Air bags

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by MysticLandscape, Feb 25, 2006.

  1. MysticLandscape

    MysticLandscape LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Got them done yesterday. Can't wait to see how they handle a load.

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  2. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping LawnSite Gold Member
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    Sweet, hope they work out well for you!
     
  3. NewImageLawn&Landscape

    NewImageLawn&Landscape LawnSite Member
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    I put those same bags on my F-350 in november. I have a truckcraft dump insert, this winter i put about 6000lbs. of salt in the bed and the truck didn't go down in the back at all:weightlifter:
     
  4. MysticLandscape

    MysticLandscape LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Thats good to know the most ill be putting in it will be 2 yards of top soil. A majority of the time ill have my enclosed trailer on the back with a load of grass or mulch.
     
  5. zim bob the landscaper

    zim bob the landscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
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    nice now u can haul more.:)
     
  6. LANDSCAPER30

    LANDSCAPER30 LawnSite Member
    from IN
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    Looks real good!!
     
  7. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
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    What do these cost installed we have a van that we use in busines and it sags a little when we are hooked to the trailer.
     
  8. MysticLandscape

    MysticLandscape LawnSite Bronze Member
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    The bags themselves cost me $325 then it was $60 and hr to install them, i dont know how much it cost to do just that because i have some other work done while i was there so im not sure how long it took for that i want to say around 2 hrs so your looking at a little over $450. With a van tho it might be a different type of bag so... contact a dealer and talk to them about it .
     
  9. South Florida Lawns

    South Florida Lawns LawnSite Platinum Member
    from usa
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    I hear a lot of guys around here are blowing their bags out.

    I don't know how accurate that statement was, just what I have been hearing.

    Let us know how they hold up though.
     
  10. Scag413

    Scag413 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I have air bags on my 1990 Ford F150 2wd and they are awesome. I haven't put a lot of weight in the back yet because I just got the truck this winter. They will sure raise the backend up ALOT with no weight back there.LOL. Good Luck with them, I hope they work great for you.
     

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