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How Determine Ride Height

Hi all,

I have assembled most of the items to install air bags on a 77 c10 still looking for a few items before I begin. My question is after I have installed everything what should I do to determine acceptable ride height for the front end to prevent uneven wear of the tires. Are there any recommended senors or anything that would indicate a correct air pressure range when the truck is under a normal load compared to overloaded under rare occasions.

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Ride height is usually having the lower control arms level at stock ride height..this gives best alignment for tire wear and handling..So maintaining the factory geometry is important..If you are after a low rider then that may not be a consideration for you..

Air bags need 10-15 psi minimum..tho when using air bags as a suspension somewhere in the 40-50 lb range is about right...

Most of where I would concern myself is that the air bag supports the load and the air pressure does not exceed the manufacturers recommedations..

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