How To Install “Helper” Air Bags On Your Vehicle
I wanted to see if my lowered 1990 C1500 Chevy Truck could haul a car trailer. I quickly discovered that my suspension wasn’t up to the task. My solution was to install a set of air bags above the leaf springs to help level out the suspension when it gets loaded. Man, what a difference it made.
In my view this is a very easy installation and yields great results. If your suspension is bottoming out like mine was, this is something to consider.
**DO NOT EXCEED THE WEIGHT LIMITS OF YOUR VEHICLE** but the installation of these air bags can greatly increase your trucks towing capabilities, making it safer and easier to drive when loaded.
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Towing With the New Airbags: Video posted when available
First Time Towing with Dads Truck: https://youtu.be/kI0jCh5X2gs
Chevy Truck Rear Stabilizer Bar Installation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Se_OaJezn6g
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Introduction to #ETCGDadsTruck Build (Episode 1): https://youtu.be/kCepnacqRuI
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