Air suspension

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  1. billy

    billy Read Only Funster

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    We had our Autotrail fitted with air suspension by AS Air suspension Ltd in Warrington
    we were made to feel very welcome both before and after the air suspension system
    was fitted.
    When we collected our motorhome you could see the difference straight away
    we inspected the work and a professional job was done again impressed.
    On taking the motorhome home we could feel the difference straight away
    cornering felt much safer especially going around roundabouts.
    On the motorway was a big improvement i found i was not fighting for control as i did before when passing wagons again impressed.
    Getting it on and off the drive is now a lot easier and safer.
    We also noticed when we walked around the motorhome it did not rock as much as it used to wife impressed.
    I would recommend anyone who has not got air suspension to get it well worth the money and you won't regret getting it.:thumb:
     
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    PenelopePitstop Funster Life Member

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    Glad you're pleased with it - they did ours last summer and it's been great! Good getting on and off ferries too!:thumb:
    1st class service all round! Well done Cath and Phil!:thumb:
     
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    As a matter of interest, what pressure do you have yours at? With no instructions or information I have mine at 4 bars, is that about right?
     
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    hi steelysteph

    he told me to set it at 3bar and adjust to suit but said i can go upto 6bar so 4bar should be ok
     
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    I also had mine done by Phil last year. First class service from an extrememly nice couple. I run mine about 1.5 bar as suggested by Phil and find that about right. 4 bar will make it quite hard I think.
    It has transformed my van.
     
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    I have thought about this for my van. Roughly how much did it cost and how long did the job take?

    Rgds
    Bill
     
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    If memory serves me right about £650 for non Alko chassis and about 6 hours to fit. Cath usually takes you into Warrington to shop and will collect you when ready.
    If you are going to Lincoln show call in and see them there.
     
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    Hi Bill
    It cost us £683 and took 5hrs sounds a lot of money but the results are fantastic:thumb:
    Billy

    As for the pressure i think the setting must differ regarding size of motorhome
    as phil told me to start at 3bar
     
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    Had mine done at Stratford last year 08. Done by Air-Ride less than £400 and took about an hour. Great crew.

    Don
     
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    Hoping to get mine done by Airide at the Shepton Show:Smile:
     
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    We went to the Pickering show for the purpose to buy air suspension we looked at both Air ride and AS suspension
    Personally i thought the AS suspension looked a more robust system.
    We were told by AS suspension at the show that it would take 5 hours to fit in their workshop at Warrington and Air ride said they could do it there and then in 1 hour
    Personaly i prefered to have it fitted in the workshop when we collected our motorhome after the fitting i could see why it too 5 hours to fit with the quality of workmanship.
    If you are thinking of having air suspension fitted look at both systems and make you own mind up.

    If it stops raining over the weekend i will try and take some photos and post them
     
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