iWannaStout
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RE: Add automatic control to my SUV's air-lift system

I don't have any excessive sag, never really had any since using this setup (weight distribution hitch and my full-frame SUV). I guess it's more of a...

4 weeks ago
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RE: Add automatic control to my SUV's air-lift system

Okay, I have all the parts at home now to build out the hardware portion of my project, but I also have a clunking noise coming from the rear of my SU...

4 weeks ago
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RE: Add automatic control to my SUV's air-lift system

I really don't know yet if I need a metering valve. I was thinking I would send a short pulse to the solenoid, say start with 500ms, and see how that...

1 month ago
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RE: Add automatic control to my SUV's air-lift system

True, and it depends on how much tension you have in the weight distribution system when engaged. I did watch some YouTube videos on how to fine-tune...

1 month ago
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RE: Add automatic control to my SUV's air-lift system

Yeah... it's not critical either way. I just like the 'feel' of having the airbags inflated when I am towing my RV. My SUV came equipped from the fa...

1 month ago
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RE: Add automatic control to my SUV's air-lift system

Thanks, I don't anticipate needing a lot of fail-safes in my design, probably going to go with a single solenoid valve that will be used to decrease a...

1 month ago
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RE: Add automatic control to my SUV's air-lift system

Thanks! Sorry it took me a while to respond, I guess I have been pretty busy these days. I think I am going to go with one solenoid valve, and a...

1 month ago
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RE: Add automatic control to my SUV's air-lift system

Yeah I get that, but thanks for restating it for those that might not be aware. Okay, I double-checked mine (door sticker) and it is rated at 600...

1 month ago
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RE: Add automatic control to my SUV's air-lift system

Just for clarification... I know that adding air bags does not really increase the load capacity of my SUV. Mine is rated at 6500 lbs, and my camper'...

1 month ago
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RE: Multiple buck converters using a shared ground

You are correct, a shunt for each battery is overkill, but since I had another identical shunt available I decided to put it to use. I could have jus...

5 months ago
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RE: Multiple buck converters using a shared ground

@zander Wow this thread has spawned a lot more replies than I thought was even possible. Here is a little back-story: my original plans went sideways...

5 months ago
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RE: Multiple buck converters using a shared ground

Good point DaveE, I didn't really provide enough details on what devices and such, so it is difficult to give an answer. I get that. I think the gen...

6 months ago
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