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Old 02-20-2017, 09:54 PM   #41
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But remember what it was designed for, off and on road performance. Meant to articulate but not roll. Maintain height and composure.

But just goes to show a couple valves are not going to work with something.meant to articulate.

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Old 02-20-2017, 10:12 PM   #42
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Old 02-20-2017, 11:20 PM   #43
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We can go on and on.

OP, both plumbing theories work. Your schematic works.

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I'm in agreement with controlling both sides individually. If you had a load of fire wood and were traveling along an incline, if you had both bags plumbed together, the lower bag would have all the weight and the upper bag would be at its upper limit. Therefore, I'd be pissed because I'd have to lick that darn calf over again!!

control them individually and use what is available that will provide much better flow than what the big rigs have. These smaller trucks and the loads they haul react quicker to input than a big rig. Therefore, you need quicker inflation/deflation.

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Old 02-21-2017, 04:22 PM   #45
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Decided after reading all the facts about loads on hillsides that I'm going to go with an auto leveling management system from accuair. They have awesome customer service as well. More money but it will be safer. Thanks for the input guys! Once it's all done with I'll be able to make a good review on the system as well since I'll be on rough lease roads and constantly be driving through mud and **** loaded down heavy.
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Old 02-21-2017, 07:22 PM   #46
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Decided after reading all the facts about loads on hillsides that I'm going to go with an auto leveling management system from accuair. They have awesome customer service as well. More money but it will be safer. Thanks for the input guys! Once it's all done with I'll be able to make a good review on the system as well since I'll be on rough lease roads and constantly be driving through mud and **** loaded down heavy.

One thing you should know about Accuair (or at least the e-level) is that it draws a decent amount of current when the vehicle is off, for whatever reason. My truck doesn't get used as much as it used to now that I put 40k a year on my Jetta. So it sits in the garage for a couple months at a time when I'm out of town. Used to be I'd jump in and fire up like I drove it the day before. First time I came home after having the bags on it, the battery was below 3V. Tried to recover it, but it was far too gone. Put a different battery in it, and I left for a week and it was to the point that the lights on the dash would barely illuminate when I turned the key on. Forget starting it. I realized at that point it wasn't just a battery coincidentally dying on me. I'm on a third battery now (luckily the first two were 10 years old and were well paid for, and the third one was laying around here) and it can drain it to the point of not starting in as little as three days. I pop the fuse out of the system whenever I don't intend to use the truck the next day, but there's the odd time I forget and its frustrating. Especially when its -10 or better on a single battery. I'm going to rewire it so it'll be on an ignition triggered relay to prevent this in the future when I get some time. But its an expensive lesson to learn the hard way.
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Old 02-21-2017, 08:47 PM   #47
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One thing you should know about Accuair (or at least the e-level) is that it draws a decent amount of current when the vehicle is off, for whatever reason. My truck doesn't get used as much as it used to now that I put 40k a year on my Jetta. So it sits in the garage for a couple months at a time when I'm out of town. Used to be I'd jump in and fire up like I drove it the day before. First time I came home after having the bags on it, the battery was below 3V. Tried to recover it, but it was far too gone. Put a different battery in it, and I left for a week and it was to the point that the lights on the dash would barely illuminate when I turned the key on. Forget starting it. I realized at that point it wasn't just a battery coincidentally dying on me. I'm on a third battery now (luckily the first two were 10 years old and were well paid for, and the third one was laying around here) and it can drain it to the point of not starting in as little as three days. I pop the fuse out of the system whenever I don't intend to use the truck the next day, but there's the odd time I forget and its frustrating. Especially when its -10 or better on a single battery. I'm going to rewire it so it'll be on an ignition triggered relay to prevent this in the future when I get some time. But its an expensive lesson to learn the hard way.
Good to know! maybe I'll plan on installing a rocker switch for the air system that I'll just have to turn on whenever I start driving.
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One thing you should know about Accuair (or at least the e-level) is that it draws a decent amount of current when the vehicle is off, for whatever reason. My truck doesn't get used as much as it used to now that I put 40k a year on my Jetta. So it sits in the garage for a couple months at a time when I'm out of town. Used to be I'd jump in and fire up like I drove it the day before. First time I came home after having the bags on it, the battery was below 3V. Tried to recover it, but it was far too gone. Put a different battery in it, and I left for a week and it was to the point that the lights on the dash would barely illuminate when I turned the key on. Forget starting it. I realized at that point it wasn't just a battery coincidentally dying on me. I'm on a third battery now (luckily the first two were 10 years old and were well paid for, and the third one was laying around here) and it can drain it to the point of not starting in as little as three days. I pop the fuse out of the system whenever I don't intend to use the truck the next day, but there's the odd time I forget and its frustrating. Especially when its -10 or better on a single battery. I'm going to rewire it so it'll be on an ignition triggered relay to prevent this in the future when I get some time. But its an expensive lesson to learn the hard way.

Why not just put it on a keyed source?
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Old 02-21-2017, 11:25 PM   #49
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Why not just put it on a keyed source?
I'm going to. That was the second last sentence in my post.
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I'm going to. That was the second last sentence in my post.

HAHA, I missed that, and then when the OP said he was going to put it on the rocker switch.
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Old 02-22-2017, 02:06 PM   #51
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I really like that flatbed, did you fab it up?
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Thanks for sharing this with us. I want to one day bag the wife's '92. I am anxious to see how well the wiring goes in and how user friendly the controller is.

I can't wait to one day back under the race trailer and not have to mess with the dollies.
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