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Old 06-26-2015, 08:30 PM   #1
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Air suspension modification/upgrade

I am considering an upgrade to my 1988 Fleetwood Southwind.

I have airbags built into the springs as part of the suspension of my recently acquired Southwind...

My problem is this, the air filler valves are located on the body just in front of the rear wheel fender bays. (just in front of each rear wheel cut out) and the fronts are on the bottom of the bags inside of the springs, facing the road.

So, to fill air or 'tune' the ride, I must use an air hose in 4 locations, the two rear ones low on the side body of the MH, the two fronts after sliding under the MH on the ground.

I would like to consider at least adding hoses to those valves to at least bring all fillers to a single point, most likely in a storage bay, where I can also install a compressor that will be used to fill them. At some point in the future, I would like to be able to 'tune' them from the driver's seat.

I don't yet have a place to start. I am sure I can find screw on caps and valves and hoses, and go one air bag at a time, but was hoping someone could point me in a kit like direction, or perhaps to some other solution...
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KSagal,
I would give AIRLIFT a call, they supply the bags, so should be able to fix you up with what you need.
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On my Hawkins p30 I installed an Airlift system with a gauge on the bottom of the dash, the gauge was a dual needle one for the front and one for the rear bags. My coach had on board air so I just connected to that, the gauage also had two switches to raise or lower the pressure in the bags so I could adjust "on the fly". The Airlift systems are supper simple to install and some come with the air compressor.
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I am considering an upgrade to my 1988 Fleetwood Southwind.

I have airbags built into the springs as part of the suspension of my recently acquired Southwind...

My problem is this, the air filler valves are located on the body just in front of the rear wheel fender bays. (just in front of each rear wheel cut out) and the fronts are on the bottom of the bags inside of the springs, facing the road.

So, to fill air or 'tune' the ride, I must use an air hose in 4 locations, the two rear ones low on the side body of the MH, the two fronts after sliding under the MH on the ground.

I would like to consider at least adding hoses to those valves to at least bring all fillers to a single point, most likely in a storage bay, where I can also install a compressor that will be used to fill them. At some point in the future, I would like to be able to 'tune' them from the driver's seat.

I don't yet have a place to start. I am sure I can find screw on caps and valves and hoses, and go one air bag at a time, but was hoping someone could point me in a kit like direction, or perhaps to some other solution...
We have several different in cab control systems you can use. https://www.airliftcompany.com/produ...essor-systems/

Let me know if you have any questions at all! Jeremy
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