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    XP900 Crew for Fire Rescue Suspension

    My fire department put together their own 900 crew for fire and rescue. Now with the extra weight the suspension really needs help. I have been searching for air suspension systems for this model and have come up empty. Can someone steer me in the right direction? I would also like to upgrade the tires and wheels to something DOT rated. If I jump up to 14's will I need forward a-arms and a lift?
    Thanks in advance.

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    Welcome to the forum Terry. Don't hear much about air suspension systems here. Some folks have had success raising their machines by replacing oem springs with EV springs. As to the 14" rims - rim size has nothing to do with ride height. A 27" tire on a 12 or 14 inch rim will be the same height. You might post up the the terain you will be using your rig in. The tire folks will need some more info to give you a proper recommendation on tires. Good luck.
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    Hello and welcome to PRC! I concur with Jim on the wheels, you could even go up to a 15" wheel, which would give even more tire options, and it won't effect anything. Tire size is what effects your need for arms or a lift. As long as you stay under a true 27" tire, you shouldn't need forward arms or a lift. Now, for suspension, I would recommend either the S3 HD springs or the Highlifter HD springs, I'm pretty sure the ev springs mentioned above will only work on the midsize (570) machines. Post up some pics so we can see what ya'll have built!
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    Quote Originally Posted by tbg120 View Post
    My fire department put together their own 900 crew for fire and rescue. Now with the extra weight the suspension really needs help. I have been searching for air suspension systems for this model and have come up empty. Can someone steer me in the right direction? I would also like to upgrade the tires and wheels to something DOT rated. If I jump up to 14's will I need forward a-arms and a lift?
    Thanks in advance.
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    Thanks guys, I am going to give RideTech a call. As far as the tires and wheels go maybe everyone misunderstood. Do to the weight and use of this rig I would like to go to a DOT approved UTV tire better suited for asphalt and gravel trails. I am worried about them running the low PSI stock tires and rolling a sidewall on a turn. Most DOT tires for UTV's are coming in 14" that I have seen. If I have to change control arms etc. to make them fit then that is an option.
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    Any pics of the beast?
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