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Author Topic: Moving air brake release on MCI-9  (Read 666 times)
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« on: November 21, 2011, 07:41:23 AM »

Hey all,

so been looking at doing some interior remodeling and wanted to see where you have moved your air brake release valves?

mine is located next to drivers chair on the metal rail near shifter.
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I want to remove that metal rail and put in new chairs that can spin around to be used as part of living area..

thanks for any advice in advance..
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« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2011, 07:52:43 AM »

I moved mine to left wall, my right hand still wonders around looking for it once in a while but i manage. I also miss the handle but my chair spins and that makes me happy.
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« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2011, 12:56:00 PM »

before I rip floor apart to move stuff.. was wondering was it difficult or simply just move it and air lines?

thnaks
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« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2011, 03:37:10 PM »

I moved mine to left side of steering column at bottom of dash. Moving air line wasn't difficult. Marc
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« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2011, 08:27:46 PM »

There are 3 air lines going to the valve.  Make note of which one goes where.
All the lines are accessible from the spare tire compartment.  Original ones are copper. Just replace each one from it's fitting with nylon air line
using the appropriate connectors and run them wherever you want.
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