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my 97 reg cab f250 has firestone ride rites....anyone know proper air pressure i should run? or is it something i need to play with to get just right??
 

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just depends on how much load you have on. I usually ran enough psi (up to 80) to keep the back end from sagging when loaded.
 

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Mike,

I think u can adjust the air pressure to whatever you feel is right. Im not sure tho, but i dont think there is a set air pressure.
 

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Min 5 lbs to keep the bag shape. I belive the whole system is rated for 150psi considering it was installed correctly.
 

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My friend has these, max is 100lbs unloaded I believe.

I would run them low empty, loaded just depends on the weight. As much as you need to keep the truck level up to 100psi.
 

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i didnt know u had a friend gregrob!!! maybe an acquaintance!!!
 

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On my reg cab I've found I have to run less pressure than my longer trucks when empty or it rides like hell.
My 2000 I run 20 psi with the velvet ride shackles and it rides like a Caddilac.
 

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I have Air Lift bags and the minimum is 5lbs and max is 100lbs like already said. I only add air if needed to keep the ride softer.
 

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I run 30lbs empty and it rides great. 60lbs with my 34ft fifth wheel which goes 13,200 loaded
 

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any body running them in the front?
 

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Who has the best air bag kit for an OBS Dually?

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Michael Pliska
 

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I run airbags up front. Was my solution to avoid the F-250 spring sag and tilted tires.

Tom
 

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what do you think of the ride with them in the front. I know when I get over 20 psi in the back you can feel a diffrence.
 

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I only run 10 psi up front so the ride is not effected. Just enough to support the front springs to prevent sag.

Tom
 

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The 2 big names in air bags are Airlift and Firestone. I have Airlift's in the front of my truck for the snow plow. Simple design and look to be beefy enough. I have heard the same thing about the Firestone ones.
 
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