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Old 07-05-2004, 10:38 PM
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Rear leaf springs, lowring blocks, and air bags?

Is it possible to put leaf springs with lowering blocks and add air bags to raise my 41 ford up and down? I don't want a 4 link setup and would prefer to use leafs. Let me know the most common way to set up air bags in the rear.

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It can be done with some creativity.

I know it sounds dumb, but monster garage shows the airbag installation several times. I know this is always done on coil springs, but if you look at that installation, then look at a leaf spring, you can probably figure somethin out.

One way may be to have an airbag on each end of the leaf spring so that it moves the mounts up and down. (mounting the airbags is a challenge in its self there)

Im not exactly sure how it could be done since I haven't seen it done, but use some enginuity and I'm sure you will figure somethin out.
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If you go to the Firestone website you can find a wide variety of bags including bags for installation on leaf springs. These are normally considered "helper springs" when they installed this way but they could certainly fill your need to raise and lower your ride. They may not have your exact application but I'm sure you can find something to fill the bill.
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