Portable Compressor

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  1. 97 FZJ80

    97 FZJ80

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    Just bought a high volume portable compressor from my local Pep Boys. I tried airing up the 235 tires on the van from 35 to 50 PSI - took about 35 seconds. Not too bad for a $60 air pump. The spec on the box says 70LPM, but the instruction inside listed the volume at only 50LPM at 40% duty cycle :confused:

    Master Flow Tsunami
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    They also carry the Master Flow Cyclone for $30, with the 30LPM @ 40% duty cycle and a lesser coil hose connector.

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  2. Tools R Us

    Tools R Us

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    I have the Flow Master Tsunami MF1050, got it for $45 on sale at Pepboys. Takes about 2 minutes to pump a 295-75/16 from 20-35 psi, great pump for the money!
     
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    buy a real air compressor.


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    Tech Specs:

    - Continuous duty cycle
    - 3/4 horsepower motor
    - 30-amp draw at 35psi
    - 40-amp draw at 150psi
    - 4 cfm free flow rate
    - 150psi max working pressure
    - Can be mounted upside down
    - 14" long, 6" wide, 9", tall

    Only: $ 379.95
     
  4. NorCalDoug

    NorCalDoug problems solved daily...

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    Try something more real-life.

    How long would it take to air up from your rig's tires from 15 psi to 35 psi?
     
  5. 97 FZJ80

    97 FZJ80

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    Under three minutes.
     
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    Do you remove the air filter before storing it in the carrying bag?
     
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    Can you bring some to CMCC?Drop the price $79,I`m sure you`ll get some sales.
     
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    No, just ben shoving it in the bag, make sure to tie it down good, it would be a projectile in an accident. It has worked very well so far, 3 trips pumping up my 295s and my brother's 315s, plus a bunch of testing at the shop, quality unit for the money. This one looks good too;

    http://www.truckn-store.com/product.asp?returnURL=default.asp&ID=89584
     
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    I dont sell them, just a satisfied customer. I have raced a York and lost by one second airing up a 35" tire from 10PSI to 35 PSI. I own two. One for the tow rig, and one going into the 45LV :D
     
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    I was reading what George S. did with his compressor. Tucked under the body on top of a crossmember. I thought it was pretty slick. Is there a reason other people aren't going this route? I am curious as on board air is something I will be doing soon.

    Buck
     
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    Ran it again this weekend, 4 x 295 and 4 x 315 from 20 to 40 PSI gets warm, but not hot and the smoke is still in it! :D

    Another writeup on them;

    http://www.mudrunner.ca/OBA.html
     
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