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Posted: 01/02/12 01:58pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I just put air bags on my truck and have been playing around trying to get a better ride. I have a gmc 2500 cc lb, with about 2200 pds of pin weight. For those of you with similiar weight and air bags, how much air do you carry? Thanks.

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I carry 35 to 40#. Gives a nice smooth ride & runs level.


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I use just enough air to level my truck. Airbags aren't designed to carry extra weight just as it says in their directions. I run around 15-20 PSI when hitched up. If I put in too much air it rides like a errrr.. a truck.

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I run 35 psi when hooked up then drop it to 10 psi when empty.


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I run 30 hooked up and zero empty.

You will have to check and see what levels your truck up.

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Mine are fairly new. I started at 20lbs and worked may way up. 35lbs feels pretty good.


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50 loaded, 10 unloaded.


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I run as much as 80-90 psi when the Cyclone is loaded with everything including the 100 gallons of water. Alone, the thing has a pin weight of 3300 lbs. and then we add the water.

Without the water, we run around 50-60 psi.

Unhooked, I leave it at 5 psi. My compressor won't allow it go below 5 psi because I don't want the bags to get pinched if they are empty.


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My pin wt. is like yours and I like 25-30.


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I run 50-80 psi fully loaded. About 40-50 psi with the trailer empty, and 5psi with the truck unloaded, as stated in the air lift manual. Can't run them completely empty, the compressor will kick on by itself to bring it back up to 5psi. Love my airbags!!!

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