View Full Version : Extending Viair hoses

04-14-2014, 05:01 PM
Hi all

Im planning on hiding all the management for my air ride and just have the tank showing.

The problem is that the standard hoses that are supplied with the Viair compressors are short but atleast 2ft.

I would move the tank but i want to use all the space i can and keep it practical.

So really my question is can i extend them and where can i get the correct hose so my compressors can reach the tank?

Cheers Dan

04-14-2014, 05:07 PM
Its still rough but will give you a better idea.

http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff123/allard3corsa/76c7b4b4c34611e3a3fe0002c9dd8de6_8.jpg (http://s238.photobucket.com/user/allard3corsa/media/76c7b4b4c34611e3a3fe0002c9dd8de6_8.jpg.html)

Oh Damn, it's Sam
04-14-2014, 09:07 PM
You could extend the leader hoses by attaching a 1/4" NPT to whatever PTC fitting and just use some DOT air line to run to the tank.

Since Viair check valves and leader hoses don't tend to be the best, however, I would just build a complete new leader hose with an SMC check valve and a PTC fitting.

04-15-2014, 04:37 PM

Thats just what I'm after :)

Ordered the part this evening.

Oh Damn, it's Sam
04-15-2014, 05:02 PM
Good deal.

With twin comps, I don't think you're going to have a heat issue, but I'd just recommend keeping the air lines away from the compressor housings. Should be easy, since you've got loads of room under there.