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Guest Message by DevFuse

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A/C comp to on board air. how much cfm??

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#1 Guest_Rooinater_*

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Posted 24 July 2003 - 09:53 AM

well this will be one of my next projects, i was just wondering if anyone here has done it. i have several how to artcles from online. so it'll be a go in a few months.

i was thinking of storing the air tank in the spare tire holder, 25' coil hose to fill tires.

what's the psi rating on our ac systems?? :rolleyes:

#2 Guest_SOOBME_*

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Posted 24 July 2003 - 12:35 PM

The A/C comp. is good for over 260psi, and I don't know the CFM #'s but I do know that they are good! It will fill a 3gal. tank to 90psi in about 9 -15 seconds.
When U do the conversion, use a short line with an in-line oiler in it for the intake side of the A/C comp. That will keep it alive alot longer.

#3 Guest_calebz_*

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Posted 24 July 2003 - 12:55 PM

What about using the pump for stock air suspension, instead of an AC compressor.. some cars already have the pump and a small tank..

BTW.. does anyone know the location of the stock air suspension pump?.. the tank is mounted in the drivers side fender i believ.. just don't know about the pump.

#4 Guest_RedLance_*

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Posted 24 July 2003 - 01:21 PM

The pump is mounted right on top of or next to the tank, which is right in front of the driver's side front wheel.

#5 Guest_GlCraigGT_*

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Posted 24 July 2003 - 01:23 PM

how do those articles explain how to keep enough oil in the compressor to keep is from seizing up.

#6 Guest_SOOBME_*

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Posted 25 July 2003 - 12:11 AM

That's what the in-oiler is for. The AC comp. has enough air draw to make the oiler drip, and that drip is drawn into the unit and keeps it oiled;)

#7 Guest_Rooinater_*

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Posted 25 July 2003 - 09:57 AM

they explain it by using an in line oiler on the inlet side of the A/C. and then just after the A/C use a oil and water seperater on the outputside. to keep oil out of your air.


this one of the sites, i have a wiring diagram from a 4x4 magazine somewhere.

well that means i can run the 150 psi system then. hmmmm..... :evil: instant air up of the tires.

#8 Guest_Adam N.D.J._*

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Posted 25 July 2003 - 12:53 PM

Yeah, Onboard air is some good stuff. You get a flat, use your pnuematic jack to lift it up, then your impact to pull off the lugnuts, and changing a tire becomes so easy. Plus you can air up after running around in the sand. And there are lots of other uses. Airing up rafts or air mattresses. Or some people are going to have full on repair station trailers with welders, plasma cutters, and a full assortment of tools. You caouls also repaint your car on the side of the freeway (I counldn't possibly think of a reason for that though). Catch ya Laters.

#9 Guest_Rooinater_*

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Posted 26 July 2003 - 06:30 PM

yep that's one reason i want it. after a day of 4x4ing at 12 psi or lower it's nice to fill the tires up and not be worrying about the tires getting to hot or losing a bead at 60mph.

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