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Old 04-08-2010, 08:07 AM   #1
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P30 airbag springs worth it?

I local suggested I add rear air bags so I can lift the back as needed. It came up because the bottom of the hitch receiver drags when backing out of the driveway. This is with out the hitch extion, basket and boat bechind it.

What are your opinions on these and what else can they do for me?

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Old 04-08-2010, 08:22 AM   #2
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that makes a lot of sense. Being able to adjust them would be a great asset when you are faced with parking lots also that have that low dip, or weird angles.
What amount of lift would you get?
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We had a similar problem. Are you sure that you dont just need a shorter shank? Replacing the Shank (we needed to anyway) fixed the dragging problem as a side effect. I havent seen these airbags before, they sound interesting enough. In my case it was a simple replacement shank that solved this problem.
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Mine was also assisted by using a heavier shock in the rear, but it still could drag on entry and exits. Also front steering damper and shocks were upgraded.
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I thought I would have trouble with the long overhang so I mounted a solid steel wheel at low point of hitch, just behind bumper, and did hear it scrape as we left after gassing up at too small a station, luckly saw angle of exit and decided to do it diagonally, probably would have hung up if I didn't. Solution for future reference is a couple of cents cheaper gas not worth taking chance, stick to large stations. I would do the more expensive bags if it was my driveway causing problem or fix driveway.;-)
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