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How do I build onboard air setup (like a York compressor)?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by guido666, Jul 12, 2006.

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    I've heard about people using York compressors and A/C compressors to build 100% duty cycle, engine driven air sources. Where can I find out more information about doing this? Are there places that offer kits for BBC? What parts would I get to build my own?
     
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    Google.
     
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    pm muddytazz for a link to his write up on a local forum. it's great - he did it for under $100. he also makes york brackets which he sells. :wink1:
     
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    I dont recall this being mentioned in any tech article but I wouldnt consider them to have a 100% duty cycle. I dont have a york yet but a few of my friends that do say they get hella hot prety quickly. We have speculated that this might be because they are compressing air instead of freon (usually hot ass engine compartment air at that) and arent cooled as well.
     
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    Point taken.
     
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