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Old 03-13-2023, 11:39 AM
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That's awesome!

Engine-driven air system compressors are just so much cooler. Electric are lame in a custom air-ride car.
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Old 03-13-2023, 11:41 AM
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That's awesome!

Engine-driven air system compressors are just so much cooler. Electric are lame in a custom air-ride car.
Agreed and they they are way more efficient!!
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Old 03-13-2023, 04:29 PM
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I bought a worn out 10 gallon air compressor one time when I couldnít afford anything else. Replaced the compressor with a York off of something, welded the clutch up so it ran all the time. Had to weld the pulley off an old tiller on it to slow it down where the motor would pull it. Eventually put all that on a 30 gallon well tank. Used that junk for two or three years until I bought a 10 gallon portable compressor. Ran an impact and paint gun pretty good, just slow. Also put one on an old CJ 5 Jeep I had to air tires up with, worked great.
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Old 03-13-2023, 05:25 PM
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I bought a worn out 10 gallon air compressor one time when I couldnít afford anything else. Replaced the compressor with a York off of something, welded the clutch up so it ran all the time. Had to weld the pulley off an old tiller on it to slow it down where the motor would pull it. Eventually put all that on a 30 gallon well tank. Used that junk for two or three years until I bought a 10 gallon portable compressor. Ran an impact and paint gun pretty good, just slow. Also put one on an old CJ 5 Jeep I had to air tires up with, worked great.
Oh yes!!! I have ran one on all my off road trucks! My bronco might get one soon!!!
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Old 03-14-2023, 09:30 PM
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Little things done tonight. 250psi safety valve installed. The air system works great now! Also installed a 3.0smp dual USB charger with voltage gauge on it. Installed the front bumper. Much better!! Also bought new power steering pump. The old one is leaking!
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Old 03-15-2023, 05:17 AM
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USB charger. Old meets new. Love it. Jim
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Old 03-15-2023, 07:15 AM
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USB charger. Old meets new. Love it. Jim
Hahaha, yup yup!
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Old 03-16-2023, 12:14 AM
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Got the front.of.the truck acid washed. The grill is super shiny!!
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Old 03-16-2023, 09:07 PM
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Started the metal clean up on the body today.
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Old 03-17-2023, 08:29 PM
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After a continuous 4 hours of grinding and polishing with my drum sander I got from harbor freight, I am happy to report that it was well worth the money. I know somebody had asked about wanting to know the longevity of the grinding pads. The course one is pretty stiff. It will be thrown away now that I'm done with the truck because it is pretty much gone. But I did essentially sand down a whole truck with it. I want to say it was $12 for that pad at harbor freight. I couldn't have done that for $12 with any other sanding apparatus. My pictures show comparison of the polishing pad on the right and the heavy sanding on the left after I was done with it. It does make a pretty good mess but it does a good job
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