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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-21-2009, 02:18 AM Thread Starter
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Air Lift vs. Firestone Ride Rite

Im looking into a set of airbags and wonder what brands you all like. i know Firestone Ride Rite is a very good brand but i am wondering if anyone has ever dealt with Air Lift brand? There is currently a brand new set of Air Lift LoadLifter 5000's in a local classified add for $175 and they retail for around $230. would they be worth it or should i hold out for the Firestones?

I have a B&W gooseneck hitch so i need a set that will work with that.
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okay well i went ahead and bought them but they are supposed to mount up with the B&W and i cant for the life of me figure out how.

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My truck came with Air-lift bags and a gooseneck hitch. Not sure what all they had to do to make them fit. I can try to get pics for you later if youd like.

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My truck came with Air-lift bags and a gooseneck hitch. Not sure what all they had to do to make them fit. I can try to get pics for you later if youd like.
yeah pics would be good if its not a hassle. the ones i bought don't match up with the hitch so im just trying to resell them.
i called b&w and they told me that firestone makes a set that mounts inside the frame on the axel rather than out on the leafs. i guess thats my only other option if i want air bags.

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i will get pics fo you.. my truck has them installed .. ant there was a gooseneck on their.. they mount almost like a offset from the leaf..inside the frame rail

pm ur email for pics..
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