrailer your the best . 418563



- F2598
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Review from a similar Firestone Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


easy install bags work great, almost 70K with zero malfunctions 380629



- F2407
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Review from a similar Firestone Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


Took a few hours to get it completed, and went in as described. Have not had opportunity to test them out under load, but figure they would perform as expected. Instructions were not totally accurate, 4 bolts had changed size (to a smaller bolt than listed), but anyone with common sense could figure it out. (I did. LOL!) Wish "they" had included a "T" to inflate them equally, but purchased one at Lowes for about $6. I also "beefed up" the hose around sharp corners to protect them from getting damaged. 131693


Comments

Working great! Added an on-board compressor to the unit and use it to tow Travel Trailer. Does not get a LOT of use, but when it does, its great!

Terry B - 05/23/2015

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- F2250
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Review from a similar Firestone Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


Easy to install. Directions are great, as are the videos. I also ordered and used the T piece to make it easy. Just pulled my trailer and definitely noticed a difference. Very smooth over bumps. Just FYI, even at only 5 PSI (minimum recommended) it raised the rear of my truck almost an inch compared to the height before install. Not a big deal, but if you leveled the front of your truck like I did to get rid of the rake, you will now have some rake again. Not a big deal, but just be aware. I used the lift spacers (item F2536) because I have 1.5" spacer blocks on my leaf springs. I basically hook up the trailer or load the bed, watch the back end drop, then hit the air bags with the air compressor until the truck is level again. Rides like a dream. Would definitely purchase again. 454972


Comments

Still works great after a year. Definitely makes a difference in the ride quality when you have a heavy load. No leaks. I used the T so only have 1 valve to mess with. I like having the ability to dial in a little bit of rake in the truck Had previously leveled the truck by cranking the torsion bars in front, also have 1.5 blocks in rear. 2007 Duramax

John - 11/26/2018

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


received in 3 days from order and on time. Now installed. Only thing I needed was a T fitting so I could use only one filler line. Understand its available but I didn't see it when ordering, installer had one in stock however 209894


Comments

good, good addition , works as advertized

Roger M - 07/06/2016

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


These were installed on a 2012 Dodge 3500 DRW Crew Cab Laramie 4x4 with the 6.7 turbo diesel. I received my air shocks as expected. Very happy with that. Installation was easy and pretty straight forward. I only had two issues with the install. The first was installing both upper brackets after the axle bumpers are removed. This is a metric bolt, 10mm x 1.5p and somehow, I managed to cross thread all four of them. The first two bolts, drivers side, I did get in but the passenger side required the use of a tap and die to fix the threads on the bolt and to chase the threads on the mounting point. The second issue was both air lines leaked where the air line fitting screwed into the top of the air bag. I couldn't tighten them down enough to get them to stop leaking (the loctite that comes on these fittings just wasn't doing the trick) but a little bit of white teflon tape sealed them up tight. Overall, I'm very happy with how easy they were to install. Now, to hook up my 5er and take it for a spin. 237391



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


Install was about an hour. 15 minutes putting stuff together on the bench and 30 min under truck installing. Another 15 min to tidy up afterwards. Installed on a 2009 Dodge 3/4 ton 4x4 megacab. I pull a jeep and all my stuff usually but finally bought a truck camper. It and all my stuff was lowering my bed 3-4" at the hitch. I've already got a 2" leveling kit so the load really made it look heavy but I am loaded to within legal tolerances. The air raised it right up to level. Really rides nice and my headlights aren't pointed to the sky. 273022


Comments

Weve made multiple trips with my rear axle carrying a considerable load. The air bags work great and Id highly recommend them to anybody.

Oklahoma J - 07/17/2017

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- F2525
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Review from a similar Firestone Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


Easy install, super fast delivery. 226142


Comments

I wont tow our trailer without air bags. They make a world of difference with respect to control and stability.

Brian P - 09/24/2016

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- F2190
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Review from a similar Firestone Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


everything was great, and easy to install and delivered quickly 78606



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


I purchased this kit for my 2015 Ram 3500 HD Crew Cab Dually diesel. I installed in my garage, following the instructions, very simple to do. I tow a 32' enclosed car trailer, and these bags have been a must have addition for stabilizing the rear suspension. When fully loaded and traveling I put 40# in them and it makes a huge difference in how the truck handles overall. Couldn't be happier! 287435


Comments

I have zero issues with this air bag system since I bought it a year ago. The air fittings are of good quality and hold pressure with no leakage. 100 satisfied with this system.

Kurt - 08/25/2017

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- F2598
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Review from a similar Firestone Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


Ordered Firestone 5000 lb air bags for my 2017 Ram 2500 4x4 arrived on time had them on in about 4 hours.Had these on my 2016 Ram 2500 4x4 as well put 85,000 on truck hauling 14,000 lb trailers.My opinion is they are a must I run about 15 lbs air empty ,up to 45 lbs loaded ride always good load level and safe.Awesome etrailer service and product 419486



- F2582
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Review from a similar Firestone Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


As always the customer service is the best. I forgot to check a confirmation box. The customer service folks contacted me the following morning so the error could be corrected. My order was shipped and delivered on time. Thanks 573935



- F2598
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Review from a similar Firestone Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


Excellent service. Product arrived on day promised before 10am ! I was concerned about the clanking noise the package made when it was dropped off. Parts were packed loose in the shipping carton. Air springs were not wrapped to prevent damage from metal brackets. Will have to fill them with air to make sure they were not punctured during shipment. 272271


Comments

Sloppy packing job caused no problems. Air springs are working as designed. Thanks for the follow up.

DM - 07/15/2017

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


Has held air and served its purpose so far. 377328



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


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



- F2535
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Review from a similar Firestone Ride-Rite in Vehicle Suspension


Air bags are so cool! So I put these on a Ford F-350 DRW 4x4 Extended Cab, with the diesel engine. The instructions are easy to follow and the kit contained everything you need. The videos are also helpful as well, plus I suggest reading though the entire instructions (sorry guys) to get a feel for what the end product will look like, this really helps to identify the challenges that you will face and for me it helps to answered some of the questions that pop up in the early part of the instructions. I didn't have any problems installing the kit, went on in half a day at a leisurely pace. I've had them on for a year now and they are working great. I carry a 4,000 pound slide in camper and jet boat and these air bags will level the truck right back out. I also installed a set of Troklift spring helpers (not sure of the correct title), they help take the sway out by fully engaging the overload springs when the airbags are inflated. Between the two they handle the camper without issue and actually make it please to drive. I do like airbags for the adjustability of them, I've used both air bags and super heavy overload leaf springs in the past and went back to the airbags just for this reason. Good luck wit your project. 321356



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


This was a fantastic addition to my 2010 Dodge Ram 3500 Mega Cab 4x4. It has allowed me to raise/lower my truck while hauling, increased my bed load and pin weight while pulling 5th wheel and gooseneck trailer, and has eliminated sway while pulling a trailer with my weight distribution hitch. This has overall increased my drive stability and safe hauling capacity. Was a much a better buy and better decision in my mind then adding extra "helper" leaf springs which would have changed my ride permanently and would not have given me the flexibility to change back to a regular setup when not hauling or towing. With these you can go as low as 10lbs or as much as 100lbs of psi, thus giving you a lot more of different options than a fixed helper-leaf spring would....without the stiffer ride when not hauling or towing anything. 413512


Comments

Thanks for the follow up David. I would like to caution you that this air bag kit is not intended to increase the hauling capacity of your truck. Please make sure that you are within the towing capacities of your truck.

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  • For your underbed puck system on a 2001 Ford F-250, I recommend the Under-Bed Rail and Installation Kit for Reese Elite Series 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches # RP30073. This system is a custom fit for your vehicle and will give you the 4-puck system similar to those you see in the factory rail kits in current vehicle models. For the hitch that is compatible with these pucks, I recommend the Reese Elite Series Pre-Assembled 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Wiring Harness - Single Jaw - 18,000...
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  • Will the Firestone Lift Spacers # F2371 Work on a 2002 Ford F-350 4x4 with 4 Inch Lift
  • Yes, the Firestone Ride-Rite Lift Spacers, # F2371, will work with the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs, # F2223, on your 2002 Ford F-350 4x4 with the 4 inch lift. The spacers will install between the bottom of the air bag and the lower bracket. I have attached the installation instructions for the lift spacers and the Ride-Rite kit for you to check out. When installing the air bags, I recommend picking up the Firestone Tubing Cutter, # F9009, as well. One of the most common...
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  • Firestone Ride-Rite Air Bag Kit for a 2002 Ford F-350 4-Door Crew Cab with 7.3 Liter Diesel
  • The Ford 7.3 liter Powerstroke Diesel is a V8 and not a V10 so Firestone Ride-Rite kit # F2550 will fit your truck. I have included a link to a video showing an example installation of these air bags for you to view.
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  • Firestone Rear Air Bag Helper Springs for a 2002 Ford F-350 Lariat Dually
  • For Firestone Ride-Rite kit # F2550, it will fit a 2002 Ford F-350 with 4-wheel drive, or a 2-wheel drive model as long as the 2-wheel drive model is not a SuperCab with a V10 motor and 8 foot bed. If you have a 5th wheel or gooseneck trailer hitch installed, this is the kit you would want. Ride-Rite kit # F2223 is for the front axle, not the rear. I also recommend Level Command kit # F2158 which will allow you to add or remove air from the air bags from the comfort of your truck cab.
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  • Air Suspension Recommendations For Front And Rear Of 2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Truck
  • We do offer front and rear air bag suspension systems that will work with your 2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty truck. All air suspension systems will not increase the weight carrying capacity of your truck and are designed to be used with trucks that have a good working suspension. For the front of your F-350 I recommend the Firestone Vehicle Suspension, part # F2223. The adjustable air pressure is from 5 psi to 100 psi. On the rear of your truck I recommend the Firestone Ride-Rite Air...
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