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Old 03-24-2016, 09:25 PM   #1
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We have air ride bags on the back area of our Sunseeker 3170. I was wondering what kind of portable inflater do any of you use. It's too expensive to install remote ones and we don't want to be stuck having to go to a gas station. Also, we just had automatic levelers installed. Is there any reason we'd need to adjust the air rises when using the levelers? Thanks for any help. This is new to us.
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Some thing like this would be more than enough.

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We have air ride bags on the back area of our Sunseeker 3170. I was wondering what kind of portable inflater do any of you use. It's too expensive to install remote ones and we don't want to be stuck having to go to a gas station. Also, we just had automatic levelers installed. Is there any reason we'd need to adjust the air rises when using the levelers? Thanks for any help. This is new to us.

As long as you don't severely change you load, it's kind of a " set and forget thing.

( assuming no leaks either) ..

Check it every once in a while.

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Old 03-25-2016, 04:25 PM   #4
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pump it up

A small , very small 120 or 12v pump will do the air bags, but not the tires. It does not take much to fill the bags. Stay below 100 psi...

I actually carry both a small cheap ($20) one for the bags, and an expensive vair 450p for the tires.
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I have a Viair and really like it. Would get the RV model next time but it is more expensive.

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I have a Viair and really like it. Would get the RV model next time but it is more expensive.

What is the model # of the Viair Compressor that you use? What is the difference in the one you have and the "RV" model?
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What is the model # of the Viair Compressor that you use? What is the difference in the one you have and the "RV" model?
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I have the 300P. The difference between mine and the RV model is mine must be shut off when not inflating. That is, you can't let it run while you move from one tire to the next, it will continue pumping and blow the hose. Most tankless compressors work this way it seems. But the RV model actually has a shutoff. So you don't have to have the compressor right with you while you go around the RV.
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Thanks for all the great advice. We don't have a 12 volt outlet in or near the bay's. Any cordless options?


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Thanks for all the great advice. We don't have a 12 volt outlet in or near the bay's. Any cordless options?
Look for a "jump start box" that has a built in air compressor. You can find them at Home Depot, Lowes, Sears, Walmart, or some automotive supply stores. I have one with a built in flashlight and air compressor that was about $40 on sale after Christmas.
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Bet this would reach far enough.

25' 12-Volt Extension Cord - Prime Products 08-0917 - Electrical Cords - Camping World

Amazon might have it for less.
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