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bigdogdewey2
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PostSubject: AIR!!!! On-Board Air that is......   Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:04 pm

most of you know that i installed a helluva train horn system which includes a VIAIR compressor and air tank. I finally got around to being able to install my air lines and fittings to allow me to use the system to air up tires and the like...i am really loving this project more and more ...its been fun and challenging to come up with a way to accommodate my needs...here are a few pics!!

the air line comes out a small hole on the drivers side directly underneath the mount for the door shock..




i bought a 50' coiled hose so that i dont have to stretch it and possibly break it and so other folks can use it too if needed. i have a Campbell Huasfeld tire inflator/deflator that will be attached to the hose...going to make airing my tires easier and more comfortable...
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PostSubject: Re: AIR!!!! On-Board Air that is......   Sat Feb 09, 2013 9:20 am

Looking good, that train horn is fun!

Since your air coupler is outside getting exposed to dirt, mud, critters, etc. I would fab up a plug or cover to keep garbage out of it.

Last thing you want to be doing after a long hard day of wheelin' is cleaning mud out of your nipples.
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PostSubject: Re: AIR!!!! On-Board Air that is......   Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:00 am

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Looking good, that train horn is fun!

Since your air coupler is outside getting exposed to dirt, mud, critters, etc. I would fab up a plug or cover to keep garbage out of it.

Last thing you want to be doing after a long hard day of wheelin' is cleaning mud out of your nipples.

Just use a large balloon.
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PostSubject: Re: AIR!!!! On-Board Air that is......   Sat Feb 09, 2013 8:46 pm

i like the large balloon idea...i think some company actually makes a cap for them ill google and see if i can find one...but i had thought of the crap maybe getting in it and i have been thinking about ways to prevent it...
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PostSubject: Re: AIR!!!! On-Board Air that is......   Sun Feb 10, 2013 9:32 pm

I'd just use a chair leg rubber cap:
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PostSubject: Re: AIR!!!! On-Board Air that is......   Sun Feb 10, 2013 9:46 pm

Nice set up brother
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