Ya I had that idea myself today also and have begun a redesign of the necessary parts while I wait for the new handle materials to come in. (sorry not kscipuider's ram idea Washington reign's 3 way idea)
as for the hoses ya I am slightly concerned about this also but I am not sure what I can so about it right now. I think for now I am just going to get it working and see if its an issue.
One other thing you may or may not have noticed is that the ram is on the right side I plan on putting an auto trigger on this thing to make it a real cheater kit.