• Air Ride question

    Air Ride question:

    Has anyone ever changed out the quick release connections with the plastic line to a hard connection? I know I'm not pioneering the idea, but am I the only one that doesn't like using a push in plastic line that has a tendancy to have a slow leak?

    10 comments
    • Never had them leak. Maybe you are not shoving the piping all the way up in the hole?

    • My wife keeps telling me the same fucking thing!!! This is bullshit! haha

    • Jerry, Maybe Brian Veney can make you some extensions. LMAO

    • If you have a leak, you can rebuild the fittings. They come right apart and there is an Oring that makes the seal. You can also add a drop of oil to the fitting to lube up said I rings for a better seal. And the straighter the cut on the tubing, the better.

    • Something Ive done in past guys.... Ive upgraded some of those to the D.O.T fittings... they seem to be better. Also when cutting the tubing, Ill use a tubing cutter to make sure that its nice and straight. Just a couple of ideas.

    • I've used a tube cutter, and retaped all the fittings in the past. I just don't like how I can't trust whether its holding air or not. Some days it holds for a week, others it holds through the night.

    • Hahaha

    • With your description of the leak I'm thinking it's something else. A fitting leak unless cross threaded or the like , would leak at a steady rate. Sounds like maybe internally is goofy or a fitting itself is faulty. But my wife says the same thing , so who knows, lol ...

    • I've checked the fittings, retaped them, new lines, soaped the hell out of it. If anything it may be the fittings themselves. Not at the threads but internally. I may just run to the hardware store and get a couple new ones and see if that helps.

    • Sounds like a good plan. I've had my problems with the fittings before and it's extremely frustrating, lol ...