Airlifter 5000 Ultimate airbags w/ Daystar cradles '14+

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Re: Airlifter 5000 Ultimate airbags w/ Daystar cradles '14+

Post by Tejas » Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:15 pm

I asked for better pricing on the air bags and cradles and auto anything took off another $20-ish off of the combo. So the air bags and cradles have been ordered, I hope to get them installed next weekend if they arrive by then.

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Re: Airlifter 5000 Ultimate airbags w/ Daystar cradles '14+

Post by Idaho RC » Sat Sep 28, 2019 4:10 pm

Thanks a bunch for taking time to post this. I have the Airlifter 5000 Ultimate airbags and Daystar cradles installed on my 2017. I am working on the airlines now. The post was really helpful!

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Re: Airlifter 5000 Ultimate airbags w/ Daystar cradles '14+

Post by olyelr » Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:01 pm

Idaho RC wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 4:10 pm
Thanks a bunch for taking time to post this. I have the Airlifter 5000 Ultimate airbags and Daystar cradles installed on my 2017. I am working on the airlines now. The post was really helpful!
Heck yea!

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Re: Airlifter 5000 Ultimate airbags w/ Daystar cradles '14+

Post by trailerpup » Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:26 pm

Right bag blew out the other day. Leaking out of the center hole in the bottom under the label. Replacement was 150-ish. Swapped out in 15 minutes. I'm going to keep at least 5lbs in them from here on out and see how it goes. Cheers.

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Re: Airlifter 5000 Ultimate airbags w/ Daystar cradles '14+

Post by pw1601 » Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:16 am

Great thread guys!
Wondering if anyone upgraded their swaybar along with bags?

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Re: Airlifter 5000 Ultimate airbags w/ Daystar cradles '14+

Post by TankerZak » Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:35 am

pw1601 wrote:Great thread guys!
Wondering if anyone upgraded their swaybar along with bags?
Rear sway bar? It's fine. But I would do the rear trackbar with a Thuren unit. That'll make a big impact.

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Re: Airlifter 5000 Ultimate airbags w/ Daystar cradles '14+

Post by DamageWagon » Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:19 pm

One of the OG PWIM guys did a Currie AntiRock swaybar in the rear and said it was a big improvement. That rear bar sits fairly narrowly so it makes sense that adding a wider bar with adjustability is helpful. Don’t know how much that really applies to most guys unless you’re running top heavy or jamming hard in the dirt.

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Re: Airlifter 5000 Ultimate airbags w/ Daystar cradles '14+

Post by pw1601 » Mon Jan 20, 2020 5:48 pm

Has anyone experienced problems with mud and stones getting into the cradle over time?

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Re: Airlifter 5000 Ultimate airbags w/ Daystar cradles '14+

Post by Oilbrnr » Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:32 pm

I really don't do much mud, and will go out of my way to avoid it if possible, but I do 2-3k of desert dirt/sand a year. And it's been a year since I put mine in. I had it on my lift this past weekend eyeing available real-estate for some future mods, and I gave them a good once over. My concern was wear from abrasion where the bag settles in the cradle. So far so good.
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Re: Airlifter 5000 Ultimate airbags w/ Daystar cradles '14+

Post by pw1601 » Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:18 am

Thanks for the help guys. I'm gonna go with the bags, cradles, and track bar.

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