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Residual Valve mounting position

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 4gotn1, Mar 28, 2004.

  1. 4gotn1
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    Do residual valves have to be mounted horizontal or can they be vertical? Every application that I have seen recently shows them horizontal. Also I read somewhere that they need to be mounted no more than a foot from the master cylinder. Is that true?
  2. forsakenfew
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    i just installed 2 willwood valves in the vertical position, about 6" from the master. works great. i don't recall the willwood directions mentioning anything about a horizontal/vertical preference.
  3. skipperman
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    Vertical/horizontal ---no difference...and AS CLOSE to the master cyl. as possible ......

    jersey skip
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    approx 74 chevy pu truck has the peoportioning valve mounted out in front of the radiator, about 4-5 feet from the master as the tubing routes.


    jerry
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  5. scoop
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    Should the residual valve be before or after the proportioning valve?
  6. Snake9t9
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    Found this diagram a while back, can't remember where, but I kept it. Maybe some of you guys could use it.

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