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Posted: 08/26/21 03:10pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I am looking for a way (I cannot be the first person) to have a compressor that airs up my airbags and also has a port to plug a hose into for airing up my tires.

I get the concept of having a nice compressor and tank attached to my frame, but what controller would I put in between the tank and the bags?

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First item to fail on an air bag system is the pump. I use a bicycle pump. Easy, quick, replaceable.


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Posted: 08/26/21 03:42pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

A simple manual on/off valve.

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Posted: 08/26/21 04:19pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

There are onboard air systems for exactly what you're wanting to do.

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This Guy did a real clean install on his TC. Maybe you can get some ideas from this. I like how he located his air intake and hose QD in the cab.


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Anything goes as far as a valve and gauges. I ran a tube from the tank to the back of the truck so I can connect a hose for tires. Craig
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Lwiddis wrote:

First item to fail on an air bag system is the pump. I use a bicycle pump. Easy, quick, replaceable.


That was helpful....


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There are pneumatic control panels if you have the air source available (ie your onboard air system), for about $200 Firestone makes them. If you want in cab airbag control.
That's about the simplest and cheapest unless you pieced one together.

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