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Old 10-15-2017, 03:41 PM   #1
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Compressor fo overload bags

Overload bags on my lowered Suburban. I like to keep 15-20 lbs in them just because it rides so much better with just a little air in them. Occasionally I do carry a load or tow with it and add more but it's not that often.

It currently is manual fill and of course leaks down over time. I am looking at adding a compressor on a frame rail and for my low volume air usage wondering if I can get by without an air tank and just use the compressor to fill the bags? Obviously the volume of air I need is small but not sure if the volume of the typical compressor is adequate.

Have tossed around the idea of putting a pressure switch in the line so it keeps the bags at the pressure I like. Then putting a manual switch inside for when I need more air for a load I could turn on the pump and raise the pressure. Am I missing something?
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Old 10-15-2017, 03:57 PM   #2
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Re: Compressor fo overload bags

I keep one of those small 12v compressors behind the seat...plugs in cigarette lighter...I looked into adding one of those tank style but its a lot of expense for no more than I'd need it...
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Old 10-15-2017, 10:50 PM   #3
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Re: Compressor fo overload bags

Check into late80:s cadalic or lincon with level ride control.I took one off ofa caddie drivers side inner fender under hood and it was half the size of a old cigar boxif you know what I mean.
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Old 10-16-2017, 08:53 AM   #4
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Re: Compressor fo overload bags

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Check into late80:s cadalic or lincon with level ride control.
I had a late 70's Buick Wagon that has this. It had crossed my mine to look at one of these compressors.
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