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Old 03-05-2006, 08:32 PM   #1
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Question A Couple More Questions

28 foot Argosy motorhome has air bags on the rear, owner says replaced in 2002, what is the life expectancy of them. Also are they hard to get and cost. The other question is , what size tires are on a 28 foot Argosy motorhome

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Old 03-06-2006, 05:29 AM   #2
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Slow, the airbag rear end on my 28' AS 1984 was done by ACS and they still support the system. I replaced mine last year as they where dry rotted. As long as they hold air and don't look to be deteriorated they should be good for a long, long time. I think mine where original.
I had mine done by the local truck suspension outfit in Columbia, SC who are an ACS shop.
Not sure what year your coach is but mine came with 19.5" rubber.

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Old 03-06-2006, 05:36 AM   #3
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My airbags are original 1982 vintage, functioning as new. I do treat the outside with a rubber conditioner evry year, but I can't say that does anything for them.
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Old 03-06-2006, 05:38 AM   #4
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Your coach should have 8Rx19.5" tires.
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Old 03-06-2006, 08:32 AM   #5
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Air bags last a long time IF you keep air in them.
Having low air pressure in the air bag is a sure way to destory one. I know

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Old 03-06-2006, 09:35 AM   #6
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Air Bags

My Motorhome is a AS 370LE with six air bags. They have never been replaced and look and perform well.

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Old 03-06-2006, 09:58 AM   #7
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Hi Slow...the airbags on my 79 AS are original and still work tires are 19.5...good luck in your hunt...joe...
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Old 03-06-2006, 04:47 PM   #8
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My 1982 airbags are original. My 1949 windbag is original as well. Both are in fine working order.

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