Category: General

Categories: General

Air Suspension systems are an advanced quick, and precision-based technology that offers highly sophisticated pneumatical, mechanical and electronic control systems for enhancing the height and ride quality in just about any passenger or commercial vehicle.

An Air Suspension system consists of several parts that include airbags which replace the factory coil springs in the vehicles original mounting location. Bags utilize inflation to provide lift, drop and maintain certain pressures during or while driving. This pressure comes from a system of compressors and tank which maintain a pre-set pressure in the air tank. The air tank then feeds air to the air manifold or valves. The role of these valves is to direct air in and out of your air springs. 

Airlines are routed between all components usually running along the frame of the vehicle and ultimately ending at the bag. Our premium DOT approved dual walled nylon reinforced lines have a composition of rubber or polyurethane and can be connected directly to the tanks, valves and bags or adapted to custom steel lines that have a cleaner look with the rugged overall construction.

And a remote control or a smartphone app that empowers the user to manage the front and rear ride heights as per their comfort. Traditionally the more air pumped into the air bags the stiffer the ride quality, the less air pressure will offer a smoother ride.

Here are the pros and cons of Aftermarket Air Suspension Systems.

Pros

Comfortable ride and ride height adjustment are two of the essential benefits of using an Air Suspension system. With most vehicle applications you will enjoy a smoother ride and have the ability to adjust this ride quality as needed. You can increase the height to add a firm feel or lower the height and pressure to get a super comfortable and floating like comfort level.

This height adjustability allows you to maneuver steep inclines, speedbumps or any other obstacles you may encounter while on the road.

The other very important aspect of air suspension is it’s load baring capabilities. In almost all vehicles the overall axle capacities are increased by at least 50% and are able to retain the height keeping you level and safe on the road. Some of the larger air systems for the F350 / 450 are capable of 20k lbs of load over the axle.

Cons

In the earlier days, air suspension systems were quite complex and rigid. But with advanced technology and precision-based development has made the whole process optimized to provide more performance with an air suspension system.

Invasive Installation process: Your vehicle may need a more complex installation process. Cutting, drilling and welding can be required to install these systems on some cars, trucks and SUV’s. Many of the later model vehicle air suspension kits are packed with bolt-on hardware to make installation factory fit non-abrasive. 

Cost can also be one of the main disadvantages of custom aftermarket air ride. Depending on the vehicle and the system you are looking for the price tag can range dramatically. We have done our very best to keep costs extremely competitive for the customer that does not mind getting there hands a bit dirty.

Welding up a HD parallel link kit on an F150

 Modern air suspension kits are highly sophisticated and offer impeccable performance to match you with the right comfort and performance level your looking for. At X2 Industries, we are one of the leading organizations for aftermarket Air Suspension products and and complete systems. We have top aftermarket experts happy to help you everyday. Have questions please don’t hesitate to let us know!

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Categories: Accessories, General

Many late model vehicles come packed with factory accessories. These are called Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) accessories or the factory installed accessory parts which are tested and provided as upgrades when the vehicle is purchased. There are thousands of aftermarket custom accessory enhancements that you can add and that are manufactured by third-party organizations. All accessories other than OEM are simply termed as aftermarket auto accessories or custom automotive accessories. There are endless possibilities with these enhancements. Almost any part of the vehicle can be customized to offer additional performance, functionality, and can change the overall look of the vehicle.

Most factory installed accessories are limited by manufacturing cost, regulations and warranties while aftermarket products available for those who want something different. Aftermarket accessories are primarily known to enhance your vehicle by either changing the way your vehicle functions from the factory, or changes the look of the vehicle. Aftermarket accessories also add style, color, and can even increase the luxury of the vehicle. These parts give unique value and identity to your car, truck, or SUVs.

Most of the aftermarket auto accessories and parts also follow general regulations, or they may also provide disclaimers stating that the parts should only be installed for off road use only. Either way many consumers of aftermarket parts and accessories will still use these parts for on road purposes. Depending on the local authorities there could be hefty fines for certain customizations without following local regulations. Also these aftermarket products can void the vehicles manufacturers warranties, so be sure to check with your dealer as to what is acceptable. 

Aftermarket products are also known to change the overall value of the vehicle. Most aftermarket products are highly affordable and can take an average vehicle to an all new level. X2 Industries provides said custom aftermarket products for thousands of vehicles. 

Some of these custom aftermarket auto accessories include but are not limited to different types of suspension, lighting, internal and external styling accessories, rollpans, steering wheels, door hinges, suicide doors, door poppers, other performance products, and many more corresponding accessories. We also have Aftermarket Air Suspension, Factory Air Suspension, Lift Suspension, Drop Suspension, and other complementary suspension parts. Some of these air suspension parts include pneumatic cylinders, air bags, compressors, pressure safety switches, digital and analog gauges, air springs, air struts, air assist, leveling systems, valves, tanks, air line, switches, complete extreme systems, complete air ride suspension kits, air bag suspension, universal hot rod kits, FBSS air ride, drop blocks, lift kits, drop kits, spindles, and axle flip kits. All these products provide superior performance and add functionality and luxury to your car, truck, or SUV. 

Custom

We also provide custom built products like I-beams, coil springs, billet grilles, control arms, handle relocation kits, filler plates, and more. Some of the automotive lighting accessories include home and automotive glow lighting, dome lights, accent lighting, underbody glow kits, cathodes, LEDs, strobes, switches, relays, truck accessories, 4 wheel parts, crystal clear headlights, fog lights, auxiliary truck lights, bulbs, tail lights, projector headlights, halo headlights, neon glowing accessories, truck lighting, wheels, train and truck air horns, air horn kits, electronic horns, intake systems, alarm systems, and shaved door kits.

X2 Industries is one of the top manufacturers / distributors of aftermarket auto parts which includes suspension, lighting, interior parts, exterior parts, and high performance products. Our automotive experts are the absolute best in the industry, offering customized guidance for each and every customer. They can guide you effectively on modifications for your vehicle to add style, and uniqueness to your already sweet ride. All the products are built with industry standard specifications and offer industry leading warranties. For more information or guidance with your custom aftermarket products be sure to get connected with X2industries now!

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Categories: General

A suspension system is designed to absorb the shocks, vibrations and any impact for making your ride smooth on rough surfaces. Suspensions are an important part of the vehicle with their numerous benefits that allow the smooth movement along the road. To understand the whole structure there are two basic spring and dampening mechanism. Springs absorbs the whole pressure as the vehicle moves along the road with three main types as Coil springs, leaf springs and torsion springs. As the springs absorb energy Dampening mechanism dissipates this energy otherwise the vehicle would move up and down with every bump along with the road. Here are a few of the main types of suspension system available in the market used all over the world in building modern day vehicles.

Dependant Suspension System

In this type of suspension system, the movement of the tire is dependent on each other with beam axle designs. There are basically two axles with one called as live axle has powered wheels and dead axle with free spinning wheels. Movement of the vehicle forces these tires to move in the same angle to each other, not to the surface of the road causing issues in handling.

Independent Suspension System

It is the modern way of using a suspension system in which each wheel has the capability to move on its independently. Today’s car manufacturers prefer this design as the wheel moves up and down with the help of shock absorbers and springs being bolted to a metal frame that connects the suspension to the chassis. This whole structure allows better control of the wheels with their alignment ensuring the smooth operation of the ride.

Double Wishbone is also quite popular with its A Shape design with two wishbones like structure. Connected with the wheel this system comes with two mounting positions. One at the wheel and second at the vehicle’s frame with a specialized coil sprung and shock absorber. This structure is most commonly used in large cars as they aid in minimizing sway in achieving greater consistency while steering. There are multiple types of wishbone mechanism used in cars with Sedan, A4 and A8 Audi etc for a smooth ride with this complex design.

McPherson Suspension struts are a single cohesive unit used by European brands with shock absorber built inside coil spring to act as one complete strut assembly. Trailing Arm suspension is similar to wishbone with separate suspension arms that connect to the chassis of the vehicle with a traditional style system. In Twin I-Beam suspension have combinations of solid beam axle split in two with trailing arm which eliminates issues of the dependent system as a whole. There are also many dependent (solid axle style rear suspension systems) which would require different hardware like trialing arms, 4-link bars, heim joints, notch kits and more. 

At X2 Industries we have the foremost leading company for providing original quality suspension and customized suspension kits for your vehicle along with multiple accessories to complement the comfort in your ride. We cover almost all top brands of cars and truck available in the industry today with worldwide delivery of our products. All types of interiors, exteriors, lighting, suspension and performance parts are available to enhance the vehicle productivity in a remarkable way.

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Categories: General

The Need for Quality Suspension

Suspension is a system of connecting the vehicles upper body to its wheels and allows for fluid and relative motion for a smooth ride. This is collectively called as the suspension system. Tires, Springs, Shock absorbers and linkages combine together to carry the whole weight of a car or truck. Each model of vehicle has different suspension to carry its weight all the while keeping the vehicle smooth the entire ride. Even the design of front suspension and rear end suspension of a car can have a different structure. These suspension components are designed in such a manner to support both road-handling and quality which are from each other. 

Purpose of Suspension 

Suspension serves multiple purposes while maintaining the whole balance of the car. While the main aim of the suspension is to protect the vehicle and its inside cargo from any damage, the overall stability of handling, braking, wheel alignment and improves the age of tires as well as internal components too. 

Chassis that holds the cable of the car is attached to the wheel axis and Springs absorbs the weight of the vehicle, simultaneously reducing the excess energy from road shocks. So as the bumps come in your way these suspension parts take all the pressure on themselves, giving a smooth ride to passengers and minimizing the effect of poor road conditions. Suspension brings the stability in controlling the vehicle through wheels by pushing the tire to be in contact with the ground every time resulting in better handling respectively. 

Weight transfer is another technical feature of these suspension systems. When the vehicle makes a turn, accelerate or apply brakes the whole weight of the car changes as per the situation. Distance between wheel centres, the height of the centre of gravity, the amount of acceleration experienced, and the mass of the car or truck are the major factors that define the value of weight transfer. 

Suspensions are different based on the need and requirements of the vehicle. Common passenger cars use strut with single shock absorber, a heavy loaded truck uses leaf springs and pushrod suspension for high speed in case of formulas one cars where comfort is secondary.

Smooth movement of the vehicle along the road prevents the pre-maturing of tires too. Worn suspension can reduce the whole stability of the vehicle resulting in less overall performance. These suspension needs to be replaced with authentic suspension parts to transform the vehicle capabilities to its optimum level. 

What X2 Industries Can offer you?

X2 Industries offers a topmost quality suspension of different type & year models for cars and Truck. We specialize in custom Aftermarket suspension kits & their respective parts for all make and models. Complementary core components like air compressors, airbags, valves, pneumatic airline, brackets switch control boxes, control arms, brackets, air tanks, structs etc are available too. Original Equipment Manufacturer for top models like Audi, BMW, Bentley, Buick, Chevrolet, Cadillac, Chrysler, Ford, GMC, Hummer, Land Rover, Jaguar, Lincoln, Lexus, Mercedes Benz, Nissan and Volkswagen are available too. All of these parts are genuine and offer long term permanent solutions for your vehicle. For any more custom requirement leave us a query and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 

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