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Re: (rollininstyle2004)

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Rears look AMAZING!!! Where are the fronts?
The gauges look great too, very seamlessly integrated into the car. Flows perfectly.

haha, my fronts are on the way. will be here early next week so I should be baggin' by next weekend fo sho
 

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Re: (Grig85)

hey I gotta favor to ask...
Can you measure the center pipe (part that goes into body of car) of your rear brackets for me? I have all the other measurements I need except that....need to know diameter and length...would rather get them from you then take mine off just to measure....thanks in advance and thanks for the tip on the lines
 

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Re: (71DubBugBug)

OK so I did some work last night, and I am stoked about results. Everything is wired and tightened and it WORKS.
I can shoot air.
here is some pics from last night
prewiright

mounting

and wiring


I have 2 questions tho. this is my first time ever dealing with air and I am a bit worried about the whole relay process. I wired it up right and I got 100-140 switch, 480cc, and a 5 gallon tank. How long does it take for tank to fill up? I would assume single 480cc is not capable of blowing up the tank but still its my first time and just wondering what if switch is bad
. Second question is about my valveblock I think I mess'd up a bit with confusing dump and inflate ports

here is what it looks like and I am sure many ppl used it, and can let me know the answer.
block has 2x1/4 ports and 2x3/8 ports are the bigger ports for inflating the bags or for dumping air out?
 

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Re: (Grig85)

Quote, originally posted by Grig85 »

I have 2 questions tho. this is my first time ever dealing with air and I am a bit worried about the whole relay process. I wired it up right and I got 100-140 switch, 480cc, and a 5 gallon tank. How long does it take for tank to fill up? I would assume single 480cc is not capable of blowing up the tank but still its my first time and just wondering what if switch is bad
. Second question is about my valveblock I think I mess'd up a bit with confusing dump and inflate ports

here is what it looks like and I am sure many ppl used it, and can let me know the answer.
block has 2x1/4 ports and 2x3/8 ports are the bigger ports for inflating the bags or for dumping air out?

You should have a gauge for the air pressure on the tank. Put it in your glove box or something. A 480 can take anywhere between 4-6 minutes to fill up a 5 gallon form 0-150psi. From 110-140 (or w/e switch u got) usually takes amount 1.5 minutes.
As for the block. There should be a port that says "IN" that, then you have 2 ports that go to the bags. one says L and one R. htey should be next to each other. then there should be 2 smaller ports that are for dump. then you have the ones for the air sending units, or in your case the fittings that go to the gauges.
Here are some pics from Squillos Passat that i did.


 

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Re: (Santi)

OK well, today i had a small step back with rear bags, but hopefully it will be taken care of tomorrow. and my fronts are in Canada now!!! so you will see them tomorrow.
 

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Re: (socal07rabbit)

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looks like you are applying the teflon tape backwards. If done properly, it won't back off when you thread the fittings in. Other than that, great job can't wait to see the finished product.

those are not my valveblocks, alho I did couple of mine backwards too
 

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Re: (Rat4Life)

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Erik Bljaha gde obeshannie fotki?
Where are the pics man?

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Re: (Rat4Life)

Ok so my rears are good to go in. and fronts are here. I had time to run only one line to the front, so tomorrow I am going to skip work to get this thing done. I am predicting control arms install to be the biggest bitch of the summer for me.

 

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that looks awesome..
Those front struts can be cut down even more on the bottom tube that goes to the bracket. And Those leader lines are long as hell.
 

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Re: (Grig85)

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I am predicting control arms install to be the biggest bitch of the summer for me.


I replaced all the control arms on my wagon earlier this year.
make sure you have a propane torch or something similar when you remove the 2 upper arms.
the bolt that goes through the spindle holding them in place are always a bitch to get out. Heat the f.cker up and and use a hammer to beat it through. use some copper grease when you put everything back together. this will save you some pain when you want to unbolt isht later on.
 

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Re: (Mr Schmidt)

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I replaced all the control arms on my wagon earlier this year.
make sure you have a propane torch or something similar when you remove the 2 upper arms.
the bolt that goes through the spindle holding them in place are always a bitch to get out. Heat the f.cker up and and use a hammer to beat it through. use some copper grease when you put everything back together. this will save you some pain when you want to unbolt isht later on.

yeah thats exactly what I've been told to do by Rat4Life. so today is a big day for me
 
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