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Air Compressor

Fitting an air compressor?

Be aware that if you're running air lockers, you'll need to fabricate a pressure vessel with a pressure switch to ensure you have a generous volume of air at 120psi to engage the lockers.

Any air leaks become noticeable because the compressor is usually left on all the time (controlled by the pressure switch of course ;-) Many air compressors are not designed to have air pressure back on them when not running, so the equation becomes more complicated by the need for a one way valve between the compressor and the pressure vessel.

Actually, a small bbq lp gas cylinder makes a good pressure vessel. Also, in Aus, it's now quite legal to install fittings into your bull bar and use the tubing as a pressure vessel. However, hate to be around one when you hit something...