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ARB compressor in bed storage??? - anyone running one???

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by ctfriel, Jan 18, 2017.

  1. Jan 18, 2017 at 5:19 AM
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    ctfriel

    ctfriel [OP] @Overland_NC

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    I'm picking up an ARB CKMTA12 twin compressor from @dorton later this week and trying to decide on mounting options.

    1. Preference is the drivers side bed storage pocket.

    2. Secondary location is under the hood on a Slee bracket.

    I'd rather keep it out of the engine bay to prevent excessive heat sink, etc.

    Looking for options and lessons learned.
     
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  2. Jan 18, 2017 at 5:23 AM
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    T4RFTMFW

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    That's a pretty large compressor. Does it even fit in the storage bins?

    Most people use a single in that area and it barely fits height wise. In a second gen, anyway.
     
  3. Jan 18, 2017 at 5:25 AM
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    Yea, no idea I've never held one. They seem to be shorter than the single though.
     
  4. Jan 18, 2017 at 5:40 AM
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    Well I don't think it'll work. I found some dimensions on ARB AU's data. Seems it's

    H - 4.1"
    L - 10.9"
    W - 7.5"

    Everything works except the Width.. just not deep enough.
     
  5. Jan 18, 2017 at 7:28 AM
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    Shorter for sure, but they're pretty damn wide.
     
  6. Jan 18, 2017 at 7:31 AM
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    I'm running one under my Hood!

    Here is a little Video of it working:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fwUFy9MOvc

    Final Mounted Pics:
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    Before the Install:
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    The bracket I made to mount the compressor and switch:

    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  7. Jan 18, 2017 at 7:33 AM
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    it will work but you have to finagle it in there, I have a viair 440p compressor in mine, chopped the top off and it fits snug .. mounted the tank in the bed on the side
     
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  8. Jan 18, 2017 at 9:08 AM
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  9. Jan 20, 2017 at 7:40 AM
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    How did you wire up the dashboard illumination and the ignition wires?
     
  10. Jan 20, 2017 at 7:41 AM
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    The switch is mounted under the hood right on the same bracket that 5he compressor is on! See it right in front!
     
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    Can you shoot me some pics of your install? I have the Viair 440P and was going to mount it in the bed storage compartment. But realized after purchase, that it is a bit big. I am not doing a tank. Just want the compressor in the bed. Any assistance is appreciated.
     
  12. Jun 26, 2017 at 7:41 AM
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    I don't think the dual will fit in the storage things.
     
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