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Old 01-21-2018, 06:29 PM
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Airlift Compressor location

Getting ready to install my airbags tomorrow and looking for thoughts on location for the compressor. I have watched the EpicCowlick video but am looking for other locations.
 
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Old 01-21-2018, 06:47 PM
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My Airlift 5000 Ultimate compressor is mounted underneath my rear passenger door, drivers side on my Crew Cab. There is a really nice open spot right there where you can mount directly to the frame.
 
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Old 01-21-2018, 08:46 PM
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I removed the DEF tank and mounted my compressor there. Not for everyone of course but its alot of space once that tank is removed.
 
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Old 01-21-2018, 08:55 PM
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Installed my bags today now I'm contemplating on which onboard system to order and where to mount. I'd really like to add a tank to air up tires also but it down at sound like the AL comp. Has the duty cycle or cfm
 
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Old 01-22-2018, 08:56 AM
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I mounted my compressor above the spare tire.
 
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Old 01-22-2018, 02:51 PM
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As per Epic video here, above spare tire but I went even a little more "protected" as I was wanting to hide the compressor from any splash up that could occur. The bracket (shelf) up against the bed works great as a shield, a bit harder to install is all.
 
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Old 01-22-2018, 03:14 PM
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I have installed the pump above the spare tire in the last two trucks. Each time, pulled the pump upon selling the truck, and the pumps looked brand new.
 
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Old 01-22-2018, 05:44 PM
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I got my bags installed today ( wow those wheels are heavy) but after looking at places to install the pump I gave up temporarily. I do not do too well on my back under vehicles.
 
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I also have mounted mine above the spare on my 2011 and 2015 trucks. With over 200,000 miles driven, It has worked flawlessly.
 
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Old 01-24-2018, 01:30 AM
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I’d like to install a tank as well. I have a Vair system on my JK, having the ability to air up tires is handy. Also, need to find a good place to mount the air hose coupler.
 
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Old 01-24-2018, 01:31 AM
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I’m thinking about the Firestone wireless set up. This the only wireless system that I could find .
 
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Old 01-24-2018, 04:26 AM
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Iím thinking about the Firestone wireless set up. This the only wireless system that I could find .
This is the one I bought
https://www.airliftcompany.com/produ...s/wirelessair/
 
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There is a nice big spot on the passenger side frame to mount the wireless air compressor. Its been there for a yr on my truck and works great.
 
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Old 01-24-2018, 09:18 AM
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Thanks,but I meant wireless with a tank. I donít think that setup is compatible with a tank. I want to be able to fill tires too.
 
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Do not split the air bags one pressure for the bags and one pressure for the tank. The only reason to split is for an uneven load.
 
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