Ride-Rite air helper springs are the workhorse of Firestone's air helper spring line. The double convoluted air springs offer maximum load capacity as well as years of worry-free service and support.
Ride-Rite air helper springs are installed between the frame of your vehicle and the suspension, providing load support by using air pressure.
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 Ford 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.|
|Minimum PSI||5 PSI|
|Front or Rear Axle||REAR|
|Drilling (YES/NO)||NO |
|Instructions||Download 2535 Instructions|
- Do not exceed the vehicles GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating)
- This Kit WILL work on vehicles with or without in bed hitches
- If the vehicle has been lifted but the stock jounce bumper spacers are missing DO NOT install this kit
Firestone Ride-Rite 2535 FAQ with SD Truck Springs
- Years: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
- Model: Ford F250, F350 2wd 4wd w/ in bed hitch & Diesel Engine
Q: How does this kit work on vehicles with or without in bed hitches?
A: This Ride-Rite 2535 kit mounts to your vehicle without having to drill additional holes in the frame. Because of this "No-Drill" feature the kit will work on Ford F250/350 Diesel Engine models both with or without an in bed hitch
Q: I have the gas engine 2011 Ford F250, will this setup fit my truck?
A: This kit is designed for the diesel engine only so, no this setup will now work for your vehicle.
Fortunately for you, Firestone does offer model number 2550 which is the same kit made specifically for the gas engine 2011 Ford F250.
4.5 / 5This item is rated 4.5 out of 5 based on 8 customer reviews.
by dennis t
I installed the Ride-Rite air bags on my 2011 F-250 without any problems. The bags work great while pulling my 24' BBQ trailer. They were very easy to install and are easy to inflate when needed.
by David T
These are of good quality and I would recommend them to others.
by Paul G
A little more difficult to install than described. The brackets for the 5th wheel interfered with one bolt. Other than that excellent product. No more sagging even when full loaded on truck and camper.
by Jason H
Great bags! Also coupled the bags with an wireless air lift pump. Great combo, I had 3800lbs in the back of my f-350 and with 50lbs of air in bags truck stayed at regular ride height. Just buy them you won't regret it!
by thomas m
These are the best air bags. Easy to install, took 1hr in the driveway to complete. I had the same kit on my 2002 F350 never had a problem. So far they have been great on my 2011 F350.
by Kevin A
Like this product. Used the air springs to help with leveling my truck with a much larger 5th wheel. Took me about 8 hours to do the install which was much longer than the suggested time. I did not have any air powered tools so,this probably accounted for a somewhat longer install time. I do have a small slow leak somewhere on one side which requires filling a few days later after travel. This is probably a fitting/connection issue hope to get it resolved soon. Only reason I gave the product a four of five stars was the long install time.
by Hank K
Air Bags were awesome had a set of air lift and returned them for firestone much easier to install and they perform great. Already did a friends F250 with a set of Firestone bags
by Brian S
Kit wasn't as easy to install as advertised but appears to work well in adding extra support and helping to control sway