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Old 08-23-2017, 01:25 PM   #9
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Re: Best way to lower 3500 dually?

Originally Posted by Brad54 View Post
The thing I don't like about airbags is if something fails, you're stranded with a collapsed bag.
I'd rather just lower it mechanically and be done with it.
Thats why you use helper bags. They only get air when there is a load in the bed. Unloaded your riding on leaf springs. Loaded you have springs plus bags. Bag fails and you still have springs, just less travel.
-78 c10 short/step: 388cid, M20, 5/5 drop, lots more. Playtoy and first vehicle.
-98 c1500 x-cab: 5.7L, 17" rims, 5/6 drop, flowmaster, helper bags,NBS rear disk brakes.
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