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Old 08-17-2015, 03:06 AM   #1
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Trailair Compressor

I got really tired of dragging out a compressor every time we pulled out of storage, just to put a few bursts of air into that Trailair tri-glide! Last year I installed a cheap Air-Lift compressor in the pin box, but never hooked it up. This last weekend, I finally hooked it up! Yippee.

Not the ideal way - I would have much preferred a Wireless One controller by Air-Lift so I could control it from the cab, but I figured $300 is money better spent on getting my shackles replaced, so I opted for a momentary switch and a air bleed button out by the drivers side near the hitch light switch. Piece of cake. The compressor fits nicely up in the pin box!
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Old 08-17-2015, 03:40 AM   #2
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Brad,
You're the "king" of innovations!
Really enjoy the pictures too...
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Old 08-17-2015, 04:47 AM   #3
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Great idea. What model air lift did you use? I'm checking Amazon and there are several..

Thanks,

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Old 08-17-2015, 05:24 AM   #4
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Ken,
It was a 16060, same as when came with my truck springs.

https://www.airliftcompany.com/shop/16060/
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Brad,
You're the "king" of innovations!
Really enjoy the pictures too...
Thanks 5th Time
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Nice job. With all the goodies you have added youll have to keep the grandson with you to show you what buttons to push
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yep, plus he can crawl into the small places I can't get to
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Well had some more time over Labor Day and some extra parts (Not to mention [Piper Guy] Vaughan sent me some AWESOME labels), so I embellished the Trailair compressor system.

The guage even lights up with the park lights, or with the switch next to it. The panel now has a air chuck in case none of what I did works someday
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Ver nice, Brad!!
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That does it ~ I'm bringing my coach cross-country to visit, buy Brad some beers, and have all the "Brad" updates done !!
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