The air-pack does 2 things... the hydraulic pressure opens the air to flow to both the air pack large air cylinder, and the line to the glad hand.
So as long as you put hydraulic pressure to it, and air supply to it, it will activate the gladhands for the M-105 etc normally.
Why re-invent a...
Yep.. works fine. Forget the corney keg and powering it with truck air. The 24V surflow pumps give all the pressure you need and are cheaper as well as a whole lot easier to plumb.
As for the settings, use the Auber gauge and set the trip to 1000 degrees. The hobbes switch is cheap, but you...
Actually, I think he's close to a good system.
$250 Sweet Servo
$200 Assist ram
Some welding, hoses, and heim joints
Old Saginaw pump and a bracket to mount it.
Instant power steering with cheap and common parts.
If it fails, you still have the manual box.
Distilled water likes to pick up ions. (As in galvanic corrosion) Tap water works just fine. Ethylene/Propylene glycol works as antifreeze and doesn't interfere with combustion on the miniscule scale it is introduced.
Oh, and the reason methanol is bad is the same reason Propane is bad... the...
Also, stop looking at the LDS-2 as ANY comparison to the LDT.
The LDS-2 was totally different, and IIRC not used in any common production truck. It was a prototype that went no where, and had huge changes to the fuel management system.
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