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Old 11-23-2015, 07:47 PM   #21
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First off, sorry to bump an old thread.

Second, I've searched around and haven't found much about people mounting a PTO style compressor on a bus. Has anyone here done this?

Yes, its most likely overkil but my skoolie is still in the dream stage so why not dream big?
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Old 11-24-2015, 12:19 AM   #22
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Bumping a old thread like this is good.

There is no PTO on 99% of buses.

Also, there would be no advantage to running the compressor off a PTO vs off the front belt system. If you need more air volume, run two compressor heads.

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Old 12-16-2015, 10:14 PM   #23
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York Compressor for On-Board Air
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Old 12-16-2015, 10:55 PM   #24
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I built a York on a street legal rock crawler about 20 years ago. Worked awesome! I even used a pressure switch just like the ones on shop air compressor so it would shut off and unload the compressor when air was built up and then it would kick back on when the air in the tanks dropped down. I had a couple of $7 air tanks from Wal-Mart tucked up under the bed.
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Old 12-16-2015, 11:02 PM   #25
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$7, Walmart, and air tank......I'm pretty sure those words aren't supposed to go together!
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Old 04-05-2016, 02:30 PM   #26
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I use these for the show trucks I build. Each truck gets its own compressor and is tons cheaper, quieter, and puts out equivalent or higher air than ViAir or Air Zenith, which are the only two brands of electric 12 volt compressors ill even touch. They are capable of very high psi. I ran the air system on my truck at 250 psi and it would build from 0-250 in about a minute and a half on two 3 gallon tanks.
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I use these for the show trucks I build. Each truck gets its own compressor and is tons cheaper, quieter, and puts out equivalent or higher air than ViAir or Air Zenith, which are the only two brands of electric 12 volt compressors ill even touch. They are capable of very high psi. I ran the air system on my truck at 250 psi and it would build from 0-250 in about a minute and a half on two 3 gallon tanks.
Shreveport? I was born and raised just across the line in Kilgore,tx.?
Have you ever been across the line on I-20 (Marshall,Longview,Tyler)?
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Nice! Yea man Im all over these parts. Especially between here and Dallas. Worked in Longview for a while. Close friends live in Tyler so I visit there often.
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