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air bags for the front suspension 1940 Plymouth

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I am thinking about putting air bags on the front of my 1940 Plymouth 2dr sedan. I am using my stock suspension with a couple upgrades of disk brakes, and change in steering box. I have looked around on the net for air bag kits for our pre-war Mopars with no luck. I am not sure how to install them and what is needed. I was planning on in the car air supply (pump & tank). If anyone has any info on this I would greatly appreciate your advice and information.

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air ride 1940

I called them but they have no kit to use and are only able to mix and match the parts I need. I thought there maybe some kind of bolt in kit for the 40. Maybe I will just cut off the front coils a little bit and go from there, any ideas on that approach?
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The brackets that are sold with the kits are pretty basic. If you use some 4-5" pipe or tubing, around 1/4" wall, you can cut it to length and weld a flat plate to the end that the air bag will bolt to. could do the same thing on top and bottom or cut out a flat plate for the lower arm that that the air bag would bolt to. Then, you would just need to figure out how to connect the pipe to the upper coil bucket and decide whether you would weld the bottom plate to the lower arm or if you would bolt it somehow if you want to leave the lower arm in it's original form.
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this also may help:
Reversing the uprights on 1940 plymouth coupe - THE H.A.M.B.

Perhaps similar to this. Depending on what the coil bucket on the frame looks like would determine how you connected your bracket.
http://www.yourcustomcar.com/upper-b...s10-front.html
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