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Old 07-29-2020, 10:35 AM
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Default Installing new air shocks

I had a second set of air shocks I left in Florida so had them shipped and ready to install. I am testing the lines before installing. So far so good and hope to install this Sunday.
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Suggest the following. Have mask and goggles Spray top of shocks nut and shaft with WD 40 or similar allow to soak for a day.Dirty nasty job good luck with it.
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I have moved to Deep Creep by SeaFoam. It is the best penetrating oil that I have ever found.
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If all else fails mr Smith will do the job.
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Not sure they can hold the weight of the Lifeliner. I put in as much air as my little compressor can do, and I can still compress the shocks. I think I'll need a heavy duty compressor to ram that air in to them.
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If they are the corrct part number for the application, they should work
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Have you replaced the leaf springs in it??
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You should have around 50 lb in the shocks.
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Have you replaced the leaf springs in it??
Not yet but feel that will have to be done if I'm going to get it to where I want it to sit. Rest assured, when that time comes I certainly will be leaving that up to the experts in replacing.
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