On our rig we have a Reese's 5th Airborne. Rides great, no air leaks and maintenance issues. On the trailer we have the center point air suspension which make the trailer's ride nice, a lot less jostling around. Then on the truck I use airbags for leveling the truck and it gives a great ride loaded but unloaded? That's another story, even at 5lbs. the truck rides rough. So I guess you could say I have air all around.
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5th Airborne on our Montana. Added it a year after we bought the trailer. Smoothed the ride for the trailer and truck. Well worth the money, IMHO.
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Compare the two side by side, The TrailAire is a much better design for a better ride. The Airborn has a very short throw from center of airbag to pivot point. Also if you have a short bed truck with the TrailAire you should not need a slider.
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I ofen wondered does it matter if the airride is on the pin box or the truck axles? I went with the truck I use it all the time and the camper only when towing.
I have an air ride pin box and airbags on my truck. The airbags on the truck are used for leveling it only. They don't seem to change the ride loaded or unloaded, at all. The air ride pin box makes a big difference in how it rides. You could get the same thing with an air ride fifth wheel setup.
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