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Just bought a set of Air Shocks with separate air lines for each shock because my body has a slight bend in it that can't be straightened, so the LT rear bumper is 3/4 lower than the RT side. Separate lines lets me even the back end equally.

So, that being said, my garage compressor will not raise even one shock more than 1/4 inch. The gas station 25 cent compressor won't raise it either.

Any suggestions??? THANKS....Team Nova is a great help to ALL of us so thanks especially to all the staff workers that keep us going.
 

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Try lifting the car at the bumper on the corner to the height you want then put air in it, do that with the other side, may have to do it a couple times to get it right but should work I would think.
 

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On my 73 with the old style Gabriel Hijackers I have to take the floor jack and put it under the front spring eye and lift that side up to where the tire is almost off of the ground, then air up that side then do the same to the other side. I even have the Mr Gasket Shock extensions on top.

Maybe too, are your shocks the right length ?.

I also put a neat setup on my 68 called the Jac Pac 175 made by Delco. This setup does raise the car some but I mostly put it in for keeping the car level and being able to adjust things with the trunk full or empty.

[ame="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXgM-ag9nXA"]Delco Jac Pac 175 Air Adjustable Shock System Installation into a 1968 Nova - YouTube[/ame]

Jim
 

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my garage compressor will not raise even one shock more than 1/4 inch. The gas station 25 cent compressor won't raise it either.
First Guess: The Schrader valves aren't letting the air into the shocks, therefore no lift. If I'm right, you'll need to figure out what's wrong with the Schrader valves.
 
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