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How to install a remote reservoir to your stock shocks


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Now that I have a perch on the back of my joyner, I wanted to up the shock pressure. Turns out shocks leak, and the left one was at 50#, and the right at 90#.

Wanted to have a remote tank with guage and fitting, both shocks plumbed in to the same tank (I ride pretty even - either 2 or 4 people).

If you'd like to see pics of a DIY with no welding or machining, go here:

http://www.pauldaytonscifi.com/spotlight.html

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Nice work so you plan charge it with "free" air or some sort of gas?

If I understand right, purpose of reservoir is to give extra pressure when you have extra weight in back?

You just charge up the shocks then shut the reservoir from the shocks then charge the reservoir itself then when you get extra weight you open up the reservoir to give more lift?

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I may just put air, which is 80 nitro anyway. I can put in welding gas, but I need to get a fitting - no big thing. However, with the reservoir:

1) The larger air chamber won't allow air to heat up as much as if it was in the small shock reservoir, (the shock should be filled with nitro anyway, but I don't have that here)

2) I can up the pressure, or lower it on both shocks at once instantaneously. I can also keep a check on the shock pressure, which I couldn't do before. This is important for those who load their vehicle down with gear for hunting, or like I did, with an extra seat and two people in the back.

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