What do I need to get this going? a kit? first time installing or connecting myself. any help will be great appreciated. I have a pac lined tubing, but nothing else.
Most refrigerators come with either a 1/4" plastic or copper tube or a male hose thread (just like your garden hose spigot) inlet.
If you are connecting 1/4" tube to 1/4" tube, you need a compression coupling:
The inserts slide into the plastic tube to prevent it from collapsing when you tighten the fittings.
If you have a hose thread connector you will need an adapter:
The picture does not show the hose washer, you need that too.
A compression fitting will work, but these are much easier to work with.
You just push the ends of the tubing into the connector and you're done. They are generally sold as push-to-connect fittings. This is likely the right part at Home Depot. http://www.homedepot.com/p/Watts-1-4-in-Plastic-O-D-x-O-D-Coupling-PL-3000/100165880