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Cleaning up unused wires and tubing. I’m guessing this tubing was used for air shocks. Just confirming before I remove. The white tubing runs to the other side with a similar connector.

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Can we do a sanity check?
This 5th Gen may have had air shocks at one time. Is this correct?

It appears that it now has black air bags.
Those are normally good and worth keeping.
Normally we see red Air Lift 1000 air bags that get put inside the rear springs and the air shocks replaced with shocks.

There should be a way to fill the air bags for when you carry a heavier load.
Ideally each bag is filled with a separate fill valve, yet some installed with just one valve.

Can you find the valves and lines that fill your black air bags?
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I should have been a bit more clear. I did have an air suspension installed. I’m going through and redoing the electrical work for the air suspension. The place I paid for the install did a terrible job and used 18/4 fire alarm control wire to power the relay and 1 of the air compressors. While I was underneath I found some unused tubing and wires that i’d like to get rid off. The opposite side has 2 thin tubes also hanging near the shocks. Just wanting to be certain that these tubes can be removed.

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Can you tell us which air suspension you added?

Keep in mind that there may also be some tubing running from the fuel tank forward to the charcoal box to help with reclaiming fuel vapors.
 

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It looks like an HKI Air suspension system. It has 2 compressors, 5 gallon tank, 4 bags, air manifold with a controller that allows control of ea bag.
 

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That's a pretty serious setup, don't usually see independant bags and a full air-ride suspension on a G-body because the front frame pockets aren't designed to fit them. Somebody has put some time and effort into that.

But yes, anything coming from that valve in the gas door can go, it's old, cracked, useless now as that originally did go to the shocks, but they are long gone and highly doubtful at this point that the tubing would see re-use on new air shocks. Tubing is easy enough to aquire/replace if needed. There's no wiring involved.
 

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Thanks.
That's a pretty serious setup, don't usually see independant bags and a full air-ride suspension on a G-body because the front frame pockets aren't designed to fit them. Somebody has put some time and effort into that.

But yes, anything coming from that valve in the gas door can go, it's old, cracked, useless now as that originally did go to the shocks, but they are long gone and highly doubtful at this point that the tubing would see re-use on new air shocks. Tubing is easy enough to aquire/replace if needed. There's no wiring involved.
 
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