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

  • Easy custom fit installation (1 to 2 hours)
  • Kit includes (2) air bag helper springs and all required hardware
  • Will handle loads capacities up to 3000 lbs*
  • Levels off-center loads (side to side adjustment)
  • Keeps the your vehicle level
  • Reduce suspension fatigue
  • Increase vehicle stability
  • Air adjustment improves the ride quality
  • Tapered air bags
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

Tech Specs

Download Instructions 2163 Instructions
Level Load Capacity: 3,000 lbs
Average Install Time: 1 to 2 hours
Front or Rear Axle: REAR
Drilling Required (Yes or No): YES
Weight:
25 lbs.
SKU #2163 Fits:
  • 2002 GMC Van
  • 2001 GMC Van
  • 2000 GMC Van
  • 1999 GMC Van
  • 1998 GMC Van
  • 1997 GMC Van
  • 1996 GMC Van
  • Installation Notes

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

    2. MINIMUM tire to frame clearance 6.50 inches
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