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Old 04-06-2011, 06:29 AM   #1001
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I didnt find a cut off, but I found a regulator at Lowes. Planning on dropping some tool oil in the inlet side.
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Old 04-06-2011, 06:59 AM   #1002
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Just for a quick $.02 on the OBA thing..

For my pressure swtich, I just robbed one off a junk compressor. It was cheaper to pick up a used compressor off CL than it was to buy a new switch (at that time).

Ebay or industrial equipment dealers are good places to look for cheap oilers. Cheab being ~$20-30 for an industrial unit. But the reality is that you can get away with just dumping some air tool oil in the intake prior to every use. Heck, the S-10 gus (low riders running bags) run this style of compressor without any oil in them. They tend to last quite a while like that.

Make sure you have a decent length of hard metal line coming off the discharge side of the compressor. The pressurized air that's coming out of the compressor is warm enough to cause the regular air hose to self destruct fairly quickly. In my case, I was having a hose blow out every 8 months or so until I corrected the issue by adding a longer metal line off of the back of the compressor.



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Old 04-06-2011, 07:26 AM   #1003
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Copper tubing with a couple loops between the compressor and the tank will work best as it will dissipate the heat before it enters the tank...
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Old 04-06-2011, 05:59 PM   #1004
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Idealy if you have access to a mill or know someone that is, is to have the back of the block that bolts onto the air pump, machined flat and have two holes tapped so you can just run some 1/4 or 3/8's brake line to your tank or cutoff switch. Then it looks more pro and functions more pro and takes up way less room.
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XJ coils in. I ended up cutting a little more off than I wanted to, but I finally got it back to the right height with some washers. Now my shocks are not only shot, but are also my limiting factor.



This is with the shock fully compressed. Still has more to go, but its already much better than before.


I also picked up a brushed metal gauge cover at the u-pull today for $1. Probably won't ever install it, but I thought what the hell. I must have forgotten to snag a pic of it though.
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XJ coils in. I ended up cutting a little more off than I wanted to, but I finally got it back to the right height with some washers. Now my shocks are not only shot, but are also my limiting factor.



This is with the shock fully compressed. Still has more to go, but its already much better than before.


I also picked up a brushed metal gauge cover at the u-pull today for $1. Probably won't ever install it, but I thought what the hell. I must have forgotten to snag a pic of it though.
what springs did you use?
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Wow they look taller then my 6.5 XJ lift ones, but I guess mine were already broke in being used already. Looks great, hope it performs better for ya.
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Old 04-07-2011, 05:54 AM   #1009
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Thats next to my SJ 6" coils. Should have took a pic next to stockers.

Going to the u-pull today to try and get some f250 shock mounts. I may still make my own though.
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Lookin good, Dustin Ever thought about running straps??
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