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Old 11-06-2015, 05:09 PM   #1
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Air bags for f250

What's considered the best setup? What can I expect to pay? As always thanks in advance, rick
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Old 11-06-2015, 05:44 PM   #2
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I had Firestone Ride-Rite's on my Tundra, loved them. They were a no-drill application. I had to remove the factory bumpstops and bolt up the airbags and hardware. I think I was around $200 to $250 for the kit and installed myself. Install took about 2 hours, and I was pretty leisurely with it.

I didn't install an on-board compressor, I just used a small 12volt tire compressor to air up.
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Old 11-06-2015, 06:36 PM   #3
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Firestone 100% if you go airbags $200-$300 without a pump and no drill. Takes bout 2 hrs to do. SIL did the Air Lift on a vehicle and nothing but issues with them.

Timbrens are another option, but have 0 experience. I know there are members on here who can chime in on them.
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I have the air lift RideControl for my 150. The only problem I had was created by me from not tightening a couple bolts enough. No leaks. No problems.
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Old 11-06-2015, 10:01 PM   #5
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Timbrens are another option, but have 0 experience. I know there are members on here who can chime in on them.
I am very happy with Timbrens. Have them now and had them on our truck in the 90's when we bought our first FW.

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Old 11-06-2015, 10:06 PM   #6
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I have Firestones and they are great.
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Old 11-07-2015, 05:03 AM   #7
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Firestone with wireless remote , easy install.
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Old 11-07-2015, 06:40 AM   #8
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I also have the Firestone bags on my 2003 F250. I also have the on board compressor, which is much more convenient than an external one. I am not as mechanically inclined as so many others, so I had mine professionally installed. $600 for the whole set up. They work great.
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I have the Firestones on my F-250. I don't have the on board air compressor yet. I just use my bicycle air pump to fill them for now. It is very fast and easy since they take very little air to get them to the 20psi that I tow with. I am very happy with their performance.
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I have the AirLift bags on my vehicle and I love them. Not the easiest things to install in your driveway. If I knew then what I know now, I would have opted for a lift. But it can be done. I'm living proof. The hardest part was getting the old bump stops off. The nuts like to rust and seize onto the stud. As far as compressor, I use an old school compressor that is mainly used for my pneumatic tools. A little big and cumbersome but works fine. Currently looking for a more compact compressor.


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