Peterbilt 359 w/ air leaf ride height

Discussion in 'Trucks [ Eighteen Wheelers ]' started by Wildcat74, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. Wildcat74

    Wildcat74 Medium Load Member

    Jul 15, 2008
    Omaha, NE
    How do I check this? Does anyone have the factory specs who can school me on this?
  2. beltrans

    beltrans Medium Load Member

    Nov 26, 2008
    spokane wa
    For 379 Pete with Low air leaf or Flex air suspension your laden ride height is 8.5" or 216 mm and uladen air ride height is 8.75" or 222 mm.
    Air Leaf 12" or 305mm unladen and 11.70" or 297 mm laden.
    Air Trac 11.38" or 289 mm uladen and 11.00" or 279 mm laden.
    Low Low Air Leaf 6.75" or 171 mm uladen and 6.5" or 165 laden.
    To check your air ride hight you need to measure the distance between the bottom of your frame rail to the center of your drive axle.
    I think 359 air ride height will be the same as 379 if suspensions are same.
    Heavyd and Wildcat74 Thank this.
  3. rollin coal

    rollin coal Road Train Member

    Mar 29, 2008
    Call a Pete service department and ask. Or better yet, go see them and get the printout so you can stash it in the glove box.
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