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HAHA. I had heard there was some type of shena****ns with GOE, but I never looked into it. My experience with them was super easy, but it was sometime back in 2014 or so. I wouldn't recommend paying anybody a third party mark-up at this point. All the parts are out there now, just be aware of the max PSI rating on what you are buying and try to keep it to 250psi.

When the factory line STB all four corners dropped almost immediately.

On a side note, the SYA 2.5 kit worked as intended. It kept my 33" tires out of the fender liners, but it was a VERY rough ride down to a spot where I could safely service it.



ETA: What the H E L L. We can't say S H E N A N I G A N S now?
 

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HAHA. I had heard there was some type of shena****ns with GOE, but I never looked into it. My experience with them was super easy, but it was sometime back in 2014 or so. I wouldn't recommend paying anybody a third party mark-up at this point. All the parts are out there now, just be aware of the max PSI rating on what you are buying and try to keep it to 250psi.

Yeah, the "Ponzi scheme" title was a little rough. Reading the article, looks like he was taking full payment for parts before he even had them, then got burnt when the currency exchange rate fluctuated between Australia and Brittain and found himself underwater.
 

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Make your own EAS kit, you need 6mm pneumatic air tubing and 6mm push-fit schraeder valves. Unfortunately, you can't find 6mm push-fit schraeder valves in the US. 1/4" push-fit schraeders are too big on 6mm tubing.

Anyhow, always have a plan is THE #1 plan. I have always have an EAS kit, extra tubing (362 psi), 6mm straight unions (290 psi), and some network cable stripper to cut the tubing. OEM psi is roughly 240 psi at the galley (air tank). I also rock Proud Rhino's SYA kit in case I blow some bags too.
 

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Make your own EAS kit, you need 6mm pneumatic air tubing and 6mm push-fit schraeder valves. Unfortunately, you can't find 6mm push-fit schraeder valves in the US. 1/4" push-fit schraeders are too big on 6mm tubing.

Anyhow, always have a plan is THE #1 plan. I have always have an EAS kit, extra tubing (362 psi), 6mm straight unions (290 psi), and some network cable stripper to cut the tubing. OEM psi is roughly 240 psi at the galley (air tank). I also rock Proud Rhino's SYA kit in case I blow some bags too.

Dang. You a right. No 6mm schraeder valves in the U.S.

Here are some for $30 a piece. I'm assuming that's Australian dollars.


Their shipping is high, too. Around $115 AUD just to get 4 valves to the U.S.

There are some on ebay for 199 British Pounds, which is even more expensive.
 

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You guys are on the right track. Pictures for reference.

Pro Tip. Mark the ends of your loops on each side of the union with colored tape so you know what goes where and can reconnect it appropriately. I use Red for Right and blue for left.

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I used Mettleair out of Canada to order Push fitting, 6mm to 1/8 NPT females, ordered all the line and other fittings from McMaster-Carr per one of you guys' recommendations from a thread back in March when I was prepping my own kit. Haven't used it, but tested some of my fittings. All looked good. I ordered 5, and shipping was $13.
 

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You can do this to make your own EAS bypass. This kit will simply go directly into your air strut, so make 4 of them.

6mm to 1/4 npt, 1/4 npt schrader valve, and 6mm tubing. If you're doing field repairs, you may want these 6mm unions.
So the description of the 6mm to 1/4 npt is "Female Adapter: Nickel Plated Brass, Push-to-Connect x FBSPP, For 6 mm Tube OD, 1/4 in Pipe Size", while the schrader valve is 1/4 npt. Do NPT and BSPP play nicely together?
 

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