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Old 01-10-2019, 05:58 PM
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Was the hissing coming from the bag or lines?
Its coming from the passenger side rear wheel well. Since all the lines are inside the car it would have to be the bag that's hissing I guess.

I went and watched a video of changing them. God its easy. So I think I will keep the air suspension as long as the bags are not a constant problem.

I priced cheapies on amazon at $88 for both.

FCP euro has them at $113 each for arnott with lifetime warranty.

So the question is are the arnott's that much better than the offbrand cheapies.

From what I have read everyone that went cheap aftermarket had failures pretty fast. The arnott seem to last 5 years or more easy.

Anyone want to chime in on this before I purchase?
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I priced cheapies on amazon at $88 for both.

FCP euro has them at $113 each for arnott with lifetime warranty.

So the question is are the arnott's that much better than the offbrand cheapies.

Anyone want to chime in on this before I purchase?
I'm a springer so I can't recommend either way but logically for $25/ea more for a lifetime warranty, I would go with FCP Euro Arnott's.
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When mine fail, I'm sure I'll replace with Arnotts.
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Anyone want to chime in on this before I purchase?
Replace both sides at the same time with Arnott. The rule of these things is that as soon as you get one fixed, the other breaks.

We replaced the 01' rear bags 5 or 6 yrs ago and my '04's some time ago. Who can remember any more.
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Replace both sides at the same time with Arnott. The rule of these things is that as soon as you get one fixed, the other breaks.

We replaced the 01' rear bags 5 or 6 yrs ago and my '04's some time ago. Who can remember any more.
Well if they last at least 5 years each time I will be mega happy. The install looks to be super easy.

So a pair of arnott's it is. My ocd sucks at times on this stuff.

I should of just put springs in it when I bought it. But I just HAD to see it work right once first
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Well if they last at least 5 years each time I will be mega happy. The install looks to be super easy.

So a pair of arnott's it is. My ocd sucks at times on this stuff.

I should of just put springs in it when I bought it. But I just HAD to see it work right once first
You might just leave it after its fixed. its a pretty nifty system
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You might just leave it after its fixed. its a pretty nifty system
I agree. I really enjoy the air system.

Glad the module did it's job for you Crows.
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I may tow with this one some. How do the air bags compare to regular springs tongue weight wise?
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