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Old 12-15-2015, 05:18 PM   #1
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Portable air compressor?

Give me some recommendations for a portable air compressor I can use for the tires and the airbags. Thanks in advance!

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Old 12-15-2015, 05:43 PM   #2
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Porter Cable oil less 1.5 gal,small I plug it into Dyson recepticle in rear storage and have 2 25' hoses- quick connects on all fittings

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Old 12-15-2015, 05:44 PM   #3
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go to home depot and pick up a small compressor (150psi) worked for me
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Old 12-15-2015, 05:50 PM   #4
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This is what some of us use for the rear air bags.
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Old 12-15-2015, 05:52 PM   #5
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12Volt 150 PSI Compact Air Compressor is the one I have used, not fast but priced low. The screw on air chuck was akward and I replaced with a lock on type. The real problem was with the tire valve extentions which didn't seal well with the air chuck, even at the truck stop. Seems the capless extentions don't work well. Also very akward to get in the space allowed by the wheel covers. Still working on it though.
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Old 12-15-2015, 06:42 PM   #6
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Check with Auto Zone for a Slime compressor. There are several levels of pumps and they are not expensive. I have three different units and they have all worked well over the many years I've used them. IMHO
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Old 12-15-2015, 06:50 PM   #7
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Old 12-15-2015, 06:53 PM   #8
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Old 12-15-2015, 06:59 PM   #9
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I went El Cheapo. If is screws up, it's not to expensive to pitch it away. Works pretty good...

12V 100 PSI High Volume Air Compressor

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Old 12-15-2015, 07:11 PM   #10
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Here is a link to an earlier discussion as well as a link to the model I have. There are many good unit out there-and a lot of junk.

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