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Old 1st August 2019
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Question Question about remote manifold K3 install.....

On my Land Cruiser, I have a set of K3's with remote manifolds fed by a single 3/4" valve leading into a splitter block with all equal length lines about 1.5ft

This was pretty simple since all bells are relatively close to each other.

On my XB, it was a different story...

I had the #1 bell way out back and the #2 and #4A hidden in each front fender.

For this setup, I couldn't do equal length lines, so to avoid any delay in tone, each bell got it's own 3/8" solenoid mounted close by.

Worked great, but I feel it was overkill and the more parts used, the higher the chance for failure.

Now I'm installing a set of K3's on my minivan and was able to fit the #1 and #2 bells within the driver's side fender and the #4A bell on the passenger side.

My question is if I use a single solenoid, how long can the lines be before there's a degradation in sound or pressure delay?

I'll be using 1/2 air brake tubing split from a single 4 way manifold fed by either a 1/2" or 3/4" solenoid.

Each line will be around 3-3.5ft from the splitter block to each bell.

Will a single noid work fine for this or should I run individual noids instead?
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You'll be fine.

I'm running half inch ID from the manual valve in the cab of my truck, back out to underneath near the fuel tank, and heard over a mile away even with the bells facing down.



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Default Re: Question about remote manifold K3 install.....

You'll be fine.

I'm running half inch ID from the manual valve in the cab of my truck, back out to underneath near the fuel tank, and heard over a mile away even with the bells facing down.



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Default Re: Question about remote manifold K3 install.....

I goofed and cracked my 1/2" noid while tightening the fitting, so I used a spare 3/8" noid and it just wasn't enough to feed all three remote mounted bells, so I just ordered up a 3/4" like the one I have in my Land Cruiser
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