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BMC (Bluebird Motor Coach Unique Issues) If you have a unique issue with your BMC coach and it can't be answered in one of the other forums here, then this is where you can list it.....List your BMC Parts here too.

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This is a great idea and an easy cheap addition it is on the forum someplace.
John McGinnis did this i think,its easy as 1-2-3 to add a schrader to the air Gov.
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Post #11 in the WOG link below has pics of the Shrader valve added to the remote D-2 Bendix governor.

http://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.co...ad.php?t=19874
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Post #11 in the WOG link below has pics of the Shrader valve added to the remote D-2 Bendix governor.

http://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.co...ad.php?t=19874
Thanks Dick, and others. That's where I put it too. The reason I needed towed was because I couldn't build over 30lbs of air pressure. Changed governor, didn't help, checked/ cleaned spitter valve, didn't help. Ended up being a broken "turbo saver" check valve in my Haldex/Midland air dryer. It's a serviceable item, but why, unless it's broken or for preventative maintenance. Change dryer filters regularly, but don't replace check valves. Maybe now I will , in about 10 years or 15.
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Good info. Thanks, Tim.
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Where is the air Govenor or Govenors on a BMC? Does anyone have a pic of the location and what one looks like?

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If memory serves: Curb side chassis rail just forward of engine access door mounted on top of the air compressor. Look between the engine and chassis rail forward of the engine gear case.
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Where is the air Govenor or Govenors on a BMC? Does anyone have a pic of the location and what one looks like?

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Lee, mine is in right rear corner mounted on the same plate as the manual release valves for the levelers. https://goo.gl/photos/A61UuQ2oBXsA42xJ6
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Those that can air up in AH bay are fortunate, but mine wouldn't. The Spartan tech told me that Spartan in now installing a Shrader valve in a spare port of the governor, better late than never I guess.
I wanted to update this thread. Earlier when I tried airing up in the Aquahot bay I had trouble with a water line coming apart. Since then I removed the air/water purge system and now I can air up with that coupling. Must have been a faulty check valve in that system.
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Externally airing up BMC from the Aquahot bay / air:water purge area.

Noob Question alert... My apologies if this feels like a hijack, it's not, I'm just asking how to air-up a BMC without the on-board compressor.

Specifically are you speaking to this air coupler "see attached image". I believe the PO disconnected air from water purge. I'm not sure of the original routing but would like to know someday.

Getting the air in - Did you make an adapter with an air schrader valve to air up or just put some male female couplers together.

Maintaining proper air pressure - Are you monitoring your external air source and disconnecting when you reach 125 psi, or will the purge valve in the air dryer pop off keeping the system safe from over inflation.

Can I assume one SHOULD to air up from a clean dry air source because airing up this way would be after the air dryer therefor not filtering incoming air?

Am I correct assuming that the air compressor and air governor would not have any effect when airing-up from an external source? same question stated differently, air should not leak out past these components?

Is anyone still injecting Marvel's Mystery Oil into there air systems annually from there external air injection?

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Yes Jim, you need to make adapter, I made one with a male coupler fitting on both ends of a 4” nipple with a small quarter turn valve on it so I can shut it off. Your picture looks like purge system is still there from what I see. I stripped the airline and plugged the hole in the tee. When mine was hooked up I pushed a water line off. So be gentle at first. Use dry air , set regulator on compressor 120-125 . You can also see the amount of air on your dash gauges.
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