Ride-Rite air helper springs are the workhorse of Firestone's air helper spring line. The Firestone 2299 kit is one of the most popular kits in the Ride Rite lineup. The double convoluted air springs offer maximum load capacity as well as years of worry-free service and support.
This kit WILL WORK with dually models as well as any 3/4 or 1 Ton ram with an in bed hitch.
Ride-Rite air helper springs are installed between the frame of your vehicle and the suspension, providing load support by using air pressure.
Many of our Dodge customers will use the air springs to support loads from horse trailers, toy haulers, campers, and/or heavy hauling.
Firestones air springs have become synonymous with quality, durability, and customer support that is second to none. Ride-Rite air bag kits utilize a pair of convoluted air springs which can be adjusted to accommodate your load capacity. The Ride-Rite series is capable of 3,200 - 5,000 lbs. of load level capacity. After installed, your ride will be enhanced by reducing inter-leaf friction which will keep your truck level, reduce suspension fatigue, and increase the stability of your Dodge vehicle.
- Includes two (2) air springs
- Easy install - 1 to 2 hours
- Load leveling capacity up to 5,000 lbs.
- Keeps vehicle level
- Level off-center or uneven loads
- Reduce suspension fatigue
- Improve the ride
- Reduce bottoming out
- Increase vehicle stability
Overall, Ride-Rite air bags have many advantages for your vehicle and will help to improve steering control and braking effectiveness, level headlight beams, reduce tire wear, keep leaf springs from permanent sagging, reduce bottoming out with air cushions between the axle and frame, absorb road shock, and match your vehicles load for an overall improved ride.
|Install Time||1 - 2 Hours|
|Load Capacity||5,000 lbs.|
|Front or Rear Axle||REAR|
|Drilling (YES/NO)||NO |
- Do not exceed the vehicles GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating)
Firestone Ride-Rite 2299 FAQ with SD Truck Springs
- Years: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
- Model: Ram 2500, Ram 3500
Q: Will I be able to add a gooseneck hitch later on after I install this kit?
A:Yes, The NO-DRILL feature that is advertised with this kit means that there are preexisting holes drilled to match holes within the frame of the vehicle. The holes to mount the Air Bag kit are mounted on the opposite side as the gooseneck hitch allowing for both of them to exist on your vehicle without an issue.
Q: Will this kit fit on both a 2500 and 3500?
A: Depending on the year ranges, possibly. This kit is listed to fit on the 2003-2012 Dodge Ram 2500/3500 so as long as your vehicles fall within that category you are all set. If your having trouble matching vehicle applications we also have a section delegated within each product page that lists the year/make/model for each vehicle that this kit is compatible with.
Q: I already have a 2" lift on my 2005 Dodge Ram 2500, will i still be able to use this kit on my truck?
A: Absolutely. However, be sure to add on any necessary hardware to help bridge the gab that the 2" lift creates within the suspension system on your Dodge.
2" Lift Spacers are the perfect fit for your 2005 Dodge Ram 2500 and will help to ensure maximum ride safety and comfort in your vehicle by bridging the extra distance created by your 2" lift.
5 / 5This item is rated 5 out of 5 based on 22 customer reviews.
by David R
These work perfect for pulling my 5th wheel. Easy installation. I highly recommend these to anyone who hauls heavy loads.
by Joe C
The Firestone Ride-Rite air bags were installed on a 2011 Ram 3500 2WD dually that is used to tow a heavy 5th wheel RV. I was initially concerned about clearance for the upper mounts of these air bags since the truck uses a B&W Turnoverball gooseneck hitch (with B&W's Companion 5th wheel hitch), and the B&W Turnoverball hitch is installed under the bed in the same general area as the air bags would go.
As it turned out, clearance was not a problem. All parts fit as designed in the designated areas, and working on a garage floor jacking up one side of the truck at a time, installation required about 5 hours. The instructions were clear, and the components were beefy and well-designed.
The Firestone Ride-Rite air bags did just what I was wanting. They eliminated the squat that had other drivers flashing their headlights at me at night, and they greatly improved the ride of the truck when towing the 5th wheel. All in all, I'm impressed with the product and the service I received fro
by Steve G
easy to install and worked great.... I have used these ride right air bags on each truck i own. A+++++
by Thomas L
Air bags worked great, easy installation and hook-up. Have driven 10,000 miles sense installation and no problems as of yet.
There is one quirk, I have to continually put 5l lbs. of air in them when running empty. They hold 20 lbs. and above great, but 5 lbs. not so great.
by Tim G
Works as advertised. Have only made a few trips since installing them but so far so good. Leveled up the truck. Rides much better loaded. Handles better at speed loaded. Wish I had gone ahead and installed an on board air compressor and an in cab pressure gauge and manual pressure relief valve at the time of the install.
by Matt M
The product fit perfectly and installed in a very reasonable amount of time. Works great and supports the truck as intended. I would definitely buy this product again for this purpose
by James J
Great product. Bags installed in no time. I tow a 5th wheel that has 3000# of hitch weight and the truck now rides level with 40psi in the air bags.
by chris h
great product and very easy install. had the job done in about 30 minutes. works great too! have recommended to several friends and family. as for sd truck springs they are great to deal with and received product very fast. thanks
by mark d
The kit was easy to install. Directions we great and the product works just as described am very Happy with it
by Ken H
I thought the install was fairly easy. I didn't even jack up my 3500 2012 Dodge Ram, 4x4 to install the airbags. I pull a 40 ft 5th wheel toy hauler, (14,000 lbs), and the bags made a big difference in the way that the 5th wheel pulled. The truck sets real level now when hooked up.