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bagged98sport

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hello iam new here and i thought i would say hello. i have a 98 explorer sport and i was doing the fuel pump today after it sitting for over a year. here are a few crappy pic's.





 
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iam having a couple problems that i thought you guys would be able to help with. first off the front dosent hold air well and by that i mean after about a couple hours the front goes down then like overnight the back goes down. and i have a 5 gallon tank and 2 pumps and it takes so long for the bags to fill up, should i look into a second tank or better compressor?i will get the size of the pumps tomorrow.
 

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yea let us know what compressors you are running I can help you figure out a better fill time. The leaking could be a couple problems the fittings are not sealed correctly or if your tank pressure drops the valves will backfeed into the tank, best bet is to install some check valves after the tank and before your fill valve if your tank leaks.

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thanks for the help guys how much are check valves?and how many do you need for the system?i will go look at my explorer and get the model numbers of the pumps and take some more pic and see what you guys think here are a couple crappy pics that i took from my cell phone











 

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the compressors could deff. account for the slow fill time! i would recomend trying out a set of viair 380's or 480s. also i agree with slammedx, check valves are a great and wise investment. i have them on both my trucks. i've ran viairs for the past 4 years and i love em. well worth the money.

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yea, you can run another compressor as long as you have an unused port on your tank.
 

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would i have to upgrade the wiring or am i better off getting a better set of compressors?how hard is it to just add a 3rd compressor?thanks
 

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Couldnt the leakage or w/e be from the bags too?
 

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Couldnt the leakage or w/e be from the bags too?
yea your right i will check the bags also with some soap and water, but it just fills up slow as hell like over 5 mins and when its all the way down it takes more then one time of hitting the fill switch to pop it up. also how do you deal w/ the bumpy ride in the front?can you just install some shoucks and make it a smother ride? thanks for the help
 
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i'd probably just buy a dual pack of compressors and redo all the wireing to be honest. better safe than sorry.
 

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i'd probably just buy a dual pack of compressors and redo all the wireing to be honest. better safe than sorry.
ok sounds good what would you think the best bang for the buck is?and yes i still have the back seats and it looks good just a little bit of hacking, it has tubs in the rear. i will take some pic's later on today thanks everyone for the help
 

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on my explorer i have two viair 480s and i love them, they are a little on the expensive side but worth it. on my sonoma i have two 380s and they are just a good, little slower on the fill time but great never the less.

either is a great choice. its up to you. i wanna see your back seat too!!!
 

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yea your right i will check the bags also with some soap and water, but it just fills up slow as hell like over 5 mins and when its all the way down it takes more then one time of hitting the fill switch to pop it up. also how do you deal w/ the bumpy ride in the front?can you just install some shoucks and make it a smother ride? thanks for the help
Well besides the compressors that could be it too...your filling them up, and some of the airs going right back out lol, but im not a bag or front end expert, im pretty sure you cant make it any smoother, like they say... "Beauty is pain" LOL
 

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i got some pics today, sorry for the mess in the back thats from me doing the fuel pump.







 
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