When it comes to airbag suspension, firstly a crucial warning.
If you're thinking about adding air bags to leaf sprung axles, be warned that they create a single point load that was not foreseen by the vehicle manufacturer. To avoid the danger this presents, airbags must only be used in to assist in proper suspension set-ups - not as the main load bearer!
If you ignore the warnings about the danger with airbags...
...then you could end up with a bent or broken chassis. So in most cases it's recommended you don't go there. But in some circumstances airbags are the ideal solution, so here's what you need to know:
What are airbags used for?
Air bag suspension kits offer replacement suspension technology in a range of high selling load assist kits. An airbag suspension kit gives your vehicle air adjustable rear suspension, by using the airbag to help bear the load.