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I recently replaced the front 180000 mile springs with the late model hvy s10 springs. Got more rise than I expected. I thought the s10 springs were going to be a lower loaded height? I've been running airlift 1000 on the back for a long time and they seem to do well, but if I replace the air bags this will be the 3rd set? I had replaced the original style air shocks long time ago because they're poor shocks. I put some good shocks on the rear and used the air bags for height adjustment. I don't normally haul much so they were there for height adjustment. Is anyone using something else? After looking it looks like the air bags are the best option??
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The airlift 1000 bags have a lifetime warranty, just send email & get new ones, no need to buy new ones

There is many springs out there to choose from, I would search & see what others used

I went with KYB's gas-a-just shocks on all 4
 

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Same happened to me here. I used the MOOG 5660 S10 springs in my ´82. Got a little more height than expected (still a little lower than the El Camino springs MOOG 5608, probably 1/2- 3/4") But ride quality felt much better. S10 springs relaxed length is shorter but wire diameter is a little larger, resulting in higher spring rate.
Airlift 1000 on the back too. Running individual air lines to each bag for loading the passanger side rear corner at the strip.
 
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