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Portable air compressor - input

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by WhiteTaco82, Feb 17, 2019.

  1. Feb 17, 2019 at 5:02 PM
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    WhiteTaco82

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  2. Feb 17, 2019 at 5:10 PM
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    AZn8v

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    Viair 400P. Aired up my Ram 2500 from 30psi to 80psi in about 3 minutes/tire. As expected it gets a bit warm but is up to the task of airing all 4 up in less than 15 minutes.
     
  3. Feb 17, 2019 at 5:15 PM
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    You can't buy cheap compressors. Either it's too weak to inflate large tires or will break after few uses.
    Viair line is good. I had a somewhat average compressor to inflate car tires but struggles to inflate large tires. Just buy a good unit and don't worry about it.
     
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  4. Feb 17, 2019 at 5:17 PM
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    Boosted_Carrera

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    Nice unit. I have the same one.
    Note: Don't have little ones around in case they touch the compressor. It can get HOT!
     
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  5. Feb 17, 2019 at 5:57 PM
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    Thank your that tip and heads up!!
     
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  6. Feb 17, 2019 at 6:14 PM
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  7. Mar 26, 2019 at 3:48 PM
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    I know this thread is a month old or so but anymore feedback on 12v VS 120V compressors? Granted i do have 120V on board. I thought it might be a better option??

    (Just started looking so don’t bash me for not doing more ‘searches’)
     
  8. Mar 26, 2019 at 3:56 PM
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    P265/75/16 Destination AT stock wheels 12v socket bed pocket install diy Truck bed beer bottle opener No drill hidden/uv5r ham radio installed GoPro hero 5 session Center console organizer and top tray Front air dam delete Sidestep delete Add factory mudguards Recovery/equipment: Everything fits behind or under the seat Tool roll up bag Battery terminal cleaner Electrical grease for terminals Digital multimeter Alternator tester 4 gauge jumper cables Breaker bar with 19&21mm sockets Viair compressor Tire deflator Tire repair kit Tarp Hitch with d-ring Standard hitch 1 1/8 to 1 1/2 open ended hitch wrench Rope Ratcheting tie downs Tire gauge Cellphone charger wall/socket adaptors Gloves Recovery strap Crowbar Mighty might fishing pole Small tackle box First aid kit Michelin road atlas (4) 1 liter water bottles in rear doors 1 empty grey plastic ammo can (not sure what to put in it yet).
    Pricy?

    its only 65 bucks!
     
  9. Mar 26, 2019 at 4:26 PM
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    Thanks for your valid input! It was supposed to have been a “?” Rather than a “.” Also, if you reviewed the thread as it seems you did ever so slightly just to throw out some criticism, you’d see that I bought that one. I hope your wallet size gets significantly smaller and you come to appreciate having an extra 65$. For some people 65$ is a decent amount of money. Thanks for your input, though!
     
  10. Mar 26, 2019 at 4:29 PM
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    Impossible.

    I have no bills
     
  11. Mar 26, 2019 at 4:29 PM
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    I don’t do the bashing, although, some people on here love to. I can not give any feedback on the 12v VS 120v, but I’m sure someone on here will. I do like the air compressor that I bought, the Viair 88p. I’ve only used it a few times so far but seems to meet my needs.
     
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  12. Mar 26, 2019 at 4:33 PM
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    Well why don’t you do something nice for a fellow Tacoma world fan and buy them something and send it to them free of charge. I’m glad you have no bills, you win a cookie!!
     
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  13. Mar 26, 2019 at 4:42 PM
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    I just picked up a viair 400p. Seemed to be good value for what I as looking for. Occasional use only.
     
  14. Mar 26, 2019 at 4:56 PM
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    I spent years with a basic Viair before I saw the light. I'm rolling with an ARB twin mounted under the hood now, and will never go back. It was originally installed on my jeep and was one of the pieces of gear I "rescued" before selling that rig. Each tire takes about a minute to air up from 15 to 30 psi. Most of my total air up time is spent uncoiling/recoiling the dang air hose! It'll cost you more than most other options, but sometimes you CAN put a price on happiness.

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    Edited because :worthless:
     
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  15. Mar 26, 2019 at 5:03 PM
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    Jesus TW.. you are costing me a lot of Cha Ching :spending:
     
  16. Mar 26, 2019 at 7:17 PM
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  17. Mar 26, 2019 at 7:29 PM
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  18. Mar 26, 2019 at 7:36 PM
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    I carry two Viars. 88 and 300. One is none ...two is one. Both are capable depending on your budget.
     
  19. Mar 26, 2019 at 7:42 PM
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  20. Mar 26, 2019 at 8:16 PM
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    Yea idk.. it looks like junk.. and i don’t think that anything that can plug into cigarette lighter can draw anymore than 15amps (just a guess) and that’s not enough power IMHO.. i just started looking at compressors myself.. and the viair 88p looks like an affordable option for 33” tires over the one you posted above.. i think i may go with the 300p myself..

    Still looking
     
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