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Free Air?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by AvsFanTRD, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. Jan 4, 2010 at 2:18 AM
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    AvsFanTRD

    AvsFanTRD [OP] Oh gravity, thou art a heartless bitch!

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    Is there such a thing as a gas station that still offers free air? Do you know of any? Are there any nationwide gas stations that still do this?
     
  2. Jan 4, 2010 at 4:30 AM
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    AvsFanTRD

    AvsFanTRD [OP] Oh gravity, thou art a heartless bitch!

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    And they would be....
     
  3. Jan 4, 2010 at 4:41 AM
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    rb11701

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  4. Jan 4, 2010 at 5:18 AM
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    Toyota Truck

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    At most gas stations you have to ask them to turn it on. They use a remote to do so. Try that next time
     
  5. Jan 4, 2010 at 5:20 AM
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    mws4ua

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    We have a BP here that still has free air. Also, most tire shops will hook you up if you just drop by. If there's one you frequent where you know somebody, try stopping by there, too.
     
  6. Jan 4, 2010 at 5:36 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    Sheetz has free air.
     
  7. Jan 4, 2010 at 5:51 AM
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    Simon's Mom

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    No one in my area except one Citgo Jiffy Mart. Most have the pay stations that are not worth a dang! I go to my friends shop or use the little portable compressor I got at Lowe's in a pinch.
     
  8. Jan 4, 2010 at 5:53 AM
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    Zombie Runner

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    there is a shell station that has it here, only place in town though...I just use my little compressor I keep in my truck, its takes forever but gets the job done
     
  9. Jan 4, 2010 at 5:54 AM
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    oldtacomaguy

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    BP here in my town has free air.
     
  10. Jan 4, 2010 at 8:07 AM
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    Sheetz FTW!

    Their air pumps are sweet. Not just an air hose with a nozzle, but you preset the PSI you want on the pump and it'll beep whenever the tires reached that.


    But now I have a portable air compressor in my truck (Viair 90P) so I dont really need to worry about airing up at gas stations anymore.
     
  12. Jan 4, 2010 at 1:01 PM
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    The Shell station by my house has free air, but I use my portable air compressor.
     
  13. Jan 4, 2010 at 1:02 PM
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    there still are some old school gas stations around here with free air, but if it was built in the last 5 or so years it seems they are all pay to air. Most seem to be around .75 to air up for 4 or 5 minutes.
     
  14. Jan 4, 2010 at 1:03 PM
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    They take forever though.
     
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  16. Jan 4, 2010 at 1:12 PM
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    What, the portable ones?

    I've yet to use mine, but Viair says that it takes 2min 30 sec to go from 15 to 30psi in a 31x10.5. It's not "fast" but it will get the job done.
     
  17. Jan 4, 2010 at 1:16 PM
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    No, the Sheetz ones. At least ours does.
     
  18. Jan 4, 2010 at 1:21 PM
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    The only problem I've had with the one by my house is whenever I tried to pump up the tires in my road bike. They're supposed to be up around 75-85psi, and the Sheetz pump would only pump them up to like 65 and then just not go any higher :laugh:
     
  19. Jan 4, 2010 at 1:21 PM
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    I thought all gas stations were required to offer free water and air. Maybe it's only California. I have never had a problem. I just ask them to turn it on.
     
  20. Jan 4, 2010 at 3:55 PM
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    all the quicktrips here have free air
     
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