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Where do I mount ARB Compressor??

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by musicmaan, May 20, 2012.

  1. musicmaan

    musicmaan [OP] Member

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    Where the sun don't shine...... Literally
    not enough
    Just wondering where other people are mounting their air compressors with the 2.7L?? Where I have seen them mounted on other Tacomas, I have the 4WD controller and the cruise control in the way. Honestly, I have no options under the hood that I can see.... so, what are my other options??

    Thanx
     
  2. acidfly

    acidfly Well-Known Member

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    Installing mine right now, not sure where to put it though
     
  3. musicmaan

    musicmaan [OP] Member

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    Where the sun don't shine...... Literally
    not enough
    I fingered it out.... Remove the air intake silencer box that sits above the fender. Plug the hole with something of substance, and hose clamp it so it stays put. Once this step is complete, proceed to drill holes in your trucks metal parts, and mount said pump!
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  4. musicmaan

    musicmaan [OP] Member

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    Where the sun don't shine...... Literally
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    It's still a tight fit, but it's the only place that is available under the hood
     
  5. Ritchie

    Ritchie Active Member

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    5.29 ARB locked 8.4 3rd, Icons, Total Chaos, Deaver, ARB OBA, Schrockworks front bumper
    Here is the ARB twin under my '03 2.7 pre-runner...

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    anyone mount them in the bed with a topper on it?
     
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    I hope to install one soon. I have a Leer DCC aluminum cap. I plan to mount the compressor to the left bedside in front of the wheel well.
     
  8. Black Taco

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    I bolted my Airlift compressor on the fender behind the battery for airbags, and ran the wiring back to the cubby box on the drivers side. Which fuse would be good to use for a +12v keyed?
     
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    Bueller. Anyone?
     
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    Add a fuse from the cig lighter ckt to a relay, run the compressor off the relay
     
  11. Black Taco

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    I'll take a look for it and research installing a relay. I'm decent with wrenches, but not so much electrical. Was hoping to tap into a fuse. Thanks.
     
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