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Alright the time has come and I have a nice list going of almost everything im going to need. I am going with the KP 6-link and watts in the rear. I have been searching on here for quite a bit now and dont have the answers to some questions that I believe are important.

1. Anyone running two 5 gallons under the bed? I am doing dual 480's and two five gallon's (I think). Should I do two pressure switches and two seperate gauges (or one dual needle) and dedicate one compressor to one tank and one tank to each valve set (front, back). Or should I somehow join the two tanks together? Im a bit confused on the best way to plumb this.

2. Also I was going to order everything from KP in hopes of a price break, however they only offer a long thin 5 gallon, or an end mount 6.4 gallon. Their 5 might be too long, the 6.4 overkill for the compressor duty cycle. I was going to cut out the spare tire supports and run box tubing from rail to rail and mount the tanks upside down below them, seems to be the easiest,this however would put my drain plug on the top now.

3. Anybody have any under bed dual tank setup pics? They would help a ton!
 

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i have dual 5 gallons, but not under the bed.

you only need one pressure switch, and run a solenoid, not the relay they give you. also connected the 2 tanks to make 1 10 gallon tank and i have dual 480's too
 

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numatik i saw your setup on FSC, looks good. anybody else have any pics of there tanks mounted up? i was browsin FSC and came across anmdropped's bag thread and like what he did, if I did this, do you think I could fit both 480c's on the rail where his air dryer is?

 

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That setup ^^ looks good, but the valve mountinfg is suspect. Looks to only be held up on the 90deg fitting out of the tank. Will constanly be wanting to un-thread and put unwanted load on that fitting. I would mount them to the frame. otherwise good to go. And yes, you can fit two 480s where his dryer is, just mount them low enough to clear the bed parts there.

unless u r planning to hit alot of switches/ hop it, air horns, etc, u really dont need more than 10gals air. While it is better to have, its not necessary. I run dual 480s to one 5 gal but its just not quite enough to pick front and back up without waiting a few sec. 8 gal would be bare minimum.

The solonoid is the best choice like mentioned above, nice thick power wire, and just plug in the comps where u can into the one tank. (the leader hoses are not that long) But u can easily connect the two tanks together. on other trucks i did, i had plenty extra ports to run 1/2" airline on boths ends of the tank. (a jumper hose on each end of the tank)

Also, try Mac's Springs out in Highland CA. www.macssprings.com or (800) 585.5117 Talk to Craig, John or Hasson they will do you right
 

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Get a job you bum. You have nothing better to do than hang out here on the forum all day do you?

I have 2-5 gallons out back. put accuair in a search here and you will see how it looks
i just worked a 12 hour day asshole. lol
just got off a hour ago.
and probly gonna put in 40 hours this weekend lol
yes you can mount the comp off the back of the bracket toward the bumper theres plenty of room
 
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