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Old 11-21-2014, 05:26 PM   #1
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Who is running manual valves?

I am trying to decide what I want to do with my setup, and I would like to hear some feedback and see some videos of trucks in action. Thanks.
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Old 11-21-2014, 07:48 PM   #2
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Re: Who is running manual valves?

I have used both manual and electronic.
manual paddle valves mounted on a slim board with 2 dual needle gauges from Borris aka way2lo2 here and an Air lift V2 system with elec. valves. Both work great.
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Old 11-21-2014, 08:53 PM   #3
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I have used both manual and electronic.
manual paddle valves mounted on a slim board with 2 dual needle gauges from Borris aka way2lo2 here and an Air lift V2 system with elec. valves. Both work great.
Why two?
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Old 11-21-2014, 08:57 PM   #4
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Re: Who is running manual valves?

I just got my manual valves from dloe yesterday. They are really sweet. I love the action on them. Can't wait to install them.
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Old 11-22-2014, 07:41 AM   #5
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Re: Who is running manual valves?

I'm running a Little Larrys valve block. I chose it over the DLOE route simply due to sanitary installation and the fact they are quick and easy to rebuild with generic o rings if ever needed.







The sanitary part comes in where you just have one inlet feed from your tanks to all four valves. And the combined single exhaust port is nice too since it was easy for me to run my dump line down and under the truck for quietness and cleanliness.
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Old 11-22-2014, 10:16 AM   #6
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Re: Who is running manual valves?

I'm running a manual valve set-up from Boris ( way2lo2 ) . Very happy with the performance and simple easy install. It's been over a year with absolutely no issues at all. Those LITTLE LARRY's valves interest me, I may try them when I bag my 63.
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Old 11-22-2014, 12:20 PM   #7
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I'm running a Little Larrys valve block. I chose it over the DLOE route simply due to sanitary installation and the fact they are quick and easy to rebuild with generic o rings if ever needed.







The sanitary part comes in where you just have one inlet feed from your tanks to all four valves. And the combined single exhaust port is nice too since it was easy for me to run my dump line down and under the truck for quietness and cleanliness.
That's a nice looking setup.
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Old 11-22-2014, 04:58 PM   #8
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How is the speed compared Lil Larry's vs DLOE? TX where did you mount your Larry's block at?
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Old 11-22-2014, 05:15 PM   #9
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I'm running a Little Larrys valve block. I chose it over the DLOE route simply due to sanitary installation and the fact they are quick and easy to rebuild with generic o rings if ever needed.


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Yeah I would love to see how you mounted them and if you are running guages. I like the way Borris set up looks but LL I think are faster then both Borris and Dloe. Do you guys have any videos?
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Old 11-22-2014, 06:14 PM   #10
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2 different trucks. The V2 is an inexpensive way to go vs manual and zero dash space for gauges and switches.
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Old 11-23-2014, 08:17 AM   #11
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Re: Who is running manual valves?

I mounted all my stuff right in the dash. My truck is a 78 model squarebody to which I did a 64 model dash swap. The valve block dropped directly into the factory ash tray hole.



This worked out sanitary with the gauges right below it. I ran 1/8" air lines from the back of the valve block down to the gauges underneath it. Super sanitary overall.
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Old 11-23-2014, 10:23 AM   #12
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Nice job, that looks GOOD
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Old 11-23-2014, 12:50 PM   #13
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Anothere 64-5-6 dash swap! Cool
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Old 11-23-2014, 03:42 PM   #14
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Beautiful!!! How much use on them? How do you like the speed? Am not looking for bone jarring speed...
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Old 11-24-2014, 02:53 AM   #15
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Re: Who is running manual valves?

I'm also trying to decide on manual valves. Do you guys like your paddle valves from way2lo2?
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Old 11-24-2014, 03:13 AM   #16
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I'm also trying to decide on manual valves. Do you guys like your paddle valves from way2lo2?
They work great. Just didnt want to see anything on this last build
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Old 11-24-2014, 09:05 PM   #17
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come on guys we need to see videos of the valves in action, everyone wants to know how fast they are.
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Old 11-24-2014, 09:36 PM   #18
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Re: Who is running manual valves?

No videos of my crap. With a 5 gallon tank starting at 200 psi, it takes about five seconds to go from on the ground to full raise at all four corners.

From full raise to on the ground, it dumps in about 5 seconds.
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Old 11-24-2014, 09:44 PM   #19
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Re: Who is running manual valves?

That is pretty good, what size line are you running and what compressors and bags?
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Old 11-24-2014, 09:45 PM   #20
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I'm also trying to decide on manual valves. Do you guys like your paddle valves from way2lo2?
I agree with Newfisher, they work great. Boris puts out a good product at a good price in my opinion.i don't want my truck to slam to the ground when I dump the air and I don't want to jump when I fill the bags.I call it a controlled lift when I air up..it's just right
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That is pretty good, what size line are you running and what compressors and bags?
1/4" lines throughout. Dual Viair 360 compressors. Dominator 2600 front on Porterbuilt drop member. Firestone 9000 sleeve bags in the rear mounted directly over the axle.
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Old 11-24-2014, 10:17 PM   #22
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Wow 1/4 lines thats awesome. I was going to run 3/8 lines I wonder if that would affect the speed. mixermike, I can't seem to get in touch with Boris I sent him a pm, want to get a price on the set up.
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Old 11-24-2014, 11:29 PM   #23
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Boris is usually very good at responding. Maybe between the weather and the holidays it maybe taking up a lot of his time
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Old 11-25-2014, 12:24 AM   #24
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Mine were 1/4 also. Very comfortable raise and lower and controlable. I chose 1/4 again on this build too. I rode in a 3/8 manual and was very herky jerky adjusting it. Borris does a pre fab pa el already plumbed with paddle valves and gauges. Ill dig up a pic from my build thread.
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Old 11-25-2014, 12:26 AM   #25
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Re: Who is running manual valves?

Heres one. I added the 2 round switches to the rt and left of the left mounted gauge for accesories. You can barely make out the 250 psi liquid filled gauge in the standard heater plate on the rt side of the pic.
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