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airbags instead of hydraulics... #440444 Apr 12, 12:47am Apr 12, 12:47am
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airbags instead of hydraulics...
In australia, hydraulics are illegal on motor vehicles, so as an alternative, they put airbags on. I see this a lot on modded utes. Is it a good idea to install an airbag kit for a car? especially the 6th and 7th generation celica?

Would anyone know the pros and cons in havng an airbag kit?

Re: airbags instead of hydraulics... [Re: Clyde] #440445 Apr 12, 6:08am Apr 12, 6:08am
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Air Ride is one of the more popular brands here in the states to use. And they also have a strut type air system, althought he celicca is not listed

http://www.ridetech.com/producttoc.asp

http://www.ridetech.com/productinfo/airstrut.asp



http://www.airsprings.com.au/index.cfm

Re: airbags instead of hydraulics... [Re: X_Factor] #440446 Apr 12, 8:28am Apr 12, 8:28am
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I have them on my celi grin...pm me if you want to know more

Re: airbags instead of hydraulics... [Re: celicaguy] #440447 Apr 13, 12:04pm Apr 13, 12:04pm
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Hydros are illegal here in the unites states, but then again, air bags can be to if they wanted to get picky..

There isn't really that many downsides to bags, of course for the first couple weeks you're working out little bugs and kinks, such as leaks, ride heights, pressures, etc., but after that, they're fun as hell..some of the reactions are great, my gf always calls my truck a freak show because when you pull into a parking lot and lay it out, people just stop and stare..

Re: airbags instead of hydraulics... [Re: InfernoSonoma] #440448 Apr 14, 1:25am Apr 14, 1:25am
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lol..freak show? he..he..but they are cool..


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