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Ok guys i have a great deal of background on the Truck/Mini Truck side. (Associate Publisher for Truckin' - Sport Truck - Mini Truckin') YES YES Shameless plug...

With my Mini Truckin readers many of them dont use thier bagged vehicles as everyday drivers.

So I ask you how many people here use UAS bags as thier everyday driver vehicles? I just want to know because I would love to put bags on my 300 but terrified because thats the only vehicle I have. Thanks guys.
 

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not a 300 but...

well, I can tell you my son drives his 92 silverado EVERYWHERE. It has full air suspension with narrowed rear and can lay the frame with 22's.

He loves it. As long as you keep some functional shock absorbers there is no reason you can't drive it anywhere!
 

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ive been bagged since last june, everyday driver & i abuse the sh*T out of it with no problems what so ever

the only difference from my setup then the one from UAS are the valves, im running smc 1/2 valves. Most if not all here with bagged 300s are daily driven.....i know two that have had it for a lil over a year and havent had a problem......overall they are a very reliable company with great customer service, plus the forum discount helps out some

 

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I don't personally drive my car year round, so can't comment too much on it. I do know the biggest issue with any bagged setup is going to be winter weather. I know most guys that live in cold climates use air line antifreeze to keep their valves from freezing.

If you don't have to worry about freezing, then you should be good to go. As long as the install is done properly, you should never have a problem with the UAS kit.

I can't remember exactly, but I believe Zack has over 75K miles on his bagged setup and he drives his car daily.

Shawn
 

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If you don't have to worry about freezing, then you should be good to go. As long as the install is done properly, you should never have a problem with the UAS kit.
As Shawn has already stated here, this is the MOST important part of the equation in my opinion. The dependability, reliability, overall satisfaction (pick any word/description you'd like to use) with the air ride is going to rest on how well the install is done.

As for your daily driven question, reference these threads for some more info. Some threads aren't titled like yours, but the information within them may answer some more of your questions regarding the bags. :fing02:

http://www.300cforums.com/forums/su...versal-air-suspension.html?highlight=uas+bags

http://www.300cforums.com/forums/un...-suspension-questions.html?highlight=uas+bags

http://www.300cforums.com/forums/su...g-bagged-stock-struts.html?highlight=uas+bags

http://www.300cforums.com/forums/su...help-what-airbags-use.html?highlight=uas+bags

http://www.300cforums.com/forums/su...55-air-ride-coilovers.html?highlight=uas+bags

http://www.300cforums.com/forums/su...car-uas-soon-laid-out.html?highlight=uas+bags

http://www.300cforums.com/forums/au...d-install-my-air-bags.html?highlight=uas+bags

http://www.300cforums.com/forums/su...c-air-suspension-pics.html?highlight=uas+bags

http://www.300cforums.com/forums/su...as-trunk-gauge-setups.html?highlight=uas+bags

http://www.300cforums.com/forums/su...blems-solutions-fixes.html?highlight=uas+bags

http://www.300cforums.com/forums/su...sion-everyday-drivers.html?highlight=uas+bags

http://www.300cforums.com/forums/un...ou-go-zack-uas-thanks.html?highlight=uas+bags

http://www.300cforums.com/forums/su...76-finally-bagged-car.html?highlight=uas+bags

http://www.300cforums.com/forums/ch...20-my-first-pics-bags.html?highlight=uas+bags

http://www.300cforums.com/forums/su...360-air-bag-questions.html?highlight=uas+bags
 

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thanks Simans82, ive rpretty much reacd most of them and think im gonna take the dive and do it... As far as reliability i think im just gonna have UAS do the install. I would love to do it myself but with the no patience syndrome, i dont think I will last.... Although man oh man would it be cool to do it...
 

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I don't personally drive my car year round, so can't comment too much on it. I do know the biggest issue with any bagged setup is going to be winter weather. I know most guys that live in cold climates use air line antifreeze to keep their valves from freezing.

If you don't have to worry about freezing, then you should be good to go. As long as the install is done properly, you should never have a problem with the UAS kit.

I can't remember exactly, but I believe Zack has over 75K miles on his bagged setup and he drives his car daily.

Shawn

Thanks Shawn, I DO daily drive my car, 100 miles at least a day, and i know that i am very bias, but the only thing that i have had to replace or "maintain" in the system was replacing the compressors when they wore out. I have done a few shock changes to R&D up a few different things but nothing has ever caused me to be stranded.

When my compressors were going out, one of them went and i could tell that it was taking alot longer to refill so within a week i just changed them both out.

As of right now i am at about 73k miles and its been bagged since the first day.

 

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Im in southern california... no cold climate here... sorry.... had to rub it in... lol just kidding
LOL. Sometimes I wish I lived in an area that was warm year round. But then I wouldn't be able to have my car down for mods. The winter time is perfect for moddin. If it was warm, not sure I would be happy about having my car down for any period of time. Hahaha.

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LOL. Sometimes I wish I lived in an area that was warm year round. But then I wouldn't be able to have my car down for mods. The winter time is perfect for moddin. If it was warm, not sure I would be happy about having my car down for any period of time. Hahaha.

Shawn
Haha! I love it, someone who thinks just like I do. :biggrin:
 

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with airbag set up...are you only slammed when your parked?? how about when your daily driving?? how low can you make your vehicle??
 

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Ok guys i have a great deal of background on the Truck/Mini Truck side. (Associate Publisher for Truckin' - Sport Truck - Mini Truckin') YES YES Shameless plug...

With my Mini Truckin readers many of them dont use thier bagged vehicles as everyday drivers.

So I ask you how many people here use UAS bags as thier everyday driver vehicles? I just want to know because I would love to put bags on my 300 but terrified because thats the only vehicle I have. Thanks guys.
I don't know what features you have been shooting but I know here on the right coast we drive our feature trucks daily most of the summer and they get garaged in the fall/winter..even then some still come out in the snow.



Bags are extremely reliable for daily driving apps. If installed correctly and maintained there should be no problems other then occasionally emptying a water trap and draining your tanks (water will collect here... trust me)

Since the valves mount inside the trunk of the chrysler you should have no problems with freezing valves. Just stick with quality parts and you should be fine

viair
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parker

I usually install stuff from these three brands in the trucks I build.
 

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with airbag set up...are you only slammed when your parked?? how about when your daily driving?? how low can you make your vehicle??

You can drive as low as you want*




*assuming you have clearenced for your wheels and aren't mechanically binding any suspension parts



take for instance my ram. Its bagged on 22s and lays on the frame when on the ground. I have everything clearenced in such a way that lets my wheels rotate without rubbing. This allows me to drag the piss out of it :arms:
 

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Bags are extremely reliable for daily driving apps. If installed correctly and maintained there should be no problems other then occasionally emptying a water trap and draining your tanks (water will collect here... trust me)
You're absolutely correct about the water. I dumped out my tank when I stripped my trunk this winter and WOW there was a ton of water in there. Definitely good to either have water traps or make sure you empty your tank regularly.
 

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You're absolutely correct about the water. I dumped out my tank when I stripped my trunk this winter and WOW there was a ton of water in there. Definitely good to either have water traps or make sure you empty your tank regularly.
... or if you have a port on the bottom of your tank run a small piece of 1/4" airline out and then use a bulkhead mount and attach it to a small dump valve similar to a ball valve.


Just dont do this while your under the car or it could have a bad out come.

remember just because your car is aired up and valves are closed doesn't mean it will stay up once the tank is empty. Valves like to dump the air when no back pressure is there.
 

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I daily drive my 300C with UAS air suspension. Like Flossin says, I beat the hell out of them. I've had them for over a year with no problems. With my 30 series tires, I can drop it all the way down and drive, but I can't turn. When I had 35's, I couldn't drop it all the way down, but it was pretty close.
 

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only thing that would bother me about this is that when your riding flat out your sitting on something that is bound up. I know in my ram I had no mechanical binding, only thing that kept me up was the ground.
 
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