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Do these look familiar to anyone??





Yea, I started the tear down on my truck today for the winter, and pulled the airbags out from between the frame and 4 link bar, cuz of the lever setup I had (in which you can see, I DID USE THE ROLL PLATES...



And this is the bag when I first got 'em from larry.



Yea... so I don't know how attractive these are gonna look on my cantilever, so I may be in the market for some new bags as well. An unexpected expense. I've never had a firestone bag do this on me, so this kinda sucks for airlift. Although, I wouldn't mind gettin some 2b7's, because airlifts bags look really nice compared to stones.

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And yes, my lever was setup properly. I had stones on it for about 3 months, and they did not come out looking like these did, tho these have been in there for about 6 months.
 

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well this is the second time ive seen this on the forum, the first time i thought the setup might have been done wrong, but i know that slammed knows what hes doin so... this could be a bag defect?
 

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Could just be what happens when used on lever setups. Lever setups on the lower bars bend the bags over more than the front setups do, dont they?
 

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i just bought some of the new dual port 2b6s for the front they still havent got here jason told me the first time airlift made the 2b6's in dual port so its takin a while i hope they are good
 

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This doesn't have anything to do with the bags being offset on the bars. It is merely because of the way the bag is mounted, which is better than even the way they fit on the front suspension of the dime, so I'm not sure whats up. I'll install 'em on the canti, but if I don't like the looks of 'em, I'm gettin rid of 'em.
 

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Oh give it a rest. Dont be getting all upset because the bags got bent out of shape, look at how they are used! They obviously cant be centered completely straight throughtout the range of motion so some deviation from the original shape can def be expected. The firestones didnt do that, but these have been in twice as long as the stones.

BTW I have a set of Firestones at the shop that look just like that. They werent even in a lever setup either! They were installed by another shop over the axle, but the brackets werent completely centered and ended up being a hair too far back. It didnt affect the setup but sure enough, when I took it apart the bags were twisted and slanted liek that.

So I wouldnt be denouncing AirLifts bags just yet.

(BTW I dont even like airlift bags, they claim their 2b6ext bags to have a longer stroke than a firestone 255c but they both have the same stroke, and it caused me a bunch of greif and long hours on an install. They do look nicer tho.)
 

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I wasnt speaking to just you, more so to the people that have posted thinking they are going to die if they buy AirLift.
 

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you did not say if you sent these pics to air lift, so i sent Aaron an e mail on this hope you don't mind. ill let you know what he says if he does not post a reply.
 

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well i just got my airlift bags.... and i mayb rong but they have "firestone" on the bottom? or r u guys talkin about a differnt style? also i may have no clue what im sayin but i might.. Slammdime.. u said after u took it apart u saw them like that? SO what? i mean if there in the front and u cant c them? and there twisted? but work fine and do what there sapposed to? i dont c whats so bad? idk just a idea i got.. dont flame me if im rong :phat96:
 

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NiTe said:
well i just got my airlift bags.... and i mayb rong but they have "firestone" on the bottom? or r u guys talkin about a differnt style?
I don't know what kind of bags you got cause my 2b6 bags i got from jason didn't say "Firestone" anywhere on them.

I like my airlift bags no problems with them in my front setup and i just might use them for my rear setup as well. They definitely look a little tougher than stones, pretty close to what slams look like.
 

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Hey Matt, what size bars where you using on that set up? Those bars look tiny compared to the ones I'm gonna use. I think I maybe over doing it on my bars.
 
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