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Advice on Air Compressor

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Masher, Mar 7, 2002.

  1. Masher

    Masher 1/2 ton status

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    I am going to Lowes to buy a new air compressor today. A Porter Cable 7HP 80 gallon, it should be sweet. Does anyone have any maintenance tips?? Should I use Synthetic or regular oil in it. If anyone has any advice let me know.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Burt4x4

    Burt4x4 3/4 ton status

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    Let the compressor motor run for 20min with out the tank plug closed. To break in the motor...
     
  3. TruckNutzDude

    TruckNutzDude 1/2 ton status

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  4. Bhintz

    Bhintz 1/2 ton status

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  5. stallion85

    stallion85 1/2 ton status

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    I would just use what the manual suggests to be on the safe side. BTW your rig is Bad Ass /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     

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