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Air Plus

Air Plus provides enhanced air suspension and driving comfort for the AL-KO AMC rear axle. The Air Plus system has a manual, external air supply and level control, and optimally matched, high performance shock absorbers. The system is maintenance free, easy to service, and is supported by AL-KO’s extensive service network.

SUSPENSION AND COMFORT

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    Manual, external air supply.

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    Special air bellows with waisted piston and integrated buffer stop.

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    Optimally matched high performance shock absorber with int.

progressive Cellasto spring.

SYSTEM DESCRIPTION The following is fitted on the AL-KO AMC Chassis:

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    A trailing link axle with special air bellows, high performance

shock absorbers. The following are located in the driver‘s cab of the AMC Chassis:

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    A fitted double pressure gauge with which the air bellows can be

supplied with air, via valves (garage/compressor).

ASSEMBLY Only as Original Equipment Supply on the AMC Chassis conversion.

Applies to the following vehicles:

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    FIAT Ducato

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    PEUGEOT Boxer

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    CITROËN Relay

LEVEL CONTROL Manual level control.

SUSPENSION TYPE OR PROPORTION OF LOAD Proportion of ultimate load ca. 70% steel, ca. 30% air (with permissible rear axle load).

AIR SUPPLY Vented air bellows bled manually or via garage/compressor.

LIFT AND LOWERING FUNCTIONS The ground clearance and rear overhang angle can be altered via an external air supply (garage/compressor). This function is only posssible when the vehicle is stationary or travelling at a max. speed of 30 km/h.

Values:

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    Lowering dependent on the rear axle load.

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    Lifting in the axle area approx. 60 mm.

SERVICE/MAINTENANCE

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    Maintenance free air suspension system.

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    Extensive service network.

MAX. WEIGHT LIMITS

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    For single axle vehicles (up to a max. permissible

overall weight of 4.0 T).

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    ABS is essential for commercial vehicles.

A

Components for the Air Plus additional air suspension on the rear axle.

A

B

High performance wheel shock absorber. Hose U-type bellows.

2

1.Double manometer in the driver’s cab.

2.Manually regulated air suspension.

TÜV TESTED Braking system as EC-RL 71/320*2002/78.

PART NO. Only as original equipment supply.

B

Optimally matched

The AL-KO high performance wheel shock absorbers with integrated, progressive Cellasto auxiliary spring.

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Air Top

Air Top provides an additional air suspension system for the rear axle of the original base vehicle. The system increases roll stability, and improved driving comfort through a manual, external air supply. Independent, manual level control for the left or right wheel is supplied through a dual circuit system and Air Top suspension is entirely maintenance free.

SUSPENSION AND COMFORT Offers improved driving comfort

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    Manual, external air supply.

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    Increases roll stability.

SYSTEM DESCRIPTION An AL-KO dealer can fit two air bellows on the original base vehicle (e.g. Fiat Ducato X250), between the leaf spring and the chassis frame.

These are connected to the dual pressure gauge which can be located in the driver‘s cab or near the rear wheel (for easy access.

ASSEMBLY Can be fitted to the following base vehicles:

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    FIAT Ducato

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    PEUGEOT Boxer

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    CITROËN Relay

Fitting is possible by AL-KO dealers as original equipment or as a retrofit option on chassis, flat beds and box bodies.

LEVEL CONTROL Manual level control.

SUSPENSION TYPE OR PROPORTION OF LOAD Proportion of ultimate load up to 100% leaf spring (bellows are pressure dependent).

AIR SUPPLY Vented air bellows bled manually or via garage/compressor.

LIFT AND LOWERING FUNCTIONS Lift function only possible when vehicle is stationary, with the aid of an external air supply. Due to the leaf spring design, lowering from the basic level is not possible.

Values: Lifting in the rear axle area max. approx. 50 mm (only possible at max. premissible bellows pressure when stationary, eg for loading/ unloading, driving onto ferries). Lowering is not possible.

SERVICE/MAINTENANCE Maintenance free air suspension system.

MAX. WEIGHT LIMITS For single axle vehicles (up to a max. weight of 3.85 T) fitted with original chassis:

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    FIAT Ducato 15 (up to 3.5 T) with/without ABS.

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    FIAT Ducato Maxi (up to 3.5 T) with/without ABS.

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1.Double manometer in the driver’s cab.

2.Fitting situation Air Top X2/44.

Kit AL-KO Air Top X2/30, X2/44.

Kit AL-KO Air Top X2/50.

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    FIAT Ducato Maxi (up to 3.5 T) with/without ABS in vehicle class M1*

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    FIAT Ducato Maxi (up to 3.5 T) with/without ABS in vehicle class N2*

A brake limiting device must be ordered for vehicles without ABS (order this item separately).

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    Body builder can supply information on respective vehicle class.

TÜV TESTED TÜV approval required (EG-Brake certificate available).

PART NO. 222 619 (Air Top ABS Type 230/244). 420 150 (brake limiting device for vehicles without ABS).

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