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Review of Air Lift Vehicle Suspension - LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Air Springs Rear Axle - AL88228

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Air Lift Vehicle Suspension - LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Air Springs Rear Axle - AL88228 Review


Hi everybody, Andy here with etrailer.com. And today we're gonna take a look at these Air Lift Load Lifter 5000 Ultimate air helper springs with internal jounce bumpers for your rear axle. Now, this is a custom fit kit that is designed to fit the 2004 to 2008 Ford F-150, and then the 2009 to 2014 Ford F-150 two-wheel drive. This is a hybrid spring system, which combines the adjustability of air springs with the reliability of jounce style springs. These airbags reduce the strain on your rear suspension and they increase safety and they compensate for uneven loads. Now some additional benefits include leveling your vehicle front to back and helping maintain safe headlight aim.

And they adjust independently for side to side leveling of any off center loads which will improve steering and breaking performance. Now as we mentioned, on the inside of each of the air springs are jounce springs and they are going to help improve ride comfort, reduce sway, and help with cornering. They're gonna engage at lower air pressures to better absorb road shock and minimize bottoming out. And it provides support progressively, which means the more you load the springs, the stiffer that they're gonna become. And it'll even let you temporarily carry a load with zero air pressure in these air springs.

These are made here in the USA of really a a quality construction. They're gonna give you long-lasting performance, long-lasting spring life. The airbags themselves have air lifts, exclusive upper and lower roll plates. And as you can see, I kind of have them loosely assembled here, just to kind of give you an idea of what they're gonna look like put together. So these roll plates are going to protect the air springs from damage, and they're gonna extend the life of the suspension system.

These are constructed of a two-ply fabric-reinforced rubber air spring, which is very durable. And the adjustable pressure on the air spring is five PSI to 100 PSI. And on each end of the spring, which you can't see because I have these plates on, there is a high strength Zytel nylon endcap, which is lighter, stronger, and more corrosion resistant than steel. Now the jounce spring that we we're talking about earlier, that's on the inside is a urethane jounce spring. And it requires no maintenance and it's going to work great in hot or cold temperatures.

So this kit includes everything that you see laid out on the table before me. It includes all of the mounting brackets and all of the hardware that you are going to need. The manual inflation valves are going to be mounted on your bumper for easy access, and includes the airline that you are going to need. It also includes a really great set of detailed instructions to really guide you through step by step the installation process. So that's gonna make installation go really smoothly for you. And it's also gonna tell you how everything operates as well. Now I do wanna point out that you can get compressor systems with in-cab gauges that can be added to monitor and automatically adjust the air pressure. These items we do sell separately here at etrailer.com. But you can find them under the related product section on this product page. Now again, the load leveling capacity is up to 5,000 pounds. But it is important to note that these air helper springs will not increase your vehicle's weight carrying capacity. So you do wanna make sure that you're not exceeding the manufacturer's recommended weight limit. Well, that's gonna conclude our look today. I do hope it was helpful for you. Again, my name is Andy. Thank you for joining me..


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