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ARB non-electric switch?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by crwln73, Apr 21, 2003.

  1. crwln73

    crwln73 1/2 ton status

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    Has anyone plumbed their ARB with one of these? /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif
    Does it go air tank ,to regulator,switch down to the locker.
    It sounds to easy compared to using the ARB wiring;switches,solenoids and manifold. /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif
     
  2. Shaggy

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    <font color="green"> A buddy of mine is doing his ARB like this, I wish that I had heard about it before I did mine electrically. IIRC you use a 3 way valve, the inlet comes from a regulator, the outlet to the ARB, and the 3rd port is the exhaust. You can get quality inexpensive valves that are absolutely PERFECT for the application at www.clippard.com /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif</font>
     
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    Thanx for the info.
    What type of regulator did your buddy use?
     
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    <font color="green"> Any decent quality regulator should work, I think he got his from e-bay. I bought mine from McMaster-Carr. You'll want to get a gauge for it too, but you probably thought of that already. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif </font>
     
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    Clippard is who makes that switch I showed ya on saturday.They make good stuff /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    A friend of mine used lever operated mechanical air valves from a semi. The exhaust port of the valve empties into the cab, so you hear the "pffft" when you shut off the ARB's. He also gets a slight odor of gear oil in the cab that comes out of the exhaust port when he switches 'em off.
     

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