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Speedway Disc Brake Residual Valve, 2 PSI, Purple

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Specs
Material Type:
Aluminum
Overall Length:
1.60
Sold in Quantity:
Each
Finish:
Anodized
Overall Diameter:
.67
Outlet Fitting:
1/8" NPT
Garage Sale:
No
Notes
Use 2 PSI for disc brake applications.
Speedway Disc Brake Residual Valve, 2 PSI, Purple
Speedway Disc Brake Residual Valve, 2 PSI, Purple
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Speedway Disc Brake Residual Valve, 2 PSI, Purple

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Watch the video below to learn more about the differences in brake lines, flare types and fittings you may want to consider before plumbing away on your current chassis project.

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Ever had problems with a spongy pedal or slow, unresponsive brakes? If so, you may need a residual pressure valve installed in your brake line. A residual valve acts like a one-way or check valve to maintain brake system pressure to eliminate the problems of a spongy pedal. This 2 PSI residual valve is installed inline between the master cylinder and disc brake calipers to keep 2 PSI of residual pressure at the caliper after the brake pedal is released. This ensures that you will have a high, firm pedal next time you press the brake pedal.

If your master cylinder is located below the floorboard, installing a 2 PSI residual valve is highly recommended. If your master cylinder is mounted on the firewall, a residual valve is generally not needed because gravity will provide a natural residual pressure within the brake line.

Our residual pressure valve features a distinctive purple anodized finish with 1/8" NPT port at each end. Use 2 PSI residual valves for disc brake applications only.  Inverted flare or AN threaded adapter fittings to the 1/8" NPT female thread will be required and are noted below and available as required.

Customer Reviews

Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 12 reviewers.
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1940Pickup
Verified Purchaser
Rustburg, VA
Product Rating

Big difference

March 16, 2015
I wasn't aware this valve was needed until I read an article in a recent Street Rodder magazine. I installed this valve and could immediately feel the difference in my brake pedal. Great price too.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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1949shoebox
Verified Purchaser
Tennessee
Product Rating

a must have when mc is under floorboard

October 09, 2014
installing in both front and rear brakes since converting to disc brakes on the shoebox ford. a must have acceptable brake operation.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Pintoman
Verified Purchaser
NY
Product Rating

Good

June 09, 2014
Product works well. Only trouble is it came with no instructions. I had to call the help line to find out how to install it. Found out it was pine threads instead of 3/8 X 24.
Cons:
  • should say what thread size it is.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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sknkwrks
Verified Purchaser
Pearl, IL
Product Rating

Class A company and Class A parts

April 22, 2014
The RPV valve has great fit and finish. I used the 10# previously and switched from drum to disc rear so needed to change. Never had any hesitation, Speedway was the first (and only ) place I looked. Resonable prices and exceptionally quick delivery. WTG guys !
Yes, I recommend this product.
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POPPACHECK
ROGERS ARKANSAS
Product Rating

WORKS JUST GREAT!

August 04, 2012
BIG IMPROVEMENT,IN BRAKE PEDAL,ONLY MOVES A 1/4 OF A INCH AND THE JUICE BINDERS ARE FULLY ENGAGED...THANKS SPEEDY.
Pros:
  • Reliable
  • MAKES A BIG DIFFERENCE
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Dr. Dean
Queen Creek, AZ
Product Rating

Works & Looks good!

July 03, 2010
New install on 1930 Hotrod disc/drum system. 10# in rear drum circuit, 2# in front disk circuit as recommended with M/C lower than brakes. Awesome pedal. THANKS Guys!
Yes, I recommend this product.
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2000jack
Rhode Island
Product Rating

Will buy again

June 25, 2010
Don't forget that you need 2@ Straight 3/8"-24 IFF to 1/8" NPT Male Adapter to hook up to the valve. Maybe all three pieces should be sold as a kit?
Yes, I recommend this product.
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gar rod
detroit,mi.
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after you fast,you have to stop

April 27, 2010
mine went on a alt. f/c holds real good
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Lado
Verified Purchaser
Mid West
Product Rating

Great Price

June 15, 2011
This little purple wonder fixed my very soft brake pedal! It's nice and firm now!
No, I would not recommend this product.
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HotRod Hal
Eugene, Oregon
Product Rating

Buy Brass fittings

August 04, 2011
If you do not have two brass fittings purchase them to fit you brake line.
Pros:
  • Reliable
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

3 questions : 8 answers

2 answers

I will be using master cylinder 91631926, will these rpv fit the same brake line threads as used in this master cylinder?

bugg
leominster ma
April 24, 2014

I will be using master cylinder 91631926, will these rpv fit the same brake line threads as used in this master cylinder?

Answers

February 12, 2015
rubberhead
No theses have 1/8" pipe threads not inverted flare.
April 25, 2014
EricM
No this will not screw into that master cylinder. Usually a steel brake line will be used at the master cylinder outlet, then you can use adapters part number 91031831 to be able to mount these to the steel brake line.
3 answers

I have disc front and rear will I need a residual valve if my master cylinder is mounted on the firewall?

harleyrules
New Jersey, USA
September 18, 2013

I have disc front and rear will I need a residual valve if my master cylinder is mounted on the firewall?

Answers

November 01, 2014
shoog
its not necessary , gravity will keep the line full. the valve may stop the piston from going back further than they need to , possably giving you a shorter travel pedel.
September 27, 2013
dawg
yes you will need a 2psi on front and rear
September 18, 2013
Jason
If the master cylinder is the highest point in the brake system it would not be a must to use reidual valves in this application. However, it will keep pressure at caliper for quicker response.
3 answers

Do i need a residual valve if my master cylinder is the high point of my brake system?

ray
gilbert az
June 02, 2011

Do i need a residual valve if my master cylinder is the high point of my brake system?

Answers

February 12, 2015
rubberhead
No only if master cylinder is below calipers or wheel cylinders such as below your floor.
October 14, 2014
1949shoebox
Not a must but the system will perform better (ie: higher pedal) with the residual valves installed
June 03, 2011
Jason
No, it would not be a must in this application. However, it will keep pressure at caliper for quicker response.
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If your master cylinder is located below the floorboard, installing a 2 PSI residual valve is highly recommended. If your master cylinder is mounted on the firewall, a residual valve is generally not needed because gravity will provide a natural residual pressure within the brake line.

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Our residual pressure valve features a distinctive purple anodized finish with a 1/8" NPT port at each end. Use 10 PSI residual valves for drum brake applications only.  Inverted flare or AN threaded adapter fittings to the 1/8" NPT female thread will be required and are noted below and available as required.

 
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Ever had problems with a spongy pedal or slow, unresponsive brakes? If so, you may need a residual pressure valve installed in your brake line. A redesidual valve acts like a one-way or check valve to maintain brake system pressure to eliminate the problems of a spongy pedal. This 2 PSI residual valve is installed inline between the master cylinder and disc brake calipers to keep 2 PSI of residual pressure at the caliper after the brake pedal is released. This ensures that you will have a high, firm pedal next time you press the brake pedal.

If your master cylinder is located below the floorboard, installing a 2 PSI residual valve is highly recommended. If your master cylinder is mounted on the firewall, a residual valve is generally not needed because gravity will provide a natural residual pressure within the brake line.

Our residual pressure valve features a fully polished finish with a 1/8" NPT port at each end. Use 2 PSI residual valves for disc brake applications only.

 
Learn more about the proper uses of residual valves by reading our tech article. Brake System Selection.  
Straight 3/8 Inch-24 IFF to 1/8 Inch NPT Male Adapter
(Part #91031831)
                        

Brass adapter.

Straight 3/8"-24 IFF to 1/8" NPT Male Adapter

Stainless Steel Straight AN3 to 1/8 Inch NPT Adapter Fitting
(Part #6178514)
                        Straight AN to NPT adapters.
                    
Straight -3 AN Male to 1/8 NPT Male Adapter Fitting
(Part #6174244)
                        

Brake Adaptor.

  • 1/8" NPT