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Old 04-11-2016, 08:25 AM   #1
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Wife and i will be making our first multi week trip this sept, 6 weeks or more. We have a 2011 5th wheel, i am having breaks checked, replaced the bearings and seals. and tires are only 3 years old,( replaced the garbage that came on the rv) with Bridgestone duravis. Here is one question, when traveling what type of air compressor is everyone using to be able to get 80 psi in there rv and truck tires?

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Old 04-11-2016, 12:07 PM   #2
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I've got a little 110 max psi that I got from Walmart. It does the trick and doesn't take up too much space. Get a quality hose instead of the cheapo plastic one that comes with compressor.

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Old 04-11-2016, 12:13 PM   #3
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I asked the same question several months ago. A lot of good info came my way from knowledgeable people on this forum. You can check back with the search feature. Personally, I opted to go with an Kobalt hot dog air compressor that runs on 120 current. I did that because the unit is very compact and fits into my basement very easily and I only have to travel a couple of hundred miles to a seasonal site, so having power available is not an issue. I will air up before leaving my home or the campground at the end of the season. I carry a spare tire so if a flat occurs I can simply change it. The compressor is also useful for blowing dirt, pine needles, etc. off the top of the slides, inflating air mattresses and swim floats, and comes in very handy for blowing water lines when winterizing. I paid $130.00 for mine at Lowe's and spent another $50.00 or so for the air line, and air gun.

I always carry a 12 volt unit in my truck box that is part of a Slime tire repair kit, that claimed it was good for 150.00 pounds. Then my son got a flat on his F250 and the unit would not pump more than 35 pounds into it. May be a lemon but that made my decision to go with a full power compressor.

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I got mine at Harbor Freight for about $50. Loud & slow, but it did the trick for the 80psi tires on the truck & our Alpine, which we traded for a Lifestyle 39FB. The Lifestyle has H rated tires on it. Going to have to buy a new compressor that will handle 120psi.
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I carry the 6 gallon Porter Cable pancake. It plugs into my generator so I have air no matter where I go.
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