CONNECT KIT PACKAGE ACCUAIR’S e+
The world of electronics as a whole is an exciting place to geek out, but it has one inevitable downfall—important equipment often becomes obsolete. In the particular segment of mobile electronics, things tend to move a bit slower as the absolute need to replace these products isn’t as urgent as, say, upgrading to a brand-new iPhone or Android device that is used for just about every aspect in your life.
When you zoom in even closer on the landscape of specialized mobile electronics, the dividing line blurs between items considered to be strictly for fun or mostly functional. Certain products, such as AccuAir’s e-Level air suspension management system, has become a mainstay with show vehicles as well as daily-driven customized cars and trucks.
The development of the new e-Level+ ECU and TouchPad upgrade kit was project that AccuAir designed to be obsolete-proof, which is a very welcoming feature to see on the consumer end. The new ECU features complete plug-and-play installation. It utilizes the same wiring and plugs as previous AccuAir ECU models, including the R9 computer that this particular 1986 Chevy Blazer was previously equipped with. While the Blazer’s existing air suspension system was working properly as-is, it was simply a no-brainer to make an upgrade of this importance that not only promotes superior function, but will also maintain relevance for years to come.
The ability to wirelessly update the e-Level+ ECU’s software eliminates the need to swap out the unit every couple of years whenever a new one is released, which is huge! The new ECU also allows a cell phone to act as a long-range controller thanks to a downloadable app. It also boasts automatic calibration to the existing air-ride system. Helpful programmable height settings as well as height indication with the use of e+ Height are also features to better the driving experience. A new e-Level TouchPad is available as well to add to this upgrade package to increase the system’s overall function and enjoyment.
To get this AccuAir e-Level+ ECU and TouchPad upgrade in full swing, the ’86 Blazer was taken to Crown Suspension in Brea, California, where Erik “Wolf” Rodriguez made quick work of the easy plug-and-play installation process. In less than a couple of hours, the Blazer had a highly updated air suspension system without having to make a significant investment in equipment or labor.
Follow along to see how you can upgrade your vehicle’s AccuAir air-ride setup to the latest model.