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  • New Ideal for my truck

    My truck does not have air brakes. So I am going to take the current A/C compressor. And take the extra Fuel tank I have one the side of the truck and make a Air Tank out of it So I can have mobile Air tank.




    1 York AC Compressor (factory installed on an AMC 360 out of a Jeep Grand Cherokee)
    2 Tube-O fitting to 1/2" NPT (Kilby's Rotolock fittings, )
    3 1/2" NPT female to female (kilby or a hardware store)
    4 Air Intake Filter (Kilby Air Intake Filter, FS-07-050)
    5 Square D pressure switch (set to 120 psi off) (Kilby, 49J59)
    6 Air Manifold (hardware store)
    7 Adjustable Relief Valve (set to blow at about 130 psi) (kilby, NC25)
    8 Pressure Gauges (on at manifold, one on dash) (hardware store)
    9 Oil / moisture trap (Coalescing Filter)
    10 Check Valve (Kilby, CB38)
    11 1/4" T, 3 female ports (hardware store)
    12 1/4" Couplers, male port (hardware store)
    13 Barbed 1/4" to 1/4" male port (hardware store)
    14 1/2" NPT male to 1/4" barbed hose fitting (hardware store)
    15 1/4" male to 3/8" (the Oil / moisture trap is actually a 3/8" so the fitting on both sides of the moisture trap is a 1/4" male to 3/8" male. (hardware store)
    16 1/4" Elbow, male one side, female other side. (hardware store)
    17 Male to Male connector (hardware store)
    18 1/4" Elbow, male one side, female other side. (hardware store)
    19 1/4" NPT to 3/8" Nylon Quick Connect (Grainger) NOTE: The air horn and pressure gauges use different sizes, pressure gauges use 1/8" Nylon Quick Connect and Air horn fitting use 3/8" Nylon Quick Connect.
    20 1/4" male NPT to 1/8" female NPT (hardware store)
    21 3/8" Nylon Quick Connect to 1/8" male NPT (air horn adaptor) (hardware store)
    22 Yard Sale acquisition - Really loud air horn off a '76 Mack
    23 1/8" nylon air hose (hardware store)
    24 Stock 1/4" air line with male factory fittings (hardware store)
    25 Air Tanks, Custom Front and Rear Bumper Project
    26 1/4" NPT male to male (hardware store)
    27 Air Blow Gun 1/4" female Inlet, 1/4" threaded outlet.
    28 3/8" nylon air hose for air horn (needed volume) (hardware store)


    Ill post update once I get started.

  • #2
    Oh that is nice! How much do you figure this will cost to put together?
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    • #3
      maybe 200.00 not much

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      • #4
        That is great !

        Did you ever check out the superlawntrucks web site? I wonder if that also could inspire you with more ideas!
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        • #5
          No but I will . I am going to install a Winch now.

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          • #6
            I am looking forwards to seeing more pics!
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