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Old 12-09-2013, 05:45 PM
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Originally Posted by nakman View Post
One of the better things I learned from my OBA setup that I will offer is installing a couple ball valves. One just after the manifold, essentially to shut off the system (put one port on the manifold for an air hose so you can still air up in this manner if need be). Add another valve to shut off the storage tank. The benefit is being able to run the system in a tighter more contained manner for troubleshooting the switches, chasing leaks, etc. And/or bypass the tank, if you think that's adding delay or has additional leaks.

Example is on the way back from the Rubicon, one of my hoses running to the slider popped off- I was using both a slider and tank in back for storage. I could shut all that off and just plug my airline into the manifold, to still air up. Sure beats a field repair.. fix that junk back at home. Although that was perhaps more a lesson in not using hose clamps.
Or a lesson on KISS
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1977 FJ40 2F "Brahma" + Lockright, tach, Warn 8274, FJ60 Power Steering, no more Sanden OBA (factory emissions), so Puma OBA
1996 FZJ80 1FZ-FE factory lockers + Safari intercooled turbo, Warn M12000, OEM CDL switch, cup holder, and hand throttle, Metric TLC leather, heated seats, JDM switches, Puma OBA
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