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"Onboard Air system"

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by toku58, Jul 5, 2009.

  1. Jul 5, 2009 at 12:15 PM
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    toku58

    toku58 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Here my onboard air system project.

    I purchased a MasterFlow 50 compressor from CostCo $49.
    Mounted it under the side compartment of the bed:
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    Picked up a 9 gal air off Ebay, made custom brackets to bolt it up to my tow hitch. (I didn't want to drill anything)
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    Wired it up and Mounted the fitting to the bumper and called it a day.
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    Oh? I don't carry a spare so I had the room under there.:D
     
  2. Jul 5, 2009 at 12:20 PM
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    Chad

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    this is pretty sweet dude!
     
  3. Jul 5, 2009 at 12:34 PM
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    aces2

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    Didn't you do that a couple months ago? I remember seeing those exact same pictures...
     
  4. Jul 5, 2009 at 12:37 PM
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    toku58

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    Yeah I did all these mods a while ago. It was posted on another forum. I just figured people here might be interested.

    I sort of ran out of ideas for my truck? Haven't done any new mods lately.:(
     
  5. Jul 5, 2009 at 12:37 PM
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    MonkeyProof

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    ^.....regardless if it was...still a very clean install with a good deal of attention to detail...has me thinking..
     
  6. Jul 5, 2009 at 12:40 PM
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    Yeah, I just didn't notice he was transferring his mods from TN to TW, but now I see... it was a brief moment of Deja Vu...
     
  7. Jul 5, 2009 at 12:42 PM
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    JimBeam

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    id be worried about smashing the tank or the bracket on a rock
     
  8. Jul 5, 2009 at 12:43 PM
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    Those must be some vicious malls you crawl!
     
  9. Jul 5, 2009 at 12:51 PM
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    yeah! Running over those soccer moms to fight for a parking is brutal!:D

    But as you can see the hitch is the lowest point of the rear, so that would drag before the tank hits.
     
  10. Jul 5, 2009 at 4:50 PM
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    how long to fill your tire from 10psi? This compressor seems very slow, as soon as your tank is empty it must take forever to fill up.

    and this rear bracket would not hold for 10 minutes off roading!
     
  11. Jul 5, 2009 at 4:54 PM
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    Do you have a check valve between the compressor and tank.

    I have had problems finding a check valve that works well with this compressor.
     
  12. Jul 5, 2009 at 8:37 PM
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    I'm not sure? Still never had to use it. But I'm sure since I mostly go fishing with my truck, and not looking for "BgiFoot" the brackets will last a very long time.
    I picked up the check valve from "Grainger" it's mounted next to the tank. Seems to work good so far?
     
  13. Jul 5, 2009 at 10:43 PM
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    Interesting, I picked up this check valve from Grainger but I have been having problems with it. It holds pressure, but when I turn on the compressor the ball inside gets stuck in the open poisition allowing the air to excape through the compressor.

    It seams to me that this check valve is not rated correctly for the CFM that this compressor puts out. The ball is pressed too hard and gets stuck. I have been looking for a higher quality check valve that is the same size.
     
  14. Jul 5, 2009 at 11:35 PM
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    Wow! That the same valve I used. I haven't had any issue yet. I'll keep an eye on it.
     
  15. Jul 6, 2009 at 6:35 AM
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    That has to be one of the best mods ever! Great work!
     
  16. Jul 6, 2009 at 6:37 AM
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    Nice job. OBA is one of the best mods I've done. it's useful a lot more ways then just for tires.
     
  17. Jul 6, 2009 at 7:14 AM
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    interesting thread here on that compressor.
     
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  20. Jan 10, 2012 at 1:36 PM
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    Nice! are there any more OBA set-ups around the forum? I searched, but came up with nothing.
     
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