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When to replace Air Bag Systems

Started this discussion. Last reply by FETC Jul 29, 2013. 3 Replies


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FETC replied to kimball's discussion When to replace Air Bag Systems
"Kimball, I believe Hurst bags are actually "Vetter" and I have not seen anyone say more than 10-12 years of life expectancy. Here was a good article about testing and life…"
Jul 29, 2013
kimball replied to kimball's discussion When to replace Air Bag Systems
"Thanks for the information! If I can find something like this for the Hurst Bags we have it would be perfect!"
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FETC replied to kimball's discussion When to replace Air Bag Systems
"Kimball, I would contact the manufacturer and get a defined clarification for that specific bag.  Here is what I found on Paratech Bags   The information below should help in determining the expected, useful, safe service life of air lift…"
Jul 27, 2013
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When to replace Air Bag Systems

Lately I have been trying to talk my guys into selling our current Air Bag system. The system (HURST) was purchased in the late 80's early 90's. (I believe already used) However the feed back I have been receiving is "if it aint broke don't fix it", "they are hardly used", etc etc. I have been looking to try and find something that basically says this system is out dated and needs to be replaced and the bags their selves have out lasted their self life, but to no avail. I know of better,…See More
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At 10:53am on July 22, 2008, Roxann said…
Hey there
Thanks for adding me as your friend
At 11:39pm on July 2, 2008, Joey "BigShow" De Piano said…
Hey Kimball as I am sending this I am sitting in Gettysburg on Emmitsburg rd. Tomorrow we are going over to confederate ave to watch some re enacting of the battle why I was asking we visit here at least once a year.
At 2:12am on July 2, 2008, Jacquelyn said…
Uhh yeah I actually sent you a message not a comment so apparently you didnt get those cause i tryed twice lol. And yes, I still hate technology!
At 12:43am on June 28, 2008, bill batton said…
tell kristen i said whats up drink one for me on her b-day i work 16hrs on that day could not pass it up doubletime and half for pay maybe that next week we could get together ttu later
At 7:49pm on June 27, 2008, Jacquelyn said…
Ok so, lets try this again. Apparently the computer at the station is a peice of poo cause I've tried to write you twice and I dont think you got either of them. If you did once again I apologize. Just write me back and let me know if you did, and if not I'll write what I had originally planned, I hate technology lol.
At 6:22pm on June 25, 2008, Jacquelyn said…
Havcnt you heard?? The west is goin up in smoke lol. There actually pretty slow in my district but it seems like everywhere around us its burning, and we are just getting all the smoke.
At 10:05pm on June 24, 2008, Amanda said…
yeahh i love itt !!!
At 1:16pm on June 24, 2008, Jacquelyn said…
Hi, how are things in the east?
At 1:16pm on June 24, 2008, Trish said…
Well thats good..........
At 1:10pm on June 24, 2008, Trish said…

Hope you are having a great week...Be safe always

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