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Tire Pressure

Discussion in '100-Series Cruisers' started by mscott, Jul 20, 2005.

  1. mscott

    mscott

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    OK, I know when I'm driving on sand I need to lower my tire pressure to about 15psi or so.

    My question is -- how does everyone fill them back up? Do you all have bolt on compressors mounted in the engine bay? I have a little dinky compressor that would take 1 day each to fill up the 285 R18's I have. Do I drive to the nearest gas station? Your thoughts...

    -- Mike
     
  2. macneill

    macneill Rollin’ on 33s

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    Some guys carry CO2 tanks, which seem very good.

    Also, on board compressors.

    I too have a dinky cigarette lighter one which I never use.

    I use the facility supplied air, or go a couple of miles real slow to the service station.
     
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    NMuzj100

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    A good recent thread

    Air Compressor thread

    Looks like a lot of guys are having success with the cheap compressors mounted under the hood (bonnet?). You need one that requires a direct battery connection. No cigarette lighter connections.

    On my list of things I haven't gotten to yet though so no first hand info.
     
  4. Bad azz Cruiser

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    i got the $ 30 compressor thats on that thread link above and it works great!!! direct battey connect is the only way to go!!
     
  5. tabraha

    tabraha Hello My Name is: TAD SILVER Star

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    Are you able to air up pretty quickly with it? I had to take 4 tires up from 10psi to 36 and it felt like it was an all day affair this past weekend. :censor:
     
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    And how do you wire it? Hard wire w/switch or just connect to battery terminals when you need to use it?
     
  7. Bad azz Cruiser

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    the compressor connects directly to the battery takes less than five min. per tire going 20psi to 60(285/75/16 m/t's)haven't actually timed it though.

    going to get this 4 way inflator deflator hose looks like the way to go heres the link

    http://www.4crawler.com/4x4/ForSale/4air.shtml

    you can hard wire and mount but haven't got that far yet.