View Poll Results: Would you want an air-ride system on your van????
Yes, lets get up for the speedbumps and down for the look- 290 51.79%
Good for all round use with a conversion in the back- 100 17.86%
Maybe interested if the price is right/depending on options- 247 44.11%
No, Not interested in the slightest- 40 7.14%
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Old 08-10-11, 18:28
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If you want practicality stay stock. If you want to lower it you can near enough do it for free, why splash out on air? I'm not saying dont do it, just dont start saying 'look how low my van is', say 'look how low I'm pretending my van is'.
i do agree with you mate...air is for cheats really..

but would love to know how you can get stock low to compete with air ride lowness....cuz i aint seen a t4 yet..

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i do agree with you mate...air is for cheats really..

but would love to know how you can get stock low to compete with air ride lowness....cuz i aint seen a t4 yet..
Si, you know me and I don't do arguments BUT

The air doesn't actually lower you more than the set up you have. It doesn't lower you, it will only higher you from the lowest setting you have

If you've got 60 eibachs on it can't take you lower than that can it.

So if browner puts this on his, it will take him from uberlow to the highest the bag will take it. If someone like me buys it it will only take me from -60 Jamex (actually more like 100 ) to how ever high can go.


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Old 08-10-11, 18:49
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Si, you know me and I don't do arguments BUT

The air doesn't actually lower you more than the set up you have. It doesn't lower you, it will only higher you from the lowest setting you have

If you've got 60 eibachs on it can't take you lower than that can it.

So if browner puts this on his, it will take him from uberlow to the highest the bag will take it. If someone like me buys it it will only take me from -60 Jamex (actually more like 100 ) to how ever high can go.
calm down.....

see where your coming from...just dont see the point....if i am spending that kind of cash i would rather spend it on hydraulics and get the thing slammed in the process...

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Old 08-10-11, 18:56
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calm down.....

see where your coming from...just dont see the point....if i am spending that kind of cash i would rather spend it on hydraulics and get the thing slammed in the process...
I'm not arguing it's when I dont use smilies I am

You need a lot of battery power for hydraulics and we havnt got a price yet


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Old 08-10-11, 19:10
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Agreed. Any Hydraulics is much the same as Air really. You'll still have to change things around (maybe) and if it works for air, IE- we find a way to slam it and make it work without removing the whole front end then it could open up options for hydraulics.

[QUOTE]If you want practicality stay stock. If you want to lower it you can near enough do it for free, why splash out on air? I'm not saying dont do it, just dont start saying 'look how low my van is', say 'look how low I'm pretending my van is'.
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Mate, you can never lower anything for free nor near enough!!! It's not about the so called look and "pretending". You need to actually lower it to give it the lowest point anyway on the T4. It's all about practicality for me. I'm fully converted in the back (minus sink) and I want to be able to lower it for shows/decent roads/motorways and then raise it up when I drive on gash roads and in town over speed bumps.

I'm sorry for T4chippy and myself having a level of innovation for our beloved T4's. Hey if it works and your driving around a bumpy/muddy field at a show, get stuck and have to crawl around everywhere, - Keith and I will demonstrate to you how wonderful this pointless idea/system really is as we casually cruise pass.

Hey, it may not even be possible but where's the harm in actually trying to find out if it will......
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Now now ladies........
Lets take it all down a notch ( you see what i did there...notch...slamming.....i'm blooming hilarious)
If the clearance can be created front and rear like mine then when the bags are down you'll be sat on the sump coz i can go lower but steering is then out the question (overated anyway) but if your parked it dont matter....win win.
Personally i'm a static man still to be converted to air but if the options there why not take it.
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Hello fellas i'v done full air ride on my t4 it's not easy trust me!
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Old 08-10-11, 19:46
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There is so many what you want to know?
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Now now ladies........
Lets take it all down a notch ( you see what i did there...notch...slamming.....i'm blooming hilarious)
If the clearance can be created front and rear like mine then when the bags are down you'll be sat on the sump coz i can go lower but steering is then out the question (overated anyway) but if your parked it dont matter....win win.
Personally i'm a static man still to be converted to air but if the options there why not take it.
Gaz.
Your so funny

I'm not sure I'd want to go any lower than I am at the mo mate, but would really appreciated being a little higher for the speeed bumps at the school...........they're huge


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