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I was wondering what are some problems that you came across while installing air bags? I'm getting ready to bag my truck and I was just wondering ahead of time. What about rear links? Which one should I go with? Four link Parrallel, triangulated, two link? I want to put the bags on top of the links so which would be the best? Any help would be great. Thanks
 

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Air leaks can be a pain. But do it right and you should be alright. Make sure you give the bags PLENTY of clearence so they dont rub on anything. If you can fit a FORWARD triangulated 4 link that would be the best. Then you can put the bag on the link. If you cant cause of the gas tank in the way go with a parellel 4 link. I havent really heard of puttin the bags on a parellel 4 link though...... Would not recomend a 2 link to anyone unless you were a drag car going in a strait line. They just put too much stress on the frame and link bars. Hope that helps and slam that truck. Late
 

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I would say go with the forward triangulated link setup otherwise go with the 2 link. I have installed plenty of 2 links and if they are properly installed they work great. Granted you can't hit a big side with a 2 link, unless you make it articulating, but I could care less about sides.
 

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How much are you thinkin about getting? HAHA. No, you dont need new brake lines. 2 Links are alright but they just put alot more stress than a 4 link.
 

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I just extended my brake lines on my ABS block to 60"s had to hand bend all of them only 5 total but i was trying to make it nice n neat. the abs is now behind the front bumper on the side of the frame rail...hehe as well as the fuse box but on top of the frame. Damn i need to take pics and write tech articles.
 

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abs???????? just get rid of it. more room for other things

I had to remake my rear brake lines, but I have a parallel fo link with panhard, bags over axles....... brake lines where all kinds of in the way. I also welded my brake d-block to my frame crossmember right before my axles. I can't remember why.... but its a good tip
 

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Any way you can get a pic of that and email it to me? [email protected] Pops won't let me take off the abs mainly cause after i totalled my first one we ordered this one with 4wheel abs. If i would have had it in my 00red dak i wouldn't have wrecked.
 

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Where did you guys get you rear links at? I am thinking about getting mines at Brislands customs along with their control arms and their bag mounts. Would it be possible to mount the rear bags on top of the links or would the links be too thin? Thanks
 

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The brislands is a bottom bar forward top bar rear. Rotates the rear axle totaly wrong. Kiss pinnion angle through movement goodbye. Brislands arms are the best from what i hear. I snapped my djms and tried to order brislands but they take 2 weeks to make and then they will send them to you. So i bagged on just the stock arms. I have seen bags on the top links......... but have heard for some reason its not the best thing to do........ but research it before you take my word because im not sure. And for the link, i have a kp components parrellel 4 link. Also check out suicidedoors.com. Great producst at a great price. Never heard a complaint about them. Or air ride tech. but they are kinda expensive.
 

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Its kinda funny AirRide Tech is 30 minutes from me and suicide doors is 20 minutes from me......jason at suicide doors is cool as hell. His products rock. My friend just bought some of his suicide door hinges and i'm gonna get the specs off of them and try to build my own.....but i realy want to make my doors swing into the jams and not the barn doors.
 
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