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What have you done to your Tacoma today? 1st Gen Edition

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by SlimDigg, Feb 7, 2011.

  1. Nov 17, 2013 at 3:42 PM
    Blackdawg

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    you can run lockers off CO2...just saying..
     
  2. Nov 17, 2013 at 3:49 PM
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    Yep, that was the same w/ me at the meet a month or two ago
     
  3. Nov 17, 2013 at 3:51 PM
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    Yeah, I'd rather just use an air compressor.
     
  4. Nov 17, 2013 at 3:52 PM
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    works great..till you run out of electricity..haha

    :p

    i just enjoy talking about this after Mike's ARB took a poo...
     
  5. Nov 17, 2013 at 3:55 PM
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    I would think that even if the compressor failed that it wouldn't be an issue since I still have c02 as well. Lose out of being able to use a front locker, oh well.
     
  6. Nov 17, 2013 at 3:55 PM
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    You can run out of co2 pretty easy or forget to fill it:confused:. Just get a compresser and attach a scuba tank best of both worlds plus you can air up your tires and you buddys tires.
     
  7. Nov 17, 2013 at 3:56 PM
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  8. Nov 17, 2013 at 3:56 PM
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    the locker lose is the only bad part yes. for you. If your me..be both lockers..eventually...

    still nice for a back up though yes. i still carry my piss ant compressor..probably overheat now though doing 35s..haha
     
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  10. Nov 17, 2013 at 3:58 PM
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    a friend of mine "ported" his and intended to buy a nicer one when he had less stuff on his list. Ended up keeping it because it works so well.
     
  11. Nov 17, 2013 at 3:58 PM
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    Your an incompetent idiot that shouldn't even own Co2 if checking its level and getting it filled isn't on your list of shit to do before a big trip..

    that said..a 20lb bottle is a TON of co2..plus lockers barely use any at all.

    another good back up for lockers is paintball canister. It'll articulate locks a few thousand times..you just need the right bottle.
     
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    Whoa, now there's an idea. Compressor for main use & CO2 for a backup incase SHTF


    Monte- for a 20lb tank, roughly (I'd guess it varies by shop) how much does it cost to refill from empty?
     
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    Thanks everyone! I really do appreciate all the advice, it looks like I will go with a fresh leaf pack. I talked to deaver suspention today and they said their off-road pack of leaf's should cure my axle wrap problem.
     
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    Yeah, running out of c02 isn't really an issue. My 20lb tank will last me quite a while.

    I can air up a set of 33's a just under 10 times or so depending on other factors. And much faster than a compressor as well.

    All of those issues you pointed out are null.
    This.
    Exactly what I plan to do ;)

    I know it would cost me about $27 to refill mine.
     
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    cost me $18 bucks to fill it.

    I have lost count how many trucks have used it to air up..a lot though..even on The Epic trip people used it just cause it was so much faster for us..

    i bet its around half empty? after a year of real good use..

    not bad..i was planning on getting it filled when i got home to gauge how much i used.
     
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    Shit that's not bad at all.
    Only half empty huh?
    Making me debate this whole compressor vs CO2 thing again- hmm...
     
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    I definitely recommend the C02 for your needs. I probably wouldn't bother getting a compressor if I wasn't wanting a front locker.
     
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    honestly..can't go wrong with either :p haha

    CO2 is hands down faster..we all know that..

    But bit a pain to store..

    Compessors never run out..so long as you don't have an electrical issue..which can happen. More then just fuses.

    Co2 will run air tools no problem. You need a big compressor and/or tank to do that, more space.

    Co2 if plumbed to run lockers is a dry system. Air compressors can let water into the lines..not super common..but never know..

    generally, need the truck running to run a powerful aircompressor. Not a big deal..usually. unless your one of 2-3 compressor with 12 trucks to air up like in Moab or something..haha

    they are both good. Both have pros and cons..

    all i know is once i get dual lockers. Im plumbing in the CO2 to run them and quick disconnects on the front and rear bumpers with high pressure line wrapped in steel. Be expensive but worth it to me.

    that said. To run lockers you need a variable regulator as the lockers are made for 90psi, not supposed to get more then that(supposedly arbs will take up to 150 though, but 90 is recommended).

    Im gonna pick up a paintball CO2 tank when that happens to make sure i always have a way out for the lockers to work if by some odd chance i do run out. And ill have small portable air compressor for tires.

    Can't go wrong with either in the long run really. OBA is great and important for Wheeling IMO.
     
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    I suppose for the amount you use it that would be fine. During the summer I usually hit the beach 2-3 times a week I would need to refill one every other week. The air pump I have is hopelessly slow so I usually drive 6-7 miles to the gas station that's free and fast.

    Call me incompetent if you want. I will never forget the charcoal, firewood, or cooler. But a co2 would be something I would undoubtedly forget to refill every other week. That and the nearest painball place is 20 minutes away.
     
  20. Nov 17, 2013 at 4:46 PM
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    2-3 times a week? psh. bet a 20lb tank would last 2 months or so easy. Ive done my own truck at least 10 times, and another truck on 33s about 3-4 times, 2 trucks on 32s, and maybe more..idk..the bottle just went around the group sometimes.
     

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