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Old 09-11-2011, 06:19 PM   #1
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Need Help ASAP Please =)

1993 Cobra Cordoba 32' Class A 454 Chevy Gas

The front suspension between the upper and lower A arm (or control arm) is a coil spring with an orange airbag inside of it. What type of suspension is this, what type of bag is used, where do i go online to find one, or what is a newer design replacement for it?

My passenger side bag decided to blow out over the year and won't hold any air at all making the coach sit a bit crooked. Driver side was replaced about 3-4 years ago by PO after hitting a pothole and blowing it out. its still in really good shape. I don't mind going back with the same design, but I thought if there was something newer or better to replace it with?

Please help me in my quest. I type in air suspension for RV but I get air bag assist for 1 ton trucks that pull 5th wheels... i'm sure its close, but i kinda need "exact" the PO husband is no longer around so I can't get ahold of anyone to point me anywhere, so I turn to the "Geek Squad" of Motorhomes for the assistance instead! Sooner I can find one the better. Leave for Nebraska September 26th with or without a new bag....

Thanks Again in Advance....
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Old 09-11-2011, 06:21 PM   #2
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well i finally found one on PPL... but how do I know what weight rating I need?? LOL TOO MANY OPTIONS!!!! ERRRR
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The front suspension between the upper and lower A arm (or control arm) is a coil spring with an orange airbag inside of it. What type of suspension is this, what type of bag is used, where do i go online to find one, or what is a newer design replacement for it?

My passenger side bag decided to blow out over the year and won't hold any air at all making the coach sit a bit crooked. Driver side was replaced about 3-4 years ago by PO after hitting a pothole and blowing it out. its still in really good shape. I don't mind going back with the same design, but I thought if there was something newer or better to replace it with?

Please help me in my quest. I type in air suspension for RV but I get air bag assist for 1 ton trucks that pull 5th wheels... i'm sure its close, but i kinda need "exact" the PO husband is no longer around so I can't get ahold of anyone to point me anywhere, so I turn to the "Geek Squad" of Motorhomes for the assistance instead! Sooner I can find one the better. Leave for Nebraska September 26th with or without a new bag....

Thanks Again in Advance....
Chris,
Go to airliftcompany.com - sold in sets about $100.00 - enter you MH info & your done.

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Old 09-11-2011, 06:44 PM   #4
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Thank You Todd! Thats what I was looking for, and cheaper than PPL as well! went to take pictures underneath incase someone needed them and found a sticker for airlift as well! $81.20 for a pair!!! THANK YOU!

i was expecting $500+ also found my rear setup that I'm gonna get over winter as well!

THANKS FOR THE HELP!
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Old 09-11-2011, 06:46 PM   #5
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Do a search for Firestone 1000 airbags. Just looking at the photo I am guessing you have a P32 GM chassis. Under the Firestone listings you will find the kit for whatever chassis you have. I believe the kit is less than $100.
If you choose to have the work done it should cost around $400. Parts and labor to replace both. Any GM or Workhorse truck service center should be able to install them.
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Old 09-11-2011, 07:11 PM   #6
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i was planning on doing it the hard way by tearing the entire underside apart to replace this, so now that i know how easy it really is from the instructions you can download on their site, i'm doing this one myself!
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Old 09-11-2011, 07:22 PM   #7
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Good for you. Its not really all that hard. The important part is to inflate them properly once installed. I have done more of them than I like to remember. If you have any questions just ask.
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Old 09-12-2011, 09:40 AM   #8
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Airlift is my recommendation as well..

What kind of suspension: Coil spring with air bag. (When it comes to suspention the descripiton of the thing is, in fact it's name) Just so you know.

I have priced air bags for my motor home (Which uses LEAF spring, means the air bags cost more) and AirLift, which by the way is based in Lansing Michign. beat Firestone, and Firestone beat everybody else save for Air Lift.

So there you have the two lowest prices.

JC WHitney sold me Air Lift bags for my last "Tow Car" They worked well, lasted .. Well, they were still good when the car "Went to pieces" as they say.. (Died of natural cuses)

Beats the car I had that died of a drug overdose (Got ran over by a drug store shuttle truck)
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Old 11-10-2011, 11:18 PM   #9
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Bags should be ordered in 2 weeks! Nice and cold that way!
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I recommend the Air Lift bags. It can be tough getting the new bags twisted into a roll and slipped up the hole in the lower control arm. Make sure tha new air bag is nice and warm so it will be easier to work with.

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Sorry I just noticed this post. If you have any issues or additional questions with any of our products feel free to let me know. I will do anything I can to make sure you get the answers you need.

You might want to shop around at our different retailers to see who has the best price right now or when you order them in two weeks.

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sweet, AirLift has a page now too! Thanks for the input! Time frame changed a bit for the bags, looks like were finally moving home to Nebraska so the RV is going to be parked in a month while we take the Blazer back to Oklahoma to get the Camaro and all our stuff in a UHaul, maybe in the spring when its warmer out I'll do the bags then so I can feel my fingers through the entire process! :-)

but i look forward to doing business with your company and thank you for the retailer list!
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Truckspring.com was the cheapest when I bought my airlift bags. Good Luck
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sweet, AirLift has a page now too! Thanks for the input! Time frame changed a bit for the bags, looks like were finally moving home to Nebraska so the RV is going to be parked in a month while we take the Blazer back to Oklahoma to get the Camaro and all our stuff in a UHaul, maybe in the spring when its warmer out I'll do the bags then so I can feel my fingers through the entire process! :-)

but i look forward to doing business with your company and thank you for the retailer list!
No problem. I completely understand the numb comment, good luck with the move.
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