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Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle

Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle

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  • Rear Axle Suspension Enhancement
  • Occasional Towing and Hauling
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2016 Ford F-150 - Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle

2,000-lb Capacity. Level your Ford F-150 when you're hauling a heavy load with these Ride Control air springs. The adjustable springs improve overall stability and ride quality, eliminate rear sag, and reduce strain on your factory suspension.


Features:

  • Provides your vehicle with up to 2,000 lbs of load-leveling support, reducing strain on your rear suspension and improving both safety and ride quality
    • Designed for light-to-medium duty trucks, vans, and SUVs with leaf springs
  • Keeps your vehicle level when you are hauling a heavy load
    • Improves steering and braking performance
    • Helps to maintain safe headlight aim
    • Keeps your tires from wearing unevenly
  • Lets you manually adjust air pressure to get the even load distribution and support that you need
    • Level your vehicle front to rear
    • Inflate each spring independently for side-to-side leveling of off-center loads
  • Reduces the strain on your OEM suspension caused by extremely heavy loads
  • Improves overall stability and ride quality
    • Diminishes sway and absorbs road shock for a smooth ride
  • Installs between your vehicle's frame and its leaf springs
    • Manual inflation valves are typically mounted on bumper for easy access
  • Includes 2 air springs, mounting brackets, hardware, tubing, and Schrader valves for manual inflation
    • Add a compressor system with in-cab gauges (sold separately) to monitor and automatically adjust air pressure
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Load-leveling capacity: up to 2,000 lbs
    • Ride Control springs will not increase your vehicle's weight-carrying capacity. Do not exceed the manufacturer's recommended weight limit.
  • Adjustable air pressure: 5 psi - 100 psi
  • Lifetime warranty
  • 60-Day satisfaction guarantee


Ride Control gives the suspension system on your light-to-medium-duty truck, van, or SUV unrivaled support. With these air springs installed, you'll experience the same comfortable, smooth, and safe ride that you're used to enjoying when you're not hauling. Plus, Ride Control reduces the strain that heavy loads can put on your vehicle, saving you money in potential repairs.


Everything on your vehicle suffers from the stress of hauling or towing heavy loads - your brakes, your tires, and your handling ability. Even your headlight aim can be thrown off. Without some kind of reinforcement for your factory suspension system, you could be putting the life expectancy of your vehicle at risk. Air Lift's adjustable air spring kit, Ride Control, gives your suspension the extra support it needs when you are carrying heavy cargo. By providing equal load distribution, Ride Control lessens the stress that your truck has to endure.


Ride Control's air bags are adjustable from 5 to 100 psi, so you can get the perfect amount of support for any size load. And the springs can be inflated independently of one another for front-to-rear and side-to-side leveling. The system's also easy to install and even easier to maintain.


Ride Control comes with manual inflation valves that are typically mounted on the bumper but can be installed anywhere on your vehicle for easy access. For even more convenience and control, you can add a compressor and gauge system (sold separately), which will let you monitor and automatically inflate your air springs.


Air Lift kits are designed to keep your vehicle at normal ride height. You can find the normal ride height of your vehicle by unloading it and measuring the distance between the bottom edge of your wheel well and the center of the hub. After you find and record this distance, you can regulate the amount of air that you put into your air springs to maintain normal ride height - even when you are hauling a heavy load. You will need to adjust the air pressure in your air bags according to the size of your load.


These adjustable air springs come with a lifetime warranty with no mileage restrictions. In addition, Air Lift is so sure that you will benefit from their air spring suspension system that they offer a 60-day satisfaction guarantee. Install and use Ride Control springs for 60 days, and if you are not satisfied at the end of this time, you can remove them from your vehicle and return them for a full product refund. Now that's confidence.



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Video of Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle


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




Video Transcript for Air Lift Ride Rear Helper Springs Installation - 2016 Ford F-150

Today on our 2016 Ford F-150, we'll be taking a look at and installing the air lift control air helper springs for the rear axle, part number AL59570. Now's here what our air bag kit looks like installed. This air bag kit will offer us a low leveling capacity up to 2,000 pounds. Now, these air bags are adjustable anywhere from 5 to 100 PSI depending on what you need. If you have a little bit of weight in the bed, you'll need less air. If you have a lot of weight in the bed, you'll need more air. These will help maintain all your handling characteristics as far as your steering, your braking, and will also help keep your headlight level close to stock.

That way you don't have to blind oncoming drivers if you have your rear end of the truck squatting down and the front end being raised up and in the air. Not only does it help all that, but it also will help improve tire wear. Because when you have a heavy load in the back, your front end comes up a little bit, and then you will get some positive camber, which will wear the outside edge of the front tires. By having an air bag kit installed, you help alleviate that situation. Now these air bags can be inflated manually from the valve on the back of the truck. Now if you find yourself in a situation where you're finding you need to adjust them quite frequently from varying weights in the bed of the truck or towing different tongue weight trailers, a lot of our customers recommend and found that it's a lot easier to get an air compressor system so you can monitor and control the amount of pressures in the bag from inside the cab. We have many different options available for that on our website if you want to look into that. One of the things that I've found that set this air lift system apart from other competitors on the market is the ease of installation.

This is a fairly quick install. There's no drilling or modification to the vehicles frame at all. Just simple clamp on brackets, and they install very quickly and easily. Before we get started here, we'll record some measurements of the vehicle unloaded with stock suspension. Just go through the center line of the rear wheel up to the bottom edge of the fender. We're about 39 inches.

Get the same measurement on the front. We're about 37 inches. Now we're going to place some weight in the bed of the truck and we'll see what the measurements look like with the truck loaded down and the stock suspension. We're about 36.5 inches in the rear, so we're down a solid 2.5 inches about. We'll double check the front now.

The front's about 38 inches. We're up about an inch. Now that we have our vehicle loaded down with some weight, we'll take it down our test course here, and you can see how it handles with the base of maneuvering and going over some speed bumps. You notice all that jarring action going on with the factory suspension. All right, now we'll give you some measurements with our air springs installed. We have the same amount of weight in there as before, but we have the air springs inflated now to help compensate for the weight. We're back at 39 inches in the rear, so we're back at factory right height in the rear. Let's check the front out. We're back to 37 in the front. Now let's take a look at it going down our test course with the air bag system in place. Notice how much smoother and how much more control we have over the vehicle. We've gone ahead and jacked up the rear of our vehicle by the rear axle and removed our rear tires. This will make our installation a lot easier. Now above our rear axle on the driver's side here we have our bump stop. We need to remove this. We use a 13 millimeter socket on an extension to get inside of it. We'll set it aside. After we take the bolt out, we will not be reusing the bolt, but we will be using the bump stop later on. Now we're looking at our driver side frame rail. This is where our bump stop was. We'll take our two frame E-bolts. We'll slide them up behind our break lines and any wiring harness that's up there. There's one that's clipped to the top of the frame. Just pop that off, slide it up, twist. Our rear one we'll do the same thing with right there, making sure it's in front of our bracket for our brake hoses. Now we'll clip the wiring harness back in and slide it back onto its clip until it locks in place. We'll take our upper frame bracket here and we'll slide it onto our U-bolts, place onto three-eighths flat washers, and nylon lock nuts. For reference we're right in our wheel well, right above our axle. We'll do the same as that process on the other side and leave all of this just finger tight for the time being. We have our bump stop and a bench vice here. Now you can see there's a crescent shape right here on the bottom, the smaller edge right here. We need to grind this edge flush so our air bag will have room to sit. We'll just use a grinder to do that. Make sure we wear safety goggles while we're doing this. Now you can see how we ground it smooth and flush here. This will allow us to have extra clearance for our air bag so we don't have to worry about it getting punctured. Now before we re-install this we'll want to paint this edge with some spray paint so we don't have to worry about it rusting out. Now we'll take our two and three-quarter inch long metric bolt, drop on a three-eighths washer. Drop it down into our bump stop. The paint is dry at this point in time so it's safe to handle. We'll re-install it into the factory position. We'll make sure the bolt goes through the middle hole on our bracket, and we'll hand tighten the bolt. Use a 17 millimeter socket for this. Now when we install the bump stop, we want to make sure the spot we ground out faces out towards the tire. Now with our jounce bumper snug down finger tight, we'll tighten our U-bolts down with the bracket just touching the bottom of the frame. We're not tightening them all the way yet. Just starting them a bit. Make sure we start them evenly. We're using a nine-sixteenths socket for this. Now we'll torque these nuts down to the amount specified in the instructions. Make sure we go evenly. With those nuts torqued down now, we'll snug down our bump stop bolt the rest of the way and we'll torque it to the amount specified in the instructions. Now we'll take our air spring and our air line fitting, and we'll thread it into the top until it's finger tight. Once we have it finger tight, we'll go another full turn and a half. There's one turn, and a half turn. We're using a half inch wrench for that. We'll take our bracket and the spot with this phalange here faces out towards the wheel. Take our half inch washer and our half inch bolt, and we'll thread it on as finger tight. Now we'll take our air spring and we'll install it in position, making sure our fitting goes through the hole. Lift up on it, and we'll slide it onto our frame on top of our lease spring like so. Now we'll take our U-bolts here and go around our lease springs and up into the holes on our lower bracket. Drop on our three-eighths washers and our nylon lock nuts. We'll just do them finger tight. We'll do the exact same process on the other side. Now we'll place our lock washer on over our air line fitting. Now we'll install our nut. Our nut is a plastic nut. There's a flat side, which faces down, and then a side that's not 100% flat and it has a couple dots on it. This will face up. Slide that over the fitting and we'll thread it on just finger tight. Now we'll install our air line. We've already cut our air line in half. We'll thread on one of the nuts, just run it all the way down and we'll place on one of the star washers. Now when we install the air lines, if we go over to the back of our truck we'll show you what we did. We used one of our brackets that we have available on our website. It's part number 18140. This will allow us to clamp it to the factory hitch and we drilled two five-sixteenth inch holes in it for fittings to go through. The one on the right will be for the right side of the truck or the passenger, and the one on the left will be for the driver side of the truck. We'll place down our air line fitting through the hole like so. We'll place the rubber washer on, a flat washer, and then another nut. You can install them on your bumper if you want. You just don't want to install them on the vehicle body because it's an aluminum body and this fitting is not aluminum. You don't want to cause galvanic corrosion from forming by having two similar metals touching. We'll hold the top one in place with a half inch wrench and tighten the bottom nut with another half inch wrench. Don't need to go overly tight on these. Just snug them down so the fitting won't be loose inside the bracket. With that snug down, we can put our valve cap on it now. Now we'll route our air line to our air bag, making sure we avoid any moving parts or sources of heat such as the exhaust. Here's our air line tubing from the driver's side. We have some slack here inside the bumper, made a loop here, secured it to a wiring harness, one above our spare tire carrier. Some more slack there. Secure to the wiring harness here, behind our brake hoses bracket. Then it goes out to our air bag. Again we have it secured to this U-bolt here in the back with another zip tie. Now we'll trim off a little bit of the excess of our air line making sure we have a straight cut. We're using an air line tubing cutter, part number AL10530, available on our website. When you trim up your air line, you want to make sure you have slack on both sides. You want to have about 12 inches of slack in it, and just bundle up out of the way. To install our air line in the fitting, just push our air line in the fitting. Push it in all the way until it stops. Then pull back on it and make sure it's secured. Now we'll take a zip tie and go around our U-bolt, and we'll secure the air line to it just to make sure the air line doesn't work its way out towards the tire while we're driving down the road. We'll remove our valve cap and we're going to put five PSI of air pressure in our bag. With our bag inflated now, we'll push our lower bracket flat against our lease spring, and we'll slide the air bag over until it's perpendicular of the brackets. Make sure it's in line, straight. Now we'll mark the location on our lower bracket with a paint marker. You can use a permanent marker or anything that you can get your hands on to make a mark. We'll just go around it so we know where our bracket needs to line up. With that done, we'll let the air out of our bag now. If you want to let the air out quickly, you can just push it on the fitting and pull the hose out. With the air released, we'll just push the line back in all the way and make sure it's secure. Now pull them back. Now we'll go underneath and we'll tighten down the nut on the bottom bracket. We'll pry up on our bottom bracket here a little bit just so we can get access with the wrench to tighten the bottom bolt. We'll use a three-quarter inch wrench to do this. You don't need to tighten this down a lot. Just snug it down by hand, no more than 15 foot pounds. Once we have it tight, we can lower it back down and we'll snug down all of our hardware. We'll start with snugging down on our nylon lock nut. We'll use a pair of channel lock pliers for this. We'll snug down our bolts using our nine-sixteenths socket again. Go evenly across on them. Now we'll torque down our nuts to the amount specified in the instructions. Now that both of our air bags have been installed, we'll inflate them to 30 PSI and check release. We'll spray down our fittings with some soapy water, making sure we don't see any air bubbles. We'll do the same on the other side. Now that our driver's side air bag is completely installed, we'll repeat the same process for the passenger side. It'll be a little bit easier since you don't have to contend with any of the brake lines or any electrical harness. That completes our look at and installation of the air lift ride control air helper springs for the rear axle, part number AL59570 on our 2016 Ford F-150.


Customer Reviews

Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle - AL59570

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (69 Customer Reviews)

2,000-lb Capacity. Level your vehicle when you're hauling a heavy load with these Ride Control air springs. The adjustable springs improve overall stability and ride quality, eliminate rear sag, and reduce strain on your factory suspension.

- AL59570
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The box was damaged and some of the small washers and nuts were missing but no critical part I had extra washers and nuts one of the brackets was hanging out of the box but still there maybe the Box should be a little more durable 634557



- AL59570
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2015 Ford F-150

2015 F150 SLT 2WD Outstanding quality. Easy installation. Works as advertised. Shipping was fast and product arrived unscathed. Highly recommended ... 225994



- AL59570
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2016 Ford F-150

Ordering was easy, shipping was super fast, only thing I would change is to put the product in a box that does not show what is in the box. I love the instructions are online and the videos were super helpful. 596758



- AL59570
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2016 Ford F-150

Just installed these today on my 2016 F150. Took about 3 hours (I'm slow). Installaton was a breeze thanks to the clear instructions. I haven't had a chance to test them under load yet, but so far so good. 342622



- AL59570
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2017 Ford F-150

Fit was excellent!! I had a 2014 with bags and these brackets were an improvement on my 2017. 406810



- AL59570
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2016 Ford F-150

Product was easy to install. Still works great and is easy to fill the bladders with a small air compressor. Keeps the back of the truck level and provides a smooth ride down the highway pulling our travel trailer. Very pleased with the purchase and the support I received from etrailer. 425524


Comments

Still working great! Love the product. Havent had any problems. The support is 5 star!!

Dave S - 08/26/2018

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- AL59570
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2016 Ford F-150

Delivered as promised. Thank you 518137



- AL59570
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2017 Ford F-150

Good instructions, straight forward installation. Time will tell the reliability of the bags. 488285



- AL59570
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2015 Ford F-150

they fit perfectly thank you 320528



- AL59526
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Review from a similar Air Lift Ride Control in Vehicle Suspension


can't even really explain it my van has never ridden so smooth and for the money it's a no brainer and as far as safety and stability i can easily get another 20 years out of this van with no problem no sway no roll just a product that does what it says 75437



- AL59520
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Review from a similar Air Lift Ride Control in Vehicle Suspension


I had the Air Lift kit professionally installed. My mechanic was very impressed at the quality of the product and ease of installation. I am very impressed with the quality this product provides. I had it installed on a recently purchased 1993 Dodge Caravan. This van is a handicapped accessible vehicle for my wife who has MS. We tried to get into a newer vehicle but they are too expensive. The reason for the purchase was to improve the sagging rear suspension this van has. It's 20 years old with only 43,000 miles on it. I will be purchasing Air Lift products in the future and recommending them to my family and friends. 115138



- AL59565
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Review from a similar Air Lift Ride Control in Vehicle Suspension


No drill, yes. Easy to install, no. Let me qualify that. Everything about this installation is pretty straight forward except for the part about the short bolt that you have to install inside of the frame. The instructions say to hold the top of the bolt with a wrench and tighten the nut from below. The problem is that you have to do this while holding the top bracket in place and that the wrench meets the bolt head at about a forty five degree angle. This is difficult at best even if you find a way to tie up the top bracket so that you don't have to hold it. I was able to find an old 9/16" wrench that was shorter than my craftsman and was able to get that to work. If the wrench is too long it runs into adjacent structure outside of the frame when you have to feed it through the frame slot and hold it at an angle. I managed to get it done on both sides but laying on your back under the truck to do it isn't easy. After that, no problem. Just be sure to cut your tubing straight without crimping it and clean it off with some rubbing alcohol to get off all the dirt it picks up when feeding it around the frame. As for how it works, I don't know yet. Just installed it yesterday and won't really need to use it for a couple months until I pull my trailer out of winter storage. 65705



- AL59562
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Review from a similar Air Lift Ride Control in Vehicle Suspension


I bought this for a 2 wheel drive 2008 Xterra. Customer support could not tell me if this kit would work on a 2x4 so they called the manufacturer for me and they promised to pay the return shipping if it didn't work. Great service from eTrailer and great support/communication from Air Lift. The kit does indeed work on a 2008 2 wheel drive Xterra. I did not use the included e-brake cable brackets, I found that to use them I would have had to unbolt the factory e-brake cable brackets. It was much more elegant to simply bend the factory e-brake brackets down and therfore out of the way of the air shock. I mounted the shrader valves in the bracket where the 7 pin trailer wiring connector is mounted. 48295



- AL59533
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Review from a similar Air Lift Ride Control in Vehicle Suspension


These were perfect. I needed some extra suspension due to towing my max capability. (6400lb gross wt 24 foot trailer with a 2015 Chevy Colorado LT 4wd) The truck had too much "bounce" on it every Time when hit a hole in the road even with equalization bars. But these air bags smoothed the ride out and help with equalization. Installation was a breeze. Did it myself in 2 hours with 0 problems. Kit comes with all you need minus the compressor assembly. I used Air Lift WirelessONE Compressor System for Air Helper Springs - Hand-Held Remote - Single Path Item # AL25870. (Eliminates need for cab wiring And works great) . All in all, Great product, Great price, easy installation and no problems. 406027



- AL59544
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Review from a similar Air Lift Ride Control in Vehicle Suspension


I purchased this primarily for trailer a 24' enclosed trailer but even with just 4-6 pounds of air with no trailer attached I can feel my truck doesn't roll when cornering. Installation was simple. Took me more than two hours though. My truck is an '05 and one of the bolts I had to remove was a bit stubborn. I watched etrailer's youtube video a few times along with the written directions and the instal was straight forward. I ran my lines back to the trailer hitch. I made a small bracket and welded to a cross-member on my hitch. Looks factory and made for a solid base for the lines. Overall great product and fast shipping. 327166



- AL59561
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Review from a similar Air Lift Ride Control in Vehicle Suspension


I installed the system myself without any issues in a couple of hours. I keep about 400 lbs. of tools in the bed of the truck and needed the lift to bring the truck to it's correct operating level. The weight was changing the angles on my two piece drive shaft causing vibration and eating up carrier bearings. It's performing great...Tom in Bama 67365


Comments

No issues to date.Thanks for the follow up.

-- comment by: Thomas - 02/27/2014

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- AL59565
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Review from a similar Air Lift Ride Control in Vehicle Suspension


( 2012 Chevrolet Silverado LT 4x4 EXT cab 6'6' bed) Easy to install, directions are straight forward for a typical install, and mine wasn't a typical install but altered some brackets for easier installation, problem was I installed the 10 bolt base rail mounting kit(30035) for a fifth wheel as directed per instructions and the short brackets ended up 1" in where the bracket for the air lift need to sit, took my short brackets off and took them to a well qualified machine shop and had them modify them and the brackets to the air lift too make them a one piece unit, other than that I would have to re-drill holes for the fifth wheel thru the frame and move everything back and I didn't want to sacrifice any more holes in the bed and frame, I suggest Air lift and Reese hitch review the bracket and measurements to help improve a not so typical installation and also might want to look at different bracket measurements for other fifth wheel installs, I know this could only be a possible one off situation.. On an ending note I was rather surprised with the look and the ride after the install and I don't foresee any issues when I put the truck under a load I would recommend this product everyone if they want to beef up the 1/2 ton truck for a more comfortable and safer ride, The install after bracket modifications only too an hour for both sides. A++ product!!! 115136



- AL59561
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Review from a similar Air Lift Ride Control in Vehicle Suspension


This is the second time I've used AirLift products. I had this system on a vehicle for over 6 years and it was still working perfect when I sold the vehicle. The system is easy to install and I like the fact that there is no drilling requirement to mount the equipment. 71881


Comments

What year Tacoma did you install them on? I have a 2013 TRD double cab and Im not seeing the mounting holes shown in the installation guide. Thanks

-- comment by: Peter - 05/29/2013

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I checked Jons order notes and it was on a 2012 Tacoma. If your Tacoma is a 4WD model, then the Air Lift kit AL59561 is the correct kit. It fits all 4WD and 2WD Pre-Runner models. 2WD Tacomas use AL59564 with the exception of trucks equipped with a rear-sway bar, ie Pre-Runner and X-Runner. The mounting holes will be on the frame, just forward of the axle.

-- Patrick B - 5/29/2013


- AL59533
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Review from a similar Air Lift Ride Control in Vehicle Suspension


Install these on my 2015 Chevy Colorado. I pull a fairly big travel trailer and although it's no problem pulling it I had noticed that over the last couple of years the rear of the truck was gradually sagging more. The AirLift fixed it right up. The ride now inspires more confidence and I definitely have more control over the whole rig. Installation was fairly easy. I'm pretty handy but quite green when it comes to vehicles so I would say it's accessible to anyone with a handy thumb. I even managed to install them without removing the wheels. It took a bit longer and required more up and down with the car jack but since I did it a couple of hours at a time over a couple of days it allowed me to still drive during the installation process. I'm am a huge fan and would recommend it to anyone. 389436



- AL59561
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Review from a similar Air Lift Ride Control in Vehicle Suspension


Installed this on my new Tacoma last year. Needed a little bit of load assistance when moving firewood. They have worked fine after one years use. I didn't remove the wheel when installing so it was a little tight working on the install. If I had to do it again I would definitely remove the wheel for easier access. It's still a straight forward easy install either way. Would buy these again no question. 465020



- AL59565
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Review from a similar Air Lift Ride Control in Vehicle Suspension


Super easy install. Perfect for load leveling and making sure you have the best control of your truck when pulling trailers. 352710



- AL59561
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Review from a similar Air Lift Ride Control in Vehicle Suspension


I only just installed and it is working well, I just question the plastic air connectors, but if they work they work… So I would say 5 stars if these are as robust as they need to be. I just prefer metal when it is under the truck. Great look, and will let you know if it works well to support 5 bicycles hanging off the back, and roof top tent, soft topper, and gear. Shipping was fast and etrailer response to questions was fast and correct. Installed fast, you need a 1/1/8 open end wrench for the nylon nut on top. the nylon nut is what holds the bag to the top of the frame, seems like it could break, but again, not run it through it's paces. Would love to see an all metal version, would pay extra. pic later when it's light out. 114094



- AL59568
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Review from a similar Air Lift Ride Control in Vehicle Suspension


Shipment was within a few hours of my order and delivery was on time and on target. Great job. I got the spring helpers around 1pm and they were on the truck by 5. I left the wheels on and still had access to everything. I recommend you chock the front tires, set the brake and lift the back end by the hitch just a few inches. It will IMO make things a heckuva a lot easier to get at. In my case, it was a must, because I had only a six inch socket extention to get the bump stops off. Raising the back end a bit allowed me to get the socket in between it and the axle. Also, instead of holding the upper bracket in place with one hand while attempting to fasten the bump stop bolt with the other. I found it easier to secure the upper bracket with the supplied j-hooks and snug it up to the frame first. It made installation of the stops just a little easier. Now granted this is my fault for not reading the details better. But if there was anything I could change. I really really really wish a tee for single path inflation was supplied with the kit. Oh well, live and learn. The spring helpers wer put to the test the next day when we used the truck to tow our RV to the campsite. Very pleased etrailer and the Air Lift spring helpers performance, both are highly recommended. 388644



- AL59561
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Review from a similar Air Lift Ride Control in Vehicle Suspension


The AirLift system we talked about a couple weeks ago was sent to my daughter, Kristi's house. I installed it yesterday. I'm on the road, which isn't the best place to do the installation. My father in law didn't have any socket wrenches so I started with a couple 9/16 open end wrenches. These don't work for everything. I went to the local hardware store and bought what I needed. The driver side went on much easier. The hardest bolt was the top one requiring the socket wrench to hold the nut inside the frame. I had to feel for the nut since it was hidden next to an existing frame bolt. I was able to simply jack the back of the truck up at the hitch to gain clearance. I didn't have to remove the wheels. The nylon lock nut was fun to tighten. AirLift should have supplied a simple wrench for this. I found a vice grip needle nose plier worked well enough. Here are three photos. First is passenger side, second tries to show where top nut goes, third is drivers side. I have then filled to 28psi and will check them this morning. 85458



- AL59512
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I installed the airlift support this afternoon. I had removed Timbren Shocks which are just hard rubber shocks that mount to the factory spring bumper support. The airlift required drilling out the rivets and removing this OEM support. Here are pictures of the left and right units installed on my truck. I already have an Air Lift pump and rear bags on the rear of my truck. When I put my plow on then I will see how well these perform and any sag or how much lift. I have a 7"-6" Western Pro Plow for my 1987 GMC V-2500 4x4. As a note, I was missing hardware from that hardware package. I had to look through my own stock in order to complete the install. If it is at all possible, I would be most appreciative if you could get AirLift to provide a hardware package that was complete. I also install the mirrors on my GMC. I have my 102" wide 20 foot cargo trailer connected to my truck and will be using that in a few days. I am hoping they will give me a better rear vision of the sides of my trailer. When I get it on the road, I will have a better idea on what to comment. When I do, I will send pictures. I don't plan on keeping them on the truck all the time, just when I used the cargo trailer. 95385


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I found that the front lift suspension items worked well for plowing this past winter. I had no sag in the front as all the weight went right to the axel. My only planned upgrade is a dual gauge system so that I can pump or reduce the air separately from the dash of the truck as to utilize the under hood pump. At present I just add air separately to each line on the front. A well made product from Air-Lift.

Earl - 08/17/2014

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- AL59561
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Installed these on my Toyota Prerunner. Installation was not complicated. Only issue is the leak down. I've sprayed every connection with soapy water, but can not find the leak. Someday it will show up. 373111



- AL59526
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I found needs to be extremely helpful. I have a 1997 Econoline 150 Ford van. It was a conversion van so lots of extra weight. The back leaf springs were obviously struggling as it rode low without a trailer or any significant load. After installing the air springs, and charging them 1/3 of capacity Or 35 PSI, the ride drastically improved. Shortly after installing them I pulled a 24 foot trailer with a medium load on it, and it drastically improved the ride compared to pulling a trailer previously. Highly recommended and cheaper than new high-quality leaf springs. 453522



- AL59561
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This kit is fantastic! After loading my newly acquired '65 Fairlane drag car onto my newly acquired double-axle car trailer I could hardly believe the sight of my '10 Tacoma sagged down so low the safety chains were literally lying on the parking lot! I lost 5+" of suspension, and along with it the nice ride, positive handling, and safe control of my truck. I installed this product the next weekend, loaded back up, and 45 lbs of air on each side brought the truck right back to level (and safe). Ride is as if the trailer wasn't even there. A couple of installation tips to offer...I jacked up the truck one side at a time, allowing the axle to hang by the suspension, then placed a second jack under the axle. This allowed me to jack the axle up to the perfect height for installing the lift chambers without crushing or stretching them. Also, Toyota graciously left four additional holes in the underside of the rear bumper that were just the right size for the valve assemblies. They worked great for making a clean installation of the airlines. This product definitely delivers what it claims! 44777



- AL59563
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This is a post from a Hummer forum I submitted. They do state, for maintaining stock height, which is what I want. I put 15 pounds in them today and immediately felt a difference in the ride. It seemed more stable, not rocking around on the springs. My shocks work great but even the new ones if I hit a narrow bump like a concrete seam that is unlevel the initial hit you can tell the shock softened the bump but then it slams the rear down and anything loose in the rear bounces. I like having the shocks control keeping the wheels on the ground offroad going slow but on rough pavement it can be harsh. The air bags took that out. I went around to my regular places it did that and no slamming down. Great for my camera equipment I have on board most of the time that rides at the very back. That was just a simple test. Today I loaded up my average 400 lbs of tools and parts and several cases of photo equipment. I also hooked up my 13' Whaler with a tongue weight I can't lift, about 250 lbs I'm guessing until I weigh it. So far I think this has made a nice improvement. I checked them at full droop on the rack and all looks good. Interesting point is as they come they are not fully extended. Part of the bag at the bottom is rolled over the bottom raised base and needs to be pulled up when fitting them. I ran the Shrader valves to the right of the trailer hitch on a flat plate that is already there. PS if you have my Hunner EXtreme skids just place the square "U" bolt upside down with the threaded part facing up. No need to remove the skid! First image of the H3 and boat was with 5lbs so not to collapse the bags. Second one of the H3 was at 60 lbs. I'm not sure what order they will post but the difference is obvious. The one of the bag is under my Hummer H3 Alpha with Hunner EXtreme skids. People looking from the link I placed on the forum will want to know the bags fit easily with the skids in place. 161119



- AL59533
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Good instruction easy to install all hardware included fit great can’t wait to drop the trailer on her and try them 476160



- AL59510
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All products work well and went on the vehicle rather easily. I opted for placing the air valves behind the gas nozzle door to hide them from view and prevent unwanted attention. The air lift suspension provides the lift I need when hauling my scooter. The hitch is strong enough to support the scooter lift and scooter. This was a good purchase for me. 178583



- AL59501
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Everything seems to be in order. Thank you. 644808



- AL59516
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George… Thanks for the follow-up! The Airlift springs certainly did wat they were intended to do. However, that didn’t change the fact that the little Ford Ranger was too small for the job! We’re now towing our teardrop with a Jeep Cherokee… SG 635246



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They worked good...for a short while. Six months later both inflatable bags burst, so are worthless, maybe even less than worthless, as the ride is jarring when hitting bumps. I question whether this set was really intended to fit my Tacoma 4x4 (though I was assured they were & the box they came in said so). From the beginning, the air bags were a tight fit when installing, were squashed slightly off center. I filled them with just enough air to lift when I attached a loaded bumper hitch trailer. That worked fine, & much better handling with them on. After I used the trailer, I deflated air bags as much as I could. The ride was still rough. I noticed the bags were squished off to side quite a bit. I didn't pull trailer for another 6 months, but when I did hook up, I tried inflating bags. The air just blew through the bags. NOT A DURABLE PRODUCT. 610766


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You dont mention the model year of your Tacoma. According to AirLift, the bags are meant for use on suspensions that are in good repair. If the suspension is excessively worn, youll have clearance problems during installation. Also, the bags need to have a minimum of 5 psi in them. Driving on them when theyre completely deflated will damage the bags, causing them to leak. The air bags are covered by a limited lifetime warranty, please contact our Customer Service folks at 800-298-8924.

-- Mike L - 03/09/2019

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- AL59565
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works as it was advertised 607968



- AL59544
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Wonderful addition to the truck -- Has made towing an 8,000 TT much easier on the ride comfort. Truck still had about 2 inches of squat, after the weight distribution hitch was attached. These bags eliminated that problem entirely. You will never "forget" the camper is there, but the overall ride is DRASTICALLY different with the air bags. If you tow a heavy load, with any consistency, I highly recommend. 481350



- AL59528
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Outstanding ride, no leaks, holds pressure evenly. Happy camper staying on the level! 476759


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These air springs continue to perform as from the start. When loading the RAMs bed with a pallet of pavers, fork lift operators often voice surprise at the very limited squat of the rear suspension. And the ride continues smooth and comfortable. I consider AirLift air springs an important upgrade to a truck or minivan suspension.

David - 02/17/2019

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- AL59533
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I’m sure it’s a fine product but despite the fact that the website says “no drill installation” it required drilling the frame of the truck which was something I was not willing to do. Customer service at etrailer was awesome. They acknowledged the error, arranged a return free of charge and assisted me with finding another manufacturer’s product and contacting them directly to verify a no drill installation. Excellent job with the customer service. Product itself, not so much. 442159



- AL59563
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I purchased and installed this kit on my 2008 Hummer H3 Alpha to assist the rear springs for towing my heavy jet ski trailer, and it preformed flawlessly. Straightforward install, great quality product, and the bags are holding up really well to the abuse I've put them through. I definitely recommend this kit to anyone considering purchasing it for their rig. 396524



- AL59544
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etrailer is great. Quick shipping, good products and pricing. The videos are so helpfull too! 375489



- AL59544
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Fast service, arrived in a couple of days. Also, the phone call that you received my order was really great. Good products at a good price. Will buy again. Thanks, 371032



- AL59544
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exactly what i needed. super easy install. works great! 277142



- AL59547
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Product fit well. The only hard part is getting the bump stops off, drilling the holes for the bracket, and deciding were to mount the fill nozzles. Had the van loaded in the back and hooked to a trailer, leveled it out and handled the load no problem. Had a smooth ride my whole trip. 274177



- AL59561
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great kit very complete, and easy to install. Installed a tee in lines so just had to use one air valve mounted inside gas lid for easy access to air up and down. I guess the tee could have been supplied to make it more complete. 256513



- AL59551
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Relatively easy to install. Tow a 32 foot rv with a standard hitch this made a big difference in towing and keeping the level right with improved ride quality while towing. 250295



- AL59561
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Great product made the truck feel in control when towing! Not the trailer! 249479



- AL59518
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Everything went well and worked fine. 230505


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So far so good. Use it about once or twice a month to eliminate squat and increase stability when towing horse trailers. I just use a simple bike pump to inflate. All is good after several long trips and a year.

Phillip S - 10/21/2016

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- AL59539
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fast and easy install, they work great! the video sold me. thanks 221241



- AL59544
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These air springs were very easy to install. I did it by myself and it only took about 2 hours. I would recommend these springs to anyone who needs to pull a travel trailer. They worked great! 213224



- AL59561
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Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle - installed easily on Double Cab Tacoma. Seems to help well with towing travel trailer. I used the two extra holes in rear bumper for the valve placement, and bike tire pump works great for adjustment. 203370


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  • How Do I Prevent a Rough Ride While Unloaded Using Helper Springs
  • The Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs part # AL59570 which are a fit for your 2016 Ford F-150 should not really affect the ride quality while the airbags are deflated. How much air pressure are you running while unloaded? The minimum and what I recommend is 5 psi as this is going to prevent the airbags from deforming and it shouldn't really have any effect on ride quality. If after reducing the air pressure you are still not happy with the unloaded ride quality, they do have...
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  • Rear End Still Sagging on 2016 Ford F-150 Even when Using Weight Distribution
  • What you are experiencing is common when using weight distribution with a 1/2 ton truck. You can try making adjustments to the weight distribution and that could very well fix the problem. But if it doesn't I recommend adding rear helper springs to reduce or eliminate the squat. Take a look at Timbren springs # TFR1504E. The use of these springs will help to reduce sag when towing the trailer. After installation there is no maintenance and they have a Limited lifetime warranty. Or...
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  • How to Prevent Sway When Towing a 35ft Travel Trailer
  • I looked in our system and i see you have a ordered previously the 1500lbs bars. If the system is setup correctly, and is not damaged or worn then something else is wrong. You may need to check the tongue and trailer weights again and make sure you are not overloading it. Also you need to make sure you are not over the capacity of your truck, depending on how the truck is equipped, it may be. Are the trailer weights that were provided with the trailer loaded? Most 2015 F150...
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  • Which Weight Rating Should I Use on a Air Lift Air Helper Springs With My 2016 Ford F-150?
  • With the information that you have supplied, the 2016 Ford F-150 Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle # AL59570 will give you up to 2,000 lbs of load-leveling support. Part # AL59570 will work on the rear for either 2 wheel drive or 4 wheel drive models of the 2016 Ford. F-150. The 2,000 lbs system will provide enough enhancement to your F-150 to improve the handling of your truck and trailer. However, you can still use the 5,000 lbs Air Lift system and still improve...
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  • Compressor Kit Recommendation 2015 Ford F-150 with Air Lift Kit to Fine Tune Air Pressure
  • With an air suspension kit like the Air Lift kit part # AL88284 you will have to constantly be changing the air pressure in the bags to allow you the best possible ride height. There won't be one air pressure setting that will work in all situations. To help with this you would want the compressor kit part # AL25592 which will allow you the ability to maintain the pressure in the bags so that you can fine tune the air pressure while driving so that you can get the best possible ride height.
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  • What is Needed To Tow Both 5th Wheel and Gooseneck Trailers with a 2018 Ford F-150
  • I have the perfect setup for you to tow both 5th wheel and gooseneck trailers with your 2018 Ford F-150. For this, you are going to want to use the B&W Turnoverball Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch part # BWGNRK1115 with the B&W Companion Slider Gooseneck-to-5th-Wheel Trailer Hitch Adapter part # BWRVK3400. This combo will not require any drilling into the frame of your truck and with the 5th wheel hitch removed will offer full unimpeded truck bed access. The B&W Companion is considered...
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  • How to Choose the Correct Suspension Enhancements for a 2015 Ford F-150
  • For your 2015 Ford F-150 I recommend going with the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs part # AL57284 for 4WD models or part # AL57268 for 2WD models. The Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs part # AL59570 is really only designed for smaller trailers. I also recommend using a compressor system like the Air Lift Load Controller II Compressor System part # AL25592 as this will allow you to inflate/deflate the airbags from inside the vehicle. It is also important to note that...
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  • Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs Compatibility With Lifted 2015 Ford F-150
  • I didn't see any photos attached, but based on what you stated with blocks under the leaf springs, I agree there is not any reason why the Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle, # AL59570, will not work since your factory measurements have not changed between the leaf spring and the truck frame itself. That is great news. Let me know if I can help you with anything further.
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  • Installation Of Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs
  • Unfortunately we don't have an installation video of that exact model, # AL59570, of Air Spring on a 2015 Ford F-150 like yours, but I have attached a couple videos of other installations to give you an idea. The installation instructions are also attached. There is a way to see how much lift was added to your vehicle. It only requires taking a simple measurement. You will want to look at where the frame meets your suspension and look for spacers or blocks. To also want to look for...
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  • Will the Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs Fit with Oversized Tires on a 2016 Ford F-150
  • The manufacturer Air Lift, does not test the Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs part # AL59570 on vehicles like your 2016 Ford F-150 with oversized tires and neither do we. Therefore, I cannot give you a defiant yes or no answer. However, the upper bracket on this kit does not extend out past the wheel well on the truck bed so there shouldn't be any issues but there is no way I can say for certain. I wish I had a better answer for you but you will just have to try for yourself. I...
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  • Air Bag Helper Springs to Soften Ride of 2016 Ford F-150 with Timbren Jounce Springs
  • Because the Timbren helper springs are so firm they can create a stiffer ride when the truck bed is empty on your 2016 Ford F-150. There isn't a way around that short of replacing the Timbren springs with air bags. With air bags you could adjust the amount of air which will in turn change how stiff the ride is. Less air will allow the stock suspension to travel more. More air will stiffen things up. If you are interested in air bags the most economical option is from Air Lift # AL59570...
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  • Will Air Lift Air Springs On 2011 Ford F-150 Work On 2015 Ford F-150 Pickup Truck
  • I see that the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs, part # AL57200 is the kit you purchased for your 2011 F-150. Unfortunately, the that model will not work with the 2015 F-150, and my contact at Air Lift told me that none of the parts are interchangeable. If you are interested in installing a set of the Air Lift Springs on your new truck and want the same performance and features, the air springs for a 2 wheel drive with stock height is part # AL59570. This system is the same...
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  • Air Suspension for 2018 Ford F-150 4x4 with Husky Weight Distribution Hitch
  • For your 2018 Ford F-150 4x4 that is equipped with a Husky weight distribution system I recommend the AirLift rear axle kit # AL59570 which features no-drill installation and a suspension support capacity of 2000-lbs. This is perfect for use along with your WD hitch that is rated to 1200-lbs tongue weight. Installation is shown in the linked video. You'll get the most out of the air spring setup if you add a compressor kit # AL72000 that lets you make pressure adjustments on the fly...
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  • Will Adding an Air Bag Kit and 1-1/2" Leveling Kit to a 2018 Ford F-150 be Beneficial for Towing
  • Since the 1-1/2" leveling kit will be on the front of your 2018 Ford F-150 it won't affect how the Air Lift Ride Control Air Helper Springs # AL59570 fit (see attached photo and installation video on a 2017 F-150). By adding this air bag kit it will help keep your pickup level while towing. The Air Lift Load Controller II # AL25592 will also help to improve your air bag kit because it is a single path compressor system that includes an in-cab gauge which lets you monitor and adjust your...
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  • Recommended Rear-Axle Air Bag Kit for 2015 Ford F-150 Towing 6K-lb Trailer
  • Properly-loaded trailers usually have a tongue weight (TW) that is about 12- to 15-percent of the trailer gross weight. So a 6K trailer should have a TW in the range of 800 to 900-lbs. If you do NOT haul heavy cargo in the truck bed, just tow the 6K trailer, then you do not need the support of the higher-rated air bag system. If it is only trailer tongue weight that affects your truck's stance then a kit such as # AL59570 is the appropriate choice. You can see the installation process...
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  • Air Bags For 2018 Ford F-150 With B&W Gooseneck
  • The 2,000 lb Air Lift # AL59570 is NOT a fit for your 2018 Ford F-150 with a gooseneck hitch. The air bags with a 5,000 lb capacity should not make your ride harsh; is your current kit one with internal jounce bumpers? What I recommend for your 2018 F-150 is the Air Lift LoadLifter # AL57284, which are air springs that do not have internal jounce bumpers, which is what will give you a stiffer ride if you have a very heavy load. If you have the 5,000 lb capacity Air Lift # AL57284,...
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  • Will Firestone Air Bags from a 2005 GMC Sierra 1500 Fit a 2015 Ford F-150
  • It would be more economical and easier to install a new kit on your 2015 Ford F-150 because the parts including the air bags do not overlap between it and the 2005 GMC Sierra. If you liked the Firestone system on your old truck then for your new 2015 F-150 the proper kit is # F2582. I have linked a video showing an example installation for you. You could also use the Air Lift system # AL57284 or # AL59570. The difference between these 2 kits is that # AL59570 is rated for 2,000 pounds...
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