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Portable Air Compressor and Noise

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by j4x4ar3, Jun 12, 2009.

  1. Jun 12, 2009 at 5:45 PM
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    j4x4ar3

    j4x4ar3 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I've been through the threads where people have posted various mounting places for their air compressors. I'm curiuos though as to how much noise these all make in the various mounting positions??? I'm looking to get a Viair compressor that's full time rated and possibly mount a small tank as well. Normally if you're off-roading then noise wouldn't necessairly be a consideration. What I need to use mine for though is for my truck and trailer when taking longer camping trips. I don't want something too loud as to bother other campers if I should need to air up early in the morning.

    Thoughts? Suggestions? Other brand options?

    Thanks
     
  2. Jun 12, 2009 at 5:55 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    If noise is a concern, consider mounting it to the Frame rail, and use (If not included with the compressor), rubber mounts.
     
  3. Jun 12, 2009 at 6:46 PM
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    Brunes

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    +1 the rubber mounts...
     
  4. Jun 12, 2009 at 7:51 PM
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    fireturk41

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  5. Jun 12, 2009 at 7:55 PM
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    DDD

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    Here is my setup. The compressor I am using is loud, but I used rubber pads below the compressor and below the bolts (and its mounted in the bed)

    When I am driving I cannot hear it, but when stopped or in the garage it is noticeable.
     
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