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Re: OBA Hose blew/melted
Mine went at a mud-drag event...
(Everyone aired down too far, and wanted me to provide air to get their tires back up to 12-15lbs.)
Try to find a fittings store.
Someone who specifically deals in fittings and hose.
I picked up 5ft of some black hose, its heavy, and the perfect size (took my old one in to compare)
Told the guy. "Need something with this inside diamiter, that will resist, oil, mosture, heat and pressure."
He asked.. "how much of each? and what length."
I was so shocked because I had been looking everywhere for something that would just stand up to the pressure i needed..
So I said.. "400deg, 300PSI and about 5 ft"
He then said.. "only got this stuff for 800degrees and 600psi."
Had it on there since... works great.. and has probably pushed thousands of gallons of compressed air through it.
Also, put on about 5-6 ft and rout it around in a circle or whatever. IT helps to cool the air a bit before it hits your manifold and pressure switches/gagues.