Air Lift 1000 Air Spring Kit and Air Bags
Engineered as an add-on helper spring for coil spring suspensions, AirLift 1000s are ideal for the rear coil springs of many passenger cars and some SUV's, such as Grand Cherokees, that tow or carry light to medium loads. Kits are also available for front coil spring vehicles such as trucks, SUVs, and motorhomes.
AirLift 1000 features an easy do-it-yourself installation with simple hand tools. Most kits can be installed in about an hour, with no drilling required!
How Does the Air Lift 1000 Work?
Air Lift 1000 is made from a very durable polyurethane material and is inserted into the vehicle's stock coil springs. When filled with air, it increases the spring rate, or ability to support a load. Because of its design, Air Lift 1000 products are best stated as load support products, rather than lifting products.
The Air Lift 1000 products function much different from LoadLifter 5000 and Ride Control kits. When charged with air the bag will grow in all directions much like blowing up a balloon. Controlling the growth requires a coil spring to hold it into shape and funnel its spring energy into its length. The bag's spring rate comes from compressing its length and also from the bag being wedged in between the coils of the spring. Over inflating the bag can cause the wedging to become too severe and therefore causing the material to thin, which in turn, causes a decrease in spring rate and a premature failure.
Specific Uses for Air Lift 1000 Air Spring Kits
- Add support to rear springs on many popular SUVs
- Replaces OEM front air springs on P-30 motor homes
- Front end support for snowplows, winches, bike racks, and more
- Improves muscle car traction for drag racing
- Improves poor handling and braking
- Improves ride and handling for full-size vans and trucks with front coils