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Old 03-29-2016, 08:40 AM   #21
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I use my pancake compressor at home in the driveway to keep the tires up, and I carry a 12v compressor in the truck for emergencies on the road.


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Old 03-29-2016, 10:10 AM   #22
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I carry a good pressure gauge and a human powered pump (bicycle pump).
I remember getting tired pumping up a bicycle tire with one of those things. I can't imagine trying to pump up a vehicle tire with one.
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Old 03-29-2016, 10:22 AM   #23
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My $50 12v sLime compressor cuts it just fine. If I need to air up a tire at the side of the road, I don't have 110v available.
Agree 100% always have 12V! Youroo!!
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Old 03-29-2016, 07:34 PM   #24
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Where are the best places to add and check air for tires?

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Agree 100% always have 12V! Youroo!!
I assembled this rig which I clip to battery posts (or any other hot and ground connections) on my trailer so that my 12v pump line plus 16' air hose will reach all 3 trailer tires.
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Old 03-29-2016, 08:39 PM   #26
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Speaking of nitrogen, my buddy at work got a flat at a jobsite(we do hvac). He got from the truck, plugged the tire, used nitrogen tank to fill tire back up. We use nitrogen to purge ac lines and gas lines.
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Old 03-31-2016, 08:05 PM   #28
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I had a 12 volt compressor and it was slow to increase tire pressure just a few pounds. Now with my current 5er I have a 1000 watt inverter that will power a small 120v compressor so I'm good to go even on the road.
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