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Old 06-05-2006, 12:59 PM   #1
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Well here we go..... with all the new suspension controls out there would it work on my 84 Excella270 to use a f/b/s/s control and if so would that eliminate the tank. Most systems I have seen have compressor to bag inlet but no tank. only thing good on mine is from the tank to rear bags including the bags.
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Old 06-05-2006, 02:00 PM   #2
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I think you would have a hard time finding something that would work with the weight of the motorhome along with the specific setup for a P30. Don't these systems require a lot of fabrication to replace the stock suspension? Not sure on the tank. I think a system that large would still require an accumulation tank based on the sheer volume of air required by the system.

I think simply repairing your factory system back to spec would be a cheaper choice.

Having said that - it would be cool to see how a project like that turned out in the end. Trying to imagine seeing a slammed 270 in the campground.
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Old 06-09-2006, 02:24 PM   #3
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Unhappy Air suspension

OK .....I posted this on the "classic motorhome" forum but got nothing so here goes.

My air suspension is bad from the accumulator tank up to and including the compressor. The lines from tank to rear are good rear bags and self adjusting valve are good. I will replace the front bags(independent from rear system).

My question is...could I replace the compressor and tank with a modern compressor and hook up the front bags to the system and use a f/b/s/s control?
All the modern systems seem to come with everything except an accumulator tank. This leads me to believe that the compressor doesn't need a tank.
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