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Old 09-05-2016, 12:08 PM   #1
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Can anyone recommend a smallish air compressor that I can use to top off my tiires? Currently all my tires, truck and 5r have a 80 lb max pressure. I realize "smallish" is a relative term, but I need to be able to carry it in the storage compartment of my 36 footer. I always have my generator in the rig so AC is ok.
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Old 09-06-2016, 10:40 AM   #2
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Viair. It's a 12v and this particular model will run my tires up to 125psi. You can likely get away with a different model if you don't have such high PSI requirements.


http://learntorv.com/product-review-viair-450p-12v-air-compressor/


Mine lives in my front hatch in the camper.
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Old 09-06-2016, 10:55 AM   #3
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Since I won't use it frequently, I have the Harbor Freight Viair knock off. It's high volume 12VDC with enough cord and air line to reach anything I have. Check the head bolts on the compressor after first use ... they sometimes loosen up.
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Old 09-07-2016, 09:44 PM   #4
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Viair. It's a 12v and this particular model will run my tires up to 125psi. You can likely get away with a different model if you don't have such high PSI requirements.


http://learntorv.com/product-review-viair-450p-12v-air-compressor/


Mine lives in my front hatch in the camper.

I got one too. Works great. Got it when I had my Jeep. 😢


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Old 09-08-2016, 09:43 AM   #5
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also have VIAIR RV-450P. there may be other less expensive knock-offs or if you only need to go to 80 psi there may be less expensive units. I need 110 psi and the viair unit does this just fine!!! comes with a storage bag.
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Old 09-08-2016, 09:52 AM   #6
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I cannot say enough about my Viar 300P, well made & performs very well. For the occasional topping off or in the event of a flat, this unit works well. For those who may need more performance, say an off-roader who airs down the tires I would recommend at least the 400-P or one of the more off-road specific air compressors.
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Old 09-08-2016, 10:07 AM   #7
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the Viar 00073 has been very dependable for us,

https://www.amazon.com/Viair-00073-H...=VIAIR+RV-450P
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Old 07-18-2017, 12:13 PM   #8
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I purchased ours at Lowe's, the unit sets in cargo basement of our 2014 columbus 5th wheel, got a 50ft hose so I don't have to take it out to air the tires of rv or my truck. Air compressor cost close to $100 bucks and airs up to 150psi in tanks.
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Old 07-18-2017, 12:23 PM   #9
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Old 09-15-2017, 11:06 AM   #10
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Sears 110v 135 psi less than $100. However, must be running to top off 100lbs or more. No big deal. Light and compact.
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