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guys,

I have been thinking this would be a good add. My uses would be air source when on the road or at a deer lease,e tc and to use to blow up various items as required for lakeside fun et al.

tha having been said I have reviewed the several threads on the air compressor source, given my low load need (biggest tires I expect is 285's) I am not thinking of a under the hood model driven by the serpentine belt but rather a 12V Viair type set up.

My question is whether a direct feed off teh compressor would suffice or given the relativly low cost just go ahead and add the tank (2.5 gallon or so). Also was thinking of a permanent connection location (maybe at the rear bumper) so I sould not have to crawl under the truck to attach an air line.

thoughts,
 

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If you get a reply on the PM or find other information please post here, I am also interested in doing this and just starting to research the best plan of action.

From my off road days I have found many compressors that would fit the bill and I'm going to make a removable mount for a 20 gallon tank so when I'm not camping I don't have to have the extra weight of the tank. Having to fill the 315's every other week with a small compressor is starting to be a pain.
 

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I went and made my own CO2 setup similar to the powertank. I got a 20# tank from the local beverage place for $50 deposit, $17 per fill, a Source 150psi static regulator for $36, and some hoses and quick disco's from Harbor Freight.

I painted mine with truck bed liner and ratchet strap it in the front corner of the bed. This past summer I air'd up my 37's from 12psi to 38psi about 7 times (all 4), and still had CO2 left. Then I put it in my beer fridge to dispense BEER! I've also taken it out in the marsh with an impact gun to drive lag bolts while making duck blinds. It works great for everything, and is nice because it is portable. The only downside I have found is that CO2 changes pressure with temperature changes, so after it gets cold, I have to make sure that I adjust my tire pressure.

It sure is great pulling up next to the busy pumps at the beach access roads and airing up all 4 of my tires in about 5 min. :D
 

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i have a 150 psi compressor and a 1.5 gallon tank for my train horns that i put a quick disconect on one of the ports, works good for just about anything
 
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