1973-1987 GMC Truck 1/2, 3/4 & 1 ton 4x4 - "Ride-Rite" Air Bag Helper Springs (Rear)

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Product Information

Firestone Ride-Rite air bag helper springs are the work horse of the Firestone line. The double convoluted air bags offer maximum load support as well as years of worry-free service. These are installed between the frame of your vehicle and the suspension, providing load support through the use of air pressure. Specifically designed to maximize the safe load carrying capacity, stability and ride quality. Will also reduce the suspension fatigue on leaf springs caused by permanently sagging. An optional air control kit (air compressor kit) can be added (not required) for additional convenience.

Features & Benefits

  • Custom fit installation
  • Kit includes (2) air bag helper springs and all required hardware
  • Air Bags will increase "level load" capacity by 5000lbs*
  • Keeps the your truck level
  • Levels off-center loads (side to side adjustment)
  • Reduce suspension fatigue, keeps leaf springs caused by permanently sagging
  • Increase vehicle stability
  • Air adjustment improves the ride
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

Tech Specs

Download Instructions 2040 Instructions
Level Load Capacity: 5,000 lbs
Average Install Time: 1 to 2 hours
Front or Rear Axle: REAR
Drilling Required (Yes or No): YES
Weight:
31 lbs.
SKU #2040 Fits:
  • 1987 GMC Truck
  • 1986 GMC Truck
  • 1985 GMC Truck
  • 1984 GMC Truck
  • 1983 GMC Truck
  • 1982 GMC Truck
  • 1981 GMC Truck
  • 1980 GMC Truck
  • 1979 GMC Truck
  • 1978 GMC Truck
  • 1977 GMC Truck
  • 1976 GMC Truck
  • 1975 GMC Truck
  • 1974 GMC Truck
  • 1973 GMC Truck
  • Installation Notes

    1. Do NOT exceed the vehicles Recommended Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)

    2. MINIMUM tire to frame clearance 9.50 inches
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