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Old 01-07-2011
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I know there are several articles on the site about air throttle conversions. I am in the process of making this modification to my coach. Can someone give me and idea as to what air pressure they ended up needing to feed the throttle? It may have been noted in one of the articles but I overlooked it.

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I did not restrict the throttle pressure. I did put a regulator on the tranny kick down. Set it at 60 lbs.
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Ned,

If my recollection is correct, the Williams Controls air treadle I used is designed to accept up to 200 psi. The WC air throttle cylinder I'm using accepts up to 150 psi. Although I did install a regulator with a gauge in line with the air throttle, I am using full air pressure with it. I have about 3000 miles on it and it works well... love it.

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I run 70lbs. I use a simple pressure control from a tool type air compressor. I have been running this set up for 7 years or so with no trouble. I stayed with the cable kick down.
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Thanks for the feedback. I am glad to hear the cable kick down will still work as that is what I intend to try. Depending on the weather tomorrow I may just get this one completed. If not there is always next weekend. I have to admit this has been one of the simplest modification or repair I have tackled on the bus so far. Hopefully it will help the right foot fatigue problem.
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