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Author Topic: 12v Compressor  (Read 1695 times)

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Re: 12v Compressor
« Reply #20 on: February 20, 2018, 09:36:26 AM »

I'm leaning toward "Doug's Deals" unless he's got a buyer already.  Although my next conundrum is where to mount it, maybe I need to move my tank to the underside.

Back when Daniel had a Jeep, he had the tank mounted under the tub right behind the drivers seat.






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Ben... why down on Smittybuilt? All these things are made in China anyway.  :shaking:
Also, I believe the CFM @ 0 means if the hose were not connected and the pump was just free blowing, that would be the amount of CFM it produces. But that is just an edumakated guess.  :cheers2:

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Re: 12v Compressor
« Reply #21 on: February 20, 2018, 09:48:44 AM »

I'm leaning toward "Doug's Deals" unless he's got a buyer already.  Although my next conundrum is where to mount it, maybe I need to move my tank to the underside.
I use most of my roll cage as a tank, estimated about two and a half gallons capacity. Son is going to call me after work, I will get a shipping quote if Jim doesn't still want it.
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Re: 12v Compressor
« Reply #22 on: February 20, 2018, 06:37:02 PM »

And we need a tank why?  Do you turn the compressor on long before you need to fill tires,  or you keep tank full of air at all times?  When filling a tire  the initial rush is good but then the compressor is trying to fill tires and tank.
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Re: 12v Compressor
« Reply #23 on: February 20, 2018, 08:19:59 PM »

And we need a tank why?  Do you turn the compressor on long before you need to fill tires,  or you keep tank full of air at all times?  When filling a tire  the initial rush is good but then the compressor is trying to fill tires and tank.
IDK why. Maybe it's suggested for the airbag crowd, not us.
I fill up the tank when I'm almost out to the road. First tire fills fast then I go take a piss or something.
I agree the tank is slowing the entire process. I thought of adding a valve to switch to direct fill after the pressure drops.
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Re: 12v Compressor
« Reply #24 on: February 21, 2018, 08:43:49 AM »

Never really considered the tank slowing the process.  Hmm.


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Re: 12v Compressor
« Reply #25 on: February 21, 2018, 09:59:10 AM »

After having my setup in place for awhile, Im realized the tank wasnt really doing anything. When I aired up, I was essentially filling straight from the compressor, because the tank would empty almost immediately.

With the Toyota, Im going to forego the engine mounted setup, and run a tankless 12v compressor.
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Re: 12v Compressor
« Reply #26 on: February 21, 2018, 06:00:36 PM »

Do the air chucks on tankless portables free-flow air when the compressor is on?
I would think a high CFM compressor could over pressurize before stopping. The hose might not buffer enough volume.
Probably would be a good idea to put the male coupler on the compressor / female on the hose and use a chuck that free-flows.
Any thoughts?
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Re: 12v Compressor
« Reply #27 on: February 21, 2018, 09:50:15 PM »

thats a good point. thats why they have that funky screw on type inflater like on mime. it always blowing air out either into the atmosphere or into the tire
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Re: 12v Compressor
« Reply #28 on: February 22, 2018, 03:34:09 PM »

I completed my OBA recently using my Sanden A/C compressor. I got http://a.co/6QAYJtN from amazon. It's an open air chuck that clips on the tire. It always flows air when I have the compressor turned on. It really turned out pretty good.
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Re: 12v Compressor
« Reply #29 on: February 22, 2018, 10:21:22 PM »

That looks interesting. Now I'll have to go look at my hose, to see if I can put that on. It looks better than my HF chuck.
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Re: 12v Compressor
« Reply #32 on: February 23, 2018, 09:30:31 AM »

What I really need is a locking air chuck that is at 90. So I can also use it on my motorcycle, that has a very minimal space between the stem and the wheel. All I have right now, that works is an old style chuck. Like the one in this picture on the very left. It probably doesn't exist.

https://www.amazon.com/Tru-Flate-Kit-Compressor-Access/dp/B000B5HM32/ref=sr_1_12?s=power-hand-tools&ie=UTF8&qid=1519406345&sr=1-12&keywords=90%C2%B0+air+chuck&tag=pda0ea-20
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Re: 12v Compressor
« Reply #34 on: February 23, 2018, 10:07:19 PM »

Thanks Doug! Now I'll have figure out if I can fit it on my Inflator Gauge Hose.
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Re: 12v Compressor
« Reply #35 on: February 24, 2018, 07:14:26 AM »

Since I use one of these;
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B071CF514F/ref=sspa_dk_detail_2?psc=1&pd_rd_i=B071CF514F&pd_rd_wg=fLlVv&pd_rd_r=QT552PFHYPTS6G01J5QY&pd_rd_w=UscyW

I might need a small tank if the hose doesn't allow the compressor to cycle down without too much pressure. This is the smallest tank I found but a Vixen 0.5 Gal is a better deal considering it includes a drain, gauge and pressure switch.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B001GC7H98/_encoding=UTF8?coliid=I28ER3BQY7QTTD&colid=RST4FTUVT23O&psc=0

https://www.amazon.com/Vixen-Horns-Pressure-Compression-Fitting/dp/B016FTGJ0Y/ref=pd_sbs_263_3?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B016FTGJ0Y&pd_rd_r=QT552PFHYPTS6G01J5QY&pd_rd_w=vOEUc&pd_rd_wg=fLlVv&psc=1&refRID=QT552PFHYPTS6G01J5QY

These are ideas for Tim. I shipped his 480C, thanks Tim.
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Re: 12v Compressor
« Reply #36 on: February 25, 2018, 12:40:21 PM »

Wonder if the hose on that inflator has standard threads on it?  I use a similar but without the digital gauge, I'd like to add a longer hose so I don't have to kneel down to use it (hurts my way too old for how young I am knees).
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Re: 12v Compressor
« Reply #37 on: February 25, 2018, 02:21:07 PM »

Wonder if the hose on that inflator has standard threads on it?  I use a similar but without the digital gauge, I'd like to add a longer hose so I don't have to kneel down to use it (hurts my way too old for how young I am knees).

It looks like it does. My problem with the digital gauge is, well batteries. I'm not sure I would want to worry about them. I'm fine with the analog gauge.

Well today I went out on a hunt for a new hose for my inflator gauge. The hose has a pressed on chuck. I was looking for male 1/4" NPT threads on both sides. After going to 5 different stores, I failed. But someone recommended Rocklin Hydraulics. Of course they're closed today, so I'll have check it out tomorrow. I'm also looking for a longer hose. Because my (much older) knees don't like bending over either. I'll let you know what I find.

Oh, and also I went out to look at my old style chuck. And was surprised to find that i actually do have one of these:






I guess I have two different types.

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Re: 12v Compressor
« Reply #38 on: February 25, 2018, 04:21:51 PM »

Mine is not digital but like that one it only flows air when you pull the trigger; checks pressure when you release. Yes, a longer hose would be better.
I'll see if tankless works with a closed chuck when I get around to rebuilding my 550c. I have the kit.
Tim, you probably know this but when you wire your's up, the on/off switch and pressure switch should be on the control side of a relay. The pressure switch won't last long on the main power line. I run a 90/115PSI switch.
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Re: 12v Compressor
« Reply #39 on: February 25, 2018, 04:47:53 PM »

Yeah, I may get that small tank you listed too since it has a switch etc. or may cannibalize the stuff I already have.
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