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Old May 16th, 2014, 11:40 AM
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I have a customer from ATL who I got a 95 SWB RRC for his beach house. He is storing it at the airport so that he will have a vehicle when he flies into the beach to get him from the airport to his boat. My question is that it still has the stock air suspension, I am going to install a battery cut off switch under the hood, is there anything else I should do? Should I have him turn off the air suspension as well or will the battery cut off be sufficient?
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Old May 16th, 2014, 12:07 PM
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I don't understand the nature of the question. Storage should not affect the EAS in any way. If it is pumped up, it should stay pumped up even with no battery.
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Old May 16th, 2014, 12:12 PM
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It does not run while the truck is turned off. If there is a leak, it just drops down until you start it up.
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Gotcha, just wanted to see if there was something that I could do to prolong life of sir suspension.
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Brian i would install the battery cut off in the cab (center console, or under the seat) its easier to get to and he doesn't have to pop the hood, etc. or you can put a push/pull cable arrangement in to operate it remotely as well.
Plus you can pull the key and take it with you for security in either location of course.
just thoughts.
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Will it be parked outside? A solar powered trickle charger might not be a bad idea. A RRC shouldn't have much of a quiescent draw unless there is a problem, so I imagine a small solar panel would do the trick.

The best thing to do for that air suspension, other than converting it to coils, would be to replace the air springs if they are original. If they are old and dry rotted they will leak causing excessive strain on the compressor from it constantly running.

Will a RRC not self level (only lower, not rise) with the key off? Newer Land Rovers will do that if there is a leak.
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