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Old 07-29-2013, 05:34 PM   #1
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For all you F350 and Chevy/Dodge 3500 folks...

Air bags or No bags? Truck model and year, please.
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Old 07-29-2013, 05:37 PM   #2
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I put them on my 06 F350 SRW with autolevel just because I knew the Redwood would overload it, and it did. The airbags helped get it home from texas but that was the end of the ride.

I had the Dealer put them on my 08 F350 DRW. They are not required, but they do let me set the ride to perfectly level. I run them at 80psi.
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Old 07-29-2013, 05:38 PM   #3
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2012 F-350 DRW with the Reese 25k hitch. No air bags. Level ride. Edited by: Grandpa
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Old 07-29-2013, 05:42 PM   #4
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X2. My 2011 F350 rides as flat as Kansas.
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Old 07-29-2013, 05:45 PM   #5
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2012 F350 SRW, 25K Reese Elite, no air bags and level ride. Even with empty tanks we are almost at max axle loading
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Old 07-29-2013, 05:46 PM   #6
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2007 3500 D/A with bags (just added them...nice!)
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Old 07-29-2013, 05:52 PM   #7
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My 2012 F350 has the load leveling airbags and I love them. If you want your truck to ride like a 1/2 ton add the Kelderman air-ride too ($4300). My wife can read a magazine while going down the highway.
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Old 07-29-2013, 06:46 PM   #8
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Old 07-29-2013, 06:47 PM   #9
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F450 and Firestone Ride Rite Air Bags.
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Old 07-29-2013, 06:56 PM   #10
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08 Chevy 3500 dually, no bags, level ride.
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Old 07-29-2013, 07:07 PM   #11
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3500 Ram DRW - no bags.
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Old 07-29-2013, 07:30 PM   #12
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36FB pulled by 2011 Ford F350 SRW firestone airbags at 50 psi level load. Right at RAWR. GCWR 1000 under limit..
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Old 07-29-2013, 07:55 PM   #13
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Old 07-29-2013, 08:40 PM   #14
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2010 Dodge 3500 DRW with Air Life 5K. Nice ride with and without coach.

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Old 07-29-2013, 08:50 PM   #15
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2010 Dodge 3500 DRW with Air Life 5K.Â* Nice ride with and without coach.
"Air Life"? sounds like a medical helicopter
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Old 07-29-2013, 09:37 PM   #16
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2011 Chevy 3500HD DRW, no bags. With RW hooked TV settles level
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Old 07-29-2013, 09:49 PM   #17
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2012 F350 SRW4x4 B&W HITCH( AIR LIFT air bags waiting to go on) 2013 36 RE w/ TRAIL AIR HITCH Pulls OK with out the air bags , but want to level it out and need them when I put a heavy trailer behind the FORD hauling a tractor or hay or who knows.
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Old 07-29-2013, 10:18 PM   #18
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2011 Ram 3500 SRW air bags and Helwig sway bars.
Towed level and fine without, much better with.
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Old 07-29-2013, 11:16 PM   #19
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I had airbags on my last truck (95 Dodge 3500) but so far no requirement for my 07 Dodge 3500 with the reese 25k hitch
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Based on conversations with some fellow Redwood owners, and the age of our truck and quality of roads, we are going to put air bags on our DRW Dodge 3500 (2008 model) we are also going to install the Trailair pin box on our coach.
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