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So I have a small puncture in the air line leading up to my front shocks. It's on a 1998 RG, recommended psi is 0-10. With such low psi I'm wondering if I could just patch the line with something. Thoughts? Suggestions?
 

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If the line accessible why not replace it? What size is the line
 

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If the line accessible why not replace it? What size is the line
The line goes under the tank and then up front somewhere. I can't see the other end of it. I'm sure it's accessible but I don't know how much stuff I'll have to remove to get to it. I'm guessing 3/16"? It's black with red plastic connectors. Is there a part number for these lines? Or is it just general vinyl tubing?
 

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I dug a little further into it today. The "T" where it splits to each fork is right under the speedo assembly. Unfortunately it's hung up under the tank and I can't get the line out. Luckily, the hole was under the seat area so I cut it there, unmounted the valve by the rear fender and relocated the valve under the seat. Quick fix for now until I can source some new line.
 

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At least you found the leak. Pulling the tank isn't hard to do at all if that's where the line goes. Was it broken or worn through? You may want to put some wire loom on the line when or if you change it. The loom my help keep it from rubbing anywhere
 

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It was a slice in the line. Strange since there doesn't seem to be anything that would have caused it. But good call on the loom. Anybody know where I can by this tubing?
 

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Do you have any big truck shops around like for a freight liner they carry all the air line parts plus they might have a inline splice. I live in Oklahoma City and we have a bunch of heavy truck parts shops where I get all my parts. Good luck
 

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Check your local auto parts store for the line and they should carry the loom too. like mentioned the truck shops should have the line too. If you are going to replace the line bring a small piece of it with you so they can measure it so you get the right size.
 

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Thanks guys. The section I cut out has some info on it. SMC TU 0425. It's a polyurethane, 4mm O.D., 2.5mm I.D. I found some on eBay(20 meter roll in the SMC brand) as a last resort but I'm gonna look locally today.
 
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