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kayla44 02-19-2015 11:52 PM

front air bags
 
I recently discovered that the 2009 32' Allegro open road that I purchased has front air bags. I can't find any paper work on them. If you also have front air bags can you tell me what kind of psi you run? They appear to have 4-5 psi, and the MH rides fine. I was going to bring them up to 20psi and go from there. Any thoughts?

Grandpere 02-20-2015 05:10 AM

I had new airbags installed on our MH, and the recommended pressure for the front airbags is 40 PSI.

okgc 02-20-2015 07:13 AM

Before the speculation goes to far. There are HUGE differences.
It would be helpful to know what chassis does your Allegro have?

kayla44 02-20-2015 08:34 AM

My MH is on a Ford F53 chassis.

edgray 02-20-2015 07:19 PM

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Originally Posted by kayla44 (Post 2433083)
My MH is on a Ford F53 chassis.

AFAIK, only the GM/Workhorse P32 chassis came OEM with air bags (they were inside the front coil springs) and I don't believe any of the variations of the F53 ever did. Therefore, I suspect that a PO must have added
some after-market bags after the coach left Tiffin.

If you can't find any nameplate or paperwork, perhaps a picture posted here will help someone identify them for you. Good luck.

OBTW, if yours only have 4 or 5 PSI in them, that can't possibly do anything for you, IMO.

aauummm 02-20-2015 07:30 PM

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Originally Posted by kayla44 (Post 2433083)
My MH is on a Ford F53 chassis.

I have front air bags (and rear) on mine. See my signature below for a description of my unit. If your bags and springs look like the ones in the following pictures, they would be a Kelderman Air Suspension System. The key is the multi-leaf, progressive rate springs that Kelderman uses with their air bags.


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