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Automotive fluid hose reel into a air hose reel

Automotive fluid hose reel into a air hose reel

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Old 09-28-19, 02:51 AM
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Automotive fluid hose reel into a air hose reel

Hello I was given a Old transmission fluid hose reel from a old service station and I want to take the hose off and put an air hose on. Is that something that can be done? I have taken the fluid hose off of the reel but I am wondering if I need to blow out the inside of the hose reel with my air compressor before attaching the air hose to complete the procedure.
 
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Old 09-28-19, 04:34 AM
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Sure, why not? How are you going to use the air hose?
 
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Old 09-28-19, 04:44 AM
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It should work just fine.
Just hook up the air supply to the reel first and blow out any remaining transmission fluid.
A good shot of solvent or a light oil like WD-40 in the reel inlet before you connect the air line to ther supply would help flush out traces of transmission fluid.
 
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