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Old 05-05-2009, 12:08 AM   #1
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Front Air bag or Springs?

My front air bags are shot and need to be replaced. But I've read in one of these posts those who have taken out the air bags and put heavier duty springs up front which provide better alignment when driving along with a better smoother ride.

What say you? Front air bags or springs?

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Old 05-05-2009, 05:12 AM   #2
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Air bags. Provides a better, softer ride. Airstream wouldn't have spent the money installing them if they didn't work better than springs alone.
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My front air bags are shot and need to be replaced. But I've read in one of these posts those who have taken out the air bags and put heavier duty springs up front which provide better alignment when driving along with a better smoother ride.

What say you? Front air bags or springs?

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Airstream "AND" Chevy say the air bags are a must.

That must includes inflating them to 55 psi, no more and no less.

A few Airstream dealers have them.

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Old 08-30-2009, 07:55 PM   #4
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Super Coils

I put the Super Coils on my 280 and they works great.
I don't trust air bags.
The naked vehicle Chevrolet delivered didn't have the correct springs for the weight. The easiest solution were the air bags.
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