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ok chief... here we go! i am running 5/8 line and 1/2 smc's and i wanna know what is the best way to run the line off 1/2 ports of both the tank and valves... i just wanna get the most out of my 1/2 valves and 5/8 line! im worried ill run too many fittings that i wont have to and just end up slowing it down. some quick help would be great! or you can tell me what you would do!
 

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i heard somewhere that your system will only be as fast as its weakest link (smallest fitting)....leads me to believe whether you got 1 bottle neck or 5, its only gonna flow as fast as its smallest\slowest point....just what i heard though, im sure slammed will let ya know shortly....
 

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You've got single port bags I'm guessing? For best performance, mount the valve assembly close to the bag, like on top of the fender well or on the firewall. Just use a T as you normally would, since you've got single port bags. That's pretty much the fastest way to set it up.
 

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yeah i know about tee fittings... but im not shure as what to use for going from 1/2 threaded orifice to 5/8 line. do i get a adapter to go from 1/2 to 5/8, then just run my line with a 5/8 pipe to 5/8 line fitting? i am worried that i may run fittings that i dont need and slow it down or just make more work for myself... can someone tell me exactly what i would need for a corner and how to put it together? this way i will know how to do it the right way and save myself some stress!
 

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jsut get 5/8 compression fittings 1/2-5/8 and you dont lose ne flow
 

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check this out y0!!!


If you get DOT fittings, you can run a 1/2" Thread x 5/8" Line, and NOT LOOSE ANY FLOW!!!!!!! it will be as fast as 3/8" x 5/8", or 5/8" x 5/8"!!!!!
 

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so i can run 1/2 fittings? like tee's? so i just run the line just like i would if i was running 1/2... except for the compression fittings from pipe to line do i use adapters for these or do they make 1/2 male threads that turn into 5/8 line (the pharrel and crush ring)? cause if so! sweet!
 

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Shit... i'd even run 3/8" tee's Your not gonna loose any speed in doing so. Yes, they make fittings with 1/2" thread x 5/8" line. There are tons of tons of varieties of fittings. This ain't no perfect world
 

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O... they also make 3/8" x 5/8" line fittings, like I said before, for the output of the 3/8" tee. It'll save ya a lil money, cuz 1/2" tee's are expensive
 
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