Firestone Industrial Products Announces New Ride-Rite™ Kit and Demonstrates “Power of Air” Capabilities at SEMA Show 2013


INDIANAPOLIS (November 5, 2013) – “Power of Air” is the theme for Firestone Industrial Products Company, at the 2013 SEMA Show, November 5 – 8, in Las Vegas, Nev. The company will showcase its innovative products, and release its newest offering, the Ride-Rite™ Ford F-150 Raptor Kit.

With over 60,000 buyers and 2,000 exhibitors each year, the SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. Industry leaders, domestic and international buyers and automotive experts deliver product demonstrations, educational seminars and networking opportunities.

This year, Firestone is unveiling the newest addition to its product line-up, the Ride-Rite™ Ford F-150 Raptor Kit. The Ride-Rite Ford F-150 Raptor Kit fits Ford F-150 Raptor Models from 2009 – 2014. This no drill kit uses existing holes in the frame for easy installation including an innovative tapered sleeve air spring for maximum travel while maintaining a smoother ride. The Ford F-150 Raptor Kit is the newest product in the Sport-Rite™ Air Helper Springs Product Line. Sport-Rite springs improve a vehicle’s ride and handling and support up to 3,000 lbs (not to exceed a vehicle’s GVWR).

Firestone will also be showcasing Ride-Rite Air Helper Spring Kits for Dodge, Chevy and Ford, along with air accessories including the Air Command™ Kit for Android™ and the Compact Remote Air Command™ Kit with key fob controller.

“We continue to innovate products that meet the needs of our customers by developing solutions for various hauling requirements for a wide range of light-duty trucks and vehicles,” said Todd Green, regional sales manager, Firestone Industrial Products, Ride-Rite™ Division. “SEMA is a great opportunity to demonstrate how our air springs and technologies provide load support for improved vehicle performance no matter the haul.

“Firestone invented the air spring, and we continue to improve it to meet and exceed marketplace needs to offer our customers the highest quality air spring on the market,” concluded Green.

About Firestone Industrial Products Company, LLC:
Firestone Industrial Products Company, LLC, specializes in air spring manufacturing and technology with a history of more than 75 years of research and development on technologically advanced air springs for the global marketplace. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., Firestone Industrial Products manufactures air springs and related products for commercial trucks and trailers, cars, sport utility vehicles, light trucks, mini vans, motor homes, buses, agricultural equipment, rail and industrial applications. The company has quality-certified manufacturing/assembly plants and technical centers in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit

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