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Air Compressor Installation
« on: January 12, 2020, 05:03:49 pm »
Just finished installing a 450H Viair compressor under my 2552 on the drivers side between the generator and LP tank. I put in 3 filling stations one by the generator, between the step and batteries and one at the rear just to the left of the hitch for adding air to the TOAD. It works as I hoped and should make it easy to fill the tires, flip a switch connect the hose and your ready to go, oh and I don't have to find a place to store it.

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Re: Air Compressor Installation
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2020, 09:41:20 pm »
Very cool what you did.  Our 2010 2551 had one already installed when we bought it 2 years ago and after modifying how it operated (it was designed to be just  trailer air brake assist) it is amazing how handy it is. You will love it!
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Re: Air Compressor Installation
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2020, 07:46:19 pm »
Lance: I am impressed yet again with your ingenuity and energy.

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Re: Air Compressor Installation
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2020, 10:25:59 pm »
So, now tell us about the wagon in your avi.

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Re: Air Compressor Installation
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2020, 11:53:03 pm »
That is slick and out of the way.  How did you attach the platform holding the compressor? I canít tell how it is held up.

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Re: Air Compressor Installation
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2020, 09:03:42 am »
Hello
The wagon in the AVI I built for my grandson, it has disc parking brakes on the rear, the tires and rims are from a golf cart and are 22" x 12". It has a 12V system to power remote control led lights that are under the wagon body.  It has shocks and sits roughly 34 inches high, and it has a canopy that I bought from Radio Flyer to keep him from getting to much sun. My wife had me add the bracket on the back for an ice chest so they could take drinks etc. when they were out and about. It was a fun build and is a real attention grabber. I also made him a hot wheels/ matchbox car display from an old Radio Flyer wagon body, it holds around 85 cars and hangs on the wall.

The brackets for the air compressor, the manifold, pressure switch and 3 filling stations are all welded to the frame. I was going to bolt them in but figured removing material for bolt holes would be worse than adding material from the welds, also figured the head was minimal, so changing the physical structure of the metal would be minimal. Didn't want to compromise any structural integrity. 

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Re: Air Compressor Installation
« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2020, 09:10:41 am »
sorry my poor typing skills, I typed in head instead of heat in the above paragraph.

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Re: Air Compressor Installation
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2020, 07:34:14 am »
Nice. FYI - you can modify your own posts to correct typos and auto-corrupt errors.
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