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Old 07-25-2010, 10:57 PM
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Installing air compressor

I have a pair of rear air shocks on my car, and love them, but i hate having to always hook it up to my air compressor to change the height.. Does anyone know of a kit, or know of a way to add a small air compressor (like the height leveling on trucks and SUVs) to the car and how I could manually control each shock? I think there is a way to control each seperately with1 compressor, but Im no expert.. Any advice or help would be great

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There're kits available. To control each shock independently you'll need to rig up a Manifold with 2 solenoids, wire and a switch or find a kit capable of leveling like you mentioned. An RV or Travel Trailer center may have something.
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I have the Air Ride Technology Shockwave 9000's on the back of my '32 Victoria. I used the "Air Lift" compressor kit from Summit... compressor, gauge and panel, hose and fittings... etc for $135 or the compressor alone is $48. Part # AIR-16060

I have mine hooked up so the same psi is in both sides. Don't know why you would want it any other way unless you have a race car and want to pre-load the chassis. You really don't need one of the high dollar units, you're only filling 2 small shocks, doesn't take but a couple of seconds to adjust.
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I actually saw that air lift kit and it looks good, but i dont have those kind of airbags. i just have the shocks like these:



Thats the problem im having. I dont know of anyone hooking these up to a compressor
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J C Whintey sells kits like what you looking for
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