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Old 05-09-2013, 07:56 PM   #1
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1998 Seabreeze 1330 Shock / Airbag Advice

I have to replace the shocks & Airbags on my RV that has the P30 Chevy RV Chassis. I am leaning towards the Bilstein shocks and Airlift airbags due to their price & lifetime warranty, but I am not sure which models to buy.
Any ideas information and best prices would be great...Thanks
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Old 05-09-2013, 08:03 PM   #2
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Just called Bilstein today and talked to Jose. He can look it up for you. (858) 386-5900.



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Old 05-11-2013, 12:07 AM   #3
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I installed the Airlift air bags on my Dolphin with the WirelessAIR compressor system, it works great.

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I installed the Airlift air bags on my Dolphin with the WirelessAIR compressor system, it works great.

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What was the cost of the compressor system, along with the bags and assuming you now have proper ride height with this setup, I'm wondering how it might compare with just installing Henderson super steer coils and be done with the air bags for good. That's what I did after replacing the bags once.
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Old 05-12-2013, 12:12 AM   #5
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The bags cost $289.00 in 2010, The wireless air system was $349 in 2010.
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The bags cost $289.00 in 2010, The wireless air system was $349 in 2010.
I assume you're not counting labor or you installed them yourself?
New coils are $350, not counting shipping or labor. I didn't want the job at this age and had Camping World do it. Surprisingly they were cheaper with them, than ordering direct and maybe they get free shipping because of their annual quantities..... Suspension Control
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No coils on the F53 chassis .
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No coils on the F53 chassis .
Certainly did miss that one and my bad. In fact, I didn't even know anyone installed air bags on this Ford chassis. Oh well, maybe the post will benefit someone with a Chevy or WH.
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I installed Firestone Ryderite's on the rear of mine. The only way I'd put them on the front, is if I sprung for the Kelderman kit, which include softer front leaf's.
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I installed them myself. I did install a set on the front, took them off did not like the ride even at the minimum pressure.

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I've order my shocks and expect them to be in this week. (I hope)
While taking a looking underneath and planning the best way to do the install I noticed the sway bar bushing are going to need replaced. Does anyone know where I can get the bushings itself as the holders are in great shape?
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Shock bushings?
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No, the front and rear sway bar bushings
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Mabe Napa, or Autozone.
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