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Heebs
03-11-2008, 05:28 AM
Hey Van, I've got a bunch of questions regarding the MQ valve.

Do you service the original PBX MQ valve?

Is there a "trade in" program to "upgrade" to the newer MQ2 valve?

Do you know why the original MQ valve doesn't like to work with Race boards? Know of any fixes?

Do the new MQ2 valves come ready to be plugged into the Race board or do you need to get a special wire plug?

Thanks!

Vantrepes
03-11-2008, 09:57 AM
Do you service the original PBX MQ valve?
Yes, I do.

Is there a "trade in" program to "upgrade" to the newer MQ2 valve?
Not really. Best bet, sell the mQ1 on Ebay, and use the money to buy an mQ2.

Do you know why the original MQ valve doesn't like to work with Race boards? Know of any fixes?
Not really. The problem is the low voltage used with the Race Frames. Slightly trimming the solenoid spring can help though, but it becomes a balancing act between input pressure, leaks, and spring force at that point.

Do the new MQ2 valves come ready to be plugged into the Race board or do you need to get a special wire plug?
Nope. You would have to splice a Race connector to the mQ2, or special order a Race version of the mQ2. The Race plug isn't a standard option.

Heebs
03-11-2008, 10:06 AM
Do you sell a "Race ready" MQ2? Seems like I should just dump my Race frame and pick up a E2.

Vantrepes
03-11-2008, 09:14 PM
I don't have any on hand, but they can be special ordered.
Personally, I would get an E1 with a zero B board, or an E2 instead, but that's just me.