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Old 12-28-2003, 08:24 PM   #15
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55 psi at all times.

Camping World also sells an electric pump designed to keep them inflated at 60 psi but it can be adjusted.

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Old 12-29-2003, 09:07 AM   #16
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There are 2 different "front air bags" available,

The cheap one can be force into place after a effort, even after it's been evacuated. They run about $65.00 per pair.

The better long lasting bags cost double that, and can only be installed after they have been evacuated, AND, a spring spreader is used.

Air pressure must be 55 psi at all times, no more and no less, as per Airstream engineers. Needless to say, good shocks are important as well, as the air bags do not replace the purpose or function of the front shocks.


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Old 12-30-2003, 09:01 PM   #17
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I did mine, and what a pain even for a youngster... I would pay to have it done next time. I'm waiting for good weather to do the rear air bags!
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The rears are easy. I did mine and it took me longer to jack and brace the suspension and frame for the R&R than it took to change the bags Since you did the fronts the hard ones are done.

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