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Old 06-14-2016, 11:41 PM   #1
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Air Bags

I just put Air Ride air bags on a 30' Monaco Monarch. I have not put it on the road yet and was curious had experience with this and what's a good psi to run while basically fully loaded. Thanks ahead


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I just put Air Ride air bags on a 30' Monaco Monarch. I have not put it on the road yet and was curious had experience with this and what's a good psi to run while basically fully loaded. Thanks ahead

all the ones I have done, and I'm assuming you are saying air over spring
what I do is get wheel measurement all four corners..

then add air... equal side to side so that It lifts the coach 1/2'' all the way around... when I measure on level ground,if lets say the rear left is lower I add air to make it level in that corner first.. when its level.. I use that base then up from there..I record the pressures.. so to know later the extra pressuse needed to be level... I always level the rear first as that uselly levels the front

but if not, I do the same to the front.. with all the pressures recorded... that's my base.. and with it lifted .. that's my max...so lets say the pressure is 45psi on the r rear... and 40 psi on the left... I know that to be level it need s 5 lbs more on the r.r.

also I always just put a Schrader for each bag... but my son does a manifold with 4 switches and a pump..

I cool way to do it would be to put a guage on each corner, as most the time you lose pressure just checking... I aired mine with nitrogen and uses the same filling device I used to charge gass shocks...

once you get a base line for each corner you can adjust from there... what I found was the more air made it ride better going straight.. but not so in turns and out of drives,..
again.. this is just how I do it...enjoy
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Wow! Thanks for the info. I only installed a system that airs the front 2 separately from the rear. I am sure using the information given it will help in getting me on the way.
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