Air Suspension??

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  1. bluesurf989

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    Hi. I need to raise up the chassis on the rear of our bessacarr to help entering our driveway.
    Would air suspension raise the chassis or only the body?
     
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    Both.
     
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    Ideal. Have you any idea how much?
    And many thanks
     
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    @bluesurf989 depends what chassis you have if it Alko it's quite a bit more I've been quoted £1600 + vat for VB Semi air on the rear of ours (Hymer Exsis i698)
     
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    It is Alko, £1600 wooow!!
     
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    Yes having it done this month at Tiverton Court conversions it has a compressor and you can adjust from driving seat.
     
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    This info is from last year but just in case....
     
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    Is it full Alko or just Alko extension?
     
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    Its full Alko Techno.
     
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    That looks a good buy Tonka - even shows you how to fit it in the pictures (y)
     
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    Here is the kit..
    Once I finish dancing at the soul meet it will be my next task before Stratford


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    Think i may be ordering one from the same seller, i noticed he does the same kit for the Renault Master - Let me know Tonks how it was fitting it (y)
     
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    I bought the same kit but I also had another gauge/valve so I could fill each bag separately, it was only another £20


    Mike
     
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    @taffybloke i'm thinking on getting this kit as well , how did you get the 2nd gauge ? did you e.mail them or do they have a listing for the 2nd gauge.
    Also what advantage does it make being able to set each sides pressure separately ?
     
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    Hi @Bart, I bought and fitted the same kit along with 2 gauges, all you need to do is email them (address is on the ebay ad) telling them that you require the kit with 2 gauges and they'll list it for you.

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    As @Tykatem said just email them.

    As to why two gauges. Two things for me. You can inflate/deflate individual sides to assist with levelling the van and with each side being separate when you go round corners it is more stable as you are not transferring air from the loaded airbag to the unloaded airbag.

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    Think you'll find that even with one gauge both bags are on separate lines on my previous tracker the gauge could be used for either side and then a valve for each side could be closed.
     
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