Tag: Air Suspension

Categories: Suspension

Many drivers on the road have contemplated customizing the suspension on their cars and trucks. The overall look and feel of a car, truck, or SUV can be enhanced by adding a lowering kit or adjustable air suspension system to it. However, the operator should remember that only a modest drop will give the vehicle a more stylish look. When considering a lowering option for a car or truck the factory chassis components will need to be checked. Much of the lowering stance limitation comes front the fact that the factory suspension will simply not allow it to drop any further. A good test is to remove any bump stops, and remove any current factory suspension components suspending the vehicle. With this suspension equipment removed a good visual example of the depth of the drop can been seen. A truck can be lowered by using a set of simple accessories or slammed on the ground with additional hardware which we call street scraper kits. There are many companies like X2 Industries, who make it easy for drivers to lower and even slam their vehicles. In addition to providing custom chassis accessories needed to lower specific years, makes, and model of cars and trucks, our store also allows customers the advantage of dealing with experienced suspension professionals. It offers a variety of airbag kits, street scraper air ride kits and lowering kits including but not limited to air shocks, c-notch kits, 4-links, brackets, and custom air struts for the front and rear. While lowering a car, truck or SUV, it is required that the length of shocks be changed to accommodate the latest drop done to the vehicle. You can use the slammed chassis components and air ride products provided by X2 Industries for a more efficient and convenient way to slam your ride.

Rear Street Scraper Sub-Frame assembly for the rear of a full size Chevrolet truck.

Some of the features to lowering your vehicles include helping users with easier access to entering and exiting there car or truck. This is refereed to as an air accessibility system. It’s main objective is only the accessibility of the vehicle and depending on the driver the drop and lift height may be changed to accommodate this feature. These custom air lowering kits also make it easier for drivers to control wheel movement and overall ride comfort. This specific feature can be utilized on very poor roads. The system can then be adjusted to give a softer or more firm ride depending on the conditions. If your adjustments are adequate you will notice that the system can soften the ride while still suspending the vehicle from the ground. The custom aftermarket enthusiasts manly use the adjustable and static lowering suspension for the looks. Slamming anything on the ground, no matter what the reason is a difficult task and can become very involved. Using the right hardware and choosing quality long lasting parts like our street scraper kits, compressors, and valves makes all the difference. When considering slammed Honda, Jaguar, Toyota, Chevrolet, Dodge, or Ford air suspension be sure to ask plenty of questions and have a solid understanding of what will be required for the specific application you are working with. Also, X2 Industries is always here to help with any questions.

In many cases truck air ride suspension kits will require fabrication to complete the installation.
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Categories: Suspension

The custom air suspension industry has mad leaps and bound over the last 20 years, and many manufacturers / suppliers are capable of providing suspension for just about every vehicle, no matter what your style.

Prior to now air suspension was built for a limited market, mainly MINI Trucks or lowriders. Unfortunately there were many cusomers moving over to the new suspension which had to make sacrifices to accommodate what was available on the market back then. Today’s custom air suspension market is much larger and can accommodate just about any stance you are looking for.

Not only are the air ride systems becoming available for alternate heights but the shops that install this new air bag suspension have the knowledge and ability to modify parts of the vehicles chassis to change the ride height to exactly what your looking for.

Lifted air bag suspension kits, custom car and truck lift suspension, huge air ride lift

Custom engineered control arms, spindles, 4-links, extended trailing arms, custom track bars, links, custom brackets, and taller air bags all make adding a lifted air ride kit possible. It’s not to say that you or your installer won’t run into complications due to the sheer height of the new chassis, but it is certainly a much easier process than it was before.

If you are looking for an air bag lift kit to clear some large wheels (donk style) or are simply looking to gain some off road clearance then x2 can take care of it.

Lowriders are a much diffrent beast all together. Much of the lowered air ride kit equipment used to only go so far depending on the year, make and model of your vehicle. Leaps and bounds have also been made with these dropped air ride systems as well. With lowered control arms, spindles, frame notches, and custom frame modifications durring the installation almost all vehicles can now lay out completely. A good match in wheel and tire diameter should also be considered when trying to maximize the total drop you are looking for. With very large wheels and certain cars and trucks, a completely new custom crossmember may be required to gain the lowered stance you are looking for.

Slammed air suspension, lowered air bag kits, custom dropped air ride

No matter what the application, or heights you are looking for, rest assured with the right combination of air suspension hardware and a good installer with fabrication experience it is now possible to modify your current suspension to do just about anything you would like.

NOTE: Body drops are also a good option when trying to maximize your dropped air ride stance. Keep in mind, that these types of drops just about always require some major body and frame modifications to allow the body to sit lower on the frame and would require the work of a fabrication shop that is firmiliar with this type of lowering modification.

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Categories: Vehicle

Chevy Trucks air bag suspension parts. Complete Air ride bags, Custom air management systems, and load leveling kits.

Chevrolet air ride suspension, tow kits, load leveling kits, complete air suspension kits for your Chevy Silverado, Chevy Colorado, Chevrolet Pickup, Chevy Car, Classic Chevrolet and Chevy C10, C20, C30 Trucks. X2 Industries has all your Chevy trucks air suspension kits.

1948-1954 Chevrolet Impala, Bel Air, Biscayne Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
Kit Includes: 
9 Rocker Switch Controller (for independent corner control, all up/down, right, left, front and back)
4 zone gauge display 
Large 4CFM DC7500 3/4 hp compressor 
Pressure Switch 
5 gal stainless steel tank 
3/8 inch – 300PSI air valve engine 
Air Line 
Fittings 
2 front bags and coil spring brackets (for specific application) 
2 rear bags and coil spring brackets (for specific application)
Parts are configured to get your install up and running flawlessly! 
Kit is equip with Plug & Play air engine valves for quick installation time, and an all around clean look!
Note: Depending on application welding could be required. Item picture may not show everything included in kit.

CUSTOM AIR RIDE UPGRADES AVAILABLE!

 1955-1957 Chevrolet Impala, Bel Air, Biscayne Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
1955-1962 Chevrolet Pickup Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
Kit Includes: 
9 Rocker Switch Controller (for independent corner control, all up/down, right, left, front and back)
4 zone gauge display 
Large 4CFM DC7500 3/4 hp compressor 
Pressure Switch 
5 gal stainless steel tank 
3/8 inch – 300PSI air valve engine 
Air Line 
Fittings 
2 front bags and coil spring brackets (for specific application) 
2 rear bags, coil spring brackets and 4link (for specific application)
Parts are configured to get your install up and running flawlessly! 
Kit is equip with Plug & Play air engine valves for quick installation time, and an all around clean look!
Note: Depending on application welding could be required. Item picture may not show everything included in kit.

AIR BAG SUSPENSION UPGRADES AVAILABLE!

 1958-1964 Chevrolet Impala, Belair, Biscayne Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
 1962-1965 Chevrolet Nova Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
 1963-1967 Chevrolet C10 Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
 1963-1972 Chevrolet Pickup Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
 1964-1972 Chevrolet Chevelle, Monte Carlo, El Camino Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
 1964-1972 Chevrolet Malibu Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
 1965-1970 Chevrolet Impala, Caprice, Belair, Biscayne Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
 1965-1972 Chevrolet Corvair Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
 1967-1969 Chevrolet Camaro, Special 4-Link Plug and Play Air Ride Kit
 1967-1972 Chevrolet C10 Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit – Street Scraper
 1968-1982 Chevrolet Corvette C3 Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
 1969-1972 Chevrolet Nova, Special 4-Link Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
 1970-1981 Chevrolet Camaro Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
 1971-1996 Chevrolet Caprice, Chevelle, El Camino, Holden Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
 1973-1987 Chevrolet C10 Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit – Street Scraper
 1973-1987 Chevrolet C10, K10 Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
 1973-1991 Chevrolet C20, C30, C35 Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
 1976-1976 Chevrolet Luv Mini Truck 2wd Only Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
 1978-2002 Chevrolet Van, G1500, G10 Express, Savana Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
 1982-1992 Chevrolet Camaro Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
 1982-2004 Chevrolet 2WD S10, S15, Blazer, Sonoma, Hombre Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
1985-2004 Chevrolet Astro, Safari Plug and Play Air Suspension Kit
Kit Includes: 
9 Rocker Switch Controller (for independent corner control, all up/down, right, left, front and back)
4 zone gauge display 
Large 4CFM DC7500 3/4 hp compressor 
Pressure Switch 
5 gal stainless steel tank 
3/8 inch – 300PSI air valve engine 
Air Line 
Fittings 
2 front bags (for specific application) 
2 rear bags, brackets and 4link (for specific application)
Parts are configured to get your install up and running flawlessly! 
Kit is equip with Plug & Play air engine valves for quick installation time, and an all around clean look!
Note: Bolt on rear link kit available for this vehicle…. Please give us a call for a price! 1-800-823-0320 or email: [email protected]

AIR BAG SUSPENSION KIT UPGRADES AVAILABLE!
Chevrolet Truck Air Bag Suspension | Custom Chevy Low Rider Kits | Air Lift Kits
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Categories: Suspension

Tow kits have utilized Air Ride Suspension for some time now, riding our day to day driver of that awful looking level, and stiff ride quality found in static suspension tow kits by offering increased carrying/towing capacity while retaining the comfortable feel you are used to with a factory ride. There are many configurations for towing capacity to choose from, and this greatly depends on your application. No matter what you drive “car or truck” nowadays air ride leveling or towing kits are readily available.

In this reading we will talk about some of the industry standard options you have to choose from when considering your tow kit. Considering a budget some may simply start with a manual air fill style helper kit which is as basic as they come. In the diagram below you will see a basic Schrader valve connected to a tee fitting and two air bags. This will allow the user to bear there load for tow and then level to ride accordingly by filling the plumbed tire inflation valve (Schrader Valve) with a detached air compressor.

Tow, Kit Installation, Plumbing, Rear Air Kit , Air Towing Kit
This diagram displayed a typical schematic of a tow kit with plumbing that uses a tee fitting for the fill operation. Very Basic single fill design.

Though this is a very cost effective way to increase your are capacity and allow for a level ride, there are a few down falls. Considering you now do not have an on board air management system, the convenience factor is slim to none. You may also need to consider the ride quality and specific height at the time of the fill, or be stuck pulling over and either inflating the bags again or defining the bags depending on the situation. On top of this your simple inflation plumbing is connected by a tee fitting which ties both air bags together so the roll that you may experience during cornering due to the air transfer from bag to bag as the weight shifts may be more then you would like.

 

A second option is mechanical push button valves.

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