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On Board air

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Seventy4Blazer, May 29, 2001.

  1. Seventy4Blazer

    Seventy4Blazer 3/4 ton status

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    My buddy used his A/C compressor in his scout for air. YOU GUYS WILL LIKE THIS!! my question is will the compressor our of my wifes Geo Metro put out enough air at a good enough PSI to run air tools. maybe you guys know. i sure dont.... PS she said i could.....

    1974 Chevy Blazer Cheyanne. lots of plans for it....
    but it is on 33's now, with saggy old springs. i am in so cali if ya got any parts for me.
     
  2. DBLAZER

    DBLAZER 1/2 ton status

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  3. bandit

    bandit 1/2 ton status

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    Yes and no It will but most air tools need air volume not PSI so if you put good size tank on there nad the right switches aand waht not it would work

    AJ
    Soon to wheelin spot near you
    Project Harvey[​IMG]
     
  4. mpascino

    mpascino 1/2 ton status

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    anyone use the stock compressor from their K5 to do onboard air? Why or why would it not work?

    You call that dirty!?
     
  5. bandit

    bandit 1/2 ton status

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    it would work but you have to kept oil in it
    The best is a York becouse it has resourov(sp) for the oil

    AJ
    Soon to wheelin spot near you
    Project Harvey[​IMG]
     
  6. BIGRIG

    BIGRIG 1/2 ton status

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    For on board air for your rig cheap and easy check out this site
    http://www.geocities.com/spencerhut/truck/air.htm
    The guy used brackets and compressor off of a chevy van.
    1. york(internal oil)
    2. keeps stock a/c
    3. easy
    4. cheap!

    Chris Clay
    BIGRIG


    MY DRINKING TEAM HAS A FOUR WHEELING PROBLEM!
     

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