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Old 05-17-2016, 10:59 AM
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Lowering Links: Airmatic vs. Adjustable Air Ride

Anyone done a comparison of the two products? Airmatic claims to be the first to outfit the high end Euro vehicles with lowering links. They have some sharp looking links and the price is about half that of Adjustable Air Links...I'm curious if anyone has ordered the Airmatic Links and what your experience has been? I don't suppose anyone has gone as far as to do a side-by-side?

I know, I know...there's a DIY thread on here too; and yes, I've considered it.

http://www.airmatic-lowering-links.co.uk/
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Re: Lowering Links: Airmatic vs. Adjustable Air Ride

I am just about to order my AAR links. I will let you know my thoughts on them. I won't be able to compare.
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Re: Lowering Links: Airmatic vs. Adjustable Air Ride

I don't see Jeep on the airmatic manufacture list.

Go DIY. All you need is a ruler and a hack saw (or something to cut the allthread). I put together a set of 2 links yesterday in 30 minutes to lower my front end. Already had the links in the rear that I have to adjust a bit.
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Re: Lowering Links: Airmatic vs. Adjustable Air Ride

Yeah I don't see the point in doing a comparison really. A link is a link, it does nothing more than connect a suspension arm to a sensor. Might as well save even more money and make the DIY ones yourself like dcorn said. I have been running my own custom links now for months and they are great. I actually have a thread on this if you have t seen it yet. Not that anything is wrong with the more expensive links, it's just that it is such a simple and basic thing that doesn't need to cost so much. I say go with the least expensive route.
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Re: Lowering Links: Airmatic vs. Adjustable Air Ride

Yea, I'm totally satisfied with the links that JTS helped me out with. The look is nice, but more importantly, I can get in and out more easily. (I have some physical issues that have developed over the past year or two)
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Re: Lowering Links: Airmatic vs. Adjustable Air Ride

2 weekends ago , I took a 700 mile "road trip", and on day 1, things went fairly well. On day 2, the return trip, it was pretty windy, and I was getting blown all over the road. Yeah, the ORA II suspension is nice in the snow, but on that particular day, I was wishing I was about 3" lower!

Having said that, and being a sports car guy at heart, I'm all for lowering my GC. However, my past experience in messing with suspensions tells me that I have to be aware of the need to keep the ride height within the limits of the suspension travel, and just as importantly, being able to still set camber and caster to acceptable numbers.

To those who have lowered your Jeeps, are you still be able to get the alignment correct?
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Re: Lowering Links: Airmatic vs. Adjustable Air Ride

Hey guys can I know where can I find these links for summit 2014, and what about the air suspension will it work normally ?

My understanding that the normal mode drive will be similar to the entry/exit ... and the entry/exit will be lower right ?


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Hey guys can I know where can I find these links for summit 2014, and what about the air suspension will it work normally ?

My understanding that the normal mode drive will be similar to the entry/exit ... and the entry/exit will be lower right ?


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Re: Lowering Links: Airmatic vs. Adjustable Air Ride

Hey guys, I'm just getting confused the threads and comments are just too much, I will get my links soon.
My point is I want to lower it to make it similar to entry exit mode when it's on normal mode, and 100% straight while driving from the front and read.

What are the product I have to get and what size I have to keep it ? Please note the oem link on my 14 Summit is curved a bit will the straight link fit there ? Please reply me every thing bellow so I don't get confused thanks a lot.


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Re: Lowering Links: Airmatic vs. Adjustable Air Ride

I think you'll be very uncomfortable driving around in exit/entry mode. You'll be basically riding around on your bump-stops. Why would you want to do that? It would stand to reason your Jeep will incur unnecessary wear and tear.


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Re: Lowering Links: Airmatic vs. Adjustable Air Ride

Maybe little higher than entry / exit ?


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